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Death
Engrave this Quote A being afire with life cannot foresee death; in fact, by each of his deeds he denies that death exists.
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-Marguerite Yourcenar, Memoirs of Hadrian, novel
Heroes/Heroism
Engrave this Quote I have come to think that great men are characterized precisely by the extreme position which they take, and that their heroism consists in holding to that extremity throughout their lives.
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-Marguerite Yourcenar, Memoirs of Hadrian, novel
Infatuation
Engrave this Quote Men who care passionately for women attach themselves at least as much to the temple and to the accessories of the cult as to their goddess herself.
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-Marguerite Yourcenar
Memory
Engrave this Quote The memory of most men is an abandoned cemetery where lie, unsung and unhonored, the dead whom they have ceased to cherish. Any lasting grief is reproof to their forgetfulness.
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-Marguerite Yourcenar

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