Epitaphs Quotes

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"If men could see the epitaphs their friends write they would believe they had gotten into the wrong grave." American Proverb
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William Shakespeare

"Alas, our frailty is the cause, not we: For such as we are made of, such we be" William Shakespeare
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Robert Frost

"To be social is to be forgiving" Robert Frost
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"An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued." Irvin Cobb
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Miguel de Cervantes

"Nor has his death the world deceiv'd than his wondrous life surprise d; if he like a madman liv'd least he like a wise one dy'd." Miguel de Cervantes
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Samuel Johnson

"In lapidary inscriptions a man is not upon oath." Samuel Johnson
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"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.''" Gregory Nunn
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Lord Byron

"Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bones of Castlereagh: stop, traveler, and piss." Lord Byron
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"Green leaves on a dead tree is our epitaph -- green leaves, dear reader, on a dead tree." Cyril Connolly
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Nicholas Butler

"The epitaphs on tombstones of a great many people should read: Died at thirty, and buried at sixty." Nicholas Butler
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"Let no man write my epitaph; for as no man who knows my motives dare now vindicate them, let not prejudice or ignorance asperse them. Let them rest in obscurity and peace! Let my memory be left in oblivion, my tomb remain uninscribed, until other times and other men can do justice to my character." Robert Emmet
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"Oh, write of me, not ''Died in bitter pains,'' but ''Emigrated to another star!''" Helen Hunt Jackson
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