Top 30 Best Headstone Quotes

#1. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
From an Irish headstone

Richard Puz

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#2. All things considered, the happiest epitaph to have etched on one's headstone is this: 'He never knew what hit him'.

Thomas Ligotti

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#3. I hate that her headstone has a year on it for when she was born and another for when she died but only a dash for the life she lived in between.

Juliann Garey

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#4. Soon enough the days will close over their lives, the grass will grow over their graves, until their story is just an unvisited headstone.

M.L. Stedman

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#5. Those who in living fill the smallest space, In death have often left the greatest void.

Walter Savage Landor

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#6. I swear to you on any kind of sacred whateverthefuck you favor: if I live through this I will absolutely start taking your advice." "That'll look nice on your headstone.

Matthew Woodring Stover

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#7. It was in a stonecutter's house where I went to have a headstone made for Raftery's grave that I found a manuscript book of his poems, written out in the clear beautiful Irish characters.

Lady Gregory

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#8. Children bring their own love with them when they come.

Jean Ingelow

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#9. Everything else, everything, is just human vanity, the dash on the headstone between the day we're born and the day we die.

Victor Bevine

Best Headstone Quotes #955719
#10. Sleep, my little one, sleep.

Padraig Harrington

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#11. I told you I was ill. (On Millian's headstone)

Spike Milligan

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#12. Death is not a foe, but an inevitable adventure.

Oliver Lodge

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#13. Hattie wanted to give her babies names that weren't already chiseled on a headstone in the family plots in Georgia, so she gave them names of promise and of hope, reaching-forward names, not looking-back ones.

Ayana Mathis

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#14. The greatest attribute of Heaven is mercy.

Francis Beaumont

Best Headstone Quotes #772025
#15. Lydia supposed his headstone had been ordered. Something large and garish made of the finest marble and phallic shaped because being dead didn't stop you from being a dick.

Karin Slaughter

Best Headstone Quotes #762260
#16. There is an expression-walking with beauty. And I believe that this endless search for beauty in surroundings, in people and one's personal life, is the headstone of travel.

Juliette De Bairacli Levy

Best Headstone Quotes #7153
#17. Mercy to him that shows it, is the rule.

William Cowper

Best Headstone Quotes #669852
#18. That's going to be on my headstone: 'He came. He wrote 'In the Air Tonight.' He ... died.'

Phil Collins

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#19. I think a lot about something: Abe Rosenthal was once asked what he wanted on his headstone, and he said he wanted it just to say, 'He kept the paper straight.' And I think about that a lot.

Jill Abramson

Best Headstone Quotes #621136
#20. I think I might actually die of showing off. It'll be on my headstone - 'Cause of Death: Showing Off.'

Jenny Eclair

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#21. The first shall be last and the last shall be first,

Killah Priest

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#22. The older I get
the quicker Christmas comes,
but if I had to give up the heavenly
taste of Guinness dark, I couldn't
live another goddamn day. Darling,
you can chisel that into my headstone.

Yusef Komunyakaa

Best Headstone Quotes #532271
#23. I recall the look in Rhauk's eyes the moment he spotted Kate. It will stay with me forever, carved into my brain like an engraving on a headstone. It's as if he found something he treasured, something he's been looking for all his life.

Marianne Curley

Best Headstone Quotes #466986
#24. Headstone: death's bookmark.

Les Coleman

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#25. But she was gone, and Hattie wanted to give her babies names that weren't already chiseled on a headstone in the family plots in Georgia, so she gave them names of promise and of hope, reaching forward names, not looking back ones. The

Ayana Mathis

Best Headstone Quotes #402282
#26. When we die, no one remembers us for what we weighed. Our weight isn't etched into our headstones.

Stephanie Klein

Best Headstone Quotes #387722
#27. Safe in the hallowed quiets of the past.

James Russell Lowell

Best Headstone Quotes #344701
#28. The poets and philosophers I once loved had it wrong. Death does not come to us all, nor does the passage of time dim our memories and reduce our bodies to dust. Because while I was considered dead, and a headstone had been engraved with my name, in truth my life was just beginning.

Kevin Williamson

Best Headstone Quotes #340495
#29. I told you I was ill. (On his headstone)

Spike Milligan

Best Headstone Quotes #270861
#30. I walked behind my father on the way to her headstone, he looked like a house that was caving in.

Kyung-Sook Shin

Best Headstone Quotes #208028

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