Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.— Albert Einstein
Inspiring Eulogy quotations
Life truly is a boomerang. What you give, you get.
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.
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.
The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.
Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.
The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life
And they die an equal death — the idler and the man of mighty deeds.
Freindshipp is beyond all relations of flesh and blood, because it is less materiall.
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting;
The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar.
Everyone dies but not everyone lives.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
I would rather have a million friends than a million dollars.
Friendship, sweet-resting place of the soul, the gloaming wherein our hearts find peace.
The art of being kind is all the world needs.
How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good. - T-SHIRT
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it yourself.
In giving it, you will accumulate a deposit of joy greater than you ever believed possible.
We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love
No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.
Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart;
and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
Find expression for a sorrow, and it will become dear to you.
Find expression for a joy, and you will intensify its ecstasy.
Society is purely and solely a continual series of exchanges.
.. And the greatest eulogy we can give it, for exchange is an admirable transaction, in which two contracting parties always both gain; consequently, society is an uninterrupted succession of advantages, unceasingly renewed for all its members.
No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.
Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.
This is America, where a white Catholic male Republican judge was murdered on his way to greet a Democratic Jewish woman member of Congress, who was his friend. Her life was saved initially by a 20-year old Mexican-American gay college student, and eventually by a Korean-American combat surgeon, all eulogized by our African American President.
The soldier's business is to take life.
For that he is paid by the State, eulogized by political charlatans and upheld by public hysteria. But woman's function is to give life, yet neither the State nor politicians nor public opinion have ever made the slightest provision in return for the life woman has given.
Whoever brought me here will have to take me home.
Joy increases as you give it, and diminishes as you try to keep it for yourself.
No one knows whether death is really the greatest blessing a man can have, but they fear it is the greatest curse, as if they knew well.
A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.
I love eulogies. They are the most moving kind of speech because they attempt to pluck meaning from the fog, and on short order, when the emotions are still ragged and raw and susceptible to leaps.
I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it.
This day and your life are God's gift to you - so give thanks and be joyful always.