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I will go to my grave in a state of abject endless fascination that we all have the capacity to become emotionally involved with a personality that doesn't exist. (Quote by - Berkeley Breathed)

Oh, how a small portion of earth will hold us when we are dead, who ambitiously seek after the whole world while we are living! (Quote by - Henry Philip)

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

The grave, dread thing! Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled, Shakes off her wonted firmness. (Quote by - Robert Blair)

Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom. (Quote by - John Kenneth Galbraith)

And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Bethpeor: but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day. (Quote by - Bible)

It is a grave matter to enter a war, without adequate military preparation; it may prove fatal to come into peace, without moral and religious preparation. (Quote by - Louis Finkelstein)

There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave. (Quote by - John James Ingalls)

The land of fairy, where nobody gets old and godly and grave, where nobody gets old and crafty and wise, where nobody gets old and bitter of tongue. (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

We can know nothing till after this grave debate The soul must withdraw, for this is not its hour Now the knife must divide the flesh, and lay the ravage bare, and do its work completely. (Quote by - Georges Duhamel)

Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull. (Quote by - W somerset Maugham)

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency. (Quote by - Douglas MacArthur)

Build me a shrine, and I could kneel To rural Gods, or prostrate fall; Did I not see, did I not feel. That One Great Spirit governs all. O Heaven, permit that I may lie Where o'er my corse green branches wave; And those who from life's tumults fly With kindred feelings press my grave. (Quote by - Robert Bloomfield)

If Roosevelt were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave. (Quote by - Samuel Goldwyn)

I am a soul I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself That which is myself will go elsewhere Earth, thou art not my abyss!Victor Hugo)

There is a serious, immediate and extraordinarily grave threat to the continued existence of this country. (Quote by - James Forrestal)

Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth (Quote by - French Proverb)

There is hope from the sea, but none from the grave. (Quote by - Irish Proverb)

If Casey Stengel were alive today, he'd be spinning in his grave. (Quote by - Ralph Kiner)

The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress. (Quote by - Harriet Ann Jacobs)

Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They washed away the memory of their strife; Then wept again the loss of all those years. (Quote by - Jean Paul)

But it is well to remember that we are dealing with nations every one of which has a direct individual interest to serve, and there is grave danger in an unshared idealism. (Quote by - Henry Cabot Lodge)

He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave. (Quote by - Matthew Henry)

We shall see our friends again We can lay them in the grave; we know they are safe with God. (Quote by - Matthew Simpson)


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