Quotes of tombstone

  1. My wife says that my tombstone will read, 'Here lies Mr. C, who used to be Mr. B.' So I think that's probably what I'll be remembered for. – Tom Bosley
  2. Fame- a few words upon a tombstone and the truth of those not to be depended on. – Christian Nestell Bovee
  3. That's the one for my tombstone Here lies David Byrne. Why the big suit? – David Byrne
  4. If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone Died of a Theory. – Jefferson Davis
  5. I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. – Eartha Kitt
  6. The tombstone is about the only thing that can stand upright and lie on its face at the same time. – Mary Wilson Little
  7. Left love behind many years ago. Now it rests under a cross in the cemetery in Tombstone – Franco Nero
  8. When I go, if there's a tombstone it will say, She doesn't give in. She doesn't give up. And she never takes no for an answer. – Doris Roberts
  9. My uncle Sammy was an angry man. He had printed on his tombstone What are you looking at? – Margaret Smith
  10. Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone – Aubrey de Vere
  11. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say "figment." – Andy Warhol
  12. On my tombstone just write, 'The sorest loser that ever lived.' – Earl Weaver

Usage examples for tombstone

  1. A thick cloud had darkened the moon, so that I could distinguish little more than the outlines of near objects, and that vaguely enough; and sometimes, as it were, floating in black fog, the white surface of a tombstone emerged. – The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  2. Even now in Laach, the wanderer is shown the church and the tombstone also the cavern where she suffered so much. – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  3. He stumbled over a grave, and fell headlong, bruising his outstretched hands against a tombstone – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  4. " Funny as a tombstone said Grandma. – Across the Fruited Plain by Florence Crannell Means
  5. But there is one office I have yet to request from your friendship; when I am dead, let me be buried by her side, and let one tombstone cover both." – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  6. A peculiar laugh at my side caused me to turn my head, and I saw a singular old gentleman whom I had often noticed hanging about the Coroner's office, sitting cross- legged upon a prostrate tombstone – The Fiend's Delight by Dod Grile
  7. He signed the death warrant of Charles I., for which he was executed at Charing Cross, October 16th, 1660. He gloried in his offence, and desired to have written on his tombstone Thomas Scott who adjudged to death the late king." – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  8. A neat, marble tombstone had been raised to his memory, by his son and daughter. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  9. I cannot close with the familiar 'Rejoice'- the 'Fresh Courage' placed on many a tombstone seems more appropriate. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. She stumbled over an obstacle, lowered the lantern, but it was a mass of granite carved cynically by centuries of rain into the semblance of a tombstone – By Violence by John Trevena
  11. Emigravit is the inscription on the tombstone where he lies; Dead he is not, but departed,- for the artist never dies. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. The Cape Government, prior to the Union, erected a tombstone over the grave of this man, who sacrificed his life for it rather than betray his country. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  13. " Already the tombstone is erected to the memory of the unhappy young man, who is said to belong to a most distinguished family of Ireland. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  14. I walked on and hung about outside till the tombstone man come out. – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  15. You 'd better come toreckly you can and bring the hearse, and a coffin and a clean shirt and a tombstone – Miss Minerva and William Green Hill by Frances Boyd Calhoun
  16. This event occurred at Agra on the 4th of May, 1778, as appears from the Portuguese inscription upon his tombstone there. – Fall-of-the-Moghul-Empire-of-Hindustan by Keene, H. G. (Henry George)
  17. Leaving it behind him, Bax soon found himself standing within a few yards of the tombstone of the ill- fated Mary whose name he bore. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. All at once I remembers that I seen the name of our apartment- house carved on a big square tombstone over the front door, and it comes to me that the same's name has got something to do with grist- mills and something to do with lawsuits. – J. Poindexter, Colored by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  19. Well, well, old fellow, replied the doctor, whatever it was once, it's no mystery now; for the poor fellow has long ago made good his right to an inscription on the tombstone – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. She looked up, her eyes swimming with tears and pointed to the tombstone – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009