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My uncle Sammy was an angry man.
He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?
- Margaret Smith

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The tombstone is about the only thing that can stand
upright and lie on its face at the same time.
- Mary Wilson Little

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.
- Doris Roberts

 

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."
- Andy Warhol

I am learning all the time.
The tombstone will be my diploma.
- Eartha Kitt

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.
- Charles Spurgeon

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I used to want the words "She tried" on my tombstone.
Now I want "She did it."
- Katherine Dunham

I know what I'm having 'em put on my tombstone:
'I have nothing more to say'.
- Ted Turner

If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone:
Died of a Theory.
- Jefferson Davis

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?
- David Byrne

On my tombstone just write, 'The sorest loser that ever lived.'
- Earl Weaver

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.
- Billy Sunday

Left love behind many years ago.
Now it rests under a cross in the cemetery in Tombstone.
- Franco Nero

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.
- Tom Bosley

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.
- Yul Brynner

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.'
- Andy Warhol

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

Tombstones don't talk back.
- Leland Chapman

Actually I like the idea of being a Renaissance hack.
If tombstones were still in style, I would want to
have the two words chiseled right under my name.
- Dennis Flanagan

Many peoples' tombstones should read 'Died at 30,
burried at 60.'
- Nicholas M. Butler

Live life on the edge, not with an edge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

I am not the same having seen the moon shine
on the other side of the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

If you are not one of us, you are one of them.
- the movie The Matrix (1999)

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

It's not the size of the dog in the fight,
it's the size of the fight in the dog.
- Mark Twain

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd


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