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  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    How earthy old people become, moldy as the grave! Their wisdom smacks of the earth. There is no foretaste of immortality in it. They remind me of earthworms and mole crickets.
  • Robert Burns
    Robert Burns
    Scottish Poet 1759-1796
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    I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage.
  • George Meredith
    George Meredith
    British Author 1828-1909
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    A kiss is but a kiss now! and no wave of a great flood that whirls me to the sea. But, as you will! we'll sit contentedly, and eat our pot of honey on the grave.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
  • A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    Ah, yet, e'er I descend to th' grave, May I a small House and a large Garden have. And a few Friends, and many Books both true, Both wise, and both delightful too. And since Love ne'er will from me flee, A mistress moderately fair, And good as Guardian angels are, Only belov'd and loving me.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    All roads end at the grave, which is the gate to nothingness.
    Source: The Adventures Of Black Girl in Her Search for God 8
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    An old doting fool, with one foot already in the grave.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    And I hope that you die
    And your death'll come soon
    I will follow your casket
    In the pale afternoon
    And I'll watch while you're lowered
    Down to your deathbed
    And I'll stand o'er your grave
    'Til I'm sure that you're dead
    Source: The Freewheelin Bob Dylan (1963)
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Any use of chemical weapons, by anyone, under any circumstances, is a grave violation of the 1925 Protocol and other relevant rules of customary international law.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave.
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