Apr 3, 2007

Funeral Quotes and Sayings

It is foolish to be afraid of death. JUST THINK!!
No more repaired tires on the body vehicle,
no more patchwork living.

Do not take thought for your persons or your properties,
but first and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the soul.
I tell you that the virtue is not given by money, but that from vitue
come money and every other good of man, public as well as private...
The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in
avoiding unrighteousness; for that runs faster than death.

Death row is a state of mind.

A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn;
it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death
by a frown on the right person's brow.

Make sure to send a lazy man the angel of death.

Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
Our birth is nothing but our death begun.

It's a phony issue. To pretend the death penalty is going to end crime in the United States is to fool people, to promote public ignorance.

For life in the present there is no death. Death is not an event in life.
It is not a fact in the world.

To infinite, ever present Love, all is Love, and there is no error,
no sin sickness, nor death.

I only remember two kisses - the first and the last.
The first, with my love and the last, with death.
The first brought happiness and the last relief!

I would rather live and love where death is king
than have eternal life where love is not

It is not "anti-choice" and "pro-choice" it is "pro-life" and "pro-death".

Born free, taxed to death.

Nothing is certain but death and taxes. Of the two, taxes happen annually.

The only people helped by the death tax are lawyers, accountants, and IRS agents.

No taxation without respiration.

Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile initially scared me to death.

Death Valley is neither dead nor a valley.

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

Nothing makes a man more aware of his capabilities and of his limitations
than those moments when he must push aside all the familiar defenses of
ego and vanity, and accept reality by staring, with the fear that
is normal to a man in combat, into the face of Death.

Om Asatoma Sadgamaya
Tamasoma Jyoti Gamaya
Myrityoma Amritam Gamaya

From delusion lead me to Truth
From darkness lead me to Light
From death lead me to eternal life.

The valley we call Death, isn't really that different from much
of the rest of the desert West. It's just a little deeper, a little hotter
and a little drier. What sets it apart more than anything else is the mind's eye.

Dying seems less sad than having lived too little.

Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to
visualize a world without death! . . .
Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil.

I am become Death, shatterer of worlds.

Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little.
And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.

I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived

Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit,and our swelter of heat we say we have had our day

I said to Life, I would hear Death speak. And Life raised her voice a little higher and said, You hear him now.

Birth and Death are the two noblest expressions of bravery.

Desire is half of life, indifference is half of death.

Fear not death, for the sooner we die the longer we shall be immortal.

A man is not completely born until he is dead.

What we commonly call death does not destroy the body,it only causes a separation of spirit and body.

Is death the last sleep? No--it is the last and final awakening.

Death is the most beautiful adventure in life.

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.

Life is eternal and love is immortal; And death is only a horizon,
And a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life;
foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them.

He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.

A person who chooses to die or to risk death demonstrates that there are values,
principles, maxims, that are more valuable to him than is life itself.
In short, he places his immortal self above his mortal self.
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks.
The best you can write will be the best you are.

Born Free. . . . .Taxed to Death

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

It's not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us;
it's the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses.

Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow.

I expose slavery in this country, because to expose it is to kill it.
Slavery is one of those monsters of darkness to whom the light of truth is death.

I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death.

We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination,fed upon illusion and put to death by reality.

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work.
I want to achieve it through not dying

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

We must love one another or die

If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call to make,who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?

A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic

One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.

We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.

When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,most of which had never happened.

One owes respect to the living; but to the dead one owes nothing but the truth.

If I think more about death than some other people,
it is probably because I love life more than they do.

Fear; if allowed free rein, would reduce all of us to trembling shadows of men,for whom only death could bring release

When the body sinks into death, the essence of man is revealed.
Man is a knot, a web, a mesh into which relationships are tied.
Only those relationships matter. The body is an old crock that nobody will miss.
I have never known a man to think of himself when dying. Never.

The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.

There will always be death and taxes; however, death doesn't get worse every year.

Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes

Will the Black Death return?
Dread of this horrible epidemic is a dim memory confined to history books.
But antibiotic-resistant plague is alive and well.
and if it is used as a weapon, no one will be safe.

Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.

Be of good cheer about death and know this as a truth that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.

For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come.

I have died many a death in love, and yet, had I not loved I would never have lived at all.

Death certificates in the US over represent coronary heart disease as a cause of death by 24.3 per cent ...

"Accuracy of death certificates for coding coronary heart disease as the cause of death."

Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.

Death is well understood,it's life that isn't.

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