Funeral quotes are short little quotations from various people in history that have particular meaning to them. They are valuable because these short sentences can be rather profound in meaning and also thought-provoking as well. You’ll find many quotes about memories, or quotes relating to a particular topic such as death or one that focuses on providing an in loving memory statement.
You can incorporate these quotes inside a eulogy or some type of funeral speech. Their most popular uses however are placing them inside the funeral service program. They are perfect fillers that provide great inspiration and meaning. Don’t hesitate to use them within any part of the funeral wake or ceremony itself.
The most common funeral quotes are death related or death sayings. Memory quotes often include sentences that provide the reader with an impact or reflection of the individual or honoree. The quotes can be taken from many famous authors, celebrities, and also non-fictional cartoon characters! Some quotes are even taken from anonymous people from history and also from the Bible in the book of Proverbs. You can even take quotes from the deceased themselves or from any family member. Often those make the best and most personal funeral quotes.
Some examples of common memory quotes are given below.
What the caterpillar perceives is the end, to the butterfly is just the beginning. (Anonymous)
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives. (A. Sachs)
Death ends a life, not a relationship. (Jack Lemmon)
It is not length of life, but depth of life. (Emerson Ralph Waldo)
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live you life in a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
(Native American Proverb)
The grave is but a covered bridge, leading from light to light, through a brief darkness. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)
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)
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.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. (Anonymous)
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. (Clyde Campbell)
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, and never stops at all. (Emily Dickenson)
Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the present. (Anonymous)
While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil. (J Taylor)
Every man dies. Not every man really lives. (William Wallace)
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