65 Best Eulogy Quotes On Success In Life

These eulogy quotes will inspire you. A eulogy is a commendatory oration or writing especially in honor of one deceased or a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly, typically someone who has just died.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging eulogy quotes, eulogy sayings, and eulogy proverbs.

Famous Eulogy Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” ~ George S. Patton
  3. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” ~ Helen Keller
  4. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard

  5. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” ~ Thomas Campbell
  6. “I’m always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I’m listening to it.” ~ George Carlin
  7. “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  8. “Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.” ~ Voltaire

  9. “A well-spent day brings happy sleep.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  10. “But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?” ~ Albert Camus
  11. “In the eulogy by the graveside, I told everyone how my sister and I used to sing to each other on our birthday. I told them that, when I thought of my sister, I could still hear her laughter, sense her optimism, and feel her faith. I told them that my sister was the kindest person I’ve ever known, and that the world was a sadder place without her in it. And finally, I told them to remember my sister with a smile, like I did, for even though she was being buried near my parents, the best parts of her would always stay alive, deep within our hearts.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  12. “His life was gentle, and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN!” ~ William Shakespeare

  13. “Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change the world which yields most painfully to change.” ~ Robert Kennedy
  14. “The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  15. “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” ~ Anne Frank
  16. “The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.” ~ Irving Berlin

  17. “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  18. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” ~ A. A. Milne
  19. “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” ~ Mark Twain
  20. “Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured.” ~ Walter Anderson

  21. “Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” ~ Scott Adams , Eulogy quotes end
  22. “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.” ~ Peggy Noonan
  23. “Eulogy is nice, but one does not learn anything from it.” ~ Ellen Terry
  24. “As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

  25. “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
  26. “There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  27. “I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” ~ Winston Churchill
  28. “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.” ~ Jerry Seinfeld
  29. “The idea is to die young as late as possible.” ~ Ashley Montagu

  30. “Boy, when you’re dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery. People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you’re dead?” ~ J. D. Salinger
  31. “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” ~ Donna Roberts

  32. “I would rather have a million friends than a million dollars.” ~ Eddie Rickenbacker , Eulogy quotes for friend
  33. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Friedrich Koenig
  34. “While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

  35. “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” ~ Steven Wright
  36. “The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  37. “And they die an equal death — the idler and the man of mighty deeds.” ~ Homer

  38. “Our birth is but asleep and a forgetting; The Soul that rises with us, our life’s Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar.” ~ William Wordsworth
  39. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” ~ Norman Cousins
  40. “Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon, and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.” ~ Rossiter W. Raymond

  41. “That’s one of the nice things about writing, or any art; if the thing’s real, it just lives. All the attendant hoopla about it, the success over it or the critical rejection—none of that really matters. In the end, the thing will survive or not on its own merits. Not that immortality via art is any big deal. Truffaut died, and we all felt awful about it, and there were the appropriate eulogies, and his wonderful films live on. But it’s not much help to Truffaut.” ~ Woody Allen
  42. “Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.” ~ Isaac Asimov
  43. “A person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.” ~ Nazr Mohammed
  44. “The most eloquent eulogy of capitalism was made by its greatest enemy. Marx is only anti-capitalist in so far as capitalism is out of date.” ~ Albert Camus

  45. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ~ Robert Frost
  46. “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
  47. “O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

  48. “A friend is a gift you give yourself.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  49. “A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.” ~ Irvin S. Cobb
  50. “Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.” ~ Arthur Helps

  51. “Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  52. “No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.” ~ Saint Augustine
  53. “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” ~ Oscar Wilde

  54. “For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.” ~ William Penn
  55. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ Mother Teresa
  56. “We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.” ~ David Sarnoff

  57. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  58. “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  59. “Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” ~ Helen Keller
  60. “Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

  61. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” ~ William James
  62. “People living deeply have no fear of death.” ~ Anais Nin
  63. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” ~ Dolly Parton
  64. “Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.” ~ Quintus Ennius

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