Tombstone Inscription Quotes

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John Keats
“Here lies one whose name was writ on water.”
John Keats

John Keats
“As inscribed on John Keats' tombstone:

This Grave
contains all that was Mortal,
of a
YOUNG ENGLISH POET,
Who
on his Death Bed,
in the Bitterness of his Heart,
at the Malicious Power of his Enemies
Desired
these Words to be engraven on his Tomb Stone:

"Here lies One
Whose Name was writ in Water."
Feb 24 1821”
John Keats

Larry McMurtry
“CHERFUL IN ALL WEATHERS, NEVER SHERKED A TASK, SPLENDID BEHAVIOUR.”
Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove

Gregory Maguire
“O beautiful, to make escape
And leave this world behind.
Had I to stay another day
I'd lose my fucking mind!”
Gregory Maguire, Out of Oz