And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued.
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.
Oh, write of me, not Died in bitter pains, but Emigrated to another star!
Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.
Green leaves on a dead tree is our epitaph -- green leaves, dear reader, on a dead tree.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
The epitaphs on tombstones of a great many people should read: Died at thirty, and buried at sixty.
If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD WAS MUSIC
Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.