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Quote Left I drink to our ruined house, to the dolor of my life, to our loneliness together; and to you I raise my glass, to lying lips that have betrayed us, to dead-cold pitiless eyes, and to the hard realities; that the world is brutal and coarse, that God, in fact, has not saved us. Quote Right
Quote Left April is the cruellest month, breedingLilacs out of the dead land, mixingMemory out of desire, stirringDull roots with spring rain.Winter kept us warm, coveringEarth in a forgetful snow, feedingA little life with dried tubers. Quote Right
Quote Left Where the voice of the wind calls our wandering feet, Through echoing forest and echoing street, With lutes in our hands ever-singing we roam, All men are our kindred, the world is our home. Our lays are of cities whose lustre is shed, The laughter and beauty of women long dead; The sword of old battles, the crown of old kings, And happy and simple and sorrowful things. What hope shall we gather, what dreams shall we sow? Where the wind calls our wandering footsteps we go. No love bids us tarry, no joy bids us wait: The voice of the wind is the voice of our fate. Quote Right
Quote Left The word was born in the blood, grew in the dark body, beating, and took flight through the lips and the mouth. Farther away and nearer still, still it came from dead fathers and from wondering races, from lands which had turned to stone, lands weary of their poor tribes, for when grief took to the roads the people set out and arrived and married new land and water to grow their words again. And so this is the inheritance; this is the wavelength which connects us with dead men and the dawning of new beings not yet come to light. Quote Right
Quote Left You have conquered, and I yield. Yet, henceforward art thou ... dead to the World, to Heaven and to Hope! In me didst thou exist—and, in my ... Quote Right
Quote Left Anger as soon as fed is dead. 'Tis starving makes it fat Quote Right
Quote Left Each dead child coiled, a white serpent, One at each little Pitcher of milk, now empty. Quote Right
Quote Left I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. Quote Right
Quote Left Anger as soon as fed is dead- 'Tis starving makes it fat. Quote Right
Quote Left Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl? Quote Right
Quote Left To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is a bad dream. Quote Right
Quote Left these heroic happy dead who rushed like lions to the roaring slaughter... Quote Right
Quote Left Our dead brothers still live for us and bid us think of life, not death -- of life to which in their youth they lent the passion and glory of Spring. As I listen, the great chorus of life and joy begins again, and amid the awful orchestra of seen and unseen powers and destinies of good and evil, our trumpets, sound once more a note of daring, hope, and will. Quote Right
Quote Left The My Lai soldier lifts me up again and again and lowers me down with the other dead women and babies... Quote Right
Quote Left These be three silent things: The Falling snow... the hour before the dawn... the mouth of one just dead. Quote Right
Quote Left If wild my breast and sore my pride, I bask in dreams of suicide, If cool my heart and high my head I think "How lucky are the dead." Quote Right
Quote Left I would not that death should take me asleep. I would not have him merely seize me, and only declare me to be dead, but win me, and overcome me. When I must shipwreck, I would do it in a sea, where mine impotency might have some excuse; not in a sullen weedy lake, where I could not have so much as exercise for my swimming. Quote Right
Quote Left Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better. Quote Right
Quote Left Had he and I but met By some old ancient inn, We should have sat us down to wet Right many a nipperkin! But ranged as infantry, And staring face to face, I shot at him as he at me, And killed him in his place. I shot him dead because-- Because he was my foe, Just so: my foe of course he was; That's clear enough; although He thought he Quote Right
Quote Left All these places have their moments - with lovers and friends - I still can recall some are dead and some are living - in my life I've loved them all. Quote Right
Quote Left For a hundred years I breathe and live, the flower of beauty and the bread of kindness. I am your friendly shade in the noonday heat of summer, and I stand pencilled against the winter twilight, a silhouette for dreams. At dawning in the spring I am filled with song, the host to a thousand birds, and I decorate the autumn with pageantry and colour. Then comes the woodsman with his axe. And still I serve. I am the timber that builds your boat; the rafters of your cathedrals; the choirstalls of your church enriched by the magic of the carver's fingers. I am the beam that holds your house; the door of your homestead, and the lintel too. I am the handle of your hoe; the wood of your cradle; the bed on which you lie; the board of your table and the board for your bread. When I am living, harm me not. When I am dead, respect me and use me kindly. Quote Right
Quote Left I swear to keep the dead upon my mind,/Disdain for all time to be overglad./Among spring flowers, under summer trees./By chilling autumn water... Quote Right
Quote Left I went to a party, Mom, I remembered what you said, You told me not you drink and drive, Mom, So i drank sprit instead I felt really proud inside, Mom, The way you said I would. I didn?t drink and drive, Mom, Even though the others said i should I know i did the right thing, Mom I know you are always right. Now the party is finally ending, Mom, As everyone drives out of sight. As i got into my car, Mom, I knew i would get home in one piece Because of the way you raised me, Mom, So responsible and sweet. I started to drive away, Mom, But as I pulled onto the road The other car didn?t see me, Mom, And it hit me like a load. As I lie here on the pavement, Mom, I hear the police say, The other guy was drunk, Mom, And now I?m the one who will pay. I?m laying here dying, Mom, I wish you would get here soon. How come this happened to me, Mom? My life bursted like a ballon. There is blood all around me, Mom, Most of it is mine. I here the paramedics say, Mom, I?ll be dead in a short time. I just wanted to tell you, Mom, I swear i didn?t drink It was the others, Mom, The others didn?t think He didn?t know where he was going, Mom, He was parably at the same party as I, the only difference is, Mom He drank and I will die. Why do people drink, Mom? It can ruin my whole life. I?m feeling sharp pains now, Mom, Pains just like a knife. The guy who hit me is walking, Mom, I don?t think it?s fair. I?m lying here dying, Mom, While all he can do is stare. Tell my brother not to cry, Mom, Tell daddy to be brave. And when I get to heaven, Mom, Write ?Daddy?s Little Girl? on my grave. Someone should have told him, Mom, Not to drink and drive. If only they have taken the time, Mom I would still be alive. My breath is getting shorter, Mom I?m becoming very scared. Please don?t cry for me, Mom Because when i needed you, you were always there. I have one last question, Mom, before i say good-bye. I didnt ever drink, Mom So why am I do die? This is the end, Mom, I wish I could look you in the eyes, To say these final words, Mom, I love you, and Good-bye. Quote Right
Quote Left But true love is a durable fire In the mind ever burning Never sick, never old, never dead From itself never turning. Quote Right
Quote Left 'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong. Quote Right
Quote Left I have never seen a wild thing feel sorry for itself. A little bird will fall dead, frozen from a bough, without ever having felt sorry for itself. Quote Right
Quote Left A cry of bitter dead men who will never Attend a gentle maker of musical joy. Quote Right
Quote Left After the baths and bowel-work, he was dead. Quote Right
Quote Left For wisdom is the property of the dead, A something incompatible with life; and power,... Quote Right
Quote Left As words go crying after themselves, leaving the dream Upended in a puddle somewhere As though "dead" were just another adjective. Quote Right
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Quote Left I am living because I have scars. Scars do not form on the dead. They manifest on survivors. Quote Right
Quote Left If you want to know a dead or a dying congregation, observe their prayer life. see how important prayer is to the congregation. Quote Right
Quote Left You are alive, but yet, alive you are already dead, you're not dying slowly, you been dead since the beginning. Life is an extension of this mysterious thing we call death Quote Right
Quote Left 'Tis the heart our words should rend ... with sweet ferocity and deadly passion! Quote Right
Quote Left The road of life is straight with many bends Which all lead to dead ends To get back to the straight road is no easy task You know that, no need to ask Quote Right
Quote Left Am I overreacting or is romance dead? Quote Right
Quote Left The elephants at the zoo, lumbering in their cells, like deadwood floating downstream, where the mouth is closed. Quote Right
Quote Left Q.Abad Ur Rehman what is the difference between an eagle and a vulture? Ans. Vulture comes down to eat dead whereas an eagle follows no culture. Quote Right
Quote Left Just as a dead horse doesn't respond to giddy-up, Neither does the fear, that we hide from, go away. Quote Right
Quote Left Unattainable goals are like dead end roads, though lofty; a waste of time, effort and money. Quote Right
Quote Left It's like beating a dead horse to revive. Quote Right
Quote Left Dying is very easy! Remember, one day at night-.Got up dead and tossed. Quote Right
Quote Left "Where dead dogs lie, the hope is not to disturb or ever move him, for the fester that remains beneath is a truth unbearably sweet; but though all seems well, theres still the pungent smell of the end that justifies the means, flowers of justice where dead dogs lie." Quote Right
Quote Left On his mantle sagged his lifetime work of poems, dead to the world, that a would-be taxidermist painstaking would have a hard time shaping and bringing his stuff back to life. Quote Right
Quote Left Alas here I lie cold and dead a corpse in my living stead. Dear wife, only God and you I say ever took my breath away! Quote Right
Quote Left don't just be a friend but be someone that stand as a reason for a person to stay alive even if they have million of reason to be dead. Quote Right
Quote Left If it happens in your head, you can live it before you're dead. Live life brave before you are in the grave Quote Right
Quote Left I will never be beat while I have a heartbeat, I will always compete until I'm complete and if I see defeat, repeatedly repeat because I'm offbeat I won't sit in my seat because I'm no deadbeat. I will always rise back up to my feet and never retreat. I'll become elite. I will be victorious and it'll taste sweet. Quote Right
Quote Left "Stop competing with dead fish, only dead fish go with the flow, make your own wave." TiNa Art Quote Right
Quote Left Ask the unanswerable questions. Throw them into the universe with a hope they might be answered. For to never question will just deaden the human experience. Quote Right
Quote Left Once, I had a disturbing epiphany of how fast life flashes before our eyes. It won't be long until we're dead. And, it won't be much longer than that, that we're forgotten. Quote Right
Quote Left You can sleep when you're dead. Quote Right
Quote Left Poetry is dead only to those who have silenced their hearts. Quote Right
Quote Left p.s. every time you pushed I pulled, forgetting how deadly love and war could be... Quote Right
Quote Left Conversation is an indicator , and the words are the depth in which you can reach . So wasted meaningless conversation is a dead-end , lack of articulation which doesn't change yo situation . To be specific yo level in life you wish to reach . So speak in reflection with words to reflect the image you want . Quote Right
Quote Left My "HEART" feels like a "DEAD" battery and has "NO REASON" to be "CHARGED"!!! Quote Right
Quote Left Saying 'SORRY' after killing someone is not going to make the dead alive. How about not doing something stupid to be sorry for. Quote Right
Quote Left What's the difference between a dead girl and the bus ..I don't ride the bus .. Quote Right
Quote Left "My belief is fragile and corrupted, you left me for dead and i adjusted" Quote Right
Quote Left The absence of faith is the route to dead dreams, failure and jelousy. Quote Right
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