Quotes by grave

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  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Grave security concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organized crime, repressive governance and other developments no state can control alone. Arms can't address such concerns.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    He comes into the world God knows how, walks on the water, gets out of his grave and goes up off the Hill of Howth. What drivel is this?
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
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    History is but the record of the public and official acts of human beings. It is our object, therefore, to humanize our history and deal with people past and present; people who ate and possibly drank; people who were born, flourished and died; not grave tragedians, posing perpetually for their photographs.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
    Wife of John Adams 1744-1818
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    I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.
  • Sebastian Faulks
    Sebastian Faulks
    British novelist, journalist and broadcaster 1953-
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    I don't find life unbearably grave. I find it almost intolerably frivolous.
    Source: Engleby (2007)
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
    Virgil
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    I have lived, and I have run the course which fortune allotted me; and now my shade shall descend illustrious to the grave.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I have protracted my work till most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquillity, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same kind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of literature and speech and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I suppose you think that persons who are as old as your father and myself are always thinking about very grave things, but I know that we are meditating the same old themes that we did when we were ten years old, only we go more gravely about it.
  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
    American journalist 1904-1963
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    I take a grave view of the press. It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    I've been your slave
    Ever since I've been your babe
    But before I be your dog
    I'll see you in your grave.
    Source: Billies Blues
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    If there really is such a thing as turning in one's grave, Shakespeare must get a lot of exercise.
  • Joyce Chapman
    Joyce Chapman
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    If you're still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today.
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