Quotation Explorer - 'Funeral'

I could not escape a feeling that this was my own funeral, and you do not cry in that case. - John Knowles
The purpose of a funeral service is to comfort the living. It is important at a funeral to display excessive grief. This will show others how kind-hearted and loving you are and their improved opinion of you will be very comforting. - P. J. O'Rourke
How come we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved. - Mark Twain
He dreamed of funeral love, but dreams crumble and the tomb abides - Gustave Flaubert
Protestors? At a funeral? - V.C. King
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying that I approved of it. - Mark Twain
No matter how rich you become, how famous or powerful, when you die the size of your funeral will still pretty much depend on the weather. - Michael Pritchard
The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments, past, present and future, always have existed, always will exist. - Kurt Vonnegut
Christ has global funeral, every Sunday and since twenty centuries. (Jésus a des funérailles mondiales, - Tous les dimanches, et depuis vingt siècles.) - Charles de Leusse
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
Life is but a story told at one's funeral - Charles Slamowitz
A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, Stop trying to make me like you, and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral. - John Waters
ADDER, n. A species of snake. So called from its habit of adding funeral outlays to the other expenses of living. - Ambrose Bierce
I did not attend his funeral, but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved it. - Mark Twain
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved. - Mark Twain
I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it. - Mark Twain
To hear how much of a great human being you were even if you really weren’t open your ears at your funeral. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The slaying of multitudes should be mourned with sorrow. A victory should be celebrated with the funeral rite. - Lao Tzu
Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.
The lust for comfort murders the passion of the soul, and then walks grinning in the funeral.
Attending a funeral would leave the average person insane, if they truly believed that sooner or later they are also going to die. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I never saw a dollar bill cry at anyone's funeral. - J. Lincoln Fenn
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