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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. (Quote by - Andrew Aran)

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. (Quote by - Alain Vais)

Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

After I`m dead I`d rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. (Quote by - Aaron Lynn)

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. (Quote by - Andrea West)

Our original title, you know, was `The Man in Lincoln`s Nose`. Couldn`t use it, though. They also wouldn`t let us shoot people on Mount Rushmore. Can`t deface a national monument. And it`s a pity, too, because I had a wonde. (Quote by - Alfred Hitchcock)

A public library is the most enduring of memorials, the trustiest monument for the preservation of an event or a name or an affection; for it, and it only, is respected by wars and revolutions, and survives them. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

After I am dead, I would rather have men ask why Cato has no monument than why he had one. (Quote by - Cato the Elder)

We`re doing everything in our power to make sure all the names are spelled correctly. We have up to eight weeks before they deliver the monument from Vermont to make any corrections in the spellings. (Quote by - Andy Ihnatko)

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. (Quote by - Sylvester Stallone)

People have long been hoping to find a carved stone monument from this period of the Maya. (Quote by - Mary Miller)

Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great. (Quote by - John L. Motley)

I turned down the OBE because it`s not a club you want to join when you look at the villains who`ve got it. It`s all the things I think are despicable: patronage, deferring to the monarchy and the name of the British Empire, which is a monument of exploit... (Quote by - Ken Loach)

There is no monument dedicated to the memory of a committee. (Quote by - Adam Jacobs)

Louis B. Mayer came out west with $28.00, a box camera and an old lion. He built a monument to himself -- the Bank of America. (Quote by - Bob Hope)

Green School was a monument to education in this part of the world, (Quote by - Barbara Bonfiglio)

The skyline of New York is a monument of a splendour that no pyramids or palaces will ever equal or approach. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

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. (Quote by - Maya Lin)

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. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

You must not miss Whitehall. At one end you'll find a statue of one of our kings who was beheaded; at the other, the monument to the man who did it. This is just an example of our attempts to be fair to everybody. (Quote by - Thomas Appleton)

The Forest Service has argued that because the project was approved before it being named a monument, they said they could still do this years later, but the judge said they could not. (Quote by - Patrick Gallagher)

Those only deserve a monument who do not need one. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

I`ve never seen a monument erected to a pessimist. (Quote by - Andrew MacLeod)

The marble keeps merely a cold and sad memory of a man who would else be forgotten. No man who needs a monument ever ought to have one. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

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. (Quote by - William Kunstler)

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