Quotations list about mourner, bereaved and bereavement captions for Instagram citing Oscar Wilde, Ralph Waldo Emerson and James Russell Lowell bewail sayings.
For his mourners will be outcast men, and outcasts always mourn.
— Oscar Wilde
The chief mourner does not always attend the funeral.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson mourner quote
What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral.
— James Russell Lowell
And desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets. Ecclesiastes 12:5
I hate funerals and would not attend my own if it could be avoided, but it is well for every man to stop once in a while to think of what sort of a collection of mourners he is training for his final event.
— mourner quotation by Robert T. Morris
A man's life is 20 years of having his mother ask him where he is going, 40 years of having his wife ask the same question and, at the end, perhaps having the mourners wondering too.
Inheritance taxes are so high that the happiest mourner at a rich man's funeral is usually Uncle Sam.
There is a joy in sorrow which none but a mourner can know.