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  1. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    22 Jun '16 17:09
    gravestone quotes

    "the epitaphs and tombstones of famous people:

    1) The mortal remains of Ethan Allen,
    fighter, writer, statesman, and philosopher,
    lie in this cemetery beneath the marble statue.
    His spirit is in Vermont now.
    Ethan Allen
    (Greenmount Cemetery; Burlington, Vermont)

    2) Liberty, Humanity, Justice, Equality
    Susan Brownell Anthony
    (Mount Hope Cemetery; Rochester, New York)

    3 Wife-Mother-Actress-Author
    The world will remember.
    Eve Arden
    (Westwood Memorial Park; Westwood, California)

    4) He thinketh no evil
    Henry Ward Beecher
    (Green-Wood Cemetery; Brooklyn, New York)

    5) "That's All Folks!"
    The Man of a Thousand Voices
    Mel Blanc
    (Hollywood Memorial Park; Hollywood, California)

    6) Truth and History.
    21 Men.
    The Boy Bandit King --
    He Died As He Lived.
    William H. Bonney "Billy the Kid"
    (Fort Sumner Cemetery; Fort Sumner New Mexico)

    7) Sleep with a smile.
    Sammy Cahn
    (Westwood Memorial Park; Westwood, California)

    8) My Jesus Mercy
    Alphonse Capone
    (Mt. Carmel Cemetery; Chicago, Illinois)

    9) A star on earth - a star in heaven
    Karen Carpenter
    (Forest Lawn; Cypress, California)

    10) Sleep after toyle, port after stormie seas,
    Ease after warre, death after life, does greatly please.
    Joseph Conrad
    (St. Thomas Church; Canterbury, England)

    11) His star will forever shine.
    Bert Convy
    (Forest Lawn; Hollywood Hills, California)

    12) She did it the hard way.
    Bette Davis
    (Forest Lawn; Hollywood Hills, California)

    13) At Rest
    An American Soldier
    And Defender of the Constitution
    Jefferson Davis
    (Hollywood Cemetery; Richmond, Virginia)

    14) "The Entertainer"
    He did it all
    Sammy Davis, Jr.
    (Forest Lawn; Glendale, California)" (to be continued)

    http://www.corsinet.com/braincandy/graves.html
    ___________________________

    Question: If you were to sit down now to ponder your own eventual physical death
    and planned to have a funeral service and burial in a prominent cemetery,
    what epitaph would be the precise wording you would choose?
  2. Standard memberSeitse
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    22 Jun '16 17:123 edits
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    Great Minds Discuss Ideas; Average Minds Discuss Events; Small Minds Discuss People
  3. Subscriberdivegeester
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    22 Jun '16 17:44
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]gravestone quotes

    "the epitaphs and tombstones of famous people:

    1) The mortal remains of Ethan Allen,
    fighter, writer, statesman, and philosopher,
    lie in this cemetery beneath the marble statue.
    His spirit is in Vermont now.
    Ethan Allen
    (Greenmount Cemetery; Burlington, Vermont)

    2) Liberty, Humanity, Justice, Equality
    Susan Br ...[text shortened]... al in a prominent cemetery,
    what epitaph would be the precise wording you would choose?[/b]
    You must love this OP as you've posted it in "spirituality" also.
  4. Donationmwmiller
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    22 Jun '16 17:45
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    [b]gravestone quotes


    Question: If you were to sit down now to ponder your own eventual physical death
    and planned to have a funeral service and burial in a prominent cemetery,
    what epitaph would be the precise wording you would choose?[/b]
    You go first, GB!
    Umm, I don't mean literally. 🙂
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    22 Jun '16 17:57
    Here lie I and Thou are standing, and it would have been better if Thou had lain and I stood!
  6. Subscriberrookie54
    free tazer tickles..
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    22 Jun '16 18:12
    for bostobobollo;

    with a thumb up my back, and a thumb down my throat,
    i travel an interweb path so forlorn...
    the days are so dismal, i just want to provide cheer,
    so i took a bit part in beastiality porn...

    for me;

    you wanted me to do what???
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
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    22 Jun '16 18:48
    I don't want a grave site with a headstone. I want to wonder off into the desert and die, and my body dry up and blow away like dust.
  8. Subscribersonhouse
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    22 Jun '16 19:24
    in Tombstone, Arizona:
    Here lies Lester Moore
    Four slugs from a .44
    No Les No More.
  9. Rohan
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    22 Jun '16 19:511 edit
    Epitaph on tombstone in Key West:

    "I told you I was sick."
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    22 Jun '16 19:59
    Originally posted by nimzophysh
    Epitaph on tombstone in Key West:

    "I told you I was sick."
    Would that be Mark Twain's?
  11. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    22 Jun '16 19:59
    Originally posted by josephw
    I don't want a grave site with a headstone. I want to wonder off into the desert and die, and my body dry up and blow away like dust.
    Dude, are you a camel?
  12. Standard memberSeitse
    Doug Stanhope
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    22 Jun '16 20:121 edit
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Dude, are you a camel?
    No, but he has a camel toe. Does that count?
  13. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    22 Jun '16 21:10
    Rodney Dangerfield -- There Goes the Neighborhood
  14. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    22 Jun '16 21:24
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    If you were to sit down now to ponder your own eventual physical death
    and planned to have a funeral service and burial in a prominent cemetery,
    what epitaph would be the precise wording you would choose?
    > I'd love to be 80 again <

    knowing what I know now
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    22 Jun '16 21:271 edit
    Originally posted by josephw
    I don't want a grave site with a headstone. I want to wonder off into the desert and die, and my body dry up and blow away like dust.
    I am going Viking style, in my longboat out into the North sea.
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