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We do a hard fantasy as well as hard science fiction, and I think I probably single-handedly recreated military science fiction. It was dead before I started working in it.

Jerry Pournelle

Las Vegas history, the real Las Vegas history, makes fops and fools of even the most sincere explorers. The city's story is riddled with blind alleys, dead ends, crazy twists, and outright fabrication.

JOHN L. SMITH

Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead: excessive grief the enemy to the living.

William Shakespeare

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.

Xenophon

The smell of the ocean was stronger now, rank and enveloping, as if the bottom of the sea had turned over and littered the shore with its dead.

T. Coraghessan Boyle

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead; his eyes are closed.

Albert Einstein

Love, live, life, and Im dead.

Lil Wayne

A lot of people might think folk music is dead, but it's so not.

Tom Neff

He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.

Johann Ludwig Tieck

There is still vitality under the winter snow, even though to the casual eye it seems to be dead.

Agnes Sligh Turnbull

When I am dead, I hope it may be said: 'His sins were scarlet, But his books were read'.

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc

Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.

Miguel de Unamuno

He who died at Azan sends This to comfort all his friends: Faithful friends! It lies I know Pale and white and cold as snow; And ye say, 'Abdallahs dead!' Weeping at the feet and head. I can see your falling tears, I can hear your sighs and prayers; Yet I smile and whisper this: I am not the thing you kiss. Cease your tears and let it lie; It was mineit is not I.

Sir Edwin Arnold

Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.

Jim Carroll

Don't be dead or asleep or awake. Don't be anything. What you most want, what you travel around wishing to find, lose yourself as lovers lose themselves, and you'll be that.

Farid al-Din Attar

Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous, calm and soft.

Sven Nykvist

Why, being dead, do you rely on yourself? You were able to die of your own accord; you cannot come back to life of your own accord. We were able to sin by ourselves, and we are still able to, nor shall we ever not be able to. Let our hope be in nothing but in God. Let us send up our sighs to him; as for ourselves, let us strive with our wills to earn merit by our prayers.

St. Augustine of Hippo

One of the most attractive things about writing your autobiography is that you're not dead.

Joseph Barbera

Winds and waters keep A hush more dead than any sleep.

William Allingham

The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.

William Lloyd Garrison

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods And day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.

William Allingham

The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.

Ann Landers

I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one.

Lucille Ball

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