Cemetery Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Ambrose Bierce” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cemetery, n. an isolated suburban spot where mourners match lies, poets write at a target and stone cutters spell for a wager.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Annie Laurie Gaylor” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our cemeteries are full of people who prayed to live.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aristide Briand” float=”none” width=”100%”]People think too historically. They are always living half in a cemetery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arthur Brisbane” float=”none” width=”100%”]The fence around a cemetery is foolish, for those inside can’t come out and those outside don’t want to get in.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”August Eugene Mansker” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only people without problems live in the cemetery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Clinton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Being president is a lot like running a cemetery. You’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Boonaa Mohammed” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cemetery is full of people who thought they could change themselves tomorrow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carol Plum-Ucci” float=”none” width=”100%”]My belief in ghosts swings with the wind. But my belief that the cemetery felt happy and not sad-I’ve never changed my mind about that.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles Baudelaire” float=”none” width=”100%”]I am a cemetery by the moon unblessed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Charles De Gaulle” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cemetery is filled with indispensable men.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Émile Zola” float=”none” width=”100%”]The past was but the cemetery of our illusions one simply stubbed one’s toes on the gravestones.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only place where you can find equality is in the cemetery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francois Mauriac” float=”none” width=”100%”]A cemetery saddens us because it is the only place of the world in which we do not meet our dead again.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harold Wilson” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry David Thoreau” float=”none” width=”100%”]When the leaves fall, the whole earth is a cemetery pleasant to walk in. I love to wander and muse over them in their graves. Here are no lying nor vain epitaphs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Ward Beecher” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Percy Bysshe Shelley” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pope John Paul II” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Veit” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cemeteries are interesting. They’re worth visiting and they’re worth studying. If we take the time to listen to what the stories might tell us, we have a lot to learn.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Romain Rolland” float=”none” width=”100%”]Everyone, deep down within, carries a small cemetery of those he has loved.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Marabol” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cemeteries are full of unfulfilled dreams, countless echoes of ‘could, have’ and ‘should have’. Countless books unwritten, countless songs unsung. I want to live my life in such a way that when my body is laid to rest, it will be a well needed rest from a life well lived, a song well sung, a book well written, opportunities well explored, and a love well expressed.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cemetery is full of indispensable people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Yitzhak Rabin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Military cemeteries in every corner of the world are silent testimony to the failure of national leaders to sanctify human life.[/wpsm_quote]