100+ Best Funeral Quotes

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If you are look for heartfelt funeral quotes to use in a eulogy or sympathy card, we’ve got you covered.

You will find 100+ best funeral quotes from noted authors, poets, spiritual leaders, and even comedians.

We have organized funeral quotes by theme, as well as given each each quote a heading that summarizes the sentiment, so that you can easily find what you are looking for.

In this complete funeral quotes guide, you will find:

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Inspiring Funeral Quotes

If your loved one had a positive and profound impact on the world around him or her, you should consider using an inspiring funeral quote.

This collection of funeral quotes celebrates those that have inner beauty, strength, kindness, passion, and whose love has forever changed us and can never be forgotten.

Love Never Dies

The song is ended, but the melody lingers on…

By Irving Berlin


Life is an Adventure

Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

By Helen Keller


Turn Your Pain Into Power

Turn your hurt into healing, your wounds into wisdom
and your pain into power.

By Robin Sharma


Excerpt from Fahrenheit 451

“Everyone must leave something behind when he dies, my grandfather said.
A child or a book or a painting or a house or a wall built or a pair of shoes made.
Or a garden planted. Something your hand touched some way so your soul has somewhere to go when you die,
and when people look at that tree or that flower you planted, you’re there. It doesn’t matter what you do,
he said, so as long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into
something that’s like you after you take your hands away.”


Love Lives On

I fall asleep in the full and certain hope
That my slumber shall not be broken;
And that, though I be all-forgetting,
Yet shall I not be all-forgotten,
But continue that life in the thoughts and deeds
of those I have loved.

By Samuel Butler



God gave us memory so we may have
roses in December.

By J.M. Barrie


To My Sister

By an Unknown Author

My sister you are with me always – whether near or far.
For you see, we’re connected
by the heart.

(Can be modified to suit relationship to deceased)


Live With Passion

I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.

By Martin Luther King Jr


Forever in Your Heart

“If there ever comes a day where we can’t be together,
keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.”

From Winnie the Pooh


We are Part of the Circle of Life

It’s the circle of life, and it moves us all,
through despair and hope,
through faith and love,
’till we find our place,
on the path unwinding.

From “The Lion King”


Appreciate Life and Love

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.

By Albert Einstein


Create a Legacy

The idea is not to live forever
but to create something that will.

By Andy Warhol


Inner Beauty is Everything

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.

By Elizabeth Kubler Ross


Live With Passion

Death is more universal than life;
everyone dies, but not everyone lives.

By Alan Sachs


Be a Giving Person

We make a living by what we get;
we make a life by what we give

By Winston Churchill


The Good Die Young

Some are bound to die young
By dying young a person stays young
in people’s memory.
If he burns brightly before he dies,
his brightness shines for all time

Unknown Author


A Shattered Heart Still Beats

“I am living proof that a shattered heart can still beat.”

By Maryellen Dennis


Always With Us

“There are special people in our lives
that never leave us even
after they are gone.”

Unknown Author


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Love Lives On

The pain passes, but the beauty remains.

By Pierre Auguste Renoir


Life Goes On

In three words I can sum up everything
I’ve learned about life: it goes on.

By Robert Frost


Turning the Page

It’s hard to turn the page when you know someone won’t
be in the next chapter, but the story must go on.

By an Unknown Author


Live With Passion

Just living is not enough…
one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower

By Hans Christian Andersen


Our Legacy is Important

It matters not what someone is born,
but what they grow up to be.

By J.K. Rowling


We Were Lucky to Have You as a Friend

The comfort of having a friend may be taken away,
but not that of having had one.

By Seneca



Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

By Dr. Suess


Live With Passion

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.
It’s the life in your years.

By Abraham Lincoln


Our Loved One Will Always be Part of Us

What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose,
for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.

By Helen Keller


Love is the Most Beautiful Thing in the World

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, not touched.
But are felt in the heart.

By Helen Keller


How We Make People Feel

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.

By Maya Angelou


Love Lives On

They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it.
Death cannot kill what never dies.

By William Penn


Be Happy

Life is short. Always choose happiness.

By an Unknown Author



Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love
with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

By Rumi



“You are gone
but thank you
for all these soft, sweet things
you left behind
in my home,
in my head,
in my heart.”

By Nikita Gill

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Grieving Funeral Quotes

Are you struggling with grief and with making sense of your loss?

If so, you may find a saying in our collection of funeral quotes that perfectly captures your emotions and how hard it is to lose someone we love.

Grief = Love

Grief is the price we pay for love

By Queen Elizabeth II


Grief Is Love

Grief is just love with no place to go.

By Jamie Andserson


I Carry You With Me

“I wish you knew how much of you there is in everything I do.
It can be the smallest thing…trivial…mundane…but you’re there. Under the surface of it somewhere.
I wish you knew how I carry you with me always…
everywhere I go.”

By Ranata Suzuki



“I still don’t know how to look at my life without seeing
an inescapable absence of you.”

By Chloë Frayne


Holding On

“I am trying to remember you and
let you go at the same time.”

By an Unknown Author


Grief Makes You Feel Lonely

“Sometimes, only one person is missing, and the whole world
seems depopulated.”

By Alphonse de Lamartine


My Heart Aches for You

“There’s still a beat…but the music is gone.
And you’re the only song my heart wants to hear.

By Ranata Suzuki


Grief Makes You Feel Weak and Strong

Grief is a nasty game of feeling the weakest you have ever felt
and becoming the strongest person you will ever be.

Windgate Lane


We Learn From Our Hardships

Hardships often prepare ordinary for an
extraordinary destiny.

By C. S Lewis


I Don’t Understand…

I do not want the peace which passeth understanding,
I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

By Helen Keller


Losing a Loved One is Monumental

The people who pretend that dying is rather like
strolling into the next room always leave me unconvinced.
Death, like birth, must be a tremendous event.

By J. B. Priestley


Our Hearts Hurt

It’s what you do, unthinking, that makes the
quick tear start; the tear may be forgotten….
but the hurt stays in the heart.

By Ella Higginson


Grief Spreads Over Everything

Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything.

By C.S Lewis


Unfinished Business

The bitterest tears shed over graves
are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

By Harriet Beecher Stowe


Wishing Life Lasted Forever

The passing of the years awakens in our hearts
the cry for permanence.

By F. B. Meyer


Grief is Forever

My sister will die over and over again for the rest of my life.
Grief is forever. It doesn’t go away; it becomes a part of you, step for step, breath for breath.
I will never stop grieving Bailey because I will never stop loving her.
That’s just how it is. Grief and love are conjoined, you don’t get one without the other.
All I can do is love her, and love the world, emulate her by living with daring and spirit and joy.”

By Jandy Nelson, “The Sky is Everywhere”


Let Us Be There for Each Other

If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears.
If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.

By Santosh Kalwar


Grief Has No Time Limit

“We talk about them, not
because we’re stuck or we haven’t moved on,
but we talk about them because we are theirs,
and they are ours, and no passage of
time can change that.”

By Scribbles & Crumbs


Grief = Love

Even hundredfold grief is divisible by love.

By Terri Guillemets


Grief is the Price of Love

The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief.
But the pain of grief is only a shadow when compared
with the pain of never risking love.

By Hilary Stanton Zunin


Unspeakable Grief

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.

By Henry Wordsworth

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Let’s Support Each Other

Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand.

By Patti Smith


Tears Show How Much We Love

There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition,
and of unspeakable love.

By Washington Irving


Deep Love

Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow,
but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.

By Leo Tolstoy


Feeling Afraid

No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.

By C.S. Lewis
A Grief Observed


Grief is Love’s Shadow

Grief is love’s shadow.
The presence of absence.
An unbearable weight of emptiness.

By John Mark Green


Grief is Necessary

To spare oneself from grief at all cost
can be achieved only at the price of total detachment,
which excludes the ability to experience happiness.

By Erich Fromm


Embracing Pain

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

By Kenji Miyazawa

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The Enormity of Loss

Nothing on earth can make up for the loss  of one who has loved you.

By Selma Lagerlof


Grief Binds Us Together

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can;
And common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

By Alphonse de Lamartine


Getting Over It

Part of getting over it is knowing that you will never get over it.

By Ann Finger


Love Lives On

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

By Jack Lemmon

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Christian Funeral Quotes

For our Christian readers, we have assembled a collection of funeral quotes from the Bible, and other writers, to bring you strength and comfort.

Promise of Salvation

Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment,
so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people;
and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin,
but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him.

Hebrews 9: 27, 28


Eternal Life

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God
is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 6: 23


Tears Won’t Last

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Psalm 126: 5


Eternal Life

Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death,
so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.

For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus
those who have fallen asleep in him.

According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord,
will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep.

For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command,
with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.
After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air.
And so we will be with the Lord forever.

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

I Thessalonians 4: 13-18


No More Pain and Grief

God shall wipe all tears from their eyes;
and there shall be no more death, nor crying,
neither shall there be any more pain:
for the former things are passed away.

Revelation 21: 4


God Hears Our Cries

The Lord is righteous in all his ways
    and faithful in all he does.
The Lord is near to all who call on him,
    to all who call on him in truth.
He fulfills the desires of those who fear him;
    he hears their cry and saves them.

Psalm 145: 17-19


God is our Comfort

Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles.

Psalm 119: 50


God Gives & Takes Away

The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away;
blessed be the name of the Lord.

Job 1: 20


Promise of Comfort

So you have pain now; but I will see you again,
and your hearts will rejoice,
and no one will take your joy from you.

John 16: 22


Dust to Dust

By the sweat of your brow you will eat your
food until you return to the ground,
since from it you were taken;
for dust you are and to dust you will return.

Genesis 3: 19

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Blessed are they that mourn,
for they shall be comforted.

Matthew 5: 4


Nothing Can Separate Us From God

For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,
neither the present, nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth,
nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us
from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8: 38


God is our Fortress

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of the Lord,
“He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”

Psalm 91: 1-2


God is our Guide

For this God is our God for ever and ever;
He will be our guide even to the end.

Psalm 48:14


God is our Comfort

Lord, you know the hopes of the helpless.
Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them.

Psalm 10: 17


God is our Light

You light a lamp for me.  The Lord, my God, lights up my darkness.

Psalm 18: 28

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God is our Strength

God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.

Psalm 46:1


God Will Protect and Comfort Us

Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me.
Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.

Psalm 23: 4


God Cares for the Brokenhearted

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.

Psalm 34:18


God is our Rock

From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed.
Lead me to the towering rock of safety…

Psalm 61: 2

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God is our Comfort

When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.

Psalm 94: 19


The Seasons

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven:
a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot,
a time to kill and a time to heal,
a time to tear down and a time to build,
a time to weep and a time to laugh,
a time to mourn and a time to dance,
a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
a time to embrace and a time to refrain,
a time to search and a time to give up,
a time to keep and a time to throw away,
a time to tear and a time to mend,
a time to be silent and a time to speak,
a time to love and a time to hate,
a time for war and a time for peace.

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8


God is our Strength

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you.
Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you.
I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.

Isaiah 41: 10


God Will Be With Us

When you go through deep waters, I will be with you.
When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown.
When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up;
the flames will not consume you.

Isaiah 43: 2


God’s Compassion for the Suffering

Sing for joy, O heavens!  Rejoice, O earth!  Burst into song, O mountains!
For the Lord has comforted His people and will have compassion on them in their suffering.

Isaiah 49: 13


The Godly Will Rest in Peace

Good people pass away; the godly often die before their time.
But no one seems to care or wonder why.
No one seems to understand that God is protecting them from the evil to come.
For those who follow godly paths will rest in peace when they die.

Isaiah 57: 1-2


God’s Love is Unfailing

For the Lord does not abandon anyone forever.
Though He brings grief, He also shows compassion according to the greatness of His unfailing love.

Lamentations 3: 22-26; 31-32


God Wants to Carry Our Burdens

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens,
and I will give you rest.”

Matthew 11: 28


Grieve Together

Be happy with those who are happy, and weep with those who weep.

Romans 12:15


Jesus Had Victory Over Death

“O death, where is your victory?  O death, where is your sting?”
For sin is the sting that results in death, and the law gives sin its power.
But thank God!  He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15: 55–57

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God is our Comfort

All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort.
He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.
When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.

2 Corinthians 1: 3–4


Needing God’s Grace

But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”

2 Corinthians 12: 9


Help Each Other

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Galatians 6:2


God is our Comfort

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father,
who loved us and by His grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope,
comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say.

2 Thessalonians 2: 16–17


God’s Mercy

So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God.
There we will receive His mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.

Hebrews 4: 16


God Cares

Give all your worries and cares to God, for He cares about you.

1 Peter 5: 7


We Shall See God

For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth.
And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God

Job 19: 25-25


Jesus Has Prepared a Heavenly Home for Us

“Let not your hearts be troubled.  Believe in God; believe also in me.
In my Father’s house are many rooms.  If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.
And you know the way to where I am going.”

Words of Jesus
John 14:1-4


God is our Rock

Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint.
Lead me to the rock that is higher than I 

Psalms 61: 1-2 


God is our Comfort

When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul. 

Psalms 94: 19 

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God Will Help Us

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God;
I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand…
For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand;
it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Isaiah 41: 10, 13


God Comforts Us so That We Can Comfort Others

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction,
so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction,
with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 1: 3-4 


God’s Promises Give Comfort

This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.

Psalms 119: 50


Jesus Died to Give Us Eternal Life

For none of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself.
For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord.
So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.
For to this end Christ died and lived again,
that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.

Romans 14: 7-9 


Wish to be With Christ

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me.
Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell.  I am hard pressed between the two.
My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.

Philippians 1: 21-23


We are Thankful for our Loved One

Say not in grief he is no more – but live in thankfulness that he was

A Hebrew Proverb


Life and Death Go Hand-In-Hand

If we have been pleased with life,
we should not be displeased with death,
since it comes from the hand of the same master.

By Michelangelo


Eternal Life

They will come back, come back again,
As long as the red Earth rolls.
He never wasted a leaf or a tree.
Do you think He would squander souls?

By Rudyard Kipling

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Spiritual Funeral Quotes

We hope you enjoy our collection of spiritual funeral quotes.  (The first one is a particular favourite of ours.)

Our Loved Ones are in Heaven

Perhaps they are not stars, but rather
openings in Heaven where our loved ones shine down
to let us know they are happy

An Eskimo Legend


We are Immortal

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.

By Sri Chinmoy


Every Day is a Gift

Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is
a mystery and today is a gift,
which is why it is called the present.
What the caterpillar perceives is the end;
to the butterfly is just the beginning.
Everything that has a beginning has an ending.
Make your peace with that and all will be well

A Buddhist Saying


Birth and Death

When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices.
When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.

A Buddhist Saying

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Death is Not the End

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.

By Rabindranath Tagore


Life & Death are Intertwined

Life and death are but phases of the same thing,
the reverse and obverse of the same coin.
Death is as necessary for man’s growth as life itself.

By Mahatma Gandhi


Our Loved One is in Heaven

We know you’d be with us today if heaven wasn’t so far away.

Unknown Author


God is Close

The darker the night, the brighter the stars,
The deeper the grief, the closer is God!

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime and Punishment

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Poetic Funeral Quotes

In this section, we have funeral quotes from famous poets, authors, and of course, the English bard himself.  (We particularly love the passage he wrote in Romeo and Juliet.)

Our Loved One was Amazing

When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night,
And pay no worship to the garish sun.

By William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet


Death is Peaceful

If death could be seen as a beautiful
clear lake, refreshing and buoyant,
then when a consciousness moves towards
its exit from a body there would be that
delightful plunge and it would simply swim away.

By Pat Rodegast


Death Could be the Start of Something New

The boundaries between life and death are
at best shadowy and vague.
Who shall say where one ends
and where the other begins?

By Edgar Allen Poe


Our Loved One has a Powerful Legacy

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

By Emerson Ralph Waldo

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Our Loved One was Brave

Cowards die many times before their deaths:
The valiant never taste of death but once.

By William Shakespeare


Death is Peaceful

Perhaps passing through the gates of death
is like passing quietly through the gate
in a pasture fence. On the other side,
you keep walking, without the need to
look back. No shock, no drama, just the
lifting of a plank or two in a simple
wooden gate in a clearing.
Neither pain, nor floods of light, nor great voices,
but just the silent crossing of a meadow.

By Mark Helprin


Grief is a Personal Journey

Every one can master a grief but he that has it.

By William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing


A Voice That is Still

Break, break, break,
On thy cold gray stones, O Sea!
And I would that my tongue could utter
The thoughts that arise in me
And the stately ships go on
To their haven under the hill;
But O for the touch of a vanish’d hand,
and the sound of a voice that is still

By Alfred, Lord Tennyson


Love is Stronger Than Death

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge,
that myth is more potent that history.
I believe that dreams are more powerful than facts,
that hope always triumphs over experience,
that laughter is the only cure for grief.
And I believe that love is stronger than death

From “The Crow”

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Humorous Funeral Quotes

If your loved one was known for his or her sense of humour, you could consider using humorous funeral quotes in a eulogy speech.

We have a post that includes great examples of funny eulogies if you are looking for further inspiration.

Relieved Not to be the Guest of Honour

I’m always relieved when someone is delivering
a eulogy and I realise I’m listening to it.

By George Carlin


Life’s Pivotal Moments

One day can make your life.  One day can ruin your life.
All life is, is four or five days that change everything.

By Beverly Donofrio


Don’t Die!

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair.
And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.

By Somerset Maughan


Death Can’t Be Avoided

Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes

By Benjamin Franklin


An Atheist’s Creed

Immortality: a fate worse than death.

By Edgar Shoaff


How Do You Die Graciously?

The art of dying graciously is nowhere advertised,
in spite of the fact that its market potential is great.

By Milton Mayer


Why Be Frightened of Death?

At my age, I’m often asked if I’m frightened of death and my reply is always,
I can’t remember being frightened of birth.

By Peter Ustinov


We Can Always Find Humour

Life does not cease to be funny when people die
any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

By George Bernard Shaw


Living Life Large

A friend of mine stopped smoking, drinking, overeating, and chasing women – all at the same time.
It was a lovely funeral.

Unknown Author


Why It’s Annoying to be an Atheist

The annoying thing about being an atheist is
that you’ll never have the satifaction of saying to believers, ‘I told you so.’

By Mark Steel

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Dying Ain’t Fun

Life is pleasant.  Death is peaceful.
It’s the transition that’s troublesome

By Isaac Asimov


Is He Dead?

Either this man is dead or my watch has stopped

By Groucho Marx


The Dilemma

The idea is to die young as late as possible

By Ashley Montagu


Is Heaven Like Full-Time Church?

Most people can’t bear to sit in church for an hour on Sundays.
How are they supposed to live somewhere very similar to it for eternity?

By Mark Twain

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Dying is Easier Than Giving a Eulogy

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.

By Jerry Seinfeld


Are We Really Living?

The living are just the dead on holiday

By Maurice Maeterlinck


A Witty Remark

Death: A fate worse than life…

By J. J. Furnas


Don’t Die!

It’s not that I’m afraid to die,
I just don’t want to be there when it happens.

By Woody Allen


Is God Prepared For Me?

I am ready to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great
ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

By Winston Churchill


Life of Brain

Always look on the bright side of life…

Monty Python

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