|Sample Memorial Tribute Quotes & Poems
The following are some suggestions that may be helpful in choosing an optional closing message to a loved one.
Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured.
Homer (800 BC - 700 BC), The Odyssey
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels,
we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.”
As a tale, so is life; not how long
it is, but how good it is, is what matters."
Seneca (4? B.C.-65 A.D.)
"Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go,
and it makes the end so easy."
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
"All the kindness which a man puts out into the world
works on the heart and thoughts of mankind."
Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965)
"Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."
Alfred Lord Tennyson, 1809-1892
"Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray."
George Gordon Byron, 1788-1824
"Never shall I forget the times I spent with you; continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours."
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven
I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
And God shall wipe away tears from their eyes;
and there shall be no more death.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you.