Monuments Quotes

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Oscar Wilde

"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." Oscar Wilde
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"America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they'd be smaller then these." Simon Hoggart
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Joseph Joubert

"Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another." Joseph Joubert
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"Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great." John L. Motley
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Winston Churchill
Birth: 1874-11-30 Death: 1965-01-24

"Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry."

The Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II, Sir Winston Churchill rose to power after serving in different posts in liberal and conservative governments for more than three decades. The son of Lord Randolph Churchill and an American mother, Churchill remained Prime Minister and Minister of Defence until 1945, then returned to the position in 1951 until his resignation in 1954. In addition to being a world leader, Churchill was an established author, winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953. His memoirs of WWII ran six large volumes alone and his speeches continue to b…

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