Few things define a man's life so well as what his opponents say about him when he's gone.
"I was the minority leader for 8 years and he didn't like Republicans at all. But he respected every one, too. He's the toughest guy in business or politics I ever ran across, but he was also the fairest. He was as honest as the day is long and he could forgive. ... You can't say anything better about a person than that."
- U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson
UPDATE: I thought this was interesting. It's a list of the 22 people who have lain in state at the Capitol.