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Quotes of monument

  1. The bust of Colonel Sanders stands as a monument to cruelty and has no place in the Kentucky state Capitol. – Pamela Anderson
  2. I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them. – Tommy Douglas
  3. Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery. – R. Buckminster Fuller
  4. I've never seen a monument erected to a pessimist. – Paul Harvey
  5. At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language. – Lafcadio Hearn
  6. It is a sad commentary that today we face a choice between having schools that are a monument to our past- or schools that will be the lifeblood of our future. But since that is our choice, let us resolve to choose wisely. – Ted Kulongoski
  7. Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art. – Adolf Loos
  8. I've done an awful lot of stuff that's a monument to public patience. – Tyrone Power
  9. The name Peace River itself is the monument of a successful effort on the part of the Company to bring about a better understanding between the Crees and the Beavers. – Ernest Thompson Seton
  10. I think that's become passe, but if you can surround yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family- a statement- and you can afford it, then that's a noble project. – Sylvester Stallone
  11. Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century, only George McGovern truly understood what a monument America could be to the human race. – Hunter S. Thompson
  12. Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world's record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument – Justin Winsor

Usage examples for monument

  1. He has promised me a monument – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. " They will put up a monument to us," said Harry, " as high as Nelson's! – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  3. The young woman asks her companion: " Who is that monument to?" – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  4. Long they gazed and wondered, but at last, partly recovering from their astonishment, at the suggestion of De Beauxchamps, they drew nearer the monument – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  5. The man who lives to get money and to keep money, that at the last, when he can no longer keep it, he may bestow it where it will be a monument to his name, is not half so noble as the man who lives in such a way that he makes life easier for his fellow- beings, giving his little every week, here and there, and letting his gift fall quietly and out of sight of men. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  6. This monument stands on the south side of Opooreanoo, upon a low point of land about 100 yards from the sea. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  7. We have seen that he had bound himself to finish the monument of Julius within the space of nine years, and to engage " in no work of great moment which should interfere with its performance." – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  8. As he glanced significantly round at the three silent men he seemed a very monument of determination. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. About thirty children dressed as mamelukes seemed to guard this monument which recalled to the Emperor glorious memories. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. If you did that, she said finally, cried the good news through the town till everybody knew- then when people found out that it was Emmett Potter who was the thief and that he was too much of a coward to own up and take the blame- would they let the monument go on standing there, that they'd put up to show he was brave? – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  11. One could wish for no lovelier monument to mark his last resting place- and it would indeed be a noble life to be worthy of such distinction. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  12. Did you see to whom the monument was erected? – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  13. My father and Lavinia shall forthwith Be closed in our household's monument – Titus-Andronicus by Shakespeare, William
  14. And thus was that Everlasting Monument – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  15. At last, when all the ammunition was exhausted, peace was declared, and the American forces assembling around the monument listened to General Stark, as he vehemently burst forth into To be, or not to be, pointing aloft, at intervals, to the Banner of Freedom, and closing with,- The Flag of our Union! – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  16. Growing impatient at length, Montalvo unlocked the prison door and opened it, to discover Lysbeth and her husband kneeling side by side in the centre of the room like the figures on some ancient marble monument – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  17. But he assured me the time would come when there would be a monument to him in that town. – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  18. The location of a monument is a question of fact. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  19. We reached the bridge- 'that monument ' as a famous Frenchman once put in, 'worthy of Sesostris and the Caesars'- and went about half- way across. – With Zola in England by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  20. If he goes into a monument built for him, that is the end of him. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009