People by Epitaph

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Can you name the famous people given the quotes from their epitaphs?

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A tomb now suffices him for whom the world was not enough.356-323 BC
Blest be he that spares these stones and curst be he that moves my bones.1564-1616
Reader, if you seek his monument, look around you.1632-1723
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night: God said, 'Let [name] be!' and all was light.1643-1727
The brotherhood of man is inspired by God's word; then all prejudice of race vanishes away.1732-1799
Her letters are an American classic.1744-1818
Beneath this sod a poet lies, or that which once seem'd he. O, lift one thought in prayer for S.T.C.1772-1832
Here lies one whose name was writ in water.1795-1821
An American soldier and defender of the constitution.1808-1889
Quoth the raven, 'Nevermore.'1809-1849
Now he belongs to the ages.1809-1865
Workers of all lands unite.1818-1883
Liberty, humanity, justice, equality.1820-1906
S = k log W1844-1906
The boy bandit king, he died as he lived.1859-1881
Hey Ram.1869-1948
Beren.1892-1973
His talent brought joy and laughter to all the world.1892-1957
That's all, folks!1908-1989
The best is yet to come.1915-1998
There goes the neighborhood.1921-2004
Free at last. Free at last. Thank God almighty I am free at last.1929-1968
Motown remembers the King of Pop.1958-2009

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