One example of a funny quote about the afterlife is "We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we?" by Noel Coward. Another example is "I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it," by George Carlin.
The quote about the afterlife by Noel Coward observes that there are no certainties about it because nobody can come back and tell people about it. Sir Noel Pierce Coward was an English playwright, composer and director of the early 20th century. He was also a singer and actor recognized for his wit and flamboyance. Well-known examples of his works include "Hay Fever," "Private Lives" and "Present Laughter." He also wrote poetry, short stories and the novel "Pomp and Circumstance."
George Carlin's quote about the afterlife sardonically notes that he is happy to be alive rather than being eulogized. Carlin was an American comedian, social critic and author during the late 20th and early 21st century. He is considered one of the most influential comedians of all time and was placed on Comedy Central's list of 100 greatest stand-up comedians in 2004. Carlin passed away in June 2008 at the age of 71.