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Monuments Quotes

These are some of the best 'Monuments' quotations and sayings.

If I have done any deed worthy of remembrance, that deed will be my monument. - If not, no monument can preserve my memory.

Monuments are the grappling irons that bind one generation to another.

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.

No man who needs a monument ever ought to have one.

Soldiers, forty centuries are looking down upon you from these pyramids.

The monument of the greatest man should be only a bust and a name. - If the name alone is insufficient to illustrate the bust, let them both perish.

They only deserve a monument who do not need one; that is, who have raised themselves a monument in the minds and memories of men.

Tombs are the clothes of the dead; a grave is but a plain suit; a rich monument is an embroidered one.

Virtue alone outbuilds the pyramids; her monument shall last when Egypts fall.