Some beautiful funeral quotes include, "Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand," and, "As you danced in the light with joy, love lifted you. As you brushed against this world so gently, you lifted us."
Funeral quotes vary widely by author, from anonymous to cultural heritage to famous writers and songs. For example, an unknown author wrote, "When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure." Cultural words for grief have been expressed on Irish tombstones, such as, "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; Love leaves a memory no one can steal," and Hebrew proverbs, such as, "Say not in grief 'he is no more' but live in thankfulness that he was."
Famous writers have penned sentiments useful for funerals, such as, "It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be," by fiction novelist J.K. Rowling and, "I will not insult you by trying to tell you that one day you will forget. I know as well as you that you will not. But, at least, in time you will not remember as fiercely as you do now - and I pray that that time may be soon," by British playwright Terence Rattigan in his play "From Ross."
A beautiful quote from the musical The Lion King also gives comfort: "It's the circle of life, and it moves us all, through despair and hope, through faith and love, 'till we find our place, on the path unwinding."