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Tomb Quotes

We’ve collected the best Tomb Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Alexander the Great, Robert Browning, Camilla Luddington, Sarah Parcak, Zahi Hawass. Use them as an inspiration.

A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
Alexander the Great
As long as ‘Tomb Raiderwill have me, I will be their Lara Croft.
We can tell from the imagery a tomb was looted from a particular period of time, and we can alert INTERPOL to watch out for antiquities from that time that may be offered for sale.
It makes the heart to tremble when you open an undiscovered tomb.
Zahi Hawass
This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
I absolutely fell in love with Moscow. It’s one of those places where you can’t help but trip over history at every turn. It’s a city of enormous contradictions. Within a few yards of Lenin‘s Tomb is some of the most expensive shopping in the world.
Daniel Silva
I was in Las Vegas, and there was a exhibit of King Tut’s tomb, and it was an audio tour. At the very end of that, I just thought it would be a really cool structure for a novel, but I just didn’t have a story to go along with it.
This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge. It’s quite exhausting.
Jan de Bont
A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
On that Sunday morning the first thing that impressed the people who approached the tomb was the unusual position of the one and a half to two ton stone that had been lodged in front of the doorway.
The reason I know about ‘Tomb Raider’ is from when I was researchingElephant.’ It was 1999, and I was trying to research the Columbine-massacre kids, and they had played video games, and I, at the time, had never really seen one. It was a world I didn’t know.
Four hours after leaving Kornah, we passed the reputed tomb of Ezra the prophet. At a distance and in the moonlight it looked handsome. There is a buttressed river wall, and above it some long flat-roofed buildings, the centre one surmounted by a tiled dome.
The mummy‘s curse really didn’t catch on as a premise until they opened Tut’s tomb. But it is true that there are spells, and incantations, and warnings on some of the pharaoh’s tombs that do promise destruction to anyone who disrupts their eternal sleep, so there is precedence for it.
Once you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.
Anthony Sampson
I found in one of the tombs an inscription saying, ‘If you touch my tomb, you will be eaten by a crocodile and hippopotamus.’ It doesn’t mean the hippo will eat you, it means the person really wanted his tomb to be protected.
Zahi Hawass
With something like ‘Tomb Raider,’ it’s very intimidating to step into the boots of Lara Croft.
For me, there have been times when an action movie, even a ‘Tomb Raider,’ has helped me get out of myself and be physical again. It’s like therapy.
And beauty immortal awakes from the tomb.
James Beattie
Let there be no inscription upon my tomb; let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.
Robert Emmet
I’m hyper light-sensitive and must sleep in the equivalent of a sealed tomb.
They were being driven to a prison, through no fault of their own, in all probability for life. In comparison, how much easier it would be to walk to the gallows than to this tomb of living horrors!
When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted.
Jan de Bont
Hebron is a bone of contention between Israeli settlers and the Palestinians in part because Abraham is buried there, in the Tomb of the Patriarchs.
Angelina Jolie was always a Method actress. She’d been nominated for Golden Globes before she ever did ‘Tomb Raider.’
Megan Fox
Now you watch the parades and processions of hopeful and despairing people walking outside your tomb. They are all looking for the answer to the problem you know so well.
Lynette Fromme
In the primitive church, it was customary for the Holy Eucharist to be celebrated on the anniversary of the death of a martyr – if possible, on his tomb.
Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods, having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians, adds that the third was of Crete, the son of Saturn, and that his tomb is shown in that island.
There is something sad about clothes laid in a tomb of trunks.
The Egyptian tomb was the outcome of the Mesopotamian influence and followed from the religious crisis the country had undergone.
I love watching action. I remember watching Angelina Jolie in ‘Tomb Raider,’ and I was like ‘Wow, it’s so cool when a girl can go around and kick butt.’
Olga Fonda
Here before us was sufficient evidence to show that it really was an entrance to a tomb, and by the seals, to all outward appearances that it was intact.
Howard Carter
I shall be active and vigorous even from the tomb.
I believe in the sanctity of human life, from the womb to the tomb.
Chris Smith
With such evidence, as well as the sealed doorway between the two guardian statues of the King, the mystery gradually dawned upon us. We were but in the anterior portion of a tomb.
Howard Carter
Lastly, his tomb shall list and founder in the troughs of grass. And none shall speak his name.
Karl Shapiro
Slipping down into the bedrock 100m inside the partially excavated tomb of Pharaoh Senwosret at Abydos, I really thought I was going to die. Oxygen levels are dangerously low and, with over 90 per cent humidity, it was hard to breathe – we were all drenched with sweat.
It’s never a question of skin pigmentation. It’s never a question of just culture or sexual orientation or civilization. It’s what kind of human being you’re going to choose to be from your mama‘s womb to the tomb and what kind of legacy will you leave.
It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark… or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world, alive with the images that haunt me.
Kim Elizabeth