135 Funeral Quotes
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The dead do not know the value of white sheets.
To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Weddings and funerals. That's what religion is good for.
We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral.
The grave is but a covered bridge, leading from light to light, through a brief darkness.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Anyway, they took her body to McBurney's Funeral Home in Motley. They'll be planting her tomorrow.
Funerals are pretty compared to death. Funerals are quiet, but deaths not always.
What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral.
James Russell Lowell
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.
Winnie the Pooh
Perhaps they are not stars but rather
openings in Heaven where the love of our lost
ones shines down to let us know they are happy.
When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.
Henry Ward Beecher
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.
When I die, I'll probably climb out of the coffin and play the organ at my own funeral!
A single death is a tragedy,
a million deaths is a statistic.
I’ve told my children that when I die, to release balloons in the sky to celebrate that I graduated. For me, death is a graduation.
A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.
Irvin S Cobb
As a well spent day brings happy sleep,
so life well used brings happy death.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Whatever you think matters - doesn't.
Follow this rule, and you will add
decades to your life.
A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers.
Never joke at funerals, or during business transactions.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
I will not insult you by trying to tell you that one day you will forget. I know as well as you that you will not. But, at least, in time you will not remember as fiercely as you do now - and I pray that that time may be soon.
An obituary should be an exercise in contemporary history, not a funeral oration.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral.
As soon as people see my face on a movie screen, they knew two things: first, I'm not going to get the girl, and second, I'll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over.
But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.
Jerome K Jerome
Death is not the end Death can never be the end.
Death is the road. Life is the traveller.
The Soul is the Guide
Our mind thinks of death. Our heart thinks of life
Our soul thinks of Immortality.
Funeral by funeral, theory advances.
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
While both joy and sorrow are fleeting, and often intertwined, love has the power to overcome both. And love can last forever.
Deb Plouse Fulton
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in; their true beauty is revealed only if there light is from within.
Elizabeth Kubler Ross
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
We make a living by what we get;
we make a life by what we give.
Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon, and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.
Rossiter W Raymond
Say not in grief that she is no more but say in thankfulness that she was
A death is not the extinguishing of a light, but the putting out of the lamp because the dawn has come.
I got asked by a freelance journalist to jump in front of Princess Diana's funeral. How pathetic is that? That would have been the stupidest thing on the planet.
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