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30 Inspirational Funeral Quotes & Readings

Death hits hard on the people affected.  Losing a loved one happens each and every day in peoples’ lives. Using these funeral encouragement sayings is essential if your loved one had a positive impact on the world around them. Check out death quotes, grief quotes on our site.

Goodbye is the saddest word one can ever say. It is very difficult to say goodbye or let go. When you don’t have adequate words to express how you feel, quotes can be a personalized and uplifting choice. Be comforted with our selective list of broken heart quotes

We have put together a list of funeral quotes as the perfect way to express your thoughts after losing a loved one. You can also read funeral quotes and prayer for encouragement to help you get through your loss.

Funeral Quotes For Friend

Words cannot explain the void that ones’ heart has to endure with the loss of a friend. The deep feeling of emptiness and loneliness.  You can check out our inspirational funeral quotes for the loss of a dear friend with whom you shared a truly special bond.

  1. “True friends are the ones who never leave your heart, even if they leave your life for a while. Even after years apart, you pick up with them right where you left off, and even if they die they’re never dead in your heart”. – Unknown
  2. “Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone”. – Jiddu Krishnamurti
  3. “We all lose friends… we lose them in death, to distance, and over time. But even though they may be lost, hope is not. The key is to keep them in your heart, and when the time is right, you can pick up the friendship right where you left off. Even the lost find their way home, when you leave the light on”. – Amy Marie Waltz
  4. “The bond between friends cannot be broken by chance; no interval of time or space can destroy it. Not even death itself can part true friends”. John Cassia
  5. “Love is stronger than death even though it can’t stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can’t separate people from love. It can’t take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death”. – Anonymous

Funeral Quotes From the Bible

The word of God is there to encourage and give comforting words to Christians in sad situations. The bible says God is there for us in the good and the bad times. Use these bible sayings to bring comfort, strength, and hope when mourning the death of a loved one. 

  1. “By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”–Genesis 3:19
  2. “If a man dies, shall he live again?  All the days of my service I would wait, till my renewal should come.”–Job 14:14
  3. “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”–Psalm 23:4

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  1. “O Lord, make me know my end and what is the measure of my days; let me know how fleeting I am!”.–Psalm 39:4
  2. “For this God is our God for ever and ever; He will be our guide even to the end.”–Psalm 48:14
  3. “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed for I am your God. I will strengthen you and you help; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand”–Isaiah 41:1

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  1. “we were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the father, we too might walk in the newness of life.”–Romans 6:4
  2. “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life, whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall live and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die.”–John 11:25-26
  3. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”- Matthew 5;4

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  1. “In the path of righteousness is life, and its pathway there is no death.”–Proverbs 12; 28

Quotes for Funeral Cards

Funeral cards can aid with written words if you cannot verbally express sympathy and show love for the loss of a loved one. Browse through our inspirational funeral quotes cards and simply choose from them.

  1. “When he shall die. Take him and cut him out in little stars. And he will make the face of heav’n so fine.  That all the world will be in love with night. And pay no worship to the garish sun.” ~William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
  2. “For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.” ~William Penn
  3. “While we’re mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.”  ~John Taylor

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  1. ”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
  2. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.  ~From a headstone in Ireland

Funeral Quotes For Family

Not only do funeral quotes provide a positive message for those in mourning but also provide comfort and strength to the family. Friends and family need closure in such hard times. Utilize the uplifting saying to express your sympathy towards your family or friend after losing a loved one. 

  1. “The Remembrance of the good done those we have loved is the only consolation when we have lost them.” – Demoustier
  2. “Those we love and lose are always connected by heartstrings into infinity.” – Terri Guillemets
  3. “You can’t truly heal from a loss until you allow yourself to really FEEL the loss.” – Mandy Hale

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  1. “May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss.”–Maya Angelou
  2. “Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.”–Emily Dickson

Celebration Of Life Quotes For Funeral

Personal details about your loved one and the memories shared are used to celebrate his or her life. This uplifts tone in the funeral in remembrance of the life they lived and what good work they did. Turn out to our celebration of life quotes to say at a funeral. These words can be written in the program in the funeral.  

  1. “Those we love never truly leave us. There are things that death cannot touch.”—JACK THORNE
  2. “Remembering is an act of resurrection, each repetition a vital layer of mourning, in memory of those we are sure to meet again.”—NANCY COBB
  3. “You are gone, but thank you for all these soft, sweet things you left behind. In my home, in my head, in my heart.”—NIKITA GILL

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  1. “In me you are not gone, you are always in my heart and thank you for all the memories that will live in me forever.”—NIKITA GILL
  2. “Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.”—ANONYMOUS

We hope our collection of funeral quotes was of great help to you. Please remember to be on the lookout for more encouraging words to be uplifted, inspired, and encouraged.

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