30+ Funeral Quotes

If you are attending a funeral ceremony, sending funeral flowers is one of the most common ways to express your deepest condolences. Usually, the flowers are accompanied with a sympathy card stating words of support and sympathy and letting the family know who the flowers are from.

Expressing yourself at such a sad occasion can be a struggle.

If you prefer to use words of someone else, these funeral quotes might help you craft the perfect message.

30+ Funeral Quotes

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  1. I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.  Martin Luther King Jr
  2. Death is more universal than life; everyone dies, but not everyone lives.  Alan Sachs
  3. What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose,  for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.  Helen Keller
  4. What the caterpillar perceives is the end, to the butterfly is just the beginning.  Buddhist saying
  5. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. Dr. Suess
  6. Perhaps the secret of living well is not in having all the answers but in pursuing unanswerable questions in good company. Rachel Naomi Remen
  7. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, not touched. But are felt in the heart. By Helen Keller
  8. This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love;  the more they give, the more they possess. Rainer Maria Rilke
  9. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. By Abraham Lincoln
  10. The passing of the years awakens in our hearts the cry for permanence.  F. B. Meyer
  11. It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow up to be. By J.K. Rowling
  12. They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies. By William Penn
  13. We know you’d be with us today if heaven wasn’t so far away.  Traditional / Anonymous
  14. In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. By Robert Frost
  15. Even hundredfold grief is divisible by love. By Terri Guillemets
  16. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.  Abraham Lincoln
  17. Grief is the price we pay for love.  Queen Elizabeth II
  18. There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. By Henry Wordsworth
  19. Say not in grief that ‘he is no more’ but live in thankfulness that he was. Old Hebrew proverb
  20. Most people go to their graves, with their music still in them.  Oliver Wendell Holmes
  21. Heaven’s calculations don’t follow man’s calculations. Chinese proverb
  22. Those who have suffered understand suffering and therefore extend their hand. By Patti Smith
  23. The moon and the year travel and pass away: also the day, also the wind. Also, the flesh passes away to the place of its quietness. A Mayan poem
  24. Most people go to their graves, with their music still in them.  Oliver Wendell Holmes
  25. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. by Kenji Miyazawa
  26. We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give. By Winston Churchill
  27. Grief remains one of the few things that has the power to silence us.  Anna Quindlen
  28. We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds. Anton Chekov
  29. The past is never dead, it is not even past.  William Faulkner
  30. To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die. Thomas Campbel
  31. Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the present. Anonymous
  32. Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference. Unknown
  33. The song is ended, but the melody lingers on. Irving Berlin
  34. Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.  Hans Christian Andersen


Serenata Flowers now offers a range of affordable funeral flowers, including wreaths, arrangements and sheaves. Our funeral flowers are delivered free of charge to funeral homes around the UK. 

Lily Calyx is our in-house flower whisperer, an expert on all things botanical and an enthusiastic orchids collector. She loves discussing the insights of the secret world of flowers, shares her gardening tips and hacks and moons over the latest additions to Serenata Flowers flower range. Ask Lily anything about flowers and we can guarantee she will have the answer.

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