30+ Remembrance Quotes

If you are looking for some inspirational words to include on your sympathy or funeral card, you came to the right place.

Remembrance quotes are great to use as part of your sympathy message and are versatile, whether you need a message for funeral or sympathy.

Here is a selection of the 30 most popular remembrance quotes.

30+ Remembrance Quotes

remembrance quotes

Death is but crossing the world, as friends do the seas; they live in one another still.

More Fruits Of Solitude By William Penn
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Death leaves a heartache no one can heal;

Love leaves a memory no one can steal

Irish Tombstone

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Nothing� you can lose by dying is half as precious as the readiness to die,which is man’s charter of nobility.

George Santayana

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Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear.

William Shakespeare

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Heaven will not disappoint kind-hearted persons.

Chinese proverb

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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

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As� men, we are all equal in the presence of death.

Publilius Syrus

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Here� is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re alive, it isn’t.

Richard Bach

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Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.

Albert Camus

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We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.

Leo Buscaglia

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Heaven’s calculations don’t follow man’s calculations.

Chinese proverb

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A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?

George Canning

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Yesterday is a memory, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the present

A.A. Milne

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The past is never dead, it is not even past.

William Faulkner

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We are not content to pass away entirely from the scenes of

our delight; we would leave, if but in gratitude, a pillar� and a legend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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It� is good to die before one has done anything deserving death.

Anaxandrides

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Ah tell me not that memory sheds gladness over the past; what is recalled by faded flowers save that they did not last?

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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I wept as I remembered how often you and I had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky.� � � � �

Callimachus

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Grief remains one of the few things that has the power to silence us.

Anna Quindlen

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Nothing� can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can.

Frederick Buechner�

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Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in this life.

Jean Paul

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When age chills the blood, when our pleasures are past–
For years fleet away with the wings of the dove–
The dearest remembrance will still be the last,
Our sweetest memorial the first kiss of love.

Lord (George Gordon) Byron

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This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love; � the more they give, the more they possess.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

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Let us love nobly, and live, and add again years and years unto years, till we attain to write threescore: this is the second of our reign.

John Donne

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Hope� is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

Anonymous

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A� person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

Mohammed

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Knowledge� by suffering entereth,
And life is perfected by death.

Elizabeth Barret Browning

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Life� is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.

Vladimir Nabokov

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sources: quoteland.com, wiseoldsayings.com, creative-funeral-ideas.com, writeoutloud.com

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