All Quotes, Monument

30+ Monument Quotes

A monument is something that is built to remember someone or any event. Man-made monuments. Monuments hold the memories of history. This is a collection of quotes on monument and monument sayings.

Live a life as a monument to your soul. - Ayn Rand
Every monument of civilization is a monument of barbarism. - Walter Benjamin
With monuments as with men, position means everything. - Honore de Balzac
Genius only leaves behind it the monuments of its strength. - William Hazlitt
Even as water carves monuments of stone, so do our thoughts shape our character. - Hugh B. Brown
Those only deserve a monument who do not need one. - William Hazlitt
There is nothing in this world as invisible as a monument. - Robert Musil
Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another. - Joseph Joubert
Take the stones people throw at you, and use them to build a monument. - Ratan Tata
Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. - Thomas Fuller
Monuments, like men, submit to fate. - Alexander Pope
Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man. - George S. Patton
Man passes away; his name perishes from record and recollection; his history is as a tale that is told, and his very monument becomes a ruin. - Washington Irving
Of our hurts we make monuments of survival. If we survive. - Joyce Carol Oates
The virtue which has never been attacked by temptation is deserving of no monument. - Madeleine de Scudery
Monuments are for the living, not the dead. - Frank Wedekind
Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
At any moment, man must decide, for better or for worse, what will be the monument of his existence. - Viktor E. Frankl
Excuses are the tools with which persons with no purpose in view build for themselves great monuments of nothing. - Steven Grayhm
An idea is a greater monument than a cathedral. - Clarence Darrow
Out of monuments, names, words proverbs ...and the like, we do save and recover somewhat from the deluge of time. - Francis Bacon
People are quick to make monuments of anything they live long enough to control. - Hilton Als
The stones that critics hurl with harsh intent, a man may use to build his monument. - Arthur Guiterman
An architect does not need to spend his whole career making monuments for rich people. - Shigeru Ban
Monuments obtain their full worth through their complete use. - Evangelos Venizelos
Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil. - Kin Hubbard
With all the stones being thrown against me you could build a monument! - Jose Mourinho
The erection of a monument is superfluous, our memory will endure if our lives have deserved it. - Pliny the Younger
Art is very tricky because it's what you do for yourself. It's much harder for me to make those works than the monuments or the architecture. - Maya Lin
No man ever raised a monument to a cynic or wrote a poem about a man without faith. - Louis L'Amour
Relationships are monuments build on lies. - Dan Savage
We stone our prophets, then build monuments to them after they're gone. - Richard Paul Evans
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