Message From Beyond: 15 Ominous Quotes to Put On Your Headstone

Do you ever feel like sometimes too much is left unsaid? After all, when we die, there’s no coming back to express our deepest thoughts and feelings. But what if we could leave a final statement behind—one that will stay with us in the afterlife and inspire others long after we’re gone? That’s exactly where an ominous quote can come into play! From poetic tributes to motivational musings, writing an ominous quote on your grave can be a powerful way to ensure your words are inscribed for eternity.

1. Behind You

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user posted, “Behind you.”

Another user added, “I had a fortune cookie once that said ‘Duck.'”

2. I, Too, Was Reading Headstones…

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user shared, “I, too, was reading headstones when it happened.”

Another user commented, “This is the best one, hands down.”

3. You Should Have Burned the Body

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

“You should have burned the body,” posted one user.

Another user added, “Even better if you have a mini speaker hidden and buried near the tombstone that quietly plays the sound of scraping and digging, or muffled moans, screams and maniacal laughter.”

Another exclaimed, “Damn, that’s a good one.”

4. I Will Haunt Anyone That Reads This

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user shared, “I will haunt anyone that reads this”

Another user added, “Well, I’m f—.”

5. And Life Goes On

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One Redditor posted, “There is a gravestone on my walking path that says in Spanish, ‘and life goes on the same…’. Creeps me out for some reason.”

One user commented, “Life generally goes on. The individuals do not.”

6. Only a Temporary Setback

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user shared, “This is only a temporary setback.”

Another user commented, “Goddamn it, Kael’thas—how many times do we have to teach you this lesson?!”

One Redditor added, “This only took me two weeks to get out of last time.”

7. Death Is Only the Beginning

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user shared, “‘Death is only the beginning.’ The mummy (with Brendan Fraser!).”

Another user added, “I’d rather watch the 1999 cinematic masterpiece The Mummy, starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz.”

One commenter exclaimed, “I met him once, super nice guy!”

Another user responded, “That’s the best tombstone engraving.”

8. I Tried to Warn Them…

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

“I tried to warn them, but they didn’t listen, find my notebook, save yourselves,” shared one user.

Another user replied, “This is good! Congrats on making me laugh. Here’s an upvote.”

One user commented, “Lead them on a scavenger hunt! Go to the tombstone of Emmet Morgan, and there will be a little engraving that says, go to the tomb of Liesel Jay, etc. etc, and then they die because of a hitman! or a psychopath, your choice.”

9. Don’t Wake Up Yet; It’s Still in Your Room

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One Redditor shared, “Don’t wake up yet; it’s still in your room.”

Another user commented, “I WAS about to go to bed right now.”

Another added, “Good luck sleeping tonight.”

10. What You Are Now, We Once Were…

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

“What you are now, we once were; what we are now, you shall be,” one Redditor posted.

Another user commented, “Tu fui ego eris.”

11. I Told You I Was Sick.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user posted, “I told you I was sick.”

Another user commented, “Not me cackling in a cemetery …”

One Redditor replied, “Spike Milligan!”

12. Death Is but a Door…

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

“‘Death is but a door; time is but a window … I’ll be back.’ -Vigo the Carpathian”, one user shared. 

13. I’ll Be Seeing You

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user shared, “I’ll be seeing you.”

Another user commented, “See you soon.”

14. Here lies TuringTheCat, and She’s Unhappy About It

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user posted, “Here lies TuringTheCat, and she’s not happy about it.”

Another user jokingly asked, “Will catnip ease your unrestful anger?”

15. For Those About to Rock, I Salute You

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

One user shared, “For those about to rock, I salute you.”

One user replied, “And a hand sticking out of the ground.”

Which one of these quotes are you most interested in? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Reddit.

10 Actors Perfectly Cast for Their Character Roles

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

Have you ever watched a movie or show and been completely lost in it because of how well an actor or actress became their character? Check out this article for a whole list of actors who were perfectly cast!

11 Vampire Movies That Will Make You Thirst for More

Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures.

You know that feeling where you’re on a movie kick in a certain genre, but you seem to run out of good movies to watch? Well, if you’re down for a vampire movie or three, check out this article for the best ones out there!

10 Incredible Movies That People Rated 10 Out of 10

Photo Credit: Universal Studios.

It’s pretty hard to replicate the experience of watching your favorite movie for the first time, but we’ve put together a list of movies that people have rated at a perfect 10/10. Next time you need a good movie to watch, check this out!

10 Famous People Who Canceled Themselves With Their Own Stupidity

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

We’ve all been there: you make a comment you haven’t thought through at all, and the whole room goes silent at what you’ve just said. But can you imagine doing that as a famous person—and getting canceled? Check out this list of celebrities who did just that!

13 Things You Shouldn’t Do when You’re in the US

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.

Are you planning a trip to the US? Culture varies a lot between countries, even countries that share borders. So if you’re headed to the good old U. S. of A, here are a few pointers to make your travels go more smoothly!

About the Author

+ posts