You do not have to make your children into wonderful people. You just have to remind them that they are wonderful people. If you do this consistently from the day they are born they will believe it easily - William Martin
On a tombstone: "It isn't the date on either end that counts, but how they used their dash. For that dash between the dates represents all the time they spent alive on earth, and now only those who loved them know what that little line is worth.