Finding the right words to say is often a struggle when a loved one passes away. Perhaps, you can find some words of comfort in these 24 rest in peace quotes.
My life will end someday, but it will end at my convenience.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Not everyone who died had left a “memory” and not everyone who had left a memory had left a “blessed” one. Therefore, not all have died should be tagged “…of a blessed memory.
Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
When I bought the Rolls Royce they thought it was leased, then I bought that new Ferrari hater rest in peace.
Great Spirit when we come singing. When we face the sunset the last song, may it be, without shame, singing “It is finished in beauty. It is finished in beauty!
All say, “How hard it is that we have to die” – a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
I say, follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
Native American Proverb
Because God is never cruel, there is a reason for all things. We must know the pain of loss; because if we never knew it, we would have no compassion for others, and we would become monsters of self-regard, creatures of unalloyed self-interest. The terrible pain of loss teaches humility to our prideful kind, has the power to soften uncaring hearts, to make a better person of a good one.
And because I love this life I know I shall love death as well The child cries out when From the right breast the mother Takes it away, in the very next moment To find in the left one
Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali
Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident. It is as common as life.
Henry David Thoreau
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Death is one of two things…Either it is annihilation, and the dead have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from one place to another.
When it comes time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death,so when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over gain in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
Chief Aupumut, Mohican
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.