Rest In Peace Sayings and Quotes

Losing a loved one is never easy. We can only hope their departure from the living offers a reprieve from suffering, allowing them to rest easy. Find a bit of solace in the curated collection of wise and encouraging rest in peace quotes and proverbs below.


Let me rest in peace / Let me get some sleep / Let me take my love and bury it / In a hole 6 foot deep.     

Joss Hill Whedon, "Rest in Peace"

One life to live just don't settle / One life I'ma live forever / Stand for something, fall for nothing, no / Rest in Peace the dead, that's on my soul / You only die once and then you gone / Who thought we'd be fightin' all along? / Who don't know the rights from the wrong / Truth comes to the light behind it all     

Cydel Young, Ryan Daniel Montgomery, Clifford Joseph Brockington, Sy Ari Harris Jr., "Black Savage"

Cause I ain't gonna be here all that long / And when I'm old I want to know I sung. / If there's a road ahead, I'll jump right in. / Just got to win, this is my hymn. / Rest in peace, even though your worries seem to mount, / Don't let them count.     

Ian Hunter, Peter Overend Watts, Terence Dale Griffin, "Rest in Peace"

Twas sudden--but your menial task is done, / The dawn now breaks on you, the dark is over, / The sea is crossed, the longed-for port is won; / Farewell, oh, fare you well! my friend and lover.     

Claude McKay, "Rest in Peace"

I see someone I love, / in everyone I meet / The wellspring eternal / —its blessings complete.     

Kurt Philip Behm, "Rest in Peace Will Rogers"