Memorial Death Sayings and Verses
Memorial death sayings and verses are appropriate to be included in a funeral or memorial program. Often many people also include it within in a short reading. Memorial death sayings can be short thought provoking quotes or sayings about life and death that prompt the listener to reflect upon its words and meaning.
Memorial death sayings can even be place on the headstone of the deceased, if applicable but more often, people use them as short inclusions for the funeral or memorial programs, within a eulogy or memorial reading.
One of the most popular memorial death sayings comes from the Bible’s Old Testament in Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. It talks about a time for all things in life have various ‘seasons’. There is a song written and performed in the 70’s about this biblical verse called “Turn, Turn, Turn (to Everything there is a Season)” which was originally performed by The Byrds.
Emily Dickinson was an American poet and lived in the 19th century. She has written many memorial death sayings that are noteworthy for a memorial service. You may find many additional death sayings from a variety of resources such as Socrates to Chinese wisdom to Biblical verses.
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An example of a memorial death saying would be a sentence such as “All of life is a dream walking, all of death is a going home” which is taken from an old Chinese proverb. There are other quotes and sayings taken from Zen and Buddah as well.
Memorial death sayings can indeed also be a proverb. A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. Most express some basic truth or practical concept and are considered to be a short saying.
Sigmund Freud also noted a saying about death in that “The goal of all life is death.” Often memorial sayings or quotes are found on cards or even magnetic keepsakes. They are meant to give the reader a sentence which is full of meaning that can be meditated upon and have meanings that are more profound.
Basically any quote that talks or relates about death or dying can be considered a memorial death saying. If it contains something inspirational for the reader then the saying has successfully driven its point.
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