Quotation Explorer - 'Tombstone'

I told my kids I just want three words on my tombstone, if I have one. I'll probably be cremated. One is "woman." I'm very comfortable in that role. I've loved being a woman, I've loved being a mother, I've loved being a grandmother. I want three words: Woman, Atheist, Anarchist. That's me. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
I used to want the words "She tried" on my tombstone. Now I want "She did it." - Katherine Dunham
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
It is brutal. Only I never could see the sense in having folks look at your tombstone and say, 'He was a man who didn't believe in violence, He's a good man... and dead. - Louis L'Amour
Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.
I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything should just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. 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
poetry is the tombstone of experience,nothing i write is my own.~from "the damned - D.W.Metz
Then on your tombstone, where you only get a little bit of space to sum up your life, some wax-faced creep chisels a set of meaningless numbers instead of poetry or a secret love or the name of your favorite candy. In the end, all you get is a few words. - Scott Nicholson
A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough.[Alexander's tombstone epitaph] - Alexander the Great
The tombstone over the grave of the conscience always reads: "Human Nature". - Stefan Molyneux
What's fame, after all? It can be what someone writes on your tombstone. - Peter Duncan
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