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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.
The only thing that will be remembered about my enemies after they're dead is the nasty things I've said about them.
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.
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep for, not the dead.
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.
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.
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 American dream is dead for the majority of America.
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.
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
It's very easy to go through your whole life and never really get anything done or have any real meaningful interactions or relationships. All of a sudden you're dead, and I'm going to say that's got to be a letdown.
The Moon! Artemis! the great goddess of the splendid past of men! Are you going to tell me she is a dead lump?
D. H. Lawrence
Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.
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.
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.
I hope when I'm dead I'll be considered an icon, though.
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.
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.
When he is late for dinner and I know he must be either having an affair or lying dead in the street, I always hope he's dead.
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.
We want our idols to be dead because it makes death a much less scary place.
I found out through the Internet that I have AIDS. I learned that I was dead. Where else would I find these things?
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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