C. Allan Gilbert’s “All is Vanity” – The Ultimate Death Illustration - I remember this from Psych. class!

C. Allan Gilbert’s “All is Vanity” – The Ultimate Death Illustration

Small tattoo. Massive meaning. I'd have this horizontally on my wrist, just about where my watch would sit. Daily reminder that hits home. Momento Mori is a Latin phrase which translates to “remember your mortality”. I first heard this phrase several years ago shortly after I joined the Freemason fraternity, and it is a phrase that has profoundly shaped my life ever since. It is a phrase that has both motivated me to achieve my goals, as well as caused me to enjoy life to the fullest, to…

Latin phrase which translates to “remember your mortality”. It is a phrase that has both motivated me to achieve my goals, as well as caused me to enjoy life to the fullest, to truly l

Death Tarot - does not need be a bad card just end of one thing  & beginning of new.

XVII - Mortality- Nothingness Death Tarot - does not need be a bad card just end of one thing & beginning of new.

Memento Mori.

Memento Mori.

"Momento Mori" tattoo "Remember Your Mortality", remember to live life to the fullest because like all good things it ends. Like the meaning and the font

One of the old gravestones to be found in the old churchyard.   Below the skull carving are the words "memento more" which are usually written as Momento Mori.   Memento mori is a Latin phrase meaning "Be mindful of death" and may be translated as "Remember that you are mortal," "Remember you will die," "Remember that you must die," or "Remember your death".

mariadoroteaj: One of the oldest gravestones to be found in a churchyard. Below the skull carving are the words “memento more” which are usually written as Momento Mori. Memento mori is a Latin phrase meaning “Be mindful of death” and may be translated as

Memento mori is a Latin phrase that translates to “Remember your mortality” or “Remember you will die”.  From there it has come to mean a genre of artwork that reminds people of their mortality.

I'm not into the font but I do like what it means. Memento mori is a Latin phrase that translates to “remember your mortality”

The netsuke was made in Japan. Netsuke are toggle-like ornaments. They hang objects such as medicine boxes or tobacco pouches from the sash of a kimono – a traditional form of Japanese dress. Netsuke carving is a form of miniature sculpture which developed in Japan over several hundred years. They were often beautifully decorated with elaborate carving, lacquer work, or inlays and were usually made from wood, ivory or porcelain.

Netsuke in form of seated skeletons “ Skeletons often appear in netsuke. They are sometimes in quite comic poses. This tiny wooden netsuke is in the form of two seated skeletons.

The engraved Latin phrase ”Tempus fugit” on this small model means ‘time flies’. The object was probably a memento mori, meaning a reminder of death. The tiny silver model of a human skull opens to reveal a pocket watch. This is intricately engraved with multiple skull and crossbones motifs. Such designs were associated with memento mori in the 1800s. The watch is a symbol of escaping time.

Skull Pocket Watch: Inscribed with skull and cross bone Silver: Science Museum, London[ via Morbid Anatomy ]

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Skullz Obsessed / Mary Queen of Scots’ Watch: Large skull watch given by the Queen to Mary Seton. The forehead of the skull is engraved with a figure of death between a palace and a cottage, and a quotation in Latin meaning ‘pale death visits with imp

Memento-so underrated- excellent movie

Memento (2000)

Official theatrical movie poster ( of for Memento Directed by Christopher Nolan.

Rare Memento Mori Skeleton Ring of 1747, 18k yellow gold and black enamel, depicting a full skeleton, tools of a grave digger, an hourglass and crossed bones. Inscribed "Alex Burden ob 26 Sept 1748 aet 36

Rare Memento Mori Skeleton Ring of yellow gold and black enamel, depicting a full skeleton, tools of a grave digger, an hourglass and crossed bones.

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