Quotations that match 'funeral'.

What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral. James Russell Lowell
[ Chief Even Funeral Men Most Privilege Prize]
Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral. Rosalind Russell
[ Affair Failure Funeral Private Public Success]
A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers. Eddie Cantor Marriage
[ Flowers Funeral Own Smell Wedding Where Your]
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
[ Calls Danger Duty Faults Funeral Go God Knows Make Mistakes More Our Own Share Smiling Some Than Threatens Us]
I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die. Maria Edgeworth
[ Die Fancy Funeral Great Own See]
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
[ Attends Demonstration Each Family Funeral Loved Met Military Now Ones Possibly Protest States Their United Will Worry Wrenching]
If anyone at my funeral has a long face, I'll never speak to him again. Stan Laurel
[ Again Anyone Face Funeral Him Long Never Speak]
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
[ Absolutely Back Because Brilliant Camera Checked Ed Funeral Head Laughing Mary Myself Out Parlour Right Saw Scene Shot Thing Together Turned Us]
If you want to really know what your friends and family think of you die broke, and then see who shows up for the funeral. Gregory Nunn
[ Broke Die Family Friends Funeral Know Really See Shows Then Think Up Want Your]
These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city, from the total indifference of the beholders, and the perfect unconcern with which they are beheld. Karl Philipp Moritz
[ Always Appear Beheld City Funerals Indecent Indifference More Perfect Populous These Total Which]
It matters not what your individual position is on either war we are currently prosecuting - in Iraq or Afghanistan - certainly we can all agree protesting at military funerals is a cruel and unnecessary hardship on our military families during their most difficult hour. Solomon Ortiz
[ Afghanistan Agree Certainly Cruel Currently Difficult During Either Families Funerals Hardship Hour Individual Iraq Matters Military Most Our Position Prosecuting Protesting Their Unnecessary War Your]
If we have another 2,000 people killed, I want Nancy Pelosi and George Soros, John Conyers and Pat Leahy to go to the funeral and say, 'Your son was vaporized because we didn't want to dump some guy's head under water for 30 seconds.' Peter King
[ Another Because Dump Funeral George Go Guy Head John Killed Nancy Pat Pelosi Say Seconds Some Son Under Want Water Your]
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
[ Andrew Begin First Funeral Goodman Had Him Kill Lot Night Work]
He came to the States in 1963, I think with a view to making up with my mother, but that didn't work. He came for three weeks, and drank his way all over Brooklyn. And went back... I went to his funeral in Belfast. Frank McCourt
[ Back Belfast Brooklyn Came Drank Funeral His Making Mother Over States Think Three Up View Way Weeks Went Work]
I never go to funerals. To me a person is dead when he breathes for the last time. After that, your memories should be personal. Hedy Lamarr
[ After Breathes Dead Funerals Go Last Memories Never Person Personal Should Time Your]
It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss in its purest and most monumental form, this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which one cannot enter as oneself. Harold Brodkey
[ Cannot Darkness Enter Form Funeral Loss Monumental Most Oneself Only Purest Unknown Visiting Which Wild]
I have always loved the process of making the music, reading the letters from the fans who get married to my music, have children to my music and play my music at their funerals. Wynonna Judd
[ Always Children Fans Funerals Get Letters Loved Making Married Music Play Process Reading Their]
Laura Bush went on national television during the week of my father's funeral and spoke out against embryonic stem cell research, pointing out that where Alzheimer's is concerned, we don't have proof that stem-cell treatment would be effective. Patti Davis
[ Against Alzheimer Bush Cell Concerned During Effective Embryonic Father Funeral Laura National Out Pointing Proof Research Spoke Stem Television Treatment Week Went Where Would]
When I was 7 years old, I put on shows for everyone at my grandpa's funeral. I was always the little entertainer. Natalie Portman
[ Always Entertainer Everyone Funeral Grandpa Little Old Put Shows Years]
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar. George Eliot
[ Afar Ancestral City Funeral Gathered Hemisphere History Images Moving Past Procession Rome Seems Strange Trophies Visible Where Whole]
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
[ Breaking Coarse Effect Faces Funeral Grating Incongruity Look Never Night Same Silence Solemn Sound Voice Worldly]
An obituary should be an exercise in contemporary history, not a funeral oration. Peter Utley
[ Contemporary Exercise Funeral History Obituary Should]
You can have money piled to the ceiling but the size of your funeral is still going to depend on the weather. Chuck Tanner
[ Ceiling Depend Funeral Going Money Piled Size Still Weather Your]
And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud. Walt Whitman
[ Funeral His Own Shroud Sympathy Walks Whoever Without]
A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers. Grace Hansen Marriage
[ Except Flowers Funeral Get Just Own Smell Wedding Your]
Michael died five years ago this January, and the first thing that really struck me about the script was the part about her peeling off from the funeral and just getting into a rowboat and having a real kind of cry where nobody was. Judi Dench
[ Ago Cry Died First Five Funeral Getting Having Her Into January Just Kind Michael Nobody Off Part Peeling Real Really Script Struck Thing Where Years]
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Bad Being Funeral Perpetual Taste Time Wise]
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours. Yogi Berra
[ Always Come Funerals Go Other Otherwise Won Yours]
My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening. Alice Roosevelt Longworth
[ Always Baby Bride Corpse Every Father Funeral Wanted Wedding]
In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment. George Ade
[ City Country Entertainment Form Funeral Interruption Just Popular Traffic]
Funeral by funeral, theory advances. Paul Samuelson
[ Advances Funeral Theory]
I wanted to make a human monster. His name is Coffin Baby. The idea is based on a group of people from Pasadena whose names I can't mention. His mother died and during the funeral, this baby came out of her in the coffin. Tobe Hooper
[ Baby Based Came Coffin Died During Funeral Group Her His Human Idea Make Mention Monster Mother Name Names Out Pasadena Wanted Whose]
I got asked by a freelance journalist to jump in front of Princess Diana's funeral. How pathetic is that? That would have been the stupidest thing on the planet. Mark Roberts
[ Asked Been Diana Freelance Front Funeral Got How Journalist Jump Pathetic Planet Princess Stupidest Thing Would]
The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity of a Japanese imperial funeral. Simon Hoggart
[ Dinner Formal Funeral Imperial Japanese Party Spontaneity Washington]
Inheritance taxes are so high that the happiest mourner at a rich man's funeral is usually Uncle Sam. Olin Miller
[ Funeral Happiest High Inheritance Man Rich Sam Taxes Uncle Usually]
I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing. Chuck Palahniuk
[ Breathing Fact Feel Funeral Good Home Just Myself Used Work]
You should always go to other people's funerals, otherwise, they won't come to yours. Yogi Berra
[ Always Come Funerals Go Other Otherwise Should Won Yours]
Let no one weep for me, or celebrate my funeral with mourning; for I still live, as I pass to and fro through the mouths of men. Quintus Ennius Death
[ Celebrate Funeral Live Men Mourning Mouths Pass Still Through Weep]
I'm more interested in the meaning of funerals and the mourning that people do. It's not a retail experience. It's an existential one. Thomas Lynch
[ Existential Experience Funerals Interested Meaning More Mourning Retail]
They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days. Garrison Keillor
[ Days Few Funerals Going Just Makes Mine Miss Nice Sad Say Such Their Things]
To the solemn graves, near a lonely cemetery, my heart like a muffled drum is beating funeral marches. Charles Baudelaire
[ Beating Cemetery Drum Funeral Graves Heart Lonely Marches Muffled Near Solemn]
Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals. Clarence Darrow
[ Bring Church Closer Depressions Funerals May]
I have a hat. It is graceful and feminine and give me a certain dignity, as if I were attending a state funeral or something. Someday I may get up enough courage to wear it, instead of carrying it. Erma Bombeck
[ Attending Carrying Certain Courage Dignity Enough Feminine Funeral Get Give Graceful Hat Instead May Someday Something State Up Wear Were]
If you don't go to other men funerals they won't go to yours. Clarence Day
[ Funerals Go Men Other Won Yours]
When I die, I'll probably climb out of the coffin and play the organ at my own funeral! Rick Wakeman
[ Climb Coffin Die Funeral Organ Out Own Play Probably]
I shall never forget the despair and agony on the parents' faces on the awful day of the funeral when the 13 little children, victims not only of John D. Rockefeller, but of the government of the state of Colorado were buried. Ella R. Bloor
[ Agony Awful Buried Children Colorado Day Despair Faces Forget Funeral Government John Little Never Only Parents Rockefeller Shall State Victims Were]
The Nobel is a ticket to one's own funeral. No one has ever done anything after he got it. T. S. Eliot
[ After Anything Done Ever Funeral Got Nobel Own Ticket]
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
[ Alive Big Confusing Dead Debate Funeral His Just Now Own Right Saddam Showed Speaking Then Today Videotape]
I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral. John Burroughs
[ Attending Feeling Funeral Go History Into Museum Natural Seldom Were Without]
Anything awful makes me laugh. I misbehaved once at a funeral. Charles Lamb
[ Anything Awful Funeral Laugh Makes Once]
The reason so many people turned up at his funeral is that they wanted to make sure he was dead. Samuel Goldwyn
[ Dead Funeral His Make Many Reason Sure Turned Up Wanted]
When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Already Bell Conservative Funeral Men Nation Rung Young]
Put no inscription over the grave, except the date of my birth and my death; and, wherever I am buried, let the funeral be perfectly private, with as few persons attending, and as little show and expense as possible. Isaac Butt
[ Am Attending Birth Buried Date Death Except Expense Few Funeral Grave Inscription Little Over Perfectly Persons Possible Private Put Show Wherever]
I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car. Steven Wright
[ Car Clown Died Friend Friends Funeral Had His Went]
My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house. I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white. Anne Rice
[ Coffin Double Flowers Funeral House Laid Out Own Parlor Put White Would]
As soon as people see my face on a movie screen, they knew two things: first, I'm not going to get the girl, and second, I'll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over. Lee Marvin
[ Before Cheap Face First Funeral Get Girl Going Knew Movie Over Picture Screen Second See Soon Things Two]
But there, everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses. Jerome K. Jerome
[ Came Died Down Drawbacks Everything Expenses Funeral Him His Man Mother-In-Law Said Upon]
A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in. Irvin S. Cobb
[ After Belated Defense Delivered Eulogy Evidence Funeral Plea]
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
[ Abandon Asthma Attack Attended Child Children Clean Died Elected Endangered Environment Funeral Health Importance Know More Natural Officials Our Providing Public Resources Ruin Than]