Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.
I can't think of a more wonderful thanksgiving for the life I have had than that everyone should be jolly at my funeral
According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.
A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
The stars are not wanted now, put out every one Pack up the moon & dismantle the sun.
There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
I walked a mile with Pleasure; She chattered all the way. But left me none the wiser For all she had to say. I walked a mile with Sorrow And ne'er a word said she; But oh, the things I learned from her When Sorrow walked with me!
People will never forget how you made them feel.
Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.
He was my North, my South, my East and West, My working week and my Sunday rest, My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song; I thought that love would last forever: I was wrong.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Everyone dies but not everyone lives.
Art is long, and time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave.
Life can only be understood backwards.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone. Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
The chief mourner does not always attend the funeral.
Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.
There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy.
Put no inscription over the grave, except the date of my birth and my death; and, wherever I am buried, let the funeral be perfectly private, with as few persons attending, and as little show and expense as possible.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
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