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#1. And with a relentlessness that comes from the world's depths, with a persistence that strikes the keys metaphysically, the scales of a piano student keep playing over and over, up and down the physical backbone of my memory. It's the old streets with other people, the same streets that today are different; it's dead people speaking to me through the transparency of their absence; it's remorse for what I did or didn't do; it's the rippling of streams in the night, noises from below in the quiet building.

I feel like screaming inside my head. I want to stop, to break, to smash this impossible phonograph record that keeps playing inside me, where it doesn't belong, an intangible torturer. I want my soul, a vehicle taken over by others, to let me off and go on without me. I'm going crazy from having to hear. And in the end it is I – in my odiously impressionable brain, in my thin skin, in my hypersensitive nerves – who am the keys played in scales, O horrible and personal piano of our memory. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
Dead People quotes by Fernando Pessoa
#2. I'm not a star, man. If a guy came in here and shot you and shot me, we'd both be two dead people. You understand? - Author: Kevin Garnett
Dead People quotes by Kevin Garnett
#3. Of course I want to kill you," said Skulduggery. "I want to kill most people. But then where would I be? In a field of dead people with no one to talk to. - Author: Derek Landy
Dead People quotes by Derek Landy
#4. I was sitting in a movie theater at 4:13 in the morning, with a faerie muse who had vaguely psychic vampire tendencies, watching The Sixth Sense.
At this point in my life I'd had some pretty freaky, surreal experiences already, such as (1) watching my best friend move things with her mind, (2) being dragged from my wrecked car by a soulless faerie assassin, and (3) feeling the inexorable pull of the king of the dead's nightly song. And really, sitting with Nuala and watching a crazy little boy tell Bruce Willis that he saw dead people should've been included amongst them. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Dead People quotes by Maggie Stiefvater
#5. Are you afraid of me?
Uh ... yes.'
The smile stayed fixed in place. 'You should be. You locked me in a refrigerator truck with three dead people. Sooner or later I'm going to get you for it. - Author: Janet Evanovich
Dead People quotes by Janet Evanovich
#6. I was never really certain why he scared the bejesus out of me. Nothing scared me growing up. I've been playing with dead people since the day I was born, so it's good thing, yet the Big Bad scared me. Which brings me to the reason I called."
"Which was to give me nightmares for the rest of my life?"
"Oh, no, that's just a plus. Why was I so scared of him?"
"Hon, for one thing he was this powerful, massive, black smokelike being."
"So, you're saying I'm a racist? - Author: Darynda Jones
Dead People quotes by Darynda Jones
#7. And there were other rocks that were like animals, creeping, horrible animals, putting out their tongues, and others were like words I could not say, and others like dead people lying on the grass. I went on among them, though they frightened me, and my heart was full of wicked song they put into it; and I wanted to make faces and twist myself about the way they did, and I went on and on a long way till at last I liked the rocks and they didn't frighten me any more - Author: Arthur Machen
Dead People quotes by Arthur Machen
#8. Did he seem crazy?"
Captain Geechy seemed perplexed. "No. He was quite calm and businesslike, actually. Why do you ask?"
"I ask because his plan to get rich involves hijacking a starship full of dead people," she said. "That seems like the act of someone who isn't in their right mind. It concerns me that someone not in their right mind is holding me hostage. - Author: Michael Prelee
Dead People quotes by Michael Prelee
#9. Most people say about graveyards: "Oh, it's just a bunch of dead people. It's creepy." But for me, there's an energy to it that it not creepy, or dark. It has a positive sense to it. - Author: Tim Burton
Dead People quotes by Tim Burton
#10. The only nonpartisan people are those who are dead. - Author: Saul Alinsky
Dead People quotes by Saul Alinsky
#11. The only thing that can be expected from the next US president is more war, more murder, and more oppression of the gullible American people. People as uninformed and as gullible as Americans have no future. Americans are a dead people that history is about to run over. - Author: Paul Craig Roberts
Dead People quotes by Paul Craig Roberts
#12. Isolation, I was reminded again and again, is a danger. But what if one's real context is in books? Some days, going from one book to another, preoccupied with thoughts that were of no importance, I would feel a rare moment of serenity: all that could not be solved in my life was merely a trifle as long as I kept it at a distance. Between that suspended life and myself were these dead people and imagined characters. One could spend one's days among them as a child arranges a circle of stuffed animals when the darkness of night closes in. - Author: Yiyun Li
Dead People quotes by Yiyun Li
#13. I gave up trying to find friends at college and befriended dead people between the margins. - Author: Eddie Huang
Dead People quotes by Eddie Huang
#14. If I ran the Web, you could email dead people. - Author: Rives
Dead People quotes by Rives
#15. But leaders need to be mostly dead. People want solid monuments to cling to, not confused men like themselves. - Author: Alasdair Gray
Dead People quotes by Alasdair Gray
#16. It is difficult to put words to the smell of decomposing human. It is dense and cloying, sweet but not flower-sweet. Halfway between rotting fruit and rotting meat. - Author: Mary Roach
Dead People quotes by Mary Roach
#17. When the city burns down and people are shot dead, people think of a riot. - Author: Allan Dare Pearce
Dead People quotes by Allan Dare Pearce
#18. And Grandma spooned in some beans. "We need one of them psychics," Grandma said. "I saw on television where you can call them up, and they know everything. They find dead people all the time. I saw a couple of them on a talk show, and they were saying how they help the police with these serial murder cases. I was watching that show, and I was thinking that if I was a serial murderer I'd chop the bodies up in little pieces so those psychics wouldn't have such an easy job of it. Or maybe I'd drain all the blood out of the body and collect it in a big bucket. Then I'd bury a chicken, and I'd take the victim's blood and make a trail to the chicken. Then the psychic wouldn't know what to make of it when the police dug up a chicken." Grandma helped herself to the gravy boat and poured gravy over her pot roast. "Do you think that'd work?" Everyone but Grandma paused with forks in midair. - Author: Janet Evanovich
Dead People quotes by Janet Evanovich
#19. There's not a person alive who is ugly. Now dead people, they disgust me. - Author: Jarod Kintz
Dead People quotes by Jarod Kintz
#20. Death is a concept for fatalists and fools. And dead people. - Author: Martin Cosgrove
Dead People quotes by Martin Cosgrove
#21. I see dead people. But, then by God, I do something about it! - Author: Dean Koontz
Dead People quotes by Dean Koontz
#22. Fortunately, by the time I'd gotten to the stairs I had finished gasping and stepping on dead people, so I was pretty prepared for the next thing to startle me out of my skin. - Author: April White
Dead People quotes by April White
#23. Let's accept it that dead people are in position for relaxing and watching. - Author: Deyth Banger
Dead People quotes by Deyth Banger
#24. The only consistent people are the dead - Author: Aldous Huxley
Dead People quotes by Aldous Huxley
#25. Val: Why do you go out there?
Sandra: Because dead people give such good advice.
Val: What advice do they give?
Sandra: Just one word- live! - Author: Tennessee Williams
Dead People quotes by Tennessee Williams
#26. Dead people don't really die. They live on within you. - Author: Nate Lowman
Dead People quotes by Nate Lowman
#27. There is that idea of seeming crazy when you're seeing spirits or you're seeing dead people, you know what I mean? There's a certain sort of stigma, a sort of kookiness, when it comes to that. - Author: Deborah Mailman
Dead People quotes by Deborah Mailman
#28. Okay.First things first. Three things you don't want me to know about you."
"What?" I gaped at him.
"You're the one who says we don't know each other.So let's cut to the chase."
Oh,but this was too easy:
1. I am wearing my oldest, ugliest underwear.
2.I think your girlfriend is evil and should be destroyed.
3.I am a lying, larcenous creature who talks to dead people and thinks she should be your girlfriend once the aforementioned one is out of the picture.
I figured that was just about everything. "I don't think so-"
"Doesn't have to be embarrassing or major," Alex interrupted me, "but it has to be something that costs a little to share." When I opened my mouth to object again, he pointed a long finger at the center of my chest. "You opened the box,Pandora.So sit."
There was a funny-shaped velour chair near my knees. I sat. The chair promptly molded itself to my butt. I assumed that meant it was expensive, and not dangerous. Alex flopped onto the bed,settling on his side with his elbow bent and his head propped on his hand.
"Can't you go first?" I asked.
"You opened the box..."
"Okay,okay. I'm thinking."
He gave me about thirty seconds. Then, "Time."
I took a breath. "I'm on full scholarship to Willing." One thing Truth or Dare has taught me is that you can't be too proud and still expect to get anything valuable out of the process.
"Next."
"I'm terrified of a lot things, including lightning, driv - Author: Melissa Jensen
Dead People quotes by Melissa Jensen
#29. I'm sorry, Heather, but everything was not just fine before I got here. You know how I know that? Because you're dead. Okay? You are dead. Dead people don't have lockers, or best friends, or boyfriends. You know why? Because they're dead.-Suze Simon - Author: Meg Cabot
Dead People quotes by Meg Cabot
#30. His cynicism - a veteran's cynicism - was a thing that disturbed him all the time. It seemed to him after the war that the world was thoroughly altered. It was not even a thing you could explain to anybody, why it was that everything was folly. People appeared enormously foolish to him. He understood that they were only animated cavities full of jelly and strings and liquids. He had seen the insides of jaggedly ripped-open dead people. He knew, for instance, what brains looked like spilling out of somebody's head. In the context of this, much of what went on in normal life seemed wholly and disturbingly ridiculous. - Author: David Guterson
Dead People quotes by David Guterson
#31. Because I took an oath to help people. To protect them from The League and any corrupt government. (Devyn)
Yeah, and I know people better than to believe that for even an instant. Altruism is dead. People use and they take until you're nothing but a bleeding corpse on the ground at their feet. (Alix) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Dead People quotes by Sherrilyn Kenyon
#32. The only perfect people are dead people, because their the only ones who can't make mistakes! - Author: Eric Jerome Dickey
Dead People quotes by Eric Jerome Dickey
#33. Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because the regret is stronger than gratitude. - Author: Anne Frank
Dead People quotes by Anne Frank
#34. I wish for a moment that time would lift me out of this day, and into some more benign one. But then I feel guilty for wanting to avoid the sadness; dead people need us to remember them, even if it eats us, even if all we can do is say "I'm sorry" until it is as meaningless air. - Author: Audrey Niffenegger
Dead People quotes by Audrey Niffenegger
#35. These are dead people for Christ sake. - Author: Jackie Nevels
Dead People quotes by Jackie Nevels
#36. She knew a thing she should have known all along: that dead people are like wax memory-you take them in your mind, you shape and squeeze them, push a bump here, stretch one out there, pull the body tall, shape and reshape, handle, sculp and finish a man-memory until he's all out of kilter. - Author: Ray Bradbury
Dead People quotes by Ray Bradbury
#37. I swear, you're a crazy person. You go around up to your eyeballs in snakes and dead people and exploding beavers. It's just not normal. Even when I was a 'ho, my life wasn't that freaky. - Author: Janet Evanovich
Dead People quotes by Janet Evanovich
#38. Dead people are just great. Meet me when you are. - Author: Fakeer Ishavardas
Dead People quotes by Fakeer Ishavardas
#39. Compressed into boxes, packed in sawdust, ... trussed up in sacks, roped up like hams ... - Author: Mary Roach
Dead People quotes by Mary Roach
#40. The tragedy is that we have too many dead men in the pulpits giving out too many dead sermons to too many dead people. - Author: Leonard Ravenhill
Dead People quotes by Leonard Ravenhill
#41. A lot of blood,
A lot of dead people,
A lot of victims,
A lot of useless battles,
A lot of predictable battles, so far what's next?

As far as now I suggest to change the road, it's too messy this road in which all are walking. Somebody will fall... - Author: Deyth Banger
Dead People quotes by Deyth Banger
#42. The shapes inched closer. I gaped at them, trying to discern their features. "I think I see dead people," I whispered.
"Yep," Aidan said, smiling. "More vampire jokes. You're just fine, then. Once this is over, you and my brother will be BFFs." He wrapped his arms around me, pressing me against his broad chest. Against my better judgement, I leaned into him, strangely comforted. - Author: Jayde Scott
Dead People quotes by Jayde Scott
#43. These peoples probably feared death even more than we do. Our civilisation presents us with a marvellous mental machinery designed to help us forget, for most of our lives, that one day we too will die. In time we manage to push death out of our consciousness, just as we have done with the existence of God. That's what civilisation does. But for these archaic peoples nothing was more immediately apparent than death and the dead, I mean actual dead people, whose mysterious para-existence, fate, and vengeful fury constantly preoccupied them. They had a tremendous horror of death and the dead. But then of course in their minds everything was more ambiguous than it is for us. Opposites sat much closer. The fear of death and the desire for death were intimately juxtaposed in their minds, and the fear was often a form of desire, the desire a form of fear. - Author: Antal Szerb
Dead People quotes by Antal Szerb
#44. Isn't it so weird how the number of dead people is increasing even though the earth stays the same size, so that one day there isn't going to be room to bury anyone anymore? For my ninth birthday last year, Grandma gave me a subscription to National Geographic, which she calls "the National Geographic." She also gave me a white blazer, because I only wear white clothes, and it's too big to wear so it will last me a long time. She also gave me Grandpa's camera, which I loved for two reasons. I asked why he didn't take it with him when he left her. She said, "Maybe he wanted you to have it."
I said, "But I was negative-thirty years old." She said, "Still." Anyway, the fascinating thing was that I read in National Geographic that there are more people alive now than have died in all of human history. In other words, if everyone wanted to play Hamlet at once, they couldn't, because there aren't enough skulls! - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Dead People quotes by Jonathan Safran Foer
#45. I think I figured out why I don't have more friends. I find dead people more interesting than the living. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
Dead People quotes by Donna Lynn Hope
#46. Vampires are real! There are dead people walking among us who are so broken inside they can only truly feel whole by feeding on the life, energy, joy, and happiness of others, all the while taking great pleasure in the pain and destruction they purposefully inflict. The only defense from these vampires is to run away as fast as you can and never look back. - Author: Ken Poirot
Dead People quotes by Ken Poirot
#47. My poems are dead because I'm dead. You're dead. We're all dead. Dead people in a dead world. - Author: George Orwell
Dead People quotes by George Orwell
#48. So many of these poor dead people spent their whole lives placing their faith in God, thinking that there'll be this bright shiny light when they die. But after their last breath, the moment the shiny light is supposed to be there, it isn't. But they're dead, and they don't know that the light isn't there. - Author: Bimmer
Dead People quotes by Bimmer
#49. The biggest difference between Jesus Christ and ethical and moral teachers who have been deified by man. Is that these moralists came to make bad people good. Jesus came to make dead people live! - Author: Ravi Zacharias
Dead People quotes by Ravi Zacharias
#50. There are some of you here today who feel like dead people. It is as if you are already six feet under, staring up at the top of your own locked coffin. This morning Jesus wants to set you free. You simply have to let go of the key and pass it through the little hole, where you see a tiny shaft of light. - Author: Sheila Walsh
Dead People quotes by Sheila Walsh
#51. In soaps, people come back from the dead all the time, to the point where death is just a bus stop. - Author: Anthony Geary
Dead People quotes by Anthony Geary
#52. The only things that moved in the neighbourhood were bits and bobs of bafflingly pointless machinery, whittling the hours busily doing nothing. Waiting to be freed from flesh. It was an oppressive reality come home to roost. This house here contained dead people. And that one, and that one there. The same all the way down the block, horrible, inexplicable, and so quiet. - Author: B.P. Gregory
Dead People quotes by B.P. Gregory
#53. Cadavers' intestines hanging like a parade streamers off the sides of tables, skulls bobbing in boiling pots, organs strewn on the floor being eaten by dogs ... - Author: Mary Roach
Dead People quotes by Mary Roach
#54. I feel guilty for wanting to avoid the sadness, dead people need us to rememer them, even if it eats us, even if all we can do is say "I am sorry", until its as meaningless as air. - Author: Audrey Niffenegger
Dead People quotes by Audrey Niffenegger
#55. The easiest job in the world has to be coroner. Surgery on dead people. What's the worst thing that could happen? If everything went wrong, maybe you'd get a pulse. - Author: Dennis Miller
Dead People quotes by Dennis Miller
#56. Alice's face widens in horror. I left my candy Coture bag on the table!' 'Oh, the tragedy! Smitty joins in, girlying it up. The dead people might be ... touching it! - Author: Kirsty McKay
Dead People quotes by Kirsty McKay
#57. Jesus does not offer to make bad people good but to make dead people alive. Worldviews - Author: Ravi Zacharias
Dead People quotes by Ravi Zacharias
#58. I live my life among the remains of dead people. - Author: Milton Jon
Dead People quotes by Milton Jon
#59. I'm at the right age to work with dead people, but you have to be smart to be a CSI. - Author: Ted Danson
Dead People quotes by Ted Danson
#60. Only dead people need loud music, you know. - Author: Alice Walker
Dead People quotes by Alice Walker
#61. That is why those who are not capable of being there in the present moment, they don't really live their life - they live like dead people. - Author: Nhat Hanh
Dead People quotes by Nhat Hanh
#62. The world contains a lot of dead people. - Author: John Green
Dead People quotes by John Green
#63. The trouble with the dead, Triumvir Ilia Volyova thought, was that they had no real idea when to shut up. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
Dead People quotes by Alastair Reynolds
#64. Truth be told, Victor didn't care for graveyards, either. He didn't like dead people, mostly because he had no effect on them. Sydney, conversely, didn't like dead people because she had such a marked effect on them. - Author: Victoria Schwab
Dead People quotes by Victoria Schwab
#65. The water you kids were playing in, he said, had probably been to Africa and the North Pole. Genghis Khan or Saint Peter or even Jesus may have drunk it. Cleopatra might have bathed in it. Crazy Horse might have watered his pony with it. Sometimes water was liquid. Sometimes it was rock hard- ice. Sometimes it was soft- snow. Sometimes it was visible but weightless- clouds. And sometimes it was completely invisible- vapor- floating up into the the sky like the soals of dead people. There was nothing like water in the world, Jim said. It made the desert bloom but also turned rich bottomland into swamp. Without it we'd die, but it could also kill us, and that was why we loved it, even craved it, but also feared it. Never take water forgranted, Jim said. Always cherish it. Always beware of it. - Author: Jeannette Walls
Dead People quotes by Jeannette Walls
#66. Samuel is going to get you a blanket," I told him firmly. "And a pillow. You are going to sleep for the day in my closet. Dead people don't get to stay in my bedroom. - Author: Patricia Briggs
Dead People quotes by Patricia Briggs
#67. Let's find someplace where there aren't any dead people, insects, or rodents. For that matter, someplace that's big enough to accommodate both of us without crimping any internal organs. (Shahara)
Picky, picky, picky. (Syn) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Dead People quotes by Sherrilyn Kenyon
#68. But I think they aren't as hard to defeat as we once thought. They're not fighters."
"I'm sure that will be real comforting to all the dead people here," Tove said. - Author: Amanda Hocking
Dead People quotes by Amanda Hocking
#69. It's hard for me to play seated theaters because people tend to sit down and get a little bit complacent, so it's less energy. It's just very dry and dead. People start to feel like they're watching a movie. The environment when they walk into it, it's not standing room only, smoking and drinking and rock 'n' roll. So it's a little bit dangerous to do that. - Author: Jack White
Dead People quotes by Jack White
#70. For a trial is initiated not to render justice but to annihilate the defendant.
Even when the trial is of dead people, the point is to kill them off a second time: by burning their books; by removing their names from the schoolbooks; by demolishing their monuments; by rechristening the streets that bore their names. - Author: Milan Kundera
Dead People quotes by Milan Kundera
#71. Dead people have a right to be heard and seen. - Author: Anthony T. Hincks.
Dead People quotes by Anthony T. Hincks.
#72. People're always buried facing west, so at the end of time when the Last Trumpet blows, all the dead people'll claw their way up and walk due west to the throne of Jesus to be judged ... Suicides, mind, get buried facing north. They won't be able to find Jesus 'cause dead people only walk in straight lines ... Isn't no god better than one who does that to people? - Author: David Mitchell
Dead People quotes by David Mitchell
#73. In case you didn't know, dead people don't bleed. If you can bleed-see it, feel it-then you know you're alive. It's irrefutable, undeniable proof. Sometimes I just need a little reminder. - Author: Amy Efaw
Dead People quotes by Amy Efaw
#74. My calculations - allowing for a 12 percent margin of error, based on the radius of the corresponding confidence interval and the surgeon general's warning - concluded that they probably didn't stay behind for the tacos. - Author: Darynda Jones
Dead People quotes by Darynda Jones
#75. Moping around with sadness and sorrow ... what will come of it? Even dead people can do that. However, i'll live and stand on my own two legs. If we are going to die one day, wouldnt it be better to have no regrets - Author: Black Butler
Dead People quotes by Black Butler
#76. I want to wake dead people to live alive". Seriously, I can make you living. - Author: Sivaprakash Sidhu
Dead People quotes by Sivaprakash Sidhu
#77. I may be a composite of multiple dead people, but I'm not stupid. - Author: Seanan McGuire
Dead People quotes by Seanan McGuire
#78. A body can't be too partic'lar how they talk 'bout these-yer dead people, Tom. - Author: Mark Twain
Dead People quotes by Mark Twain
#79. But I never think about dead people. Looking at these old graves makes me think how generation after generation of the same family are all gathered together. And that makes me think about how life goes on, but not about dying. I never think about dying. - Author: John Berendt
Dead People quotes by John Berendt
#80. Just because I see dead people doesn't mean I want to be dead people. - Author: Darynda Jones
Dead People quotes by Darynda Jones
#81. Happy Thanksgiving," he says, handing me my ticket. "Let's see some dead people. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
Dead People quotes by Stephanie Perkins
#82. I'm a disaster. You know I am. I'm prickly. I prefer dead people to living ones. I'm only good at digging graves and surviving in a forest. - Author: Emily Lloyd-Jones
Dead People quotes by Emily Lloyd-Jones
#83. Dead people can be our heroes because they cant disappoint us later; they only improve over time, as we forget more and more about them. - Author: Veronica Roth
Dead People quotes by Veronica Roth
#84. Oh my god," I said, but I couldn't help but laugh. "You can't make jokes about eating dead people if you actually eat dead people. - Author: Kali Wallace
Dead People quotes by Kali Wallace
#85. Death is a problem of the living. Dead people have no problems. - Author: Norbert Elias
Dead People quotes by Norbert Elias
#86. I feel like I'm lost in an anime movie" I said, as Coyote picked the thing up. "One of the tentacle-monster ones." Most of them were X-rated and ended up with a lot of dead people. - Author: Patricia Briggs
Dead People quotes by Patricia Briggs
#87. I don't know how long I lay there, with the arms of dead people holding me. - Author: Rick Yancey
Dead People quotes by Rick Yancey
#88. Why was it so hard for Christians to come clean about the sins that had them by their throats? Because of pride? Because every Christian wanted every other Christian to think they were doing it right? That they were strong and good?

If so, that was idiotic.

His pastor liked to say that the church wasn't about helping sick people become well. It was about bringing dead people to life.

Every single one of them was dead except for Christ. - Author: Becky Wade
Dead People quotes by Becky Wade
#89. When we are asleep, so it seems to me, we sleep surrounded by all the years. I have imagined, sleeping, that I heard the footsteps of the long-dead; I have held conversations with them, and with the blank-faced people I was yet to meet, conversations that seemed of unbearable poignancy, though when I woke I could remember only a few words, and those not words that possessed, waking, any emotional significance to me. It is said that this is because content is divorced from emotion in sleep, as though the sleeping mind read two books at once, one of tears and lust and laughter, the other words and phrases picked up from old newspapers, from grimy handbills blowing along the street and conversations overheard in barbershops and bars, and the banalities of radio. I think rather that we have forgotten on waking what the words have meant to us, or have not learned as yet what they will mean. But the worst thing is to wake and remember that we have been talking to the dead, having never thought to hear that voice again, having never any expectation of hearing it again before we ourselves are gone. - Author: Gene Wolfe
Dead People quotes by Gene Wolfe
#90. Tradition is the living faith of dead people to which we must add our chapter while we have the gift of life. Traditionalism is the dead faith of living people who fear that if anything changes, the whole enterprise will crumble. - Author: Jaroslav Pelikan
Dead People quotes by Jaroslav Pelikan
#91. The privilege of the living is to misquote the dead. - Author: Paul Ritchey
Dead People quotes by Paul Ritchey
#92. It was like the Secret Garden.
Of dead people. - Author: Chelsea Fine
Dead People quotes by Chelsea Fine
#93. Well finish your story anyway."
Where was I?"
The bubonic plague. The bulldozer was stalled by corpses."
Oh, yes. Anyway, one sleepless night I stayed up with Father while he worked. It was all we could do to find a live patient to treat. In bed after bed after bed we found dead people.
And Father started giggling," Castle continued.
He couldn't stop. He walked out into the night with his flashlight. He was still giggling. He was making the flashlight beam dance over all the dead people stacked outside. He put his hand on my head and do you know what that marvelous man said to me?" asked Castle.
Nope."
'Son,' my father said to me, 'someday this will all be yours. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Dead People quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
#94. Getting a full-body buzz with a guy I'd just met was as weird as seeing dead people. But much more enjoyable. - Author: Myra McEntire
Dead People quotes by Myra McEntire
#95. I see dead people.
No, wait. I take that back. I see people I want dead.
ecard - Author: Darynda Jones
Dead People quotes by Darynda Jones
#96. It's always so cool to think you are looking at today is something other people have been looking at for centuries. It's the closest I've come to touching immortality, by reading the words of dead people. - Author: Sarah Strohmeyer
Dead People quotes by Sarah Strohmeyer
#97. Look, this is just the cemetery. It's got bylaws and things! It's not Transylvania! There's just dead people here! That doesn't make it scary, does it? Dead people are people who were living once! You wouldn't be so worked up if there were living people buried here, would you? - Author: Terry Pratchett
Dead People quotes by Terry Pratchett
#98. Cory wondered if maybe some people were better off dead. When you're dead you don't have to face the horrors of life, whether it's striving to be the best, dealing with something bad you or somebody else did, dealing with someone's death or anything. Most people, if not everyone, had a reason to die. Dead people can't even be upset about dying because they're dead. - Author: Jesse Haubert
Dead People quotes by Jesse Haubert
#99. Teaching was never a vocation for me. Certainly I never aspired to teach people how to live. I was what used to be called a scholar. I wrote books about dead people. That was where my heart was. I taught only to make a living. - Author: J.M. Coetzee
Dead People quotes by J.M. Coetzee
#100. How are you going to get revenge against dead people? Dig 'em up and stake 'em through the heart?"
"I asked myself that same question, and I think I know the answer. You destroy what they loved, and you love what they destroyed. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
Dead People quotes by Tiffany Reisz
#101. If you live without awareness it is the same as being dead. You cannot call that kind of existence being alive. Many of us live like dead people because we live without awareness. We carry our dead bodies with us and circulate throughout the world. We are pulled into the past or we are pulled forward into the future or we are caught by our projects or our despair and anger. We are not truly alive; we are not inhabited by awareness of the miracle of being alive. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#102. In a lot of minds, God is big enough to raise dead people, but He's not big enough to deal with our running. - Author: Jason Upton
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#103. I have many dead people who talk to me, whisper advice into my ears in the finest of moments. I take their advice in the moments where life shouldn't allow you to make your own business. This is one of those moments. The dead whisperer, Eleanor Roosevelt. The advice, "Do one thing every day that scares you." Here goes! - Author: Cyndi Goodgame
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#104. Maybe we too are living like dead people. We move about life in our own corpse because we are not touching life in depth. We live a kind of artificial life, with lots of plans, lots of worries and anger. Never are we able to establish ourselves in the here and now and live our lives deeply. We have to wake up! We have to make it possible for the moment of awareness to manifest. This is the practice that will save us - this is the revolution. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#105. It's not a miracle when the skies crack apart, the land split open, and dead people come back to life. Everyday that we live is a miracle. - Author: Noh Hee-kyung
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#106. I don't want to see no dead body. Willie ain't in there. She put her walkin' shoes on. She gone to see the Lord. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#107. At one time or another all normal people have wished their loved ones were dead. - Author: Albert Camus
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#108. War is about dead people. - Author: Scott Ritter
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#109. My first few weeks as a vampire had been inordinately busy. Like The Young and the Restless, but with slightly dead people. - Author: Chloe Neill
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#110. You said ..."
"Yes? I said a lot of things when you were dead." And suddenly he was running through every word. Then he remembered: he'd admitted (out loud, yes) that he cared for her. Cared for her cared for her, if you know what we mean.
Her eyes widened. "That means -"
"I know," he said. "I know it was forward of me to just say so, but in my defense, you were mostly dead."
"No, no, that's not it."
He was confused. "Then what?"
"I can see dead people! - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#111. It's really difficult to talk about dead people, but it's even harder to talk about dead young women. It's because from the time they die, they'll be young forever. On the other hand, for us, the survivors, every year, every month, every day, we get older.
Sometimes, I feel like I can feel myself aging from one hour to the next. It's a terrible thing, but that's reality. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#112. Dead people, dead ideas and supposedly dead moments are never really dead and they shape every moment of our lives. We ignore them and this makes them powerful. - Author: Caitlin R. Kiernan
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#113. Mama wasn't dead ... exactly. They all said she was, but when Elma was small, she seen Mama creep into her room at night, half-naked, head all bloodied red like when they found her by the well that day, and Elma reckoned dead just meant pretendin' you couldn't move or breathe until nightfall when you got up and walked around like you was free. - Author: Shannon Celebi
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#114. The thing about dead people ... The thing is you sound like a bastard if you don't romanticize them, but the truth is ... complicated, I guess. - Author: John Green
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#115. Midwinter"

A blue sheen
radiates from my clothes.
Midwinter.
Jangling tambourines of ice.
I close my eyes.
There is a soundless world
there is a crack
where dead people
are smuggled across the border. - Author: Tomas Transtromer
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#116. No, Simi. No food. (Acheron)
No, Simi. No food. The Simi don't like this, akri. Katoteros is boring. There's nothing fun there. Only old dead people who want to come back here. Bleh! (Simi)
Simi ... (Acheron)
I hear and obey, akri. The Simi just never said she would do so quietly. (Simi) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#117. When those who name dead people have gone, there just remains the calmness of foreign cemeteries, in which nothing appears familiar and nothing frightens you. - Author: Ray Loriga
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#118. I think it's funny how people say what dead people would want, as if they would know. - Author: Peter Monn
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#119. We stood in the graveyard, among the tombstones, forty-some dead people and me. A couple of my fellow funeral-goers had even been in their own coffins, deep under several feet of French soil. - Author: Amy Plum
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#120. All of my best friends are dead people. Someday I've got to figure out how that happened. - Author: Claudia Gray
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#121. You know that movie, where the little boy says 'I see dead people'?
The Sixth Sense.
Well, I see them all the time, and I'm getting tired of it. That's what's ruined my mood. Here it is, almost Christmas, and I didn't even think about putting up a tree, because I'm still seeing the autopsy lab in my head. I'm still smelling it on my hands. I come home on a day like this, after two postmortems, and I can't think about cooking dinner. I can't even look at a piece of meat without thinking of muscle fibers. All I can deal with is a cocktail. And then I pour the drink and smell the alcohol, and suddenly there I am, back in the lab. Alcohol, formalin, they both have that same sharp smell. - Author: Tess Gerritsen
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#122. I have heard it said that as we keep our birthdays when we are alive, so the ghosts of dead people, who are not easy in their graves, keep the day they died upon. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#123. The entire idea of sin, is based on books of the dead people. It is a sociological invention founded on textual fanaticism. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#124. It's like having a ghost in my garage. I feel like I'm being haunted. With all the dead people I've got in my corner, you'd think one of them would be the one hanging around. - Author: Katja Millay
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#125. there's nothing scary about dead people. It is the living who terrify. - Author: Samantha Hunt
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#126. ...seeing ghosts and demons just lends itself to listening to White Zombie and Slayer and Fantomas on repeat. One Direction and Selena Gomez are for the girls who don't see dead people every fucking day. - Author: Karina Halle
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#127. The gospel doesn't make bad people good; it makes dead people alive. - Author: Tullian Tchividjian
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#128. There is a whole world that I see and others don't. I can talk to aliens during my dreams, be awakened by dead people, and then see a demon sitting right in front of me in a coffee shop during the day, and this demon will be talking to me too through the mind of a weak soul, provoking, in front of others and telepathically. Nobody can see these things except me. And I can't say it's easy to live such life. It often seems to others that I'm super smart but actually I'm just seeing more realities that they can or ever will, and all the time. It makes me feel exhausted, it makes me feel apart and isolated. I didn't choose this war, I didn't choose this life. I'm just part of it since I was born. - Author: Robin Sacredfire
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#129. Well, I don't know, Lina. But let's just say I've met a lot of dead people. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#130. I like stuff designed by dead people. The old designers. They always got it right because they didn't have to grow up with computers. All of the people that made the spoon and the dishes and the vacuum cleaner didn't have microprocessors and stuff. You could do a good design back then. - Author: John Maeda
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#131. I never speak ill of dead people or live judges. - Author: Edwin Edwards
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#132. So many dead, Grace thought in melancholy wonder, and realised, for perhaps the first time, that there were more dead people in the world than live ones. - Author: Mary Hooper
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#133. All pictures are unnatural. All pictures are sad because they're about dead people. Paintings you don't think of in a special time or with a specific event. With photos I always think I'm looking at something dead. - Author: David Bailey
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#134. Dead people never seem to address the obvious - the things you'd think they'd be bursting to talk about, and the things all of us not-yet-dead are madly curious about. Such as: 'Hey, where are you now? What do you do all day? What's it feel like being dead? Can you see me? Even when I'm on the toilet? Would you cut that out?' - Author: Mary Roach
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#135. I tend to admire dead people more than the living. All too often, human reality diminishes the glowing reputation. - Author: William Boyd
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#136. Why it should feel worse to speak ill of the dead than the living I can't imagine. - Author: Dorothy Simpson
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#137. I do not amuse myself by thinking of dead people. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#138. Russkie, promise me a simple thing?" Out of the blue when they had finished, after a mouthful from the mug. Dan seemed relaxed, leaning on his side. Resting back, savoring the taste, Vadim turned his head to look at Dan. Oh, that body. The effect it had on him, all the time, even when Dan wasn't there. Twelve months. "Promise what?"
Sometimes, that kind of thing was about letters. Tell my girl I love her. Tell my mother I didn't suffer. Almost painful. Letters. Words that would hurt worse than the killing bullet.
"Simple." Dan nodded, "if I'm unlucky, and if you find my body, will you bury it? Some rocks would do, I can't stand the thought of carrion's. As if that mattered, eh? I'd be fucking dead." Dan shrugged, tossed a grin towards the other, made light of an entirely far too heavy situation. He took the bottle once more, washing down the taste of death and decay, chasing away unbidden images.
Vadim felt a shudder race over his skin. The thought of death chilled him to the bone, like a premonition. For a moment he saw himself stagger through enemy territory, looking for something that had been Dan. Minefields, snipers, fucking Hind hellfire. He might be able to track him. He might be able to guess where he had gone, where he had fallen. He had found the occasional pilot. But he had had help. Finding a dead man in a country full of dead people was more of a challenge.
"I'll send you home," he murmured. Stay alive, he thought. Stay alive like you are now. - Author: Marquesate
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#139. I did some research on this a couple years ago," Augustus continued. "I was wondering if everybody could be remembered. Like, if we got organized, and assigned a certain number of corpses to each living person, would there be enough living people to remember all the dead people?"
"And are there?"
"Sure, anyone can name fourteen dead people. But we're disorganized mourners, so a lot of people end up remembering Shakespeare and no one ends up remembering the person he wrote Sonnet Fifty-five about - Author: John Green
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#140. Lord, so many things skitter through my mind, and I give chase to gather them and hold them up in a bunch to you, but they go this way and that while I go that way and this ... So, gather me up instead
and bless what eludes my grasp but not yours: trees and bees, fireflies and butterflies, roses and barbecues, and people ... Lord, the people ... bless the people: birthday people, giving birth people, being born people; conformed people,
dying people, dead people; hostaged people, banged up people, held down people; leader people, lonely people, limping people; hungry people,
surfeited - Author: Ted Loder
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#141. In these days of physical fitness, hair dye, and plastic surgery, you can live much of your life without feeling or even looking old. But then one day, your knee goes, or your shoulder, or your back, or your hip. Your hot flashes come to an end; things droop. Spots appear. Your cleavage looks like a peach pit. If your elbows faced forward, you would kill yourself. You're two inches shorter than you used to be. You're ten pounds fatter and you cannot lose a pound of it to save your soul. Your hands don't work as well as they once did and you can't open bottles, jars, wrappers, and especially those gadgets that are encased tightly in what seems to be molded Mylar. If you were stranded on a desert island and your food were sealed in plastic packaging, you would starve to death. You take so many pills in the morning you don't have room for breakfast.
You lose close friends and discover one of the worst truths of old age: they're irreplaceable. People who run four miles a day and eat only nuts and berries drop dead. People who drink a quart of whiskey and smoke two packs of cigarettes a day drop dead. You are suddenly in a lottery, the ultimate game of chance, and someday your luck will run out. Everybody dies. There's nothing you can do about it. Whether or not you eat six almonds a day. Whether or not you believe in God. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#142. This is your grave."
"Grave? You've got to be kidding. I'm still alive."
"Burying dead people isn't as much fun," Saeki said, feeling this was extremely obvious. - Author: Otsuichi
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#143. Dead people are all on the same level. - Author: Charles Starkweather
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#144. Democracy is buying a big house you can't afford with money you don't have to impress people you wish were dead. - Author: Johnny Carson
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#145. Safety is the most unsafe spiritual path you can take. Safety keeps you numb and dead. People are caught by surprise when it is time to die. They have allowed themselves to live so little. - Author: Stephen Levine
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#146. I do go through a mini depression because one minute there are people yelling and screaming for me on stage and the next I'm at home and it's dead quiet. So it takes a while to come down. - Author: Carrot Top
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#147. For the first time in her life Granny wondered whether there might be something important in all these books people were setting store by these days, although she was opposed to books on strict moral grounds, since she had heard that many of them were written by dead people and therefore it stood to reason reading them would be as bad as necromancy. Among the many things in the infinitely varied universe with which Granny did not hold was talking to dead people, who by all accounts had enough troubles of their own. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#148. That is because you don't see enough dead people, Hardcastle. If you saw more corpses you would realise that, while life is ridiculous, death is more ridiculous still. Be - Author: A.J. MacKenzie
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#149. Dolls are like small dead people. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#150. The companionship of dead writers is a wonderful form of live friendship. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#151. Once, I took a taxi. I hate those limousines. They stink and their drivers have been driving dead people to the cemeteries. - Author: Klaus Kinski
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#152. Dead people are bad for business." She gave a half smile. "Except for in your business. - Author: Sarah Morgan
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#153. Nobody really wants to be your friend when they discover that you work with dead people. - Author: Rebecca McNutt
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#154. This is our world now, and those ancient people are dead. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#155. Wow. See? You can't say that's not impressive." I recognize the names, even if I don't know what they all did.
"I didn't." He reaches for his wallet and pays our admission charge. I try to get it - since it was my idea in the first place - but he insists. "Happy Thanksgiving," he says, handing me my ticket. "Let's see some dead people." We're greeted by an unimaginable number of domes and columns and arches. Everything is huge and round. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#156. I only write books about dead people. They can't sue. - Author: Pierre Berton
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#157. Dead people never stop talking. - Author: Marlon James
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#158. I believe that basically you write for two people; yourself to try and make it absolutely perfect; or if not that then wonderful. then you write for who you love whether they can read or write or not and whether they are alive or dead. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#159. All you have to do is be a good listener. Nobody really wants to keep secrets, not even the dead. People leave clues everywhere, and if you pay attention, you can piece them together. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#160. Jesus Christ did not come into this world to make bad people good but to make spiritually dead people alive. Apostolics - Author: D.G. Hanscomb
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#161. If you get to a certain age, all people want to know about you is people you knew ... An American student once said to me, you know, isn't it extraordinary that I am alive and you're not dead. - Author: Stephen Spender
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#162. Where there's life, there's hope. Living people can change things, dead people cannot. - Author: Cory Doctorow
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#163. While we look in horror at a badly punctuated sign, the world carries on around us, blind to our plight. We are like the little boy in The Sixth Sense who can see dead people, except that we can see dead punctuation. Whisper it in petrified little-boy tones: dead punctuation is invisible to everyone else - yet we see it all the time. - Author: Lynne Truss
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#164. A minute later the steam stopped. By then, I was soaking wet and, no doubt, my pores were open. Some people pay a fortune for this kind of beauty treatment. I got mine for free, if you disregard the bruises, headache and all those dead people."
- Corin Hayes, Silent City (working title) - Author: G.R. Matthews
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#165. Mr. Do-Nothing Obama will say today, 'Lets think of all the poor dead people' - or 'let's honor all the dead' instead of fighting for the living. He has been really useless in terms of both HIV and gay issues. He is simply not a leader. He may be president, but he is not a leader. - Author: Larry Kramer
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#166. I should write a book. I've always wanted to write a book. I should write a book about kids who see dead people. - Author: George Noory
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#167. People you love never die. That is what Omai had said, all those years ago. And he was right. They don't die. Not completely. They live in your mind, the way they always lived inside you. You keep their light alive. If you remember them well enough, they can still guide you, like the shine of long-extinguished stars could guide ships in unfamiliar waters. - Author: Matt Haig
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#168. Life is some kind of a terminal disease, otherwise, why do we have more dead people than alive? - Author: Boris Zubry
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#169. The doll, Dallas. You know, Barbie doll. Jeez, didn't you ever have dollies?"
"Dolls are like small dead people. I have enough dead people, thanks. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#170. Thousands and thousands are dying due to coronavirus and yet when this thing is over the humanity will declare a victory! What victory? Fools! There is no victory for the dead people! And when it comes to the living people, everyone should have a deep sadness in their soul, not a brag of victory! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#171. I'm having a bad day," I told him. My little brother hated me, my human-alien personal security guard confessed he doesn't know compassion from compost, and now my old high school crush informs me he's embarking on a suicide mission to rescue two missing and probably dead people. PLUS I wanted a sandwich that I could never have.

-Cassie - Author: Rick Yancey
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#172. I cannot stop thinking that she is dead, and I cannot stop thinking that she cannot possibly be dead. People do not just die. I can't catch my breath. - Author: John Green
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#173. When you were little and you were afraid of the boogey man, getting under the covers meant he couldn't see you or grab your foot while you were sleeping. True story. I figured the same rules applied with dead people watching you masturbate. - Author: Tara Sivec
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#174. On not crowding another person in a relationship: Next time you're at a cemetary, look around at all the headstones. They're side by side. Even married couples. Nobody wants a plot on top of another person's plot. Why? ... Even when they're dead, people still love their own space. - Author: Kristen Tracy
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#175. What would happen if she'd open her eyes and see only dark and feel satin from the coffin? That'd scare her enough to kill her all over again. How do they know dead people don't open their eyes and see? they don't know nothing about being dead. - Author: Rita Mae Brown
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#176. The very best authors are no longer with us; so only read books written by dead people. - Author: Kevin Ansbro
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#177. Laura looked up at him with dead blue eyes.
I want to be alive again," she said. "Not in this half-life. I want to be really alive. I want to feel my heart pumping in my chest again. I want to feel blood moving through me - hot, and salty, and real. It's weird, you don't think you can feel it, the blood, but believe me, when it stops flowing, you'll know."
She rubbed her eyes, smudging her face with red from the mess on her hands.
Look, it's hard. You know why dead people only go out at night, puppy? Because it's easier to pass for real, in the dark. And I don't want to have to pass. I want to be alive. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#178. Only the dead, can speak about their world. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#179. Don't talk ill of the dead,' people say. But if we aren't truthful about who our loved ones were, then we aren't really remembering them. We're creating someone who didn't exist. - Author: Amy Harmon
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#180. So, how we doin'?"
"Same as usual: dead people, a mystery, more dead people."
"Who we lost?"
"The boy. His guardians. Maybe Elliot Norton."
"Shit, don't sound like we got anybody left. Anyone hires you better leave you your fee in their will. - Author: John Connolly
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#181. Only the gospel can truly save you. The gospel doesn't make good people good; it makes dead people alive. That's the difference between the gospel of Jesus Christ and every other world religion. All the others exhort their followers to save themselves by being good, by conforming their lives to whatever their worshiped deity is. But the gospel is God's acceptance of us based on what Christ has done, not on what we can do. - Author: Tullian Tchividjian
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#182. But that's the thing about dead people: they can't warn you to keep your nose out of things that are going to put your ass in danger. - Author: LynDee Walker
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#183. I read a report that said 88% of adults trust their doctors - well, 100% of dead people don't! - Author: Stewart Stafford
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#184. I need to ask, are you afraid of spiders?"
Nicholas blinked, suddenly caught off guard, "Yes, I'm afraid of spiders."
"Were you always?"
"What are you, a psychiatrist?"
Pritam took a breath. He could feel Laine's eyes on him, appraising his line of questioning.
"Is it possible that the trauma of losing your best friend as a child and the trauma of losing your wife as an adult and the trauma of seeing Laine's husband take his life in front of you just recently..." Pritam shrugged and raised his palms, "You see where I'm going?"
Nicholas looked at Laine. She watched back. Her gray eyes missed nothing.
"Sure," agreed Nicholas, standing. "And my sister's nuts, too, and we both like imagining that little white dogs are big nasty spiders because our daddy died and we never got enough cuddles."
"Your father died?" asked Laine. "When?"
"Who cares?"
Pritam sighed. "You must see this from our point of - "
"I'd love to!" snapped Nicholas. "I'd love to see it from your point of view, because mine is not that much fun! It's insane! It's insane that I see dead people, Pritam! It's insane that this," he flicked out the sardonyx necklace,"stopped me from kidnapping a little girl!"
"That's what you believe," Pritam said carefully.
"That's what I fucking believe!" Nicholas stabbed his finger through the air at the dead bird talisman lying slack on the coffee table. - Author: Stephen M. Irwin
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#185. One has to weigh all of one's values always in relative terms. On the upside, you get people who are not acting on their homosexual attraction, who are avoiding the sin of practicing homosexuality. On the downside, you have destroyed marriages, traumatized children, and dead people who have taken their own lives. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#186. That is one reason it is hard to get people to pray at church and why prayer meetings are often dead. People don't see that prayer - real, two-way conversation with God - makes any difference. If - Author: Dallas Willard
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#187. The universe is full of dead people who lived by assumption. - Author: Alan Dean Foster
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#188. Only one comment seemed to perfectly fit her current situation. "I see dead people."
He leaned forward hands on his hips. "Me too. It's the only explanation for what's standing in front of me. Unless some high school kids broke into the anatomy closet and stole the classroom skeleton, stretched some cadaver skin over that bitch then cast an ancient ritual to animate it." She laughed. For as much as she now disliked the bastard she had to admit he was amusing. "Did they do the same to that shit you're wearing? You do realize it's 2008 right?" She raised a hand. "Wait let me see if I can reach you using your own language. You do ken 'tis year of our Lord two thousand and eight aye? - Author: Jennifer Turner
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#189. Dead people don't bleed for long. - Author: Jeri Smith-Ready
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#190. So, I thought, this is how dead people see the world. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#191. There are stories about winter ghosts found tangles like lice in their lovers' hair. - Author: Kelly Link
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#192. I don't glorify the dead. If I didn't care if they were still alive, why do I even bother when they are dead. If I love a person when they are still alive, they will remain in my mind and in my heart when they die. - Author: Ann Marie Aguilar
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#193. Dead people belong to the live people who claim them most obsessively. - Author: James Ellroy
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#194. I knew that I would know more dead people. The bodies pile up. Could there be a space in my memory for each of them, or would I forget a little of Alaska every day for the rest of my life? - Author: John Green
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#195. Even without the drizzle and approaching darkness, it was a miserable time to be digging up dead people. - Author: Terry Goodkind
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#196. There are more dead people than living. And their numbers are increasing. The living are getting rarer. - Author: Eugene Ionesco
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#197. There is one thing dead people excel at. They're - Author: Mary Roach
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#198. I think we still do have a PR problem in the sense that these institutions portray themselves quite often as a museum without the contemporary wing. For a young cutting-edge person, why would you get into that sort of business, which is very clearly geared towards dead or almost dead people? - Author: Esa-Pekka Salonen
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#199. Energy is a science-y term that psychics like to use a lot, though I'm not sure many of us would say we missed our calling as professors or technology gurus. I've met my share of mediums, and I've never heard any of them confide, "Gosh, I really wanted to be a physicist, but I knew talking to dead people would make me more popular at parties." Are you out of your mind? If you handed me a radiometer, I'd probably use it as a paperweight. Even when the kids needed help with their science fair projects growing up, it was a group effort at our house - me, Larry, my parents, we'd all pitch in. And believe me when I say that I was rarely the one steering the rocket ship. - Author: Theresa Caputo
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#200. I've been forgotten here. Left alone talking to lightning storms, studying the mysterious patterns the dust of dead people makes as it floats through the last light of day. - Author: Samantha Hunt
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#201. In the beginning, the head of the Gods called a council of the Gods; and they came together and concocted a plan to create the world and people it. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#202. For my Vienna is as different from what they call Vienna now as the quick is different from the dead. - Author: Erich Von Stroheim
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#203. The dead are never still, they exist just beyond the corners of our eye, in the barren wasteland beyond our own phantasmagoria, and we, for the most part, remain oblivious to their plight. - Author: David Brian
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#204. If you don't show up at a party, people will assume you're fat. - Author: Julia Duffy
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#205. Once upon uh time, Ah never 'spected nothin', Tea Cake, but bein' dead from the standin' still and tryin' tuh laugh. But you come 'long and made somethin' outa me. So Ah'm thankful fuh anything we come through together." "Thanky, Ma'am. - Author: Zora Neale Hurston
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#206. It would always be a put-on, high school or not, for the whole rest of the world, for the rest of our lives. You couldn't ever guess who someone was by the way they looked because, good or bad, the way they looked was always just a costume or an act. It was Halloween everyday, for most people anyway, just to feel like they weren't alone, to belong, just to keep being happy maybe. - Author: Joe Meno
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#207. I haven't sworn off Facebook. I'm on Facebook. There's a fan page on Facebook that I will update, but I'm on there myself under a pseudonym, because there were a lot of people able to private-message me on Facebook, and it was getting really weird. - Author: Patton Oswalt
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#208. One thing that is exciting about fashion is the surprise element. People don't know what they want. They just know when they see it. - Author: Marc Jacobs
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#209. The people who want regeneration to be permanent are fanatics for the happy ending, dissatisfied with themselves and with anyone else, unrealistic men and women, anti-Christs, who were entertained by the miracles but learned nothing from Calvary. - Author: John O'Hara
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#210. For my family and Howard's partner, who is like family, for 10 years we were in a state of shock. It takes time to appreciate fully what was going on then. That's connected because post-9/11 New York is so completely different from the way it was and the counterculture movement going on before then was so remarkable; I think people are appreciating it a lot more now. - Author: Aaron Brookner
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#211. You can be denounced from the heavens, and it only makes people interested. - Author: Tom Wolfe
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#212. Once I'd worked out that I couldn't possibly expect people to enjoy a monstrous, 3000-page book, I realised I could in fact create a labyrinth of a story with four different points of entry. But what interested me was creating something that would rearrange itself every time you read one of the other books. So depending on which order you read them, the implications and angles would change. To get that right, each one of the books had to have its own personality and texture
even though they are connected, they are very different creatures. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#213. Sometimes I am kind of the opposite of my character. But that's the thing about acting, you get to play people who are not like you at all. - Author: Dakota Fanning
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#214. People are so phobic and crazed about this word 'commitment.' It's weird. Everyone has taken this word to a new height of morality. - Author: Chris Noth
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#215. When I am doing things around the house - when I'm decorating, setting up furniture, putting out a vase of flowers, lighting my candles, my mind is always thinking, "What do I need to do to make this space peaceful and restful and comfortable so that when people walk into it, aesthetically they're heightened and enlightened?" - Author: Evangeline Lilly
Dead People quotes by Evangeline Lilly
#216. I have wrinkles. I am not tortured by them. I am no one special and so what if I have wrinkles? One day I will be no one special and be dead. - Author: A.S. King
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#217. I worked in a pet store and people would ask how big I would get. - Author: Rodney Dangerfield
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#218. I honestly think there are two kinds of quiet people. There's the kind like me, who are full of storms and spinning gears. And then there's the kind like Olivia, who is the actual personification of an ocean on a sunny day. I don't mean that she's simple. There's just something peaceful about her. - Author: Becky Albertalli
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#219. What it comes down to is I don't mind if Superman kills people because he has no reason not to kill people. I know that one of the tenets of the character is that he doesn't, but the reason that he doesn't is because having that much power makes you responsible for weaker people. - Author: Max Landis
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#220. People do sometimes change, of course. Habits, allegiances, dreams are all alterable, but only under extraordinary pressure - like great love, fear, grief. More often, people don't change. A girl who never missed a day of work does not suddenly decide to stay home in bed, for no good reason. - Author: Josephine Humphreys
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#221. I know it isn't nice to vex people on purpose - it's like handing them a toad - but this is much too good to miss and I may never have another chance at it. - Author: Lloyd Alexander
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#222. Most successful people move from fear to failure; to faith and then to fruitfulness. That's the trend. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#223. When someone studies well, has a successful career, or deals with difficulties well, people think he is a wise man. However, such successes do not mean that one is wise. True wisdom is to know with the consciousness of God. - Author: Woo Myung
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#224. They traveled deep into far-flung regions of their own country and in some cases clear across the continent. Thus the Great Migration had more in common with the vast movements of refugees from famine, war, and genocide in other parts of the world, where oppressed people, whether fleeing twenty-first-century Darfur or nineteenth-century Ireland, go great distances, journey across rivers, desserts, and oceans or as far as it takes to reach safety with the hope that life will be better wherever they land. - Author: Isabel Wilkerson
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#225. And why should I believe you?"

His tone dropped to a dangerous octave. "Because there are very few people I have never lied to." He passed me to open the door. "You are one of them."

He stalked down the hall toward the elevator without even a glance back. - Author: Lisa Kessler
Dead People quotes by Lisa Kessler
#226. I think what it really is, is that I date creative people. And I think that what intimidates them is not my purse; it's my mind. - Author: Lady Gaga
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#227. Still, what can thoughtful people and humanists do but struggle toward suitable words? Take me, for instance. I've been writing letters helter-skelter in all directions. More words. I go after reality with language. Perhaps I'd like to change it all into language, to force Madeline and Gersbach to have a Conscience. There's a word for you. I must be trying to keep tight the tensions without which human beings can no longer be called human. If they don't suffer, they've gotten away from me. And I've filled the world with letters to prevent their escape. I want them in human form, and so I conjure up a whole environment and catch them in the middle. I put my whole heart into these constructions. But they are constructions. - Author: Saul Bellow
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#228. We are God's holy people. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#229. Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to Hell. - Author: Criss Jami
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#230. I never yet have known the Spirit of God to work where the Lord's people were divided. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#231. Walk and learn from the people that inspire you to do great things - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#232. Most people generalize whatever they did, and say that was the strategy that made it work. - Author: Ben Silbermann
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#233. Success is a funny thing. It means different things to different people. For me, I am always pleased when people connect to our brand. It means we are executing in a manner that speaks to a wide variety of businesses. - Author: John Varvatos
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#234. Betelgeuse. Sirius. Orion. Antares. The sky is very large, and you are very small. Let the words wash
through him, the voice and its memories pass over him, shivering his skin like the touch of a ghost,
vanishing into darkness.
The Pleiades. Cassiopeia. Taurus. Heaven is wide, and you are very small. Dead, but none the less
powerful for being dead. He spread his hands wide, gripping the fence - those were powerful, too.
Enough to beat a man to death, enough to choke out a life. But even death was not enough to loose the
bands of rage.
With great effort, he let go. Turned his hands palm upward, in gesture of surrender. He reached
beyond the stars, searching. The words formed themselves quietly in his mind, by habit, so quietly he
was not aware of them until he found them echoed in a whisper on his lips. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
Dead People quotes by Diana Gabaldon
#235. What to do, when a ship carrying a hundred passengers suddenly capsizes and there is only one lifeboat? When the lifeboat is full, those who hate life will try to load it with more people and sink the lot. Those who love and respect life will take the ship's axe and sever the extra hands that cling to the sides. - Author: Pentti Linkola
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#236. Like everyone else, I have my black list of unfavorite authors and critics, and among intimate friends I sometimes say exactly what I think of them, but I have the feeling that to express my opinions publicly would be in bad taste, that, to people whom one does not know personally, one should speak only of the authors and critics one is fond of. I find reading savage reviews like reading pornography; though I often enjoy them, I feel a bit ashamed of myself for doing so. Still, I must admit that I find Nietzsche's list of his "impracticals" great fun. - Author: W. H. Auden
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#237. What separates or unites people is not their language, their laws, their customs, their principles, but the way they hold their knife and fork. - Author: Irene Nemirovsky
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#238. When a big event happens, people turn on to CNN, not only because they know there will be people there covering an event on the ground, but because they know we're going to cover it in a way that's non-partisan, that's not left or right. - Author: Anderson Cooper
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