Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another.
Live a life as a monument to your soul.
Take the stones people throw at you, and use them to build a monument
Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
Structure builds minds into great Monuments.
No place is a place until things that have happened in it are remembered in history, ballads, yarns, legends, or monuments. Fictions serve as well as facts.
I am here tracing the History of the Earth itself, from its own Monuments.
The song is ended, but the melody lingers on.
What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.
I am neither an economist nor a photographer of monuments, and I am not much of a journalist either. What I am trying to do more than anything else is to observe life.
There is nothing in this world as invisible as a monument
Monuments are for the living, not the dead.
The monument of a great man is not of granite or marble or bronze. It consists of his goodness, his deeds, his love and his compassion.
Monuments, like men, submit to fate.
Our public monuments are memorials to the Enlightenment.
The sight of such a monument is like continual and stationary music, which one hears for one's good as one approaches it.
A tomb is a monument placed on the limits of two worlds.
Genius only leaves behind it the monuments of its strength.
Every monument of civilization is a monument of barbarism
An idea is a greater monument than a cathedral.
A public library is the most enduring of memorials, the trustiest monument for the preservation of an event or a name or an affection; for it, and it only, is respected by wars and revolutions, and survives them.
Every kindness we have done is a monument built in our name in the heart of God!
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.
Of our hurts we make monuments of survival. If we survive.
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