Quotations on Monument

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The bust of Colonel Sanders stands as a monument to cruelty and has no place in the Kentucky state Capitol.
- Pamela Anderson
(Keywords: Cruelty, Kentucky, Monument, State)

I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them.
- Tommy Douglas
(Keywords: Being, Mind, Monument, Monuments, Parliament, Pigeons, Symbol, Want)

Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Death, Monument, Sun)

But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Keywords: Beauty, Poetry, Bible, Monument, Prose, Religious, Respect, Scripture, Value, Will)

Well, I think everybody's a little jealous of the Vietnam Wall, even people from wars that already have good monuments. You have a monument like the Wall and nobody ever forgets your war, you can bet on that.
- Bruce Jackson
(Keywords: War, People, Monument, Monuments, Vietnam)

It is a sad commentary that today we face a choice between having schools that are a monument to our past - or schools that will be the lifeblood of our future. But since that is our choice, let us resolve to choose wisely.
- Ted Kulongoski
(Keywords: Choice, Future, Monument, Past, Schools, Today, Will)

But he said Blanket Hill should be a national monument. And so we came out of his chambers feeling, though while we had lost to the powers of darkness, we had at least shown one Federal Judge what the right path would have been.
- William Kunstler
(Keywords: Darkness, Feeling, Monument, Right)

I started studying what the nature of a monument is and what a monument should be. And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile, almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere.
- Maya Lin
(Keywords: Nature, War, Monument, World, World war)

Does it follow that the house has nothing in common with art and is architecture not to be included in the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art: the tomb and the monument. Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
- Adolf Loos
(Keywords: Architecture, Art, Monument, Nothing)

You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some huge monument for all to see. It is not a journey to a particular destination - but a commitment to follow a course of constant and never-ending improvement.
- Sonny Perdue
(Keywords: Greatness, Commitment, Improvement, Journey, Monument, State)

I've done an awful lot of stuff that's a monument to public patience.
- Tyrone Power
(Keywords: Monument, Patience, Public)

This monument is going to be built as a symbol.
- Bill Russell
(Keywords: Monument, Symbol)

The name Peace River itself is the monument of a successful effort on the part of the Company to bring about a better understanding between the Crees and the Beavers.
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Keywords: Peace, Successful, Company, Effort, Monument, Name, Understanding)

I think that's become passe, but if you can surround yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family - a statement - and you can afford it, then that's a noble project.
- Sylvester Stallone
(Keywords: Family, Monument, Project)

Of all the men that have run for president in the twentieth century, only George McGovern truly understood what a monument America could be to the human race.
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Keywords: Men, America, Monument, President, Race)

If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country, a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
- George Will
(Keywords: Government, Country, Honor, Living, Monument, Nation)

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world's record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument.
- Justin Winsor
(Keywords: History, Character, Discovery, Monument, Name, World)

New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Keywords: Money, Power, Greed, Monument, Race)

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