Quotes of funeral

  1. When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung. – Henry Ward Beecher
  2. The first funeral for Andrew Goodman was at night and it was a lot of work. To begin with they had to kill him. – Jimmy Breslin
  3. Each family of the United States military now attends to their loved ones funeral with a wrenching worry that it will be met possibly with a protest or a demonstration. – Steve Buyer
  4. A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers. – Eddie Cantor
  5. I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die. – Maria Edgeworth
  6. Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night. – George Eliot
  7. Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral – Charles Lamb
  8. We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral – James Larkin
  9. If anyone at my funeral has a long face, I'll never speak to him again. – Stan Laurel
  10. The big debate right now is if Saddam is alive or dead. He's dead, then he's alive, then dead, then alive. It's just confusing. Today they showed videotape, and Saddam was speaking at his own funeral – David Letterman
  11. What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral – James Russell Lowell
  12. I checked myself out in that funeral parlour scene. I saw myself laughing, because there was a shot of Ed and I together and Mary was right in back of us. My head turned from the camera and I saw myself laughing, because Mary was absolutely brilliant in that thing. – Gavin MacLeod
  13. 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. – Gwen Moore
  14. When I die, I'll probably climb out of the coffin and play the organ at my own funeral – Rick Wakeman

Usage examples for funeral

  1. Last time I was here was Mrs Sinico's funeral – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. He could remember when she had died, although he couldn't remember ever having attended the funeral – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. It was the first funeral I have ever attended. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  4. Let us also build Kamala's funeral pile on the same hill on which I had then built my wife's funeral pile. – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  5. He could not reach home in time for the funeral even if he started at once. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. It reminded her of Mr. Longcluse's visit on the night of the funeral – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  7. " Well," Park retorted, " it'll be your own funeral if yuh get fired. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  8. The occasion is like a funeral – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  9. After the funeral what they alone upon earth knew brought them together. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. I have told you already that it was an empty house and not a stick of furniture in it, save what we carried there- so you will see that all this affair must have been arranged a long time before, for the black hangings were all made to fit the room, and upon them they hung black candlesticks with yellow candles in them- as melancholy as those used for a funeral and just the same kind, so far as I could see. – The Man Who Drove the Car by Max Pemberton
  11. I didn't use to understand you; but we got well enough acquainted at Father's funeral and I do, now. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  12. An' as fine a funeral as any woman could ask fer! – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. I have not seen him since the day after Lord Ongar's funeral – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  14. He seemed sometimes like a man preparing for his own funeral – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  15. There was a funeral within. – An American Girl Abroad by Adeline Trafton
  16. Tell me your wishes about the funeral – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  17. Still there are lots of big men in this town whose sudden death would make a noise more like a home- run than a funeral – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
  18. I even thought of Mary and the funeral – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
  19. The funeral is day after to- morrow, and we shall stay of course. – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  20. The only thing is, she will probably wish to attend her father's funeral which takes place to- morrow. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson