Monument quotes and sayings can be difficult to write. Summarizing a life in just a few words can be challenging.

Here are some examples that serve as an everlasting tribute to a departed loved one.

General Epitaphs

  • Sweet are the memories that never fade.
  • She touched everyone with special love and kindness
  • Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts.
  • Her works were kindness, her deeds were love.
  • Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
  • Dance, then, wherever you may be.
  • Listen for my footfall in your heart.
  • Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
  • Forever in our hearts.
  • In our hearts forever.
  • The world may be a different, because I was important in the life of a child.
  • His friends were his world
  • You will forever live in our hearts.
  • Even as the sun goes down, To end the light of day,
  • It's rising on a new horizon, Somewhere far away.
  • The acts of this life, are the destiny of the next.
  • Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.
  • The morning shall awaken, the shadows flee away
  • And flights of Angels sing thee too thy rest.
  • He touched the lives of many.

Love and Marriage Epitaphs

  • Our love is love forever.

  • To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die.
  • Lost now but loved forever.
  • I Love you to the moon and back
  • Love endures forever
  • Together Forever
  • Loving Husband and Father
  • Loving Wife and Mother
  • Forever Loved
  • Too well loved to ever be forgotten
  • Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday
  • Lived Together in Love

Religious Epitaphs

  • For with God nothing shall be impossible.

  • An angel on Earth and an angel in heaven.
  • And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.
  • Today she dances with angels.
  • I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever
  • God gives us love. Something to love He lends us.
  • The heart of man is restless until he finds rest in Thee.
  • Generous of heart, constant of faith.
  • His wit and smile will brighten heaven.
  • An Angel in heaven.
  • I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith.
  • Peace be with you
  • God is Love
  • The Lord is my strength and refuge

Epitaphs for Children

  • Step softly, a dream lies buried here..

  • Safe in the arms of Jesus.
  • So small, so sweet, so soon.
  • An Angel visited the green Earth, and took a flower away.
  • A little soul takes wings.
  • Safe in the arms of Jesus
  • Step softly, an Angel lies buried here.
  • Our Angel in Heaven
  • Born into the arms of the Angels.
  • Gone to be an angel