Life Quotes about Death

Our life quotes offer words of encouragement to us all & comfort for our bereaved. These inspirational quotes have been selected from Saints and scholars alike, who in just a few words can convey to us the great wisdom of their lives. We hope these quotes about life and death can provide for you some insight to the meaning of life and most of all bring some comfort to our bereaved during their grieving process. The below life quotes are ideal headstone inscriptions for grave ornaments such as grave plaques, lights for graves, and grave flower vases. Not to mention ceramic photos for headstones can also be adapted to our grave accessories along with your favorite life quote.


Sanit Augustine Life Quotationhe sole purpose of life is to gain merit for life in eternity.

St. Augustine (354-430)

Inscriptions on Gravestones y giving yourself to God, You not only receive Himself in exchange, but eternal life as well.

St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622)

Words of Hope and Consolationhere grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates. People in distress never think that you feel enough. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives.

Samuel Johnson (1790-1784)

Life Quotes for the Bereaved have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.

Jean Jackues Rousseau (1712-1778)

St.Therese of Lisieux quotesife is only a dream: soon, we shall awaken. And what joy! The greater our sufferings, the more limitless our glory. Oh! do not let us waste the trial Jesus sends.

St. Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897)

Life Quotes for Headstonesay I never forget that Thou hast my heart in Thy hands.

Puritan Prayer, The Valley of Vision.

Memorial Quotes for Headtonesonsider the shortness of time, the length of eternity, and reflect how everything here below comes to an end and passes by. Of what use is it to lean upon that which cannot give support?

St. Gerard Majella (1726-1755)

Quotes for Headstonespeak to Him thou for He hears, and spirit with spirit can meet- closer is He than breathing, and nearer than hands and feet.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

Life Quotations about deathhose who in living fill the smallest space, In death have often left the greatest void.

W.S. Landor (1775-1864)

Words of Wisdom for Headstonese must be detached from ourselves because all our being and all our happiness depends, not on us, but on God, according to the words of our Lord: “He that loveth his life shall lose it and he that hateth his life shall keep it unto life ..eternal.” John 12:25

St. Ignatius Loyola (1491-1556)

Epitaph quotes for gravestoneshe joy of this life is nothing: the joy of after life is everlasting.

Blessed William Hart (d.1583)

Memorial Verse about your soul pure soul is like a fine pearl. As long as it is hidden in the shell at the bottom of the sea, no one thinks of admiring it. But if you bring it into the sunshine, this pearl will attract all eyes. Thus, the pure soul which is hidden from the eyes ..of the world, will one day shine before the angels in the sunshine of ..eternity.

St. John Vianney (1786-1859)

Memorial Quotes for Headtonesount your night by stars, not shadows, Count your life with smiles, not tears.

Italian Proverb

Epitaph about the love of Christo tongue can express the greatness of the love which Jesus Christ bears to our souls. He did not wish that between Him and His servants there should be any other pledge than Himself, to keep alive the remembrance of Him.

St.Peter of Alcantara (1499-1562)

Life Quotes on Deathast away care. He that loves sorrow lengthens not a day, nor can buy tomorrow.

Thomas Dekker (1572-1632)

Headstones and Heavenhe Kingdom of Heaven, O man, requires no other price than yourself. The value of it is yourself. Give yourself for it and you shall have it.

St. Augustine (354-430)

Life Epitaph for Heasdtonesf it were given a man to see virtue’s rewards in the next world he would occupy his intellect, memory and will in nothing but good works, careless of danger or fatigue.

St. Catherine of Genoa (1447-1510)

Life Qoutes on Deatho evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. Death is the greatest of all human blessings.

Plato (428-348 BC)
Walking with Christ Memorial Plaquese always find that those who walked closest to Christ were those who had to bear the greatest trials. St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)

William Shakespeare Quotes on Heavenomfort’s in Heaven; and we are on the earth, where nothing lives but crosses, cares and grief.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Life Quotationshe years keep coming and going, Men will arise & depart; Only one thing is immortal: The love that is in my heart.

Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)

Life passes memorial verse for plaquesife passes. Eternity comes to meet us with great strides. Soon we shall be living with the very life of Jesus. Having drunk deep at the source of all bitterness, we shall be deified in the very source of all joys, of all delights.

St. Therese of Lisieux (1873-1897)

Quotes about the soul after lifehe soul would have no rainbow, had the eyes no tears.

John Vance Cheney (1848-1922)

Memorial Quotes for Gravestonese who bears his sufferings with patience for God’s sake, will soon arrive at high perfection. He will be master of the world, and will already have on foot the other world.

Blessed Giles of Assisi (d. 1262)
Life Quotes about deathear not that life shall come to an end, But rather fear that it shall never have a beginning. Blessed John Henry Newman (1801-1890)

Quotes about life and deathy God, my Father and my Friend, Do not forsake me in the end.

Tommasco Di Celano (1185-1255)

Death Quoteshe grave is but the threshold of eternity. What a world were this, how unendurable its weight, If they whom death hath sundered, did not meet again!

Robert Southey (1774-1843)
Death Quote from Mother Teresaeath is nothing else but going home to God, the bond of love will be unbroken for all eternity. Blessed Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

St. Vincent de Paul Quotee must remember that all incapacity and distress is sent to us by God. Life and death, health and sickness, are all ordered by him and in whatever form they come, it is always to help us and for our good.

St. Vincent de Paul (1580-1660)

Death Quoteshe way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Sad life quote about deathf all the sad words of tongue or pen the saddest are these: “It might have been”

John Greenleaf Whitter (1807-1892)

Life quotes from the saintst is loving the Cross that one finds one’s heart, for Divine Love cannot live without suffering.

St. Bernadette (1844-1879)
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