Top 20 Epitaph Quotes

We have collected the best Epitaph Quotes by famous authors including Lynn Whitfield, David Grann, Daniel Tammet, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Rupali Ganguly and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

Josephine Baker is such an iconic woman that once you'v
Josephine Baker is such an iconic woman that once you’ve touched her and she has touched you, it never goes away. I’m stuck with her. I’m sure 50 years from now, when they write my obituary, they will mention that I played Josephine Baker. It’ll be on my epitaph.

Lynn Whitfield
In Brazil, the history of the interaction between blancos and indios – whites and Indians – often reads like an extended epitaph. Tribes were wiped out by disease and massacres; languages and songs were obliterated.

David Grann
One of the lines from my books is about having respect for different minds, and if I had to have an epitaph at this point in my life, that would be it.

Daniel Tammet
If I were to write my epitaph… Epitaph? Hey, shut-up Albert. I’d want to be remembered as someone who loved his sport and tried his best.

Albert II, Prince of Monaco
The first character that will be on my epitaph is Monisha from ‘Sarabhai Vs Sarabhai.’

Rupali Ganguly
Live so that when the final summons comes you will leave something more behind you than an epitaph on a tombstone or an obituary in a newspaper.

Billy Sunday
Will Truman will be on my epitaph, but as an actor, I have to challenge myself.

Eric McCormack
If I were to have an epitaph, I’d want it to read, ‘She did stuff.’

Ory Okolloh
I wrote my epitaph: He started out a particle and ended up a wave.

Alan Arkin
That might be my epitaph: ‘It wasn’t as bad as I thought. Here lies Phil Lord.’

Phil Lord
I’d like my epitaph to read ‘Given the amount of time she had, she did the best job she could.’ Also that I’m a nice person… and a good mother.

Dawn Steel
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.

Henry David Thoreau
An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued.

Irvin S. Cobb
Lest when I am gone you may be at a loss for an epitaph for me, let me give you one – He Fed Fevers.

Robert James Graves
We need to make sure that the Voyager probes carrying a record of human civilization speeding beyond our solar system remain an introduction to the world that sent them and not an epitaph for a civilization that caused its own ruin.

Priyamvada Natarajan
And were an epitaph to be my story I’d have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover’s quarrel with the world.

Robert Frost
Let there be no inscription upon my tomb; let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.

Robert Emmet
For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time.

George Sutherland
When they write my epitaph, it’s going to say, ‘Innate Immunotherapeutics, saving millions of lives.’ It’s not going to be ‘member of Congress.’

Chris Collins
It’s not an epitaph. I felt I could look back at my life and get a good story out of it. It’s a picture of somebody trying to figure things out. I’m not trying to create some impression about myself. That doesn’t interest me.

Alan Alda