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A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
On my tombstone just write, 'The sorest loser that ever lived.'
I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.'
I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.'
My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?
I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
Christian Nestell Bovee
That's the one for my tombstone... Here lies David Byrne. Why the big suit?
If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory.
Live so that when the final summons comes you will leave something more behind you than an epitaph on a tombstone or an obituary in a newspaper.
I used to want the words 'She tried' on my tombstone. Now I want 'She did it.'
I've always felt that, when I looked at my tombstone, it shouldn't say, 'Mehmet Oz banged out 10,000 open-heart operations.' I've probably done 5,000. Am I any better at it than 10,000? He shook his head. It's just a different number on the tombstone.
I know what I'm having 'em put on my tombstone: 'I have nothing more to say'.
The one thing I would hope would go on my tombstone is, 'I made my parents proud.'
I did not want my tombstone to read, 'She kept a really clean house.' I think I'd like them to remember me by saying, 'She opened government to everyone.'
My closest friend, who died not long ago, is buried near Marx's grave in Highgate cemetery, so I see the gaggle of admirers laying roses at the foot of his tombstone regularly. I have never been tempted to leave flowers there myself. Great theories, shame about the practice. Marx did many things. But inventing class was not one of them.
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: 'Played it Safe.'
I don't want my tombstone to say actress. I want it to say human being.
I don't want a tombstone. You could carve on it 'She never actually wanted a tombstone.'
Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.
Aubrey de Vere
When I go, if there's a tombstone it will say, She doesn't give in. She doesn't give up. And she never takes no for an answer.
Left love behind many years ago. Now it rests under a cross in the cemetery in Tombstone.
The tombstone is about the only thing that can stand upright and lie on its face at the same time.
Mary Wilson Little
My wife says that my tombstone will read, 'Here lies Mr.C, who used to be Mr.B.' So I think that's probably what I'll be remembered for.
When I am dead and buried, on my tombstone I would like to have it written, 'I have arrived.' Because when you feel that you have arrived, you are dead.
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