- "Do not destroy yourself, for if you live you may yet have good fortune. But, all the dead are dead alike." – C.S. Lewis
- theoatmeal.com’s take on religion
- "All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why." -James Thurber
- To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.
- "A kind of light spread out from her…" John Steinbeck