I know what I'm having 'em put on my tombstone: 'I have nothing more to say'.
You know, the greatest epitaph in the country is here in Arizona.
Its in Tombstone, Ariz. , and this epitaph says, Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damndest. I think that is the greatest epitaph a man could have. Whenever a man does the best he can, then that is all he can do; and that is what your President has been trying to do for the last 3 years for this country.
And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased, and the epitaph drear: A Fool lies here who tried to hustle the East.
The most touching epitaph I ever encountered was on the tombstone of the printer of Edinburgh. It said simply: He kept down the cost and set the type right.
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.
A good character is the best tombstone.
Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble.
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.
Publicity in women is detestable. Anonymity runs in their blood. The desire to be veiled still possesses them. They are not even now as concerned about the health of their fame as men are, and, speaking generally, will pass a tombstone or a signpost without feeling an irresistible desire to cut their names on it.
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.
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.'
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.
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."
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory.
Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.
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.
On my tombstone they will carve, IT NEVER GOT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME.
Left love behind many years ago. Now it rests under a cross in the cemetery in Tombstone.
I used to have nightmares that they would put 'He played Ted' on my tombstone.
The chances that your tombstone will read 'Killed by Asteroid' are about the same as they'd be for 'Killed in Airplane Crash.'
On my tombstone, I want written: 'He never did 'Love Boat!'
On my tombstone it will say: 'I tried everything - nothing was easy.'
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.