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We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.
I don't think writers are sacred, but words are. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones in the right order, you can nudge the world a little or make a poem which children will speak for you when you're dead.
I never go to funerals. To me a person is dead when he breathes for the last time. After that, your memories should be personal.
I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized.
If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.
The middle of the road is for yellow lines and dead armadillos.
The only thing that will be remembered about my enemies after they're dead is the nasty things I've said about them.
Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.
One way to compensate for a tiny brain is to pretend to be dead.
I know about Woodstock probably as much as your average person who is over 30, where I'd know Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead.
The caricature of science is that we hold tight to the theories we have, and shun challenges to them. That's just not true. In fact, we hold our highest rewards for those scientists who can prove others wrong. And by the way, they are famous in their own lifetimes. We don't wait until they're dead.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
There are only two kinds of men; the dead and the deadly.
If you believe in your heart that you are right, you must fight with all your might to do it your way. Only dead fish swim with the stream all the time.
If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it's never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely - by that time, you're both dead.
Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn't take any practice.
I realized this is what God has dealt me, and I should be thankful considering all that's happened to me in my life, but MS caused the movies to stop - stop dead - and I miss it.
Even with all the advantages of retrospect, and a lot of witnesses dead and gone, you can't make your life look as if you intended it or you were consistent. All you can show is how you dealt with various hands.
I hope when I'm dead I'll be considered an icon, though.
Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread, Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead.
India of the ages is not dead nor has she spoken her last creative word; she lives and has still something to do for herself and the human peoples.
Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.
Punk will never be dead to me. It's my life. I can never just drop this lifestyle. It embodies me.
Billie Joe Armstrong
If I had rolled along with the strip's popularity and repeated myself for another five, 10 or 20 years, the people now 'grieving' for 'Calvin and Hobbes' would be wishing me dead.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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