Funeral Quotes

Sometimes, the wise and lyrical words of others who have been here before, can help you put your own thoughts and feelings into perspective.


“Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint your footprints have left on our hearts”
– Dorothy Ferguson
“May the winds of heaven blow softly, and whisper in your ear, how much we love and miss you, and wish that you were here”
– Author Unknown
“I wrote your name in the sand, but the waves washed it away. I wrote your name in the sky, but the wind blew it away. So I wrote your name in my heart, and that’s where it will stay, always”
– Author Unknown
“Across the years I will walk with you – in deep green forests, on shores of sand and when our time on earth is through, in heaven too, you will have my hand!”
– Robert Sexton
“Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound.”
– Herman Melville
“Don’t be dismayed at good-byes.  A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.  And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.”
– Richard Bach
“When we are forgotten, we cease to exist.”
– from the movie Merlin
“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”
– Rumi
“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 Worthington Raymond
“There are special people in our lives that never leave us even after they are gone”
– Author Unknown
“Angels are watching over you. Their wings warp gently around you whispering you are loved and blessed”
– Author Unknown
“Sadly missed along life’s way, quietly remembered every day. No longer in our life to share, but in our hearts, you’re always there”
– Author Unknown
“The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one”
– Seneca
“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
“Friends are lights in winter; the older the friend, the brighter the light”
– Roger Roseblatt
“The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?”
– Edgar Allan Poe
“A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.”
– Maya Angelou
“Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch.”
– Jack Thorne
“If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words they’re gone. They’ll come back.”
– Prince
“To die completely, a person must not only forget but be forgotten, and he who is not forgotten is not dead.”
 – Samuel Butler
“Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.”
– Terri Guillemets
“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends leave footprints in your heart.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
“The connections we make in the course of life—maybe that’s what heaven is.”
– Fred Rogers
“Wherever a beautiful soul has been, there is a trail of beautiful memories.”
– Ronald Reagan
“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.”
– Scribbles & Crumbs
“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”
– Jack Lemmon
“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.”
– Cicero
“For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.”
– William Penn
“Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever.”
– Khalil Gibran
“The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.”
– Seneca
“We only part to meet again. Change, as ye list, ye winds; my heart shall be the faithful compass that still points to thee.”
– John Gay
“Beauty exists not in what is seen and remembered, but in what is felt and never forgotten.”
– Johnathan Jena
“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”
– Antonio Porchia
“When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.”
– Author Unknown
“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought, and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.”
– Leo Buscaglia
“It is said that life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called Life”
– Terry Pratchett

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Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, all come from earth, and to earth all return.

Ashes to ashes,
dust to dust,
all come from earth,
and to earth all return.