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How Do You Want to Be Remembered When You Die?

Updated March 9, 2020 11.5k votes 858 voters 10.1k 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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    355
    37
  • 3
    359
    44

    Caring

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    345
    50

    Kind

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    292
    48

    Interesting

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    284
    47

    Unique

  • 7
    285
    49

    An Amazing Friend

  • 8
    289
    55

    Compassionate

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    237
    45

    Creative

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    266
    62
  • 11
    253
    57

    Generous

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    230
    48

    Encouraging

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    244
    59

    An Individual Who Always Offered Help

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    224
    52

    Someone Who Always Tried Their Best

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    235
    60

    Highly Intelligent

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    50

    Resourceful

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    47

    Someone Who Is Always There When Needed

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    53

    Welcoming

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    189
    53

    Successful

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    184
    51

    Well-Read

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    42

    Accomplished

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    198
    61

    Non-judgemental

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    158
    53

    Open To New Ideas

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    153
    50

    Totally Awesome

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    145
    51

    Well-Rounded