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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The chief mourner does not always attend the funeral." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"We need to ensure that the price of funerals is within reach of low-income earners. Better protection for consumers from unscrupulous operators and an effective system to address complaints ... is also required." Gary Moore
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"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" Quintus Ennius
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"The funerals are hard, so it's good to see all these people come out and show their support," Michael Green
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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"On a day of burial there is no perspective -- for space itself is annihilated. Your dead friend is still a fragmentary being. The day you bury him is a day of chores and crowds, of hands false or true to be shaken, of the immediate cares of mourning. The dead friend will not really die until tomorrow, when silence is round you again. Then he will show himself complete, as he was -- to tear himself away, as he was, from the substantial you. Only then will you cry out because of him who is leaving and whom you cannot detain." Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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"A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in." Irvin Cobb
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"If you don't go to other men funerals they won't go to yours" Clarence Day
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"The only reason I might go to the funeral is to make absolutely sure that he's dead." Author Unknown
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Ambrose Gwinett Bierce

"A funeral is a pageant whereby we attest our respect for the dead by enriching the undertaker." Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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D.H. Lawrence

"It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral" D.H. Lawrence
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"Because of operational reasons we can't get back to the UK for funerals so it was just played as a mark of respect to the three guys who were lost out here last week," Scott Taylor
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Mark Twain

"Where a blood relation sobs, an intimate friend should choke up, a distant acquaintance should sigh, a stranger should merely fumble sympathetically with his handkerchief." Mark Twain
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"My main motivating factor is the cost of funerals. That whole industry is not any place I want to spend my money." Beth McGinley
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Garrison Keillor

"They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days." Garrison Keillor
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Benito Mussolini

"This is the epitaph I want on my tomb: "Here lies one of the most intelligent animals who ever appeared on the face of the earth" Benito Mussolini
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Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead." Francois VI Duc de La Rochefoucauld
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Mark Twain

"I did not attend his funeral; but I wrote a nice letter saying I approved of it. [About a politician who had recently died]" Mark Twain
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"Some people never head a procession until they're dead." Author Unknown
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"I have heard from thousands of Hoosiers on this issue and they almost unanimously feel this is the right thing to do for the families of our fallen heroes and the funerals of all Hoosiers." Sen. Steele
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Bruce Lee
Birth: 1940-11-27 Death: 1973-07-20

"Let the spirit out - Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and fears of blame, all awareness of one's bodily self. And, finally closing the avenues of sense perception, let the spirit out, as it will."

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