Grave Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old grave quotes, grave sayings, and grave proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Graves aren't for the dead. They're for the loved ones the dead leave behind them. Once those loved ones have gone, once all the lives that have touched the occupant of any given grave had ended, then the grave's purpose was fulfilled and ended. Jim Butcher
Never the grave gives back what it has won! Friedrich Schiller
The grave Is but the threshold of eternity. Robert Southey
All roads end at the grave, which is the gate to nothingness. George Bernard Shaw
Everybody dies, but some spend a whole life digging their grave. Shon Mehta
There will be sleeping enough in the grave. Benjamin Franklin
Some people die and you realize that the only mark they left on earth are the tomb stones under which they lie. Israelmore Ayivor
A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient. Alexander The Great
Grave was the man in years, in looks, in word, his locks were grey, yet was his courage green. Torquato Tasso
Every man is grave alone. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Even in the grave, all is not lost. Edgar Allan Poe
Grave is a journey not a destination. Ikechukwu Izuakor
Don't go to the grave with life unused. Bobby Bowden
The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Thomas Gray
The grave will fall in upon him who digs it. Leonardo da Vinci
There is plenty of time to sleep in the grave. William Shakespeare
The graveyard is the everlasting home of every man. Lailah Gifty Akita
Only where there are graves are there resurrections. Friedrich Nietzsche
If you live in a graveyard, you can't weep for everyone. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Most people go to their grave with their music inside them. George Bernard Shaw
The grave is a common treasury, to which we must all be taken. Edmund Burke
No one can escape the grave. Lailah Gifty Akita
To say what you feel is to dig your own grave. Sinead O'Connor
The grave has a door on its inner side. Alexander Maclaren
A grave is such a quiet place. Edna St. Vincent Millay
Build castles, don't dig graves. David J. Schwartz
Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything. Henry Adams
The last excessive feelings of delight are always grave. Leigh Hunt