Please find below a curated list of 99 of The Best Eulogy Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Eulogy Quotes that resonate.
Washington’s is the mightiest name of earth – long since mightiest in the cause of civil liberty; still mightiest in moral reformation. On that name no eulogy is expected. It cannot be. To add brightness to the sun, or glory to the name of Washington, is alike impossible. Let none attempt it. In solemn awe pronounce the name, and in its naked deathless splendor leave it shining on.
Most gun dealers follow the law and run honest businesses. But the statistics show that 1 percent of dealers sell more than half of all illegal guns. Why isn’t the federal government going after them? Here’s one reason: unlike mayors, members of Congress don’t get a phone call in the middle of the night when a cop is shot and killed. They don’t deliver the eulogies.
For instance, in group therapy, I’ll have people stand up, show off, give a speech about themselves as though they’ve just died and have to give a eulogy. Even with this explicit permission – even an order – to say something nice about themselves, this is the hardest thing in the world for people to do. They’d rather take their clothes off.
A well-fashioned day – with a beginning and an end, a purpose and a content, a color and a character, a feel and a texture – takes it place among the many and becomes a valuable memory and treasure. At midnight the winged messengers come and gather up all these pieces and take them off to wherever the mosaic is kept. And surely, on occasion, one messenger says to another, ‘Wait ’til you see this one.’