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«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.»
Author: Anna Cummin
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«I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.»
«Its oak paneling is rectory English; the marble in its bathrooms sometimes outdoes the tombstones of the Medici; and the salutes of the older bellhops seem imported from Windsor Castle.»
Author: Frederic Morton
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«Many peoples' tombstones should read 'Died at 30, burried at 60.'»
«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.»
«That would be a good thing for them to carve on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment»
«At the great iron gate of the churchyard he stopped and looked in. He looked up at the high tower spectrally resisting the wind, and he looked round at the white tombstones, like enough to the dead in their winding-sheets, and he counted the nine tolls of the clock-bell.»
«I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: ''Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.'' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.»
Author: Harry S Truman
«If a man needs an elaborate tombstone in order to remain in the memory of his country, it is clear that his living at all was an act of absolute superfluity.»
«If we ever pass out as a great nation we ought to put on our tombstone 'America died from a delusion that she had moral leadership'.»