1. 10

    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.

  2. 9

    An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued.

  3. 8

    To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

  4. 7

    Oh, write of me, not Died in bitter pains, but Emigrated to another star!

  5. 6

    Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.

  6. 5

    Green leaves on a dead tree is our epitaph -- green leaves, dear reader, on a dead tree.

  7. 4

    Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

  8. 3

    The epitaphs on tombstones of a great many people should read: Died at thirty, and buried at sixty.

  9. 2

    If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD WAS MUSIC

  10. 1

    Wit is the epitaph of an emotion.