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I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
When elected officials abandon our environment and ruin our natural resources, public health is endangered. I know the importance of providing a clean environment for our children; I have attended more than one funeral for a child who has died from an asthma attack.
A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfather's funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfather's life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think that, along with leaving a legacy, would be the greatest sign of success.
I mean some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to their funeral.
Saying, 'I'm sorry' is the same as saying, ' I apologize.' Except at a funeral.
Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective.
My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral.
D. H. Lawrence
To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches.
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
At my funeral, if one said, 'Nick was a generous person,' trust me I won't be doing cartwheels in my coffin. Recognition from people is never and never will be a goal. Some people strive for that respect or honor. Living a life to just reach for the position and status is vanity and sin.
I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it.
I grew up in the suburbs of a small town on the south coast where the only opportunity I ever got to wear anything smart was a funeral, so I had never owned a piece of clothing worth more than £40.
A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
I've just had some bad news. Tomorrow is the mother in law's funeral. And she's cancelled it.
It amazes me that the most Christian funerals are the most barbaric funeral rites of passage that are celebrated anywhere in the world.
The Nobel is a ticket to one's own funeral. No one has ever done anything after he got it.
T. S. Eliot
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.
I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car.
I've got no idea when I am going to retire. Whenever they pick me up and take me to the funeral home, I guess.
I was raised Catholic. Not just a little bit Catholic, like my wife, Catherine. When she was young, many Catholics in France already barely went to church, except for the big three: baptism, marriage, and funeral. And only the middle one was by choice.
Frans de Waal
If you carefully consider what you want to be said of you in the funeral experience, you will find your definition of success.
If any of you cry at my funeral, I'll never speak to you again!
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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