Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone — but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.
There has never been superadded to these vices of mine the withering, embalming vice of consistency.henry fountain ashurst
Presidential ambition is a disease which can only be cured by embalming fluid.morris udall
We see how flies, and spiders, and the like, get a sepulchre in amber, more durable than the monument and embalming of the body of any king.Francis Bacon