Have you been asked to make eulogy speech on the funeral of one of your loved ones? Read on to collect few eulogy quotes to make your speech more inspiring and positive.

Eulogy Quotes

“Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.” says The Bible. Death is the reality of life which no one can deny. But, even though we know about this reality, we express shock, sorrow, pity and other such emotions for the person who meet this reality and for their family and friends. Thankfully, there are ceremonies like eulogy that brings forth some positivity in the sorrowful and anguished crematory surrounding. Eulogy refers to a speech given in a funeral ceremony of a beloved friend or family member. It is a funeral speech that eulogizes the person who has recently passed away. It is a speech that throws light on the good qualities of the dead and addresses the gathering to remember and cherish these good qualities of the deceased and not to mourn over for the death of the person. There are several quotes given by famous personalities of the world to add power and intensity in the eulogy speech. Below mentioned are few quotes and sayings appropriate for eulogy.
Eulogy Sayings 
  • "Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of that question." - Tennessee Williams
  • "When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life." - Marcus Aurelius
  • "Death often weighs heavier on us by its weight on others and pains us by their pain almost as much as by our own, and sometimes even more." - Montaigne
  • "God's finger touched him, and he slept." - Tennyson, In Memoriam
  • "It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives." - Samuel Johnson
  • "Twilight and the evening bell  and after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell  when I Embark." - Tennyson
  • "His faith, perhaps, in some nice tenets might be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was in the right." - Abraham Cowley
  • "Green be the turf above thee, Friend of my better days; None knew thee but to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise." - Fitz-Greene
  • "Let us endeavour so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry." - Mark Twain
  • "The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances." - Aristotle
  • "No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow." - Euripides
  • "A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist." - Stewart Alsop
  • "People living deeply have no fear of death." - Anais Nin
  • "Death is a debt we all must pay." - Euripides
  • "He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  • "We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death." - David Sarnoff
  • "The idea of death, the fear of it, haunts the human animal like nothing else; it is a mainspring of human activity - designed largely to avoid the fatality of death, to overcome it by denying in some way that it is the final destiny of man." - Ernest Becker
  • "For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force.The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death." - E. Kubler-Ross
  • "Death is simply a shedding of the physical body like the butterfly shedding its cocoon. It is a transition to a higher state of consciousness where you continue to perceive, to understand, to laugh, and to be able to grow." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • "We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death." - N. Hawthorne
  • "Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality." - Emily Dickinson
  • "Death comes to all. But great achievements build a monument which shall  endure until the sun grows cold." - George Fabricius

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