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How Do You Want to Be Remembered When You Die?

Updated March 9, 2020 11.3k votes 845 voters 10.0k views50 items

List RulesShould fit the format: "I'd like to be remembered for being ____."

For most of us, leaving a legacy is super important. Life is short, so making an impact on the world is our only chance to have lasting influence or importance. So how do you want to be remembered when you die? Check out our list for some of the top qualities and adjectives. 

We've all asked ourselves: "How do I want to be remembered?" It's a big question that can inform some major life decisions. Do you want to be known as someone that was caring? Maybe successful? Filthy rich? Glamorous? Well-rounded? It's up to you to make the decision and live your life accordingly. So what do you want to be remembered for? And more importantly, what are you going to do in order to be remembered that way? 

Don't see something on our list that appeals to you? Feel free to add your own quality or personality trait. Just remember that words on the list should be adjectives and fit the format: "I'd like to be remembered for being ____."

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    Loyal

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    351
    36
  • 3
    356
    43

    Caring

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    342
    48

    Kind

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    285
    48

    Interesting

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    278
    49

    An Amazing Friend

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    276
    48

    Unique

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    287
    53

    Compassionate

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    252
    53

    Generous

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    264
    60
  • 11
    224
    43

    Encouraging

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    231
    46

    Creative

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    241
    57

    An Individual Who Always Offered Help

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    222
    50

    Someone Who Always Tried Their Best

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    228
    61

    Highly Intelligent

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    48

    Resourceful

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    187
    51

    Welcoming

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    182
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    Someone Who Is Always There When Needed

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    182
    49

    Well-Read

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    198
    58

    Non-judgemental

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    187
    52

    Successful

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    42

    Accomplished

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    155
    52

    Open To New Ideas

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    151
    49

    Totally Awesome

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    144
    49

    Well-Rounded