One example of a famous memorial quote is "Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who already left," by Robert Byrne. Another example is "Death - the last sleep? No, it is the final awakening," from Walter Scott.
Robert Byrne is an American author and famous instructor of pool and carom billiards. He has authored several books about pool and billiards as well as various novels about his life. Walter Scott was a Scottish historical writer, playwright and poet during the 19th century. Many of his works are considered classics in English and Scottish literature. Some of his more famous works are "Ivanhoe," "Rob Roy" and "The Lady of the Lake."