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Monument Quotes

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A man's good name is his best monument
- from an old churchyard at Lockerbie, Scotland

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Death comes to all,
but great achievements build a monument
which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tombs are the clothes of the dead.
A grave is a plain suit;
while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

New York City is a great monument
to the power of money and greed...
a race for rent.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century,
only George McGovern truly understood what a monument
America could be to the human race.
- Hunter S. Thompson

I've never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.
- Paul Harvey

I've done an awful lot of stuff that's a monument to public patience.
- Tyrone Power

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After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have
no monument than why I have one.
- Cato

The name Peace River itself is the monument of a successful
effort on the part of the Company to bring about a
better understanding between the Crees and the Beavers.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

This monument is going to be built as a symbol.
- Bill Russell

The bust of Colonel Sanders stands as a monument to
cruelty and has no place in the Kentucky state Capitol.
- Pamela Anderson

I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument.
There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings
and I've seen what the pigeons do to them.
- Tommy Douglas

I should be proud to have my memory graced,
but only if the monument be placed...
here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before
the implacable iron bars.
- Anna Akhmatova

At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James,
the famous King James version; and this is the great
literary monument of the English language.
- Lafcadio Hearn

I started studying what the nature of a monument is
and what a monument should be.
And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile,
almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere.
- Maya Lin

If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around.
You are living in it.
We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country,
a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
- George Will

You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some
huge monument for all to see.
It is not a journey to a particular destination -
but a commitment to follow a course of constant and
never-ending improvement.
- Sonny Perdue

But he said Blanket Hill should be a national monument.
And so we came out of his chambers feeling,
though while we had lost to the powers of darkness,
we had at least shown one Federal Judge what the right path would have been.
- William Kunstler

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his.
Hardly another character in the world's record has
made so little of its opportunities.
His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world;
the New World is his monument.
- Justin Winsor

Well, I think everybody's a little jealous of the Vietnam Wall,
even people from wars that already have good monuments.
You have a monument like the Wall and nobody ever forgets your war,
you can bet on that.
- Bruce Jackson

But every great scripture, whether Hebrew,
Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious
value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own;
and in this respect the original Bible stands very
high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.
- Lafcadio Hearn

I think that's become passe, but if you can surround
yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family -
a statement -
and you can afford it,
then that's a noble project.
- Sylvester Stallone

Does it follow that the house has nothing in common
with art and is architecture not to be included in
the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art:
the tomb and the monument.
Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
- Adolf Loos

It is a sad commentary that today we face a choice
between having schools that are a monument to our past -
or schools that will be the lifeblood of our future.
But since that is our choice, let us resolve to choose wisely.
- Ted Kulongoski

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

Instead of causing us to remember the past like the old monuments,
the new monuments seem to cause us to forget the future.
- Robert Smithson

The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone.
Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.
- Edmund Spenser

The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments,
and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to
preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought.
- Henry Waxman

Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies
of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between
civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.
- Vincente Fox

Peace has its victories no less than war,
but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil.
- Kin Hubbard

The monuments of the nations are all protests against nothingness after death;
so are statues and inscriptions; so is history.
- Lew Wallace

When smashing monuments, save the pedestals -
they always come in handy.
- Stanislaw Lec

My hope lies with people who never go to Washington
except to see the monuments.
- Joel Kotkin

I'm thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad.
The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel
privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments.
- Daniel Radcliffe

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the
monuments thereof are kept and preserved.
- Thomas Fuller

Art is very tricky because it's what you do for yourself.
It's much harder for me to make those works than the
monuments or the architecture.
- Maya Lin

Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Monuments are for the living, not the dead.
- Frank Wedekind

There are thousands of Ten Commandments plaques or
monuments all over the country,
and lawsuits to remove them have popped up in more than a dozen states.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Who could look on these monuments without reflecting
on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials
of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?
- Marguerite Gardiner

Some time ago, we went to Asia and took a camera along,
and I began to do what I'd done even years ago doing people.
I couldn't get interested in it.
And I did hundreds of photographs of details of the monuments as sculpture.
- Ben Shahn

I think the people will- who advocate having a step
back and read those public opinion polls on the front
page of the newspapers all over this country saying
public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades,
protection of the parks and the creation of monuments.
- Bruce Babbitt

Protecting all this land, working with the President
to establish all these monuments,
to, you know...
I think the President has a land protection record
that's second to no one in this century,
maybe Teddy Roosevelt.
- Bruce Babbitt

They can see the brave silhouette from almost anywhere
in the District of Columbia and use it as a compass
to locate other monuments and eventually to find their way out of the great,
gray federal wilderness.
- Hugh Sidey

Our democracy is not a product but a continual process.
It is preserved not by monuments but deeds.
Sometimes it needs refining; sometimes it needs amending;
sometimes it needs defending.
Always, it needs improving.
- Lee H. Hamilton

It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois
rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay.
We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches,
parades and monuments.
- Dick Durbin

As I passed along the side walls of Westminster Abbey,
I hardly saw any thing but marble monuments of great admirals,
but which were all too much loaded with finery and ornaments,
to make on me at least, the intended impression.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

People should have freedom in their pilgrimages and tours.
They should come and visit historical monuments and sites -
let's say the sites around Iran - where they can easily engage in wide-
scale contacts with others.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss
in its purest and most monumental form,
this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which
one cannot enter as oneself.
- Harold Brodkey

It appears to be monumental only because it's art.
- Christo

We have created indoor installations inside museums,
like the Wrapped Floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1968,
and not monumental at all by any standards.
- Christo

It is not accidental that our greatest art is intimate and not monumental.
- Max Webber

It was the worst period of my life.
I had all this gigantic acceptance as a kid,
and all of a sudden there was this monumental rejection.
- Tommy Rettig

I think if it's not monumental, there's no point.
- Stephan Jenkins

I had a monumental idea this morning,
but I didn't like it.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Language thus becomes monumental because of the mutations of advertising.
- Robert Smithson

People I look to: again, Hank Aaron,
man you challenged the status quo and the records of the game.
Monumental feats in an era where people didn't like that.
- Dave Winfield

It's not how much you do, it's how often you do it.
It simply doesn't matter if you make some monumental
effort at any given time.
You have it in your to give that extra little bit.
You know that you could add that finishing touch.
You know you can take that extra step.
- Marilyn Moats Kennedy

People think our work is monumental because it's art,
but human beings do much bigger things:
they build giant airports,
highways for thousands of miles, much,
much bigger than what we create.
- Christo

A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior
lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient
narratives that fate imposes on them.
Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often
fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration.
- Richard Schickel

I think Henry Miller has had huge influence not because he wrote about sex,
but because the memoir or the nonfiction novel has
become such a monumental force in American publishing,
if not in literature.
- Leslie Fiedler

The transfer is a monumental occasion as the Iraqi
people take control of their government and their future
and forge ahead with creating a society governed by the tenets of life,
liberty and freedom.
- Jim Gerlach

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar


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