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QuotePersonSpeaker & Date of Memorial/Funeral
I cannot for the life of me remember how the furniture was laid out in the living room... I grew up in, but I can remember where every stick of furniture was in the Ricardo house. Diane Sawyer (May 8th 1989)
I have the best Daddy in the whole world and I will miss him every day. When I see a crocodile I will always think of him.Bindi (Sept 20, 2006)
I celebrate your strength to this day. And I am forever grateful, Sister [name], for your courage, your conviction. I owe you to succeed. I will not be moved.Oprah Winfrey (Oct 30th 2005)
When his enemies tested America's resolve, they soon discovered that his resolve was firm and unyielding. Yet his ideas, though clear, were never simplistic.Margaret Thatcher (June 11 2004)
My brother need not be idealized or enlarged in death beyond what he was in life, to be remembered as a good and decent man, who saw wrong and tried to right it.Edward (June 8 1968)
Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy eternity.James Woods (Oct 12 1989)
Vietnam was not a popular war with a lot of people, but [Name] always stood by the service men and women despite the vituperation he received from anti-war demonstrators.Gen. Richard Myers (July 30 2003)
At ten years old, he had passion. He had passion to be the greatest entertainer in the world, and he was willing to work hard to do whatever it took to become what he became.Berry Gordy (July 7 2009)
In her own lifetime she created a myth of what a poor girl from a deprived background could attain. For the entire world she became a symbol of the eternal feminine.Lee Strasberg (Aug 8 1962)
The greatest living thinker ceased to think... An immeasurable loss has been sustained both by the militant proletariat of Europe and America.Friedrich Engels (Mar 17 1883)
QuotePersonSpeaker & Date of Memorial/Funeral
Conceive a tall and gaunt figure, more than six feet in height... in posture and carriage not ungraceful, but with the grace of unstudied and careless ease.Henry Champion Deming (June 8 1865)
His gift was creating characters, stories, and truths about being a teen, and bringing them to film in a way that no one had ever done before.Molly Ringwald (Mar 7, 2010)
We knew something about mythology as we watched [name] run out a home run through the lengthening shadows of a late Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.Bob Costas (Aug 15 1995)
An iconoclast in literature...He was bred to no profession; he never married; he lived alone... He chose, wisely no doubt for himself, to be the bachelor of thought and Nature.Ralph Waldo Emmerson (May 1862)
She was impulsive, generous, soft-hearted, shy and deter- mined. She had style and class and in a way she didn't believe.Ralph Gleason (Oct 10 1970)
Someone with a natural nobility who was classless and who proved in the last year that she needed no royal title to continue to generate her particular brand of magic. Charles (Sept 6 1997)
I do not know what to tell you and how to say it. Our beloved leader, Bapu as we called him, the father of the nation, is no more. Jawaharlal Nehru (Jan 30 1948)
The world has lost the most beloved cartoonist of all time. The cartoonists of the world have lost our guiding light -- our reassurer, our amazing gentle hero.Cathy Guisewite (Feb 21 2000)
Few in the village excepting among the older inhabitants knew [name] personally although the facts of her seclusion and her intellectual brilliancy were familiar Amherst traditionsSusan (May 18 1886)
She was a woman who, in her athletic career, certainly won the admiration of every person in the United States, all sports people all over the world.Dwight Eisenhower (Sept 27 1956)

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