However, some people like to keep their epitaphs short, sweet, and often humorous. We kind of like that idea, so here are 15 of our favorite short epitaphs, from the famous and not-so-famous dearly departed.
1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
The epitaph of the great civil rights leader quotes from his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, originally delivered in 1963.
Free at last. Free at last. Thank God Almighty I’m Free at Last.