Quotation Explorer - 'Monuments'

Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great. - John L. Motley
All is as if the world did cease to exist. The city's monuments go unseen, its past unheard, and its culture slowly fading in the dismal sea. - Nathan Reese Maher
I am here tracing the History of the Earth itself, from its own Monuments. - Jean-André de Luc
Even water carves monuments of stone, so do our thoughts shape our character. - Hugh B. Brown
When all has been said and done,When all the wealth has been amassed,When all the battles have been fought and won,When all the monuments have been built,All that remains is love - love for the fellow man.... - Phumi Ngwane
Pygmies are pygmies still, though percht on Alps; And pyramids are pyramids in vales. Each man makes his own stature, builds himself. Virtue alone outbuilds the Pyramids; Her monuments shall last when Egypt's fall. - Edward Young
Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Man's drive for self expression, which over centuries built his monuments, does not stay within set bounds; the creations, which yesterday were the detested and obscene, become the classics of today.
All of life comes in seed form not as monuments. - Amy Layne Litzelman
The monuments of wit survive the monuments of power. - Francis Bacon
We don not think, in the holy places; we think in bed, afterwards, when the glare, and the the noise, and the confusion are gone, and in fancy we revisit alone, the solemn monuments of the past, and summon the phantom pageants of an age that has passed away. - Mark Twain
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