24 Best Funeral Prayer Cards Sayings

Reciting a funeral prayer during a memorial is a great way to bring everyone together for a joint prayer as they share special memories and thoughts with one another. Here is a look at some great funeral prayer cards sayings that will help to inspire you to find the right words and encourage a loving sentiment.

“A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.”

“A dead atheist is someone who is all dressed up with no place to go.”

“A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.”

“A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!”

“A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are.”

“Death – the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening.”

“Death is not the end Death can never be the end. Death is the road. Life is the traveller. The Soul is the Guide Our mind thinks of death. Our heart thinks of life Our soul thinks of Immortality.”

“I can’t think of a more wonderful thanksgiving for the life I have had than that everyone should be jolly at my funeral.”

“I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.”

“I have seen death too often to believe in death, It is not an ending, but a withdrawal. As one who finishes a long journey. Stills the motor. Turns off the lights Steps from the car And walks up the path To the home that awaits him.”

“I know death has ten thousand several doors for men to take their exits.”

“Men fear death as children fear to go into the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.”

“Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.”

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in; their true beauty is revealed only if there light is from within.”

“Perhaps they are not stars but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones shines down to let us know they are happy.”

“Say not in grief that she is no more but say in thankfulness that she was A death is not the extinguishing of a light, but the putting out of the lamp because the dawn has come.”

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”

“Some are bound to die young By dying young a person stays young in people’s memory. If he burns brightly before he dies, his brightness shines for all time.”

“The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”

“The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?”

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

“When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night, And pay no worship to the garish sun.”

“When you are born, you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice, and the world cries.”

“Your end, which is endless, is as a snowflake dissolving in the pure air.”

Here is one example of an opening song and prayer as performed by Rafael Ramos at a funeral.

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