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#1. Pedantry and bigotry are millstones, able to sink the best book which carries the least part of their dead weight. The temper of the pedagogue suits not with the age; and the world, however it may be taught, will not be tutored. - Author: Anthony Ashley Cooper
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#2. This book should be read as one would read the book of a dead man. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#3. Here is a book so dull that a whirling dervish could read himself to sleep with it. If you were to recite even a single page in the open air, birds would fall out of the sky and dogs drop dead. - Author: Clive James
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#4. Certain living things prefer the dark, thriving in the shadows of tombstones and crypts, flowering admist the dead. Others tend toward the sun, blooming in the light, embracing the warmth. - Author: Fiona Paul
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#5. I eat 'The Walking Dead' like its made of brains. Can't even watch the show, I love the book so much. - Author: Joss Whedon
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#6. Books have always been to me like a kind of embalmed mind. The dead may be scattered, and who can find them, but their voices live in the library. - Author: Laurel Lea
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#7. Most people call it The Book of the Dead," he told me. "Rich Egyptians were always buried with a copy, so they could have directions through the Duat to the Land of the Dead. It's like an Idiot's Guide to the Afterlife. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#8. No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded Cape Horn in a sailing vessel, until he has bumped into two or three icebergs, until he has been lost in the sands of the desert, until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead. - Author: Van Wyck Brooks
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#9. When ... asked what I am writing, I have answered, "A book about social class in America," ... It is if I had said, "I am working on a book urging the beating to death of baby whales using the dead bodies of baby seals. - Author: Paul Fussell
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#10. When the dead betray the living, the victims are memories.
The Book of Brin - Author: Michael J. Sullivan
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#11. Pledge Allegiance was a pretty generic name back in the day. In the 80's I was the promoter for all the punk rock shows and I'd book Black Flag, Dead Kennedy's, Minor Threat etc and I'd hook them up with places to stay if needed so it's hard to keep track of it all. - Author: Reed Mullin
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#12. My personal telephone book is a book of the dead now. I'm so old. Almost all of my friends have died, and I don't have the guts to take their names out of the book. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#13. A book is a physical object in a world of physical objects. It is a set of dead symbols. And then the right reader comes along, and the words - or rather the poetry behind the words, for the words themselves are mere symbols - spring to life, and we have a resurrection of the word. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#14. Tibetan Book of the Dead - Author: C. G. Jung
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#15. Atticus Lish is a true original and this is a tremendous book, relentless, moving, written in prose of marvelous integrity. Now that America and the novel are dead, I hope we can have more great American novels as alive as this one. - Author: Sam Lipsyte
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#16. Until it is kindled by a spirit as flamingly alive as the one which gave it birth a book is dead to us. Words divested of their magic are but dead hieroglyphs. - Author: Henry Miller
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#17. Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life. - Author: Stephen King
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#18. Books are the true metempsychosis,
they are the symbol and presage of immortality. The dead men are scattered, and none shall find them. Behold they are here! they do but sleep. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#19. We all have our dreams. May we find them, and God have mercy on us when we do. - Author: Tanith Lee
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#20. Glimpses is dead-on about the high and tight nineties even as it reaches out for the sweet hereafter of the sixties. It longs for something better, and finds it, I guess, as much as anything is ever found anymore. It's a mean, sweet, wry, and disturbing book, in equal portions. - Author: Frederick Barthelme
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#21. I also love the zombie genre, my zombie fandom going way back to 'Night of the Living Dead.' And 'The Walking Dead' is truly the ultimate representation of that sensibility in the comic book genre. - Author: Gale Anne Hurd
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#22. What a crazy way to be buried, he thought as he hunted. Get your body burned up and then poured into a box that looked like a library book, like your relatives could check you out and take you home for a couple of weeks. Would there be an overdue penalty if they were late bringing back the dead? - Author: Brian Keene
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#23. In books I meet the dead as if they were alive,
in books I see what is yet to come ...
All things decay and pass with time ...
all fame would fall victim to oblivion
if God had not given mortal men the book to aid them. - Author: Richard De Bury Translated By E.C.Thomas
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#24. No one who writes a good book is really dead. - Author: Walter Moers
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#25. One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#26. It is a relief to read some true book, wherein all are equally dead,
equally alive. I think the best parts of Shakespeare would only be enhanced by the most thrilling and affecting events. I have found it so. And so much the more, as they are not intended for consolation. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#27. I've never been one of those people, who subscribe to this notion that the book is dead. - Author: George Brandis
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#28. Those old hypocrites. They talk about killing witches but the Good Book's full of magic. Turning the Nile to blood and parting the Red Sea. What's that if it's not good old-fashioned magic? Want a little water into wine? No trouble! How about raising the dead man Lazarus? Just say the word! - Author: Clive Barker
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#29. For some reason, now, she saw the panel in the Roberts, all those faces. Read Us the Book of the Names of the Dead. All the Marlys, she thought all the girls she'd been through the long season of youth. - Author: William Gibson
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#30. Being a stranger was like being dead,
and brought to mind how, in a book he had read
that most folks misunderstood one common state:
The flip side of love is indifference, not hate. - Author: David Rakoff
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#31. No sane person fears nothingness. - Author: Robert A.F. Thurman
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#32. History is amoral: events occurred. But memory is moral; what we consciously remember is what our conscience remembers. History is the Totenbuch, The Book of the Dead, kept by the administrators of the camps. Memory is the Memorbucher, the names of those to be mourned, read aloud in the synagogue. - Author: Anne Michaels
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#33. The citadel of Machaerus rose east of the Dead Sea on a basalt Peak shaped like a cone, girdled by four deep valleys; two about its sides, one in front, and the fourth behind. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#34. I came to a dead stop and began major revisions. Sometimes these entailed the shredding of all existing manuscript for a fresh start - an inefficient way to write a book, though I found it exciting. - Author: William Manchester
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#35. If they find a Christian mistaken in a field which they themselves know well and hear him maintaining his foolish opinions about our books, how are they going to believe those books in matters concerning the resurrection of the dead, the hope of eternal life, and the kingdom of heaven ... - Author: Saint Augustine
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#36. A year ago, I turned the final page of The Book of the Dead. I don't feel young any more. - Author: Garth Nix
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#37. Through books you can start today where the great thinkers of yesterday left off, because books have immortalized man's knowledge. Thinkers, dead a thousand years, are as alive in their books today as when they walked the earth. - Author: Wilferd Peterson
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#38. Well, it's like this," began Mother, "When you die you go and live in another part of London. And that's it." ~ North London Book of the Dead - Author: Will Self
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#39. THREE DAYS TO DEAD is one of the best books I've read. Ever. Evy Stone is a heroine's heroine, and I rooted for her from the moment I met her. Kelly Meding has written a phenomenal story, one that's fast-paced, gritty, and utterly addictive. Brava! More! More! More! - Author: Jackie Morse Kessler
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#40. No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#41. After you finish a book, you know, you're dead. But no one knows you're dead. All they see is the irresponsibility that comes in after the terrible responsibility of writing. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#42. The reality of truth is not to be bought, to be sold, to be repeated; it cannot be caught in books. It has to be found from moment to moment, in the smile, in the tear, under the dead leaf, in the vagrant thought, in the fullness of love. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#43. I am an offspring of the dead. I am descended from the deceased. I am the progeny of phantoms. My ancestors are the illustrious multitudes of the defunct, grand and innumerable. My lineage is longer than time. My name is written in embalming fluid in the book of death. A noble race is mine. - Author: Thomas Ligotti
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#44. IMO, the only zombie antho that comes close to BOOK OF THE DEAD would be THE UNDEAD 2: SKIN & BONES. - Author: Jan Berenstain
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#45. When I began 'Wicked', I really thought of it entirely as a one-off, as the English say. There was no intention that there should ever be a follow up, because the subtitle was 'The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West'. She was dead and gone, as the book says, at the end. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#46. Perhaps too much value is assigned to memory, not enough to thinking. Remembering is an ethical act, has ethical value in and of itself. Memory is, achingly, the only relation we can have with the dead. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#47. Nothing could be more pleasant than to live in solitude, enjoy the spectacle of nature, and occasionally read some book ... - Author: Nikolai Gogol
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#48. Some writers achieve great popularity and then disappear forever. The bestseller lists of the past fifty years are, with a few lively exceptions, a sombre graveyard of dead books. - Author: Carlos Fuentes
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#49. This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is coincidental. - Author: Shannon Hale
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#50. To me, all the juice of a book is in an unpublished manuscript, and the published book is like a dead tree - just good for cutting up and building your house with. - Author: Christina Stead
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#51. A hand came out of the portal. On a surprising note - because everything else so far had been completely mundane - it wasn't decomposing.
A & E Kirk (2014-05-26). Drop Dead Demons: The Divinicus Nex Chronicles: Book 2 (Divinicus Nex Chronicles series) (p. 526). A&E Kirk. Kindle Edition. - Author: A&E Kirk
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#52. Once upon a time, you dragged a part of me into the world of the dead, and now Naoko has dragged another pat of me into that world. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#53. A strong and bitter book-sickness floods one's soul. How ignominious to be strapped to this ponderous mass of paper, print and dead man's sentiment. Would it not be better, finer, braver to leave the rubbish where it lies and walk out into the world a free untrammelled illiterate Superman? - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#54. Still less could I be afraid of those ghosts who touch my thoughts in passing. Any library is filled with them. I can take a book from dusty shelves, and be haunted by the thoughts of one long dead, still lively as ever in their winding sheet of words. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#55. The penalty for summoning the dead back to earth is death; if the summoned spirit does not kill its summoner, be assured the Church will. - Author: Stacia Kane
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#56. All groups are a little intimidated by ya show of power. I mean who ever thought the monarchy was dead didn't realize it changed zip codes. - Cross - Author: Mira Monroe
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#57. What I love about 'The Walking Dead' is it's a human story, which is to me what makes the comic book so good, but once you jump from the pages of the book to the screen, the gore and the zombies have to look great. - Author: Scott Ian
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#58. But what Davenport had been born into had taken so much from her, leaving her with just the wickedest and the worst. Her father had given her life, and then taken every scrap of joy or freedom, and even now that he was dead, all he had left her with was a deep, abiding hatred for what she was. - Author: Brenna Yovanoff
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#59. This is Martin Canning, Neil. He's written a wonderful book." "Fantastic," Neil Winters said, shaking Martin's hand. His hand was damp and soft and made Martin think of something dead you might pick up on the beach. "The first of many, I - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#60. If you try to control it too much, the book is dead. You have to let it fall apart quite early on and let it start doing its own thing. And that takes nerve, not to panic that the book you were going to write is not the book you will have at the end of the day. - Author: Anne Enright
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#61. I can easily do without people (there are days when I could easily do without myself), and ... in the country of books where I dwell, the dead can count entirely as much as the living. - Author: Adrienne Monnier
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#62. Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you'll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding. - Author: Stephen King
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#63. Except a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book! A message from the dead - from human souls we never saw, who lived, perhaps, thousands of miles away. And yet these, in those little sheets of paper, speak to us, arouse us, terrify us, comfort us, open their hearts to us as brothers. - Author: Charles Kingsley
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#64. Do not be afraid Everyone before you has died You cannot stay Any more than a baby can stay forever in the womb Leave behind all you know All you love Leave behind pain and suffering This is what Death is. - The Book of Living and Dying (The Tibetan Book of the Dead) - Author: Christopher Moore
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#65. No one talks about it. No one talks about them at all. "The Ancients prefer discretion," Mom once told me. But some say it's because they're so freakish we'd drop dead of fright. Others say they're too attractive, too tempting. I prefer this theory. - Author: Melissa West
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#66. It will startle you to see what slaves we are to by-gone times-to Death, if we give the matter the right word! ... We read in Dead Men's books! We laugh at Dead Men's jokes, and cry at Dead Men's pathos! ... Whatever we seek to do, of our own free motion, a Dead Man's icy hand obstructs us! - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#67. He is a great Necromancer, for he asks counsel counsell of the Dead (i.e. books). - Author: George Herbert
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#68. Only in the first hour of the night can I become human, while the male dove is busy with the twelve dead.'
Black Book 2 - Author: C. G. Jung
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#69. Every book has it's destiny, Like a human life , Sometime when an Author is dead the destiny of the book begins" The days of Childhood !!!!! - Author: Tushar Upreti
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#70. There is this value in books, that they enable us to converse with the dead. There is something in this beyond the mere intrinsic worth of what they have left us. - Author: Egerton Brydges
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#71. The dead cannot speak. But hitherto unknown information has emerged from the confidential archives of the Syrian presidency and foreign ministry, published in a new book by Bouthaina Shaaban, who spent ten years as Hafez's interpreter and is still an adviser to his son Bashar. - Author: Robert Fisk
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#72. In an ancient and dead language, any recognition of living nature attracts us. These are such sentences as were written while grass grew and water ran. It is no small recommendation when a book will stand the test of mere unobstructed sunshine and daylight. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#73. Wrote the name and serial number of each prisoner in a big, red ledger. Everybody was legally alive now. Before they got their names and numbers in that book, they were missing in action and probably dead. So it goes. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#74. Reading groups, readings, breakdowns of book sales all tell the same story: when women stop reading, the novel will be dead. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#75. Personally, I am dead against the burning of books. - Author: Augustine Birrell
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#76. Jesmyn Ward returns to the world of her first two books, but here in the mode of non-fiction. A clear-eyed witness to the harrowing stories of 'men we reaped,' she quickens the dead and brings them, vividly alive again. An eloquent, grief-steeped account. - Author: Nicholas Delbanco
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#77. I'm very lucky that I started out as a reader of the comic book and a viewer of the show. And I try to remain that, and make 'The Walking Dead' that I love watching. Luckily, I have the source material that I love, and I want to serve that as well. - Author: Scott M. Gimple
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#78. The dead live on in the homeliest of ways. They're listed in the phone book. They get mail. Their wigs rest on Styrofoam heads at the back of closets. Their beds are made. Their shoes are everywhere. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#79. Maberry is a master at writing scenes that surge and hum with tension. The pacing is relentless. He presses the accelerator to the floor and never lets up, taking you on a ride that leaves your heart pounding. It's almost impossible to put this book down. Dead of Night is an excellent read. - Author: S.G. Browne
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#80. With the use of psychedelics, it was all based around the Tibetan Book of the Dead, using them to experience enlightenment. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#81. The judgment: You are now before Yama, King of the Dead. In vain will you try to ... deny or conceal the evil deeds you have done ... the mirror in which Yama seems to read your past is your own memory, and also his judgment is your own. It is you yourself who pronounce your own judgment, ... - Author: Gautama Buddha
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