Best 31 of Gravestone quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 15 Sep

Eoin Colfer

There is no such thing as a happy ending. Every culture has a maxim that makes this point, while nowhere in the Universe is there a single gravestone that reads 'He Loved Everything About His Life, Especially the Dying Bit at the End'.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Joni Eareckson Tada

You better be very convinced, very sure, before you pull your plug or someone else's plug, that you know what's on the other side of the gravestone.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Soseki Natsume

I thought of the new stone, of my new wife, and of the newly buried white bones beneath us, and I felt that fate had made sport of us all.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Thomas Pride

[P]ray thee Pilgrim for the noble souls of Artur and Gwenhwyfawr, united once more here in peace. First King of all Great Britain. First faithful servant of the Vicar of Christ and Universal Church. Let all men who seek rule, be measured according to thy virtue.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Rudyard Kipling

Till the master of all good workmen shall set us to work anew.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bette Davis

You know what I'm going to have on my gravestone? 'She did it the hard way.'

By Anonym 18 Sep

Lailah Gifty Akita

The greatest loss is the loss of life.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Anne Lamott

These are the words I want on my gravestone: that I was a helper, and that I danced."

By Anonym 16 Sep

Lailah Gifty Akita

In the grave, there is neither learning nor working. Learn while you can, work while you can.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Oliver Lodge

Death is not a foe, but an inevitable adventure.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Gail Borden

I tried and failed. I tried again and again and succeeded. [Epitaph from Gail Borden's gravestone.]

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marcus Aurelius

A man must stand erect, not be kept erect by others.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

And if God choose I shall but love thee better after death.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Steve Berry

He that endureth to the end, shall be saved.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephenie Meyer

If we had happy endings, we’d all be under gravestones now.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michael Light

... anybody who has spent time with cameras and photographs knows that images, like gravestone rubbings, are no more than impressions of the truth.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Ryan Lilly

I've never written a quote I feel would be suitable for my gravestone. Wouldn't it be ironic if it were this one? Oh, and could you pull a few weeds while you're here?

By Anonym 16 Sep

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Killah Priest

The first shall be last and the last shall be first.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mort Sahl

I never met a man I didn't like until I met Will Rogers.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Percy Bysshe Shelley

He hath awakened from the dream of life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

William Blake

They who forgive most shall be most forgiven.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jesse Ventura

I'm going to put on my gravestone, 'He never owned a cell phone.'

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anne Lamott

I liked those ladies! They were helpers, and they danced.' These are the words I want on my gravestone: that I was a helper, and that I danced.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Rob Bignell

It is upon such stones that men attempt to permanently etch history so they will not exist in a vacuum; it is the final statement after a lifetime of scratching out divisions upon the ground, over ephemeral time itself, merely to give their short journeys meaning, to tell others “I was here – do not forget me, do not let my brief blast dissolve into nothingness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Emile Zola

The past was but the cemetery of our illusions: one simply stubbed one's toes on the gravestones.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kristin Cashore

Ivan had contrived somehow in the dark of night to replace every watermelon in the watermelon patch with a gravestone, and every gravestone in the engraver's lot with a watermelon

By Anonym 13 Sep

Al Purdy

A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Sheri Webber

He’d seen a lot of bizarre items left at gravesides, like a carton of eggs, a pair of reading glasses, a bag of licorice, smooth stones, a spoon.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Thomas Campbell

To live in the hearts of others is not to die