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Quote Left Though I am young and cannot tell Either what death or love is well,... Quote Right
by Ben Jonson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality Quote Right
by Emily Dickinson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of every day's Most quiet need; by sun and candle-light. I love thee freely, as men strive for Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise. I love thee with the passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith I love thee with a love I seemed to lose With my lost saints,--I love thee with the breath. Smiles, tears, of all my life!--and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death. Quote Right
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Sleep, those little slices of death, how I loathe them. Quote Right
by Edgar Allan Poe | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them. Quote Right
by Edgar Allan Poe | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime. Quote Right
by Edgar Allan Poe | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I answer the heroic question 'Death, where is thy sting' with 'It is here in my heart and mind and memories.' Quote Right
by Maya Angelou | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower; Grief not, rather find, Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind. Quote Right
by William Wordsworth | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left And whether I come to my own today or in ten thousand or ten million years, I can cheefully take it now, or with equal cheerfulness I can wait... And as to you, Life, I reckon you are the leavings of many deaths, (No doubt I have died myself ten thousand times before.) Quote Right
by Walt Whitman | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The death ... of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world. Quote Right
by Edgar Allan Poe | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Because I could not stop for Death -- He kindly stopped for me -- The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd immortality. Quote Right
by Emily Dickinson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left And I will show that nothing can happen more beautiful than death. Quote Right
by Walt Whitman | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Love's over brimming mystery joins death and life. It has filled my cup of pain with joy. Quote Right
by Rabindranath Tagore | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Mud unto mud!—Death eddies near— Not here the appointed End, not here!... Quote Right
by Rupert Brooke | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the Dawn has come. Quote Right
by Rabindranath Tagore | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. Quote Right
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Quote Left While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits [of the dead]?...While you do not know life, how can you know about death? Quote Right
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Quote Left Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit, and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day. Quote Right
by John Donne | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left We love the guy to death. He's a great coach and a great mind. He's done so much for this defense and helped us out tremendously with his wisdom and knowledge. When he puts together a game plan we feel like, if we execute it, we have a great chance to win the game. Quote Right
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Quote Left his lips meet mine, and a flood Of sweet fire sweeps across me, so I drown Against him, die and find death good. Quote Right
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Quote Left There’s a land where the mountains are nameless, And the rivers all run God knows where; There are lives that are erring and aimless, And deaths that just hang by a hair; There are hardships that nobody reckons; There are valleys unpeopled and still; There’s a land — oh, it beckons and beckons, And I want to go back — and I will. Quote Right
by Robert William Service | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Today, the death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family-owned businesses are not passed on to the next generation and 87 percent do not make it to the third generation, Quote Right
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Quote Left One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation. Quote Right
by Oscar Wilde | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway Quote Right
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Quote Left The right to discuss freely and openly, by speech, by the pen, by the press, all political questions, and to examine and animadvert (speak out) upon all political institutions, is a right so clear and certain, so interwoven with our other liberties, so necessary, in fact to their existence, that without it we must fall at once into depression or anarchy. To say that he who holds unpopular opinions must hold them at the peril of his life, and that, if he expresses them in public, he has only himself to blame if they who disagree with him should rise and put him to death, is to strike at all rights, all liberties, all protection of the laws, and to justify and extenuate all crimes. Quote Right
by William Cullen Bryant | ...go to quote |
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