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Definition of Ashes

Ashes

  1. The earthy or mineral particles of combustible substances remaining after combustion, as of wood or coal.
  2. Specifically: The remains of the human body when burnt, or when "returned to dust" by natural decay.
  3. The color of ashes; deathlike paleness.

Ashes Quotations

I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes, so live not in your yesterdays, no just for tomorrow, but in the here and now. Keep moving and forget the post mortems; and remember, no one can get the jump on the future.
Carl Sandburg

I wish to be cremated. One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent, as written in our contract.
Groucho Marx

We've persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people - a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it's time to turn the page.
Barack Obama

That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes.
Denis Waitley

It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
Anne Baxter
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Ashes Translations

ashes in Latin is cinis cineris
ashes in Swedish is stoft, aska

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