Which Famous Quote Should Be Carved On Your Tombstone?

When you're dead, all strangers will know about you will be the words on your grave. But what should those words be? Play The Game of Life, and we'll tell you what iconic quote should be your last message!

Ally Gilson
Created By Ally Gilson
On Sep 15, 2017

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"If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death."

"If life must not be taken too seriously, then so neither must death."

This quote from Samuel Butler should be carved into your tombstone! You can always see the humor in any situation, and you've lived a Life full of excitement and spontaneity. This etching would help convey the sense of optimism and fun that drive your life.

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"Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace."

"Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace."

Your grave should have this quote by Oscar Wilde on it! These lines from The Canterville Ghost capture the strange peace and beauty in the afterlife, which perfectly suits your dreamy, calm attitude. You've known great love and peace in this life, and when your time comes, you'll be ready to experience it again in the next.

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"It is the secret of the world that all things subsist and do not die, but retire a little from sight and afterwards return again."

"It is the secret of the world that all things subsist and do not die, but retire a little from sight and afterwards return again."

You tombstone should have this Ralph Waldo Emerson quote on it! This famous quote recognizes that everything passes from this life, and it will compliment your grounded sense of self. Your friends would probably say that you're wise, and they'll be greatly comforted by this beautiful and sensible wisdom when you're gone.

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"Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another."

"Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another."

Your tombstone should have this quote from Ernest Hemingway on it! You're a hard worker, and you hope that your life will reflect your ambition and achievements. Because you hope that you'll leave a memorable legacy behind, this quote is perfect to mark your grave.

What's the funniest tombstone engraving you've ever seen? What's the most beautiful? Tell us about it in the comments below, and don't forget to share this quiz with someone who will die someday (aka, everyone)!