15 Cemetery Quotes

15 Cemetery Quotes

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One of the world’s largest cemetery is in the United States, Calvary Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery in Maspeth and Woodside, Queens, in New York City. With about 3 million burials, it has the largest number of interments of any cemetery in the United States; it is also one of the oldest cemeteries in the United States.

Below are the best Cemetery Quotes:

 

1. “I was once told by my work colleague that he feels scared to visit any cemetery, I told him it is the living people you should be scared of, not the dead” . Sheldon Goodman

 

2. “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me”. Steve Jobs

 

3. “There’s no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can’t do any business from there”. Colonel Sanders

 

4. “The wing of the Falcon brings to the king, the wing if the crow brings him to the cemetery”. Muhammad Iqbal


5. “The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is like the greatest, most fantastic library you could ever imagine. It’s a labyrinth of books with tunnels, bridges, arches, secret sections – and it’s hidden inside an old palace in the old city of Barcelona”. Carlos Ruiz Zafon

 

6. “Being president is like running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening”. William J. Clinton

 

7. “I keep lot of my opinions to myself. My grandfather, who was a gravedigger, told me one day, ‘Son, the next time you go by the cemetery, remember that a third of the people are in there because they got into other people’s business.” Lee Trevino

 

8. “When you’re dead, they really fix you up. I hope to hell when I do die somebody has sense enough to just dump me in the river or something. Anything except sticking me in a goddam cemetery. People coming and putting a bunch of flowers on your stomach on Sunday, and all that crap. Who wants flowers when you’re dead? Nobody.”
J.D. Salinger

 

9. “The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place.”
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Adonais 


 

10. “The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds – the cemeteries – and they’re a cold proposition, one of the best things there are here. Going by, you try to be as quiet as possible, better to let them sleep. Greek, Roman, sepulchres- palatial mausoleums made to order, phantomesque, signs and symbols of hidden decay – ghosts of women and men who have sinned and who’ve died and are now living in tombs. The past doesn’t pass away so quickly here.
You could be dead for a long time”  Bob Dylan

 

11. “You look like a talent scout for a cemetery”. Henny Youngman

 

12. “I’ve got too many of my friends that retired and went home and got on a rocking chair, and about a year and a half later, I’m always going to the cemetery”. Red Adair

 

13.“ No man wants more war if he’s planned memorial services for fallen comrades, carried their flag-draped caskets off a plane, and buried them at Arlington National Cemetery”. Tom Cotton

 

14. “The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is a metaphor, not just for books but for ideas, for language, for knowledge, for beauty, for all the things that make us human, for collecting memory”. Carlos Ruiz Zafon


15. “Cats and dogs believe politicians are like cemetery caregivers; they are on top of everyone, but nobody listens”. Rita Mae Brown

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