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I never understood why when you died, you didn't just vanish, everything could just keep going on the way it was only you just wouldn't be there. I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say 'figment.'
I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers.
William Tecumseh Sherman
It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by this name. It is, in fact, a kind of martial law.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Pray to God that your attachment to such transitory things as wealth, name, and creature comforts may become less and less every day.
Reality is the name we give to our disappointments.
Lady Gaga is my name. If you know me, and you call me Stefani, you don't really know me at all.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
J. K. Rowling
Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember.
Its the name on the front of the jersey that matters most, not the one on the back.
Sing the songs of joy to the Lord, serve the Name of the Lord, and become the servant of His servants.
The Jews don't like Farrakhan, so they call me Hitler. Well, that's a good name. Hitler was a very great man.
What surrounds us we endure better for giving it a name - and moving on.
Emile M. Cioran
Here is true immorality: ignorance and stupidity; the devil is nothing but this. His name is Legion.
What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
In my office in Jerusalem, there's an ancient seal. It's a signet ring of a Jewish official from the time of the Bible. The seal was found right next to the Western Wall, and it dates back 2,700 years, to the time of King Hezekiah. Now, there's a name of the Jewish official inscribed on the ring in Hebrew. His name was Netanyahu.
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few things that cannot be brought. It is the free gift of mankind, which must be deserved before it will be granted, and is at last unwillingly bestowed.
Why isn't there a special name for the tops of your feet?
Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
How vain, without the merit, is the name.
I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
The devil's name is dullness.
Robert E. Lee
Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.
George W. Bush
When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on a level where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years.
The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back.
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.
John Stuart Mill
As far back as I can remember, my mother would have me down by the bed at night with her, praying. I can still hear her voice calling my name to God and telling him that she wanted me to follow him in whatever he called me to do.
Charles R. Swindoll
We first fought... in the name of religion, then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.
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