Memorial Death Sayings

Quotabulary Staff Sep 23, 2018
Death is a poignant and a significant event. William Shakespeare once said, "All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity." It emphatically conveys a strong message. Let's take a look at some memorial death sayings.
In various cultures, they say that death completes the cycle which starts at birth. While birth of a child is an arrival of a new life on this planet, death is the culmination of the process and the journey of a soul to where it belongs.
We sit and think, pray and question, why death is so brutal? We wish we had some more time with our loved ones. Their memories bring tears mixed with smiles. We grieve, but at the same time know, that there is a time for everything on earth and that we have to learn to cope with our loss.
In a way, it is our responsibility to honor and preserve their warm memories. They may have led a life of sacrifice and patriotism. We have to learn to express our gratitude and love to them by preserving them in our thoughts, and one way of expressing our feelings is through these memorial sayings.
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.
-Socrates

Death is as the foreshadowing of life. We die that we may die no more.
-Richard Hooker

Forgetfulness leads to exile, while remembrance is the secret of redemption.
-Baal Shem Tov
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
-Benjamin Disraeli

A single death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic.
-Joseph Stalin

The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death.
-Salome, an 1893 play by Oscar Wilde
All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing.
-Maurice Maeterlinck

Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you there.
-Isla Paschal Richardson

Death is softer by far with tyranny.
-Aeschylus

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.
-Thomas Campbell
They are dead; but they live in each Patriot's breast, and their names are engraven on honor's bright crest.
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Death is not extinguishing the light, it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.
-Rabindranath Tagore

Death is the universal salt of states; Blood is the basis of all things - law and war.
-Philip James Bailey
Peace to each manly soul that sleepeth; rest to each faithful eye that weepeth.
-Thomas Moore

The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: their courage nerves a thousand living men.
-Minot J. Savage

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
-Author Unknown
They fell, but o'er their glorious grave. Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.
-Francis Marion Crawford

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death, but once.
-William Shakespeare

The hero dead cannot expire: The dead still play their part.
-Charles Sangster
Life is a great surprise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
-Vladimir Nabokov

There are so many little dyings that it doesn't matter which of them is death.
-Kenneth Patchen
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

Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
-Author Unknown
Cover them over with beautiful flowers,
Deck them with garlands, those brothers of ours,
Lying so silent by night and by day
Sleeping the years of their manhood away.
Give them the meed they have won in the past;
Give them the honors their future forecast;
Give them the chaplets they won in the strife;
Give them the laurels they lost with their life.
-Will Carleton
It is sad to lose someone you extremely love, and equally difficult to find strength and move on. But by preserving fond memories of your beloved, you bring hope and gratify them by remembering their sacrifices with simple dignity and true equality.
Time will heal the pain, and your loved ones are watching you from above, asking you to feel them in the wind, see them in the stars and remember them in your smile. Memorials are just a nice way to remember the soul of the deceased, and bid them a nice goodbye.