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dead Quotes

25 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.”
  1. #9
    “There are so many options for dying in this new world. [...] All roads lead to us, the Dead, and our very unglamorous immortality.”
  2. #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.”
  3. #11
    “Sighs, short and infrequent, were exhaled,
    And each man fixed his eyes before his feet.”
  4. #12
    “That’s exactly why we’re killing... to survive. We can’t allow the dead to exist beside the living. Their brains are impaired, they exist for only one purpose. They have to be destroyed.”
  5. #13
    “You dead awhile there, mon.”
  6. #14
    “We watched the sea move around. It was dead, but colorful.
    It was blue when the sun hit it one way, and purple when the sun hit it another way, and sometimes yellow or green. We had on suits so we wouldn’t smell it.”
  7. #15
    “Sometimes what looks out at you from a person’s eyes maybe died back in childhood. What’s dead in there still looks out. It’s not just the body looking at you with nothing in it; there’s still something in there but it died and just keeps on looking and looking; it can’t stop looking.”
  8. #16
    “Because, he thought, if the scanner sees only darkly, the way I myself do, then we are cursed, cursed again and like we have been continually, and we’ll wind up dead this way, knowing very little and getting that little fragment wrong too.”

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  1. #17
    “I will not let her speak because I love her, and when you love someone you do not make them tell war stories. A war story is a black space. On the one side is before and on the other side is after, and what is inside belongs only to the dead.”
  2. #18
    “The mutants are dead. The mutants are history. This is the mark of the future. Gotham City belongs to the Batman.”
  3. #19
    When compared to the fact that he might very well be dead by this time tomorrow, whether he was courageous or not today was pointless, empty. When compared to the fact that he might be dead tomorrow, everything was pointless. Life was pointless. Whether he looked at a tree or not was pointless. It just didn’t make any difference. It was pointless to the tree, it was pointless to every man in his outfit, pointless to everybody in the whole world. Who cared? It was not pointless only to him; and when he was dead, when he ceased to exist, it would be pointless to him too.”
  4. #20
    “To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.”
  5. #21
    “Oh, my brother, an insult has been put on me that is deeper than my life. For on the beach my canoe is broken, my house is burned, and in the brush a dead man lies. Every escape is cut off. You must hide us, my brother.”
  6. #22
    “Even the company of the mad was better than the company of the dead.”
  7. #23
    “Yet still he called stupidly, as if an incantation could bring back the dead: “Hello Frank…Hello Frank…Can you read me?”
  8. #24
    “Bringing desperate men in alive, is a good way to get yourself dead.”
  9. #25
    “She’s wanted dead or alive for murder. Ten thousand dollars. That money’s mine boys. Don’t want to share it, I ain’t going to lose it.”
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