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Tombs Quotes

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All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Many a man his life hath sold
but my outside to behold.
Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
- William Shakespeare

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

Museums are tombs, and it looks like everything is turning into a museum.
- Robert Smithson

Now the Tombs, like the name says, are so horrible
that they had to close it down.
Today it doesn't exist and people go in the electric chair and all that.
- Gregory Corso

 

I will announce some of the tombs I found next to the great pyramid of Khufu.
One is an intact tomb that I have not opened yet.
- Zahi Hawass

After great pain, a formal feeling comes.
The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.
- Emily Dickinson

Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs,
and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
- Herman Melville

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I found in one of the tombs an inscription saying,
'If you touch my tomb, you will be eaten by a crocodile and hippopotamus.'
It doesn't mean the hippo will eat you,
it means the person really wanted his tomb to be protected.
- Zahi Hawass

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
- Robert Browning

With such evidence, as well as the sealed doorway between
the two guardian statues of the King,
the mystery gradually dawned upon us.
We were but in the anterior portion of a tomb.
- Howard Carter

When I heard about the first Tomb Raider,
I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that.
When I was approached for the second film,
I was delighted.
- Jan de Bont

It makes the heart to tremble when you open an undiscovered tomb.
- Zahi Hawass

Both Jewish and Roman sources and traditions admit an empty tomb.
- Josh McDowell

And beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
- James Beattie

Marriage is the tomb of love.
- Giacomo Casanova

A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
- Logan P. Smith

One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr.,
President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built
his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy.
- Hillary Clinton

Marriage is the grave or tomb of wit.
- Margaret Cavendish

This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge.
It's quite exhausting.
- Jan de Bont

As I grow older and older, And totter toward the tomb,
I find that I care less and less, Who goes to bed with whom.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

Here before us was sufficient evidence to show that
it really was an entrance to a tomb,
and by the seals, to all outward appearances that it was intact.
- Howard Carter

The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their
story is not given only on stone over their clay but
abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into
the stuff of other mens lives.
- Pericles

A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
- Alexander the Great

The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb,
but rather the empty grave clothes -
undisturbed in form and position.
- Josh McDowell

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

The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian
influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone.
- Stephen Gardiner

Now you watch the parades and processions of hopeful
and despairing people walking outside your tomb.
They are all looking for the answer to the problem you know so well.
- Lynette Fromme

Once you touch the trappings of monarchy,
like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.
- Anthony Sampson

It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark...
or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world,
alive with the images that haunt me.
- Kim Elizabeth

Lastly, his tomb shall list and founder in the troughs of grass.
And none shall speak his name.
- Karl Shapiro

A marvel that has nothing to offer, democracy is at
once a nation's paradise and its tomb.
- Emile M. Cioran

They were being driven to a prison, through no fault of their own,
in all probability for life.
In comparison, how much easier it would be to walk
to the gallows than to this tomb of living horrors!
- Nellie Bly

Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods,
having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians,
adds that the third was of Crete, the son of Saturn,
and that his tomb is shown in that island.
- Lactantius

On that Sunday morning the first thing that impressed
the people who approached the tomb was the unusual
position of the one and a half to two ton stone that
had been lodged in front of the doorway.
- Josh McDowell

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

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

I Act with Bold Courage:
Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step -
large and small - with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Set Goals - Take Action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Don't let anyone else take the measure
of your worth and capabilities.
Always stand proud in who you are.
- Margaret Spellings

Become more and more innocent,
less knowledgeable and more childlike.
Take life as fun -
because that's precisely what it is!
- Osho

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

Control thy passions lest they take vengeance upon thee.
- Epictetus

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to sharpen the saw.
- Steven Covey

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

The whole world can gossip about you,
and if you don't take it personally you are immune.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Today... maybe I can take one step
on that profoundly complex path to peace.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated;
you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
- Albert Einstein

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take the initiative - don't wait for life to come to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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