Famous Epitaphs and Gravestone Sayings

This is the last of Earth! I am content!
~John Quincy Adams 

Alien tears will fill for him; Pity's long-broken ern. For his mourners will be outcast men, And outcasts always mourn.
~Oscar Wilde's Tombstone

As the flowers are all made sweeter by the sunshine and the dew, So this old world is made brighter by the lives Of folks like you.
~Bonnie Parker (Bonnie and Clyde)

#$%& @!&% #?!$% @?*&!@^#!* @*$! &!%?
~George Carlin

Free at last. Free at last. Thank God Almighty I'm Free At Last.
~Martin Luther King, Jr

A star on earth - a star in heaven
~Karen Carpenter 

A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough
~Alexander the Great 

On the whole I would rather be living in Philadelphia.
~W.C.Fields

Here lies a man who knew how to enlist the service of better men than himself.
~Andrew Carnegie 

GOOD FREND FOR JESUS SAKE FORBEARE TO
DIGG THE DUST ENCLOASED HEARE.
BLEST BE YE MAN YT SPARES THES STONES AND
CURST BE HE YT MOVES MY BONES
~William Shakespeare

Pard, we will meet again in the Happy Hunting Ground To part no more, Goodbye 
~Wild Bill Hickok

21 Men. The Boy Bandit King
He Died As He Lived
~William H. Bonney "Billy the Kid"

Thank you for all the love you gave me.
There could be no one stronger.
Thank you for the many beautiful songs.
They will live long and longer
~Hank Williams

Called Back
~Emily Dickinson 

AGAINST YOU I WILL FLING MYSELF, 
UNVANQUISHED AND UNYIELDING, O DEATH! 
~Virginia Woolf

SHE DID IT THE HARD WAY
~Bette Davis

The passive master lent his hand,
To the vast Soul which o'er him planned.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The body of Benjamin Franklin, printer (like the cover of an old book, its contents worn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here, food for worms. Yet the work itself shall not lost, for it will, as he believed, appear once more In a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by its Author 
~Benjamin Franklin

Even amidst fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted.
~Sylvia Plath Hughes 

A GENTLE MAN AND A GENTLEMAN
~Jack Dempsey

MURDERD BY A TRAITOR AND A COWARD WHOSE
NAME IS NOT WORTHY TO APPEAR HERE
~Jesse James

EVERYBODY LOVES SOMEBODY SOMETIME
~Dean Martin

...If I take the wings of the morning and
dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea....
~Anne and Charles Lindbergh 

THE BEST IS YET TO COME
~Frank Sinatra

LOOKING INTO THE PORTALS OF ETERNITY TEACHES THAT THE BROTHERHOOD OF MAN IS INSPIRED BY GOD'S WORD; THEN ALL PREJUDICE OF RACE VANISHES AWAY.
~George Washington

THE PHILOSOPHERS HAVE ONLY INTERPRETED THE WORLD IN VARIOUS WAYS; THE POINT IS TO CHANGE IT
~Karl Marx

The Stone the Builders Rejected
~Jack London 

WE LIVE TO LOVE YOU MORE EACH DAY
~Jayne Mansfield

AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
~Thomas Jefferson

Quoth the Raven,
"Nevermore."
~Edgar Allan Poe

NOTHING'S SO SACRED AS HONOUR
AND
NOTHING'S SO LOYAL AS LOVE.
~Wyatt & Josephine Earp

Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night: God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all was light.
~Isaac Newton

I am ready to meet my Maker. 

Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
~Winston Churchill

“Dear God: Thanks” 
~Ed Wynn

Unmarked for 20 years and now reads: “Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.
~John Wayne 

To yesterday’s companionship and tomorrow’s reunion
~Rita Hayworth

And away we go
~Jackie Gleason

the world will remember
~Eve Ardin

The Cowboy’s Prayer: Oh Lord, I reckon I’m not much just by myself. I fail to do a lot of things I ought to do. But Lord, when trails are steep and passes high, Help me to ride it straight the whole way through. And when in the falling dusk I get the final call, I do not care how many flowers they send – Above all else the happiest trail would be for you to say to me, ‘Let’s ride, My friend.’ Amen
~Roy Rogers

…and in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make
~John Ritter

I don’t get no respect
~Rodney Dangerfield

I will not be back after these messages
~Merv Griffin

He thinketh no evil
~Henry Ward Beecher 

My Jesus Mercy
~Al Capone 

Here lies Groucho Marx and Lies and Lies and Lies P.S. He never kissed an ugly girl.
~Groucho Marx

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