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10 Famous Epitaphs

An epitaph is a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.

Whose epitaph was...

  1. The best is yet to come.
  2. I told you I was ill.
  3. Murdered by a traitor and coward whose name is not worthy to appear here.
  4. That's all, folks.

  5. I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
  6. And alien tears will fill for him, Pity's long-broken urn, For his mourners will be outcast men, And outcasts always mourn.
  7. If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England.
  8. Everybody loves somebody sometime.
  9. Here lies one whose name is writ in water.
  10. She did it the hard way


  1. Frank Sinatra
  2. Spike Milligan
  3. Jesse James
  4. Mel Blanc
  5. Winston Churchill
  6. Oscar Wilde
  7. Rupert Brooke (poet)
  8. Dean Martin

  9. John Keats
  10. Bette Davis

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