Quotations About / On: FUNERAL

Quotations About / On: FUNERAL
Herman Melville
Never joke at funerals, or during business transactions.
Walt Whitman
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
Lewis Mumford
The sardonic funeral towers of metropolitan finance.
Simon Hoggart
The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity of a Japanese imperial funeral.
Mason Cooley
Funerals prove that someone is really gone.
Mason Cooley
Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends.
Henry Ward Beecher
When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.
Clyde Bryson
Funerals are the only place we can say good-by so that we can meet again
Henry David Thoreau
You come from attending the funeral of mankind to attend to a natural phenomenon. A little thought is sexton to all the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is dead: men feign themselves dead, and endure mock funerals and mournful obituaries, and there they stand looking out of the window, sound and well, in some new and strange disguise.
Curtis Siodmak
Don't worry about a sugar planter. Give him a horse and he'll ride to his own funeral.
"An Eminent Editor" Of Press Baron
The only reason I might go to the funeral is to make absolutely sure that he's dead.
Duc De La Rochefoucauld, François
Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.
Emilio Castelar Y Ripoll
The genius of Byron, which appeared at the beginning of this century, is like a funeral torch sculptured on our cradles.
James Russell Lowell
What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral.
Mark Twain
“I did not attend his funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.”
Quintus Ennius
Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men.
Madrason writer
Fun and funeral don't forget that bridge is small! M
James Boswell
I make it a kind of pious rule to go to every funeral to which I am invited, both as I wish to pay a proper respect to the dead, unless their characters have been bad, and as I would wish to have the funeral of my own near relations or of myself well attended.
Peggy Noonan
The Irish are often nervous about having the appropriate face for the occasion. They have to be happy at weddings, which is a strain, so they get depressed; they have to be sad at funerals, which is easy, so they get happy.

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