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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Saying, 'I'm sorry' is the same as saying, ' I apologize.' Except at a funeral.
If any of you cry at my funeral, I'll never speak to you again!
When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.
Henry Ward Beecher
I've certainly had a bad attitude to my job on many occasions. Not since 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'. I've been rather a good boy and really given it everything when I've accepted a part since then, because I've been given much better parts in films.
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
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.
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.
The Nobel is a ticket to one's own funeral. No one has ever done anything after he got it.
T. S. Eliot
I delayed my father's funeral because of cricket.
The eulogy virtues are the ones that are talked about at your funeral - whether you were kind, brave, honest or faithful. Were you capable of deep love? I want to foster eulogy virtues when I'm in a yoga class or meditation session or any spiritual gathering. Especially if I'm lying in corpse pose. It just makes sense.
I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral.
An elephant funeral makes me weep every time, and so does an ad with a kid leaving home for college.
Andrew Sean Greer
Secular humanists can sit around and talk about their love of humanity, but it doesn't stack up against a two-millennium-old funeral high mass.
E. O. Wilson
There are so many cruel decisions parents have to make when their child dies. The funeral director requested a sheet for the coffin, and I sent the cozy flannel one, pale blue with happy snowmen, that had just been put away with the winter linens.
I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car.
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches.
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.
If you carefully consider what you want to be said of you in the funeral experience, you will find your definition of success.
I mean some doctor told me I had six months to live and I went to their funeral.
As soon as people see my face on a movie screen, they knew two things: first, I'm not going to get the girl, and second, I'll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over.
My mum passing away wasn't funny, but that funeral and what I went through, the things that happened, looking back at it, there were funny moments. You have to be strong enough to look back at it, to sit and assess the situation.
If you love helping people, and you love trying to bring comfort and peace to their life at a very, very difficult time, you're going to have to look pretty hard to find a profession that gives you more opportunities than the funeral business.
Funeral by funeral, theory advances.
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