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Top 100 Quotes About Delirium

#1. Dementia resembles delirium in the same way an ultra-marathon resembles a dash across the street. Same basic components, vastly different scale. If you've run delirium's course once or twice in your life, try to imagine a version that never ends. - Author: Floyd Skloot
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#2. The "delirium tremens" of alcoholic drunkards has unmistakable symptoms, but that of those intoxicated with theories is easily confused with genius. - Author: Samael Aun Weor
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#3. Jimmy Finn was not burned in the calaboose, but died a natural death in a tan vat, of a combination of delirium tremens and spontaneous combustion. When I say natural death, I mean it was a natural death for Jimmy Finn. - Author: Mark Twain
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#4. Delirium: "What's the name of the word for the precise moment when you realize that you've actually forgotten how it felt to make love to somebody you really liked a long time ago?"
Dream: "There isn't one."
Delirium: "Oh. I thought maybe there was. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#5. By the plain form of my delirium I will blast the obstruction of every form around me into something barely called shadow. I sail. I swim to you. I know the water. - Author: Steve Erickson
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#6. To become young again would seem to me an appalling prospect. Youth is a kind of delirium, which can be cured, if it is ever cured at all, by years of painful treatment. - Author: Logan Pearsall Smith
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#7. You the swimmer, after all. And then you see the waves without pattern, scooping up everyone, throwing them around like so many floating heads, and you can only laugh in your sobbing at all the silly head bobbers. Laughter can shake you from the delirium of grief. - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
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#8. Not knowing everything is all that makes it OK, sometimes ... - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#9. The greater number of a man's errors come before him disguised under the specious form of necessity; then, after error has been committed in a moment of excitement, of delirium, or of fear, we see that we might have avoided and escaped it. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#10. I like you.
You don't know me.
I want to, though. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#11. The art of writing, like the art of love, runs all the way from a kind of routine hard to distinguish from piling bricks to a kind of frenzy closely related to delirium tremens. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#12. I pause to record that I feel in extraordinary form. Delirium perhaps. - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#13. I said, I prefer the ocean when it's gray. Or not really gray. A pale, in-between color. It reminds me of waiting for something good to happen. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#14. It is war now, and armies need symbols. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#15. I feel an indescribable ecstasy and delirium in melting, as it were, into the system of being, in identifying myself with the whole of nature.. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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#16. People were thicker than bees, in those narrow streets, and the men were dressed in all the outrageous, outlandish, idolatrous, extravagant, thunder-and-lightning costumes that ever a tailor with the delirium tremens and seven devils could conceive of. There - Author: Mark Twain
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#17. I love my pizza so much, in fact, that I have come to believe in my delirium that my pizza might actually love me, in return. I am having a relationship with this pizza, almost an affair. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#18. I was in a delirium of destruction, as if the body were an insult to the philosophy of my life, and only in destroying it could I reclaim my sanity. - Author: Stephen Hunter
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#19. They walked arm in arm, occupying the whole width of the street and taking in every Musketeer they met, so that in the end it became a triumphal march. The heart of D'Artagnan swam in delirium; he marched between Athos and Porthos, pressing them tenderly. - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#20. He woke once more to external reality, looked round him, knew what he saw- knew
it, with a sinking sense of horror and disgust, for the recurrent delirium
of his days and nights, the nightmare of swarming indistinguishable sameness. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#21. I wish I could close my eyes and be
blown into dust and nothingness, feel all my thoughts disperse like dandelion fluff drifting off on the wind. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#22. The walls are covered -crammed- with writing. No. Not writing. They are covered with a single four-letter word that has been inscribed over and over, on every available surface.
Love. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#23. The obese is in a total delirium. For he is not only large, of a size opposed to normal morphology: he is larger than large. He no longer makes sense in some distinctive opposition, but in his excess, his redundancy. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#24. The thing about delirium is you think it's great, but it actually isn't. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#25. Underneath all reason lies delirium and drift. - Author: Gilles Deleuze
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#26. Why, my dear fellow, you may drive yourself into delirium if you have the impulse to work upon your nerves, to go ringing bells at night and asking about blood! - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#27. Democracies should be a delirium of choices - more options, not fewer; more avenues to travel, not fewer. - Author: B.W. Powe
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#28. He remembered well, with the curious patient memory of the celibate, the first casual caresses her dress, her breath, her fingers had given him ... He remembered well her eyes, the touch of her hand and his delirium ... - Author: James Joyce
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#29. Food for the body, milk for your bones, ice for the bleeding, a belly of stones. - Author: Anonymous
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#30. Six wasn't sure religion was any more than a lot of people caught up in a collective delirium that disappeared the minute they stepped out of the church doors and onto the street. - Author: Ayana Mathis
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#31. I am very near to madness. I imagine my isolation, and I go mad inside, a delirium of doubts and fears. - Author: Anais Nin
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#32. Everywhere he touches is fire. My whole body is burning up, the two of us becoming twin points of the same bright white flame. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#33. During the days that followed our return, we were all, I think, seized by a veritable delirium. We wished to speak, to be heard at last. And yet, it was impossible. We had hardly begun to speak and we were choking. - Author: Robert Antelme
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#34. I wish the air were pure oxygen, and then as it says in our chemistry book, our life would sweep through its fevered burning course in a few hours and we would live in a perfect delirium of excitement and would die vibrating with passion, for anything would be better than this lazy sluggish life. - Author: M. Carey Thomas
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#35. I prefer the people who eat off the bare earth the delirium from which they were born. - Author: Antonin Artaud
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#36. This is what I want. This is the only thing I've ever wanted. Everything else - every single second of every single day that has come before this very moment, this kiss - has meant nothing. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#37. Art is created in a state of delirium. Anyting else is the restoration of monuments. Collectors are artist that do not have a home. they have to make one for themselves. - Author: Gunter Brus
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#38. I am a night painter, so when I come into the studio the next morning the delirium is over. - Author: Philip Guston
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#39. Poe is a kind of Hawthorne and delirium tremens. - Author: Leslie Stephen
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#40. Alone with thoughts of what should have long been forgotten, I let myself be carried away into the silent screams of delirium. - Author: Amanda Steele
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#41. Alex loved books. He was the one who first introduced me to poetry. That's another reason I can't read anymore. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#42. When sleep puts an end to delirium, it is a good symptom. - Author: Hippocrates
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#43. I put my forehead on his collarbone, place one hand on his chest. Its rhythm reassures me: He is real, and he is now. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#44. How can someone have the power to shatter you to dust
and also to make you feel so whole? - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#45. His eyes are the color of honey. These are the eyes I remember from my dreams. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#46. There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him. - Author: Antonin Artaud
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#47. The only thing that didn't occur to her was to give up. Nevertheless, he seemed insensible to her
delirium; it was like writing to nobody. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#48. This was madness; this was delirium. - Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
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#49. With the same people who had never dreamed their way out of here. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#50. The idea - the fact of it, the fact that he even noticed and thought about me for more than one second - is huge and overwhelming, makes my legs go tingly and my hands feel numb. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#51. We'll walk together holding hands, and kiss in broad daylight, and love each other as much as we want to, and no one will ever try to keep up apart. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#52. You know, sometimes if you work - if you do a lot of takes and you work long hours, for me, at least, there is a delirium that starts kicking in on the fifteenth hour, and that can help. Below the just thirteenth hour is where I have a concern, because everybody's so tired. - Author: Zach Galifianakis
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#53. The greatest part of mankind labor under one delirium or another; and Don Quixote differed from the rest, not in madness, but the species of it. The covetous, the prodigal, the superstitious, the libertine, and the coffee-house politician, are all Quixotes in their several ways. - Author: Henry Fielding
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#54. Amazing, how hope lives. Without air or water, with hardly anything at all to nurture it. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#55. I got through my childhood in a delirium of literary exaltations. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#56. This is the strange way of the world, that people who simply want to love are instead forced to become warriors. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#57. Nothing has ever been so painful or delicious as being so close to him and being unable to do anything about it: like eating ice cream so fast on a hot day you get a splitting headache. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#58. The delirium and horror of the East. The dusty catastrophe of Asia. Green only on the banner of the Prophet. Nothing grows here except mustaches. - Author: Joseph Brodsky
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#59. I am a wheel. As I rise, Sweetheart, I carry you along with me, a heady, dizzying spin toward the sweet oceans of eternity. On wings of flames we sink into the sea of love. May be burn forever like bees in honey. Who does not wish for that delirium to last forever? - Author: Rikki Ducornet
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#60. Delirium: Um. What's the name of the word for things not being the same always. You know. I'm sure there is one. Isn't there? There must be a word for it ... the thing that lets you know time is happening. Is there a word?
Dream: Change.
Delirium: ... I was afraid of that. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#61. Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium. - Author: Cyril Connolly
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#62. Change. Change. Change. Change ... change. Change. Chaaange. When you say words a lot they don't mean anything. Or maybe they don't mean anything anyway, and we just think they do. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#63. Sometimes I feel like if you just watch things, just sit still and let the world exist in front of you - sometimes I swear that just for a second time freezes and the world pauses in its tilt. Just for a second. And if you somehow found a way to live in that second, then you would live forever. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#64. In the deepest slumber-no! In delirium-no! In a swoon-no! In death-no! even in the grave all is not lost. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#65. That is the rule of the Wilds: You must be bigger and stronger and tougher. You must hurt or be hurt. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#66. For all the people who have infected me with amor deliria nervosa in the past
- you know who you are.
For the people who will infect me in the future
- I can't wait to see who you'll be.
And in both cases:
Thank you. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#67. And even though I'm standing in the middle of the biggest crowd I've ever seen in my life, I suddenly feel very alone. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#68. I love you. Remember. And someday, I will find you again. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#69. The bird's delirium does not interest the trees. - Author: Henri Michaux
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#70. The most wonderful thing in life is to be delirious and the most wonderful kind of delirium is being in love. In the morning mist, hazy and amorous, London was delirious. London squinted as it floated along, milky pink, without caring where it was going. - Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
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#71. It's like there's a glass wall between us now, invisible but impenetrable - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#72. It's just that I get distracted, and I get Lost kind of easily, and sometimes I have really bad days ...
... When, you know, I just want to Hide or Scream or Bleed or something, and ... All that ... - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#73. What's the name of the word for the precise moment when you realize that you've actually forgotten how it felt to make love to somebody you really liked a long time ago? - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#74. She is in full delirium. But delirium is the antithesis of death; it is the body's
struggle to survive. ("Jane Brown's Body") - Author: Cornell Woolrich
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#75. But anybody who's never had delirium tremens even in their early stages may not understand that it's not so much a physical pain but a mental anguish indescribable to those ignorant people who dont drink and accuse drinkers of irresponsibility. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#76. It is only in the terrible phantasms of drugs or delirium that any other man can have such a descent as mine. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#77. Race? It is a feeling, not a reality. Ninety-five per cent, at least. Nothing will ever make me believe that biologically pure races can be shown to exist today ... National pride has no need of the delirium of race. - Author: Benito Mussolini
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#78. The last few months had passed in a kind of delirium - Author: Amitav Ghosh
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#79. An immense body, encircling my delirium, a body made of wind and sunlight, crouching and stretching, encompassed the existence of the slightest human echo.
- Author: Joe Bousquet
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#80. I don't know. I had to be something, didn't I? - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#81. Is there a word for forgetting the name of someone when you want to introduce them to someone else at the same time you realize you've forgotten the name of the person you're introducing them to as well?"
"No. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#82. Howard Dean announced today he will campaign in seven states. The states are Rage, Frenzy, Fury, Rath, Fever, Agitation, and Delirium. Yeeeeaaaah! - Author: Jay Leno
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#83. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#84. This is one symptom of the deliria no one ever tells you about: Apparently the disease turns you into a world-class liar. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#85. Love isn't quite desire ... Love is probably a little bit in The Sandman's domain. Love is partly a dream, it's partly to do with desire, and sometimes it's partly to do with death, as well. It's also very often something to do with delirium ... - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#86. Everyone remembers his past with greater vividness as the present becomes more important. Dying men in their last delirium are supposed to see their whole life spread out before them. - Author: Italo Svevo
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#87. If any young man wants to be a true temperance man let him go and get the delirium tremens, that'll settle it. - Author: Dan Rice
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#88. All these details took but a moment to apprehend yet the impression made upon Mr. Segundus by the two ladies was unusually vivid --almost supernaturally so-- like images in a delirium. A queer shock thrilled through his whole being his senses were overwhelmed and he fainted away. - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#89. I told you," he whispers back. I can feel his breath just tickling the space behind my ear, making my hair prick up on my neck. "I like you."
"You don't know me," I say quickly.
"I want to, though. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#90. Instantly the spirit of hell awoke in me and raged. With a transport of glee, I mauled the unresisting body, tasting delight from every blow; and it was not till weariness had begun to succeed, that I was suddenly, in the top fit of my delirium, struck through the heart by a cold thrill of terror. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#91. The Sandman is rising.
It'd been the only thing Coll had said before delirium had taken him again.
The Sandman. Rising. - Author: Erin Kellison
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#92. I am surrounded by some sort of wretched specters, not by people. They torment me as can torment only senseless visions, bad dreams, dregs of delirium, the drivel of nightmares and everything that passes down here for real life. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#93. Delirium tremens in a drunk alcoholic are an unmistakable symptom, but those intoxicated with theories are easily mistaken for geniuses. - Author: Samael Aun Weor
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#94. Do you know why I stopped being Delight, my brother? I do. There are things not in your book. There are paths outside this garden. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#95. I'd rather die on my own terms than live on theirs. I'd rather die loving Alex than live without him. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#96. Was it for this the wild geese spread The gray wing upon every tide; For this that all that blood was shed, For this. Edward Fitzgerald died, And Robert Emmet and Wolfe Tone, All that delirium of the brave? Romantic Ireland's dead and gone, It's with O'Leary in the grave. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#97. When I can no longer go forward, even by an inch, I lay my head on the ground and wait to die. I'm too tired to be frightened. Above me is blackness, and all around me is blackness, and the forest sounds are a symphony to sing me out of this world. I am already at my funeral. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#98. How often is it the case that, when impossibilities have come to pass and dreams have condensed their misty substance into tangible realities, we find ourselves calm, and evenly coldly self-possessed, amid circumstances which it would have been a delirium of joy or agony to anticipate! - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#99. More and more I find that in order to create effectively one has to consider delirium and, yes, organize it. - Author: Pierre Boulez
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#100. We stopped when we reached a plateau near the peak of the mountain and perhaps it was delirium, but I think I saw God for the first time. - Author: Jamie Hoang
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