Famous quotes containing the word inscription:

    Gratefully accepting the proffered honor, [to inscribe a new legal work to him] I give the leave, begging only that the inscription may be in modest terms, not representing me as a man of great learning, or a very extraordinary one in any respect.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    In the graveyard, which was crowded with graves, and overrun with weeds, I noticed an inscription in Indian, painted on a wooden grave-board. There was a large wooden cross on the island.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    “I love you” is the inscription on Pandora’s box.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)