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Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
When something really hits me, it makes me want to either jump off something really high or lie down and be buried. I want people to get hit and caught by my music.
In several sections, both natural in the banks of the Mississippi and its numerous arms, and where artificial canals had been cut, I observed erect stumps of trees, with their roots attached, buried in strata at different heights, one over the other.
And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity.
I remember burying a girl fourteen years of age who had died with a ruptured appendix... I buried a good many people that I knew, some of whom I loved.
There's also the tradition of voodoo, the Haitian magic arts, in New Orleans. And because New Orleans is below sea level, when they bury people in New Orleans, it's mostly above ground. So you have this idea that the spirits are more accessible and can access you more easily because they're not even buried.
The 60s passed and faded and I grew older, and in 1987 bought a house in upstate New York, and it turned out that John Brown was buried down the road from my house and that he had lived there longer than anywhere else and his house was still standing.
I do not share the wish to see my language dead and decently buried.
I want to be buried with a mobile phone, just in case I'm not dead.
Hurried and worried until we're buried, and there's no curtain call, Lifes a very funny proposition after all.
George M. Cohan
When I die, I want to be buried in a long long-sleeve black Ralph Lauren dress and brown chunky boots. I want my hair styled like his models, long hair that flows. I also want natural makeup with a light pink lip.
Here was buried Thomas Jefferson Author of the Declaration of American Independence Of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom & Father of the University of Virginia.
Getting buried alive will always be my claim to fame.
The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
I am a born-again atheist, so there isn't going to be a funeral. I will be buried in a linen wrap in a cardboard coffin in my forest with an oak tree planted on my head.
I'll only retire in the day I should be dead and they have me buried, and some idiot spell over my casket some stupid gospel stuff.
Better a living beggar than a buried emperor.
Jean de La Fontaine
I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The race problem in the United States is the type of unpleasant problem which we would rather do without but which refuses to be buried.
Charles Hamilton Houston
Acting has always been a way for me to express the emotions I had buried. If I hadn't acted, I would have gone insane. In my acting class, I could let out my real tears and everyone thought it was the character. But no, it was me.
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
God's voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamour.
What's going to happen when I die? I may be buried, or I may be cremated, I may give my body to science. I haven't decided yet.
My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping.
My mother's mother is a very tough cookie. She buried three husbands. Two of them were just napping.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Only silence perfects silence.
A. R. Ammons
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