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20 Funeral Quotes for A Loved One’s Eulogy

When composing a eulogy for a loved one, the most difficult part can be finding an apt starting point. Fortunately, many creative minds – authors, poets, musicians, and world leaders – have wrestled with life and death and have emerged with concise, insightful, and stirring funeral quotes to give us guidance. Here are some of the best and most useful eulogy and funeral quotes, presented with lovely imagery and elegant typography for your inspiration.

20 Funeral Quotes for a Eulogy

Dr. Suess Funeral Quote

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

– Dr. Suess

 

Abraham Lincoln Funeral Quote

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

– Abraham Lincoln

 

Funeral Quotes about Life and Death

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

– Alan Sachs

 

Eskimo Legend Funeral Quote

Perhaps they are not stars but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones shines down to let us know they are happy.

– Eskimo legend



The passing of the years

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

– F. B. Meyer

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Queen Elizabeth Grief Quote

Grief is the price we pay for love.

– Queen Elizabeth II

 

Hans Christian Andersen Funeral Quote

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

– Hans Christian Andersen

 

Funeral and Eulogy Quotes

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

– Traditional / Anonymous

 

All that we love deeply becomes a part of us

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

– Helen Keller

 

Percy Bysshe Shelley Funeral Quote

If winter comes, can spring be far behind?

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

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