When you are planning a funeral, there are so many things to take care of. What to put on the tombstone is one of the decisions you need to make. Here we list several sample sayings, both classic and modern, that are good options for a gravestone saying or epitaph.
Sample Sayings for Headstones
Are you seeking tombstone quotes to put at the grave of your loved one? Find here a selection of the most touching sayings in loving memory for a gravestone or headstone. It is common to use quotes from famous people or from the bible for tombstones. Look for something that is touching to you and represents your loved one and his or her philosophy of life.
Classic Epitaph Examples or Sayings
Gone, but not forgotten
In Loving Memory of
Forever in our hearts
Too well loved to ever be forgotten
Everlasting life through Christ
Loving memories last forever
Longer Tombstone Sayings, Gravestone Quotes, Epitaph Examples
If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.
May you find comfort in the arms of an angel.
No farewell words were spoken,
no time to say goodbye,
you were gone before we knew it,
and only God knows why.
Gone yet not forgotten,
although we are apart,
your spirit lives within me,
forever in my heart.
Real love stories never have endings.
Until we meet again, may God
Hold you in the palm of his hand.
Death leaves a heartache
no one can heal;
Love leaves a memory no
one can steal
Lord, now lettest thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
The heart of him who truly loves is a paradise on earth.
We miss you very much and love you dearly
We know our God is taking care of you
And you are now one of his special angels
You are forever in our hearts
We can't wait to be with you again
Grieve not, nor speak of me with tears, but laugh
And talk of me as if I were beside you. I loved
You so-'twas heaven here with you.
Isla Paschal Richardson
Choose one of these epitaph examples as a touching tribute to your loved one.
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