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decay Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about decay
  1. #1
    “What man dwelling on the decaying mortal plane, having approached the undecaying immortal one, and having reflected upon the nature of enjoyment through beauty and sense pleasure, would delight in long life?”
  2. #2
    “Some there are among us who sing that the Shadow will draw back, and peace shall come again. Yet I do not believe that the world about us will ever again be as it was of old, or the light of the Sun as it was aforetime.”
  3. #3
    “In a giant, empty, decaying building which had once housed thousands, a single TV set hawked its wares to an uninhabited room.”
  4. #4
    “You can smell it, too. Death. Dying. Decay. The sky is falling, the sky is dying, the sky is dead.”
  5. #5
    “Where oranges have been laid to rust upon the green...”
  6. #6
    “Anything that is alive is in a continual state of change and movement. The moment that you rest, thinking that you have attained the level you desire, a part of your mind enters a phase of decay. You lose your hard-earned creativity and others begin to sense it.”