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Tombs are the clothes of the dead. A grave is but a plain suit, and a rich monument is one embroidered. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Soldiers, forty centuries are looking down upon you from these pyramids. (Quote by - Napoleon)

Marble statues, engraved with public inscriptions, by which the life and soul return after death to noble leaders.(Quote by - Quintus Horatius Flaccus)

Their monument sticks like a fishbone in the city's throat. (Quote by - Robert Lowell)

But monument themselves memorials need. (Quote by - George Crabbe)

Let it rise! let it rise, till it meet the sum in his coming; let the earliest light of the morning gild it, and the parting day linger and play on its summit. (Quote by - Daniel Webster)

Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

If we work upon marble it will perish. If we work upon brass time will efface it. If we rear temples they will crumble to dust. But if we work upon men's immortal minds, if we imbue them with high principles, with the just fear of God and love of their fellow men, we engrave on those tablets something which no time can efface, and which will brighten and brighten to all eternity. (Quote by - Daniel Webster)

He is covered by the heavens who has no sepulchral urn.(Quote by - Marcus Annaeus Lucan)

The need has gone; the memorial thereof remains.(Quote by - Publius Ovidius Naso)

He made him a hut, wherein he did put The carcass of Robinson Crusoe. O poor Robinson Crusoe! (Quote by - Samuel Foote)

Good Gertrude, set some watch over your son.-- This grave shall have a living monument. An hour of quiet shortly shall we see; Till then in patience our proceeding be. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Thou, in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a life-long monument. (Quote by - John Milton)

The tap'ring pyramid, the Egyptian's pride, And wonder of the world, whose spiky top Has wounded the thick cloud. (Quote by - Robert Blair)

Monuments! what are they? the very pyramids have forgotten their builders, or to whom they were dedicated. Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great. (Quote by - John Lothrop Motley)

Gold once out of the earth is no more due unto it; what was unreasonably committed to the ground, is reasonably resumed from it; let monuments and rich fabricks, not riches, adorn men's ashes. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Browne)

Those only deserve a monument who do not need one. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

To extend our memories by monuments, whose death we daily pray for, and whose duration we cannot hope, without injury to our expectations in the advent of the last day, were a contradiction to our belief. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Browne)


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