"How are we to help those who die and those who have died?" --
Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
"By writing or reading obituaries, we can discover ways to make our time on earth more worthwhile, more productive, more meaningful to others." -- Alana Baranick, "Life on the Death Beat"
"'I always read the obituaries in The Times,' I explained to her. 'They make me bloody glad to be alive.'" -- John Mortimer, "Rumpole's Return"
Candymaker -- via the New York Times. He invented Lemonheads! And Atomic FireBalls! And RedHots! And Boston Baked Beans! How cool is that?
Journalist who fought racism long before it was acceptable to do so -- via the New York Times.