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dead Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about dead
  1. #1
    “Night has patterns that can be read
    less by the living than by the dead.”
  2. #2
    “The presence of the other boys did not comfort me; our dead come for their vengeance regardless if witnesses.”
  3. #3
    “Our goddess of the moon is gifted with magic, with power over the dead. She could banish the dreams, if she wished. She did not.”
  4. #4
    “He stood with her body in his arms in the silent room and cold facts battered him like waves sweeping in from the sea: she was dead; she was white; she was a woman; he had killed her; he was black; he might be caught; he did not want to be caught; if he were they would kill him. ”
  5. #5
    “In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead; in the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.”
  6. #6
    “I’m not a general or a colonel or a builder of cities. I’m just a corpse who wants not to be.”
  7. #7
    “We like having the walls and roofs over our heads. Otherwise we’d just be wandering in an open field of dust somewhere. [...] I imagine that’s what being full-dead is like. An emptiness vast and absolute.”
  8. #8
    “I am dead, but it’s not so bad. I’ve learned to live with it.”
  9. #9
    “There are so many options for dying in this new world. [...] All roads lead to us, the Dead, and our very unglamorous immortality.”
  10. #10
    “Beg forgiveness, indeed! After fourteen years! I see no purpose to it. The dead are dead; those who remain behind cannot forget. But then, just as I am about to close my heart against Ann, I recollect my part in the madness that came to our village in 1692. And I know I am as guilty as Ann or any of the girls in that circle of accusers.”
  11. #11
    “Sighs, short and infrequent, were exhaled,
    And each man fixed his eyes before his feet.”

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