All Souls Day is a day to remember the dead and to give thanks for their lives. Many people recite or celebrate all soul sayings to bring peace and comfort to the living. If you’re looking for some tremendous all-Souls Day quotes, here are 85 of the best!
All Souls Day Sayings
No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.– Terry Pratchett
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
Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.– Thomas Browne
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.-William Penn
Paradise –-Yaitsu’s death poem, 1807
I see flowers
from the cottage where I lie.
Oh, may I join the choir invisible-George Eliot, The Choir Invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again.
He first deceas’d; She for a little tri’d-Henry Worton
To live without him: lik’d it not, and di’d.
And, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of Heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.-Anonymous
Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.-Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.-From a headstone in Ireland
The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end.-John Dryden
The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation.-Hermann Hesse
People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were traveling abroad.-Marcel Proust
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.-Euripides
God himself took a day to rest in, and a good man’s grave is his Sabbath.-John Donne
Death is a release from the impressions of sense, and from impulses that make us their puppets, from the vagaries of the mind, and the hard service of the flesh.-Marcus Aurelius (Meditations)
No one’s death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness.-Hermann Broch
The day that we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.-Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come.-Rabindranath Tagore
Death is the supreme festival on the road to freedom.Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Is death the last sleep? No–it is the last and final awakening.-Sir Walter Scott
For in that sleep of death, what dreams may come!-William Shakespeare
He died that day because his body had served its purpose. His soul had done what it came to do, learned what it came to learn, and then was free to leave.”– Garth Stein
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-Exupéry
All Souls Day is an important day to think about how we can improve our lives and contribute to the happiness of others. Some of the best all Souls Day sayings and quotes include “May your days be full of peace and contentment,” “Your actions speak louder than words,” and “May you always find joy in your life.