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I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don't think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much has been escaped.
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive.
But if I thought on it, I would like to be remembered as a brother who loved his people and did everything that I knew to fight for them, the liberation of our people.
I've dealt with losing close ones before, and I've been around friends that have lost friends at a young age. I think it's important to think about - not necessarily death, but about life and think about where you're going and how you want to be remembered and the legacy you want to leave.
The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression.
My goal is more to be remembered. They'll remember this thing and like it in the future. The trick is to stay remembered long enough for that to happen.
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
W. Somerset Maugham
I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back.
Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
W. H. Auden
I want to be remembered as a poet, a peacemaker, and a philosopher who played.
Akron, Ohio, is my home. It will always be remembered. Akron, Ohio, is my life.
Until the legacy of remembered and reenacted trauma is taken seriously, black America cannot heal.
I want to be remembered for the work that I've done, rather than the car accidents that I've gotten into, the men that I've not dated - or the man that I have.
Archimedes will be remembered when Aeschylus is forgotten, because languages die and mathematical ideas do not.
G. H. Hardy
Bracketing has turned all my experiences, remembered and present, into a gallery of miracles where I wander around dazzled by the beauty of events I cannot explain.
If I have to be remembered for something, I want it remembered that I really liked children and was a good camp counselor.
Francis Ford Coppola
First of all, let it be remembered that I speak as an ex-Communist and one who has not testified before Congressional Committees, nor written works on the Communist conspiracy.
I love getting dressed up, but I want to be remembered for my singing.
I know it's not the most important thing for me to win the most Grand Slams and be remembered in this world. I certainly don't have to win little tournaments here, there and everywhere, I don't have to win at all. Although I do want to.
I want to be remembered as the person who helped us restore faith in ourselves.
I want to be remembered as somebody that tried to respect her integrity as an artist and as a person. And I don't want to be in any box. I don't want to be one thing.
I want to be remembered as a woman who was fair and always gave 150 percent, no matter what I did.
Al Plastino helped redefine Superman in the 1950s. His work on 'Superman's Girlfriend,' 'Lois Lane,' 'Adventure Comics' and pretty much any title in the Superman family will be fondly remembered for years to come. He will be missed.
To this day I get mail from women who say, I went to law school because of your song. But I would hate to think out of the wide spectrum of things I have done in my career, that's all I would be remembered for.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
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