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  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
    American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
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    And ever since then, when the clock strikes two, She walks unbidden from room to room, And the air is filled that she passes through With a subtle, sad perfume. The delicate odor of mignonette, The ghost of a dead and gone bouquet, Is all that tells of her story — yet Could she think of a sweeter way?
  • Bryce Harper
    Bryce Harper
    American baseball player 1992-
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    I went to school, but nobody really noticed me. I just came to school, didn't dress up or anything - just a ghost. I just worked out and went out to the field and went the baseball route. That's how I've always been my whole life.
  • Barbara Mertz
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    I've been reading ghost stories ever since I could read. I'm immensely curious about ghosts and UFOs and all that stuff, but I'm a very hard-headed person.
  • Marva Collins
    Marva Collins
    American educator 1936-2015
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    Mr. Meant-to has a friend, his name is Didn't-Do. Have you met them? They live together in a house called Never-Win. And I am told that it is haunted by the Ghost of Might-have-Been.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.
  • Anne Boleyn
    Anne Boleyn
    English queen, second wife of Hendruk VIII 1501-1536
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    O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast.
  • George William Curtis
    George William Curtis
    American journalist 1824-1892
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    Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
  • Herman Melville
    Herman Melville
    American author 1819-1891
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    The consciousness of being deemed dead, is next to the presumable unpleasantness of being so in reality. One feels like his own ghost unlawfully tenanting a defunct carcass.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    The highway is alive tonight
    But nobody's kiddin' nobody about where it goes
    I'm sittin' down here in the campfire light
    With the ghost of old Tom Joad.
    Source: The Ghost Of Tom Joad (1995) The Ghost of Tom Joad
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
    American comic book writer, animator and artist 1915-1998
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    The trouble with being a ghostwriter or artist is that you must remain rather anonymously without credit. If one wants the credit, one has to cease being a ghost and become a leader or innovator.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    To put away one's own original thoughts in order to take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost.
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