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Every society honours its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Mignon McLaughlin

Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God's spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.

Florence Nightingale

Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions

Oscar Wilde

I prefer to think that God is not dead, just drunk.

John Marcellus Huston

I believe in Jesus An' what the Bible said An' I am fairly certain He had himself a heavy head. He scared the lyin' people So bad, they hung him dead An' they never even listened To what he really said.

Hoyt Wayne Axton

The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret... It has come to believed that compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.

Albert Schweitzer

"Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all virtues"

Benjamin Franklin

Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.

Thomas Carlyle

All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you'll know you're dead.

Tennessee Williams

Canada was built on dead beavers.

Margaret Atwood

People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.

James Baldwin

Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead

Henry Louis Mencken

A learned person among ignorant people, is like a live person among the dead.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Like Broadway, the novel, and God, feminism has been declared dead many times.

Katha Pollitt

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