Quotes by corpses

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    Corpses are more fit to be thrown out than is dung.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    I sometimes think we all die at twenty-five and after that are nothing but walking corpses, with gramophones inside.
  • Carol Ann Duffy
    Carol Ann Duffy
    British poet and playwright 1955-
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    One saw I was alive. Loosened
    his belt. My bowels opened in a ragged gape of fear.
    Between the gap of corpses I could see a child.
    The soldiers laughed. Only a matter of days separate
    this from acts of torture now. They shot her in the eye.
    Source: Standing Female Nude (1985) Shooting Stars
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    Recognize the cunning man not by the corpses he pays homage to but by the living writers he conspires against with the most shameful weapon, Silence, or the briefest review.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship - only backward. You try to start again but get into blaming over and over. Finally you are both worn out, exhausted, hopeless. Then lawyers are called in to pick clean the corpses. The death has occurred much earlier.
  • A. C. Swinburne
    A. C. Swinburne
    English poet and playwright 1837-1909
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    Time turns the old days to derision, our loves into corpses or wives; and marriage and death and division make barren our lives.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.
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