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Top 100 Quotes About Rotting

#1. The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie. Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation. But it just as well could have ended up rotting in film cans somewhere. - Author: Kim Novak
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#2. I am afraid because I can so clearly foresee my own life rotting away of itself, like a leaf that rots without falling, while I pursue my round of existence from day to day. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#3. Soldiers planted like vegetables waiting for the day of harvest. ... everything is more intense at night, perfectly beautiful, and when the wind shifts and the reek of rotting meat vanishes for a few blessed minutes you can smell the sweet scent of the countryside. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#4. People are like germs, only bigger. That bit of wisdom has proven true, for the most part. Humans are little more than highly evolved bacteria, leeches on a rotting ball of clay. It's depressing, I know. - Author: Mike Duran
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#5. He looked at the piles of food again, and it was like he was seeing it with new eyes. "This is wrong", he thought, "Letting food rot while people die of hunger. It's evil." ...
He breathed in the too-sweet smell of rotting food, "I can stop this evil. - Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
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#6. This life we live nowadays. It's not life, it's stagnation death-in-life. Look at all these bloody houses and the meaningless people inside them. Sometimes I think we're all corpses. Just rotting upright. - Author: George Orwell
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#7. An aching tooth is better out than in.
To lose a rotting member is a gain. - Author: Richard Baxter
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#8. He first noticed it on the plane ride. There was an odor about her and it was becoming more pronounced with each passing hour. It was like the smell of rotting meat. - Author: Joseph M. Chiron
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#9. Patches of stained red grass. Rotting baby limbs at dusk. The sound of cicadas and laughter; picnics with madmen by the black lake at noon. - Author: Andrew Gallacher
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#10. All of your brain cells rotting from weed, feeling like if you ain't got it life's not as complete. - Author: Hopsin
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#11. On my fifteenth birthday, I came to realize that the expression spoiled rotten meant exactly that. We kids were the apples of our parents' eyes, and I, for one, was rotting from inside out. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#12. What, then, is the soul but a prisoner of your flesh? An undying yet constrained energy, bound and enslaved within a shuffling, steadily rotting suit of tissue and savage needs? - Author: David Wong
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#13. Now one day, maybe I can forgive John Andersen for what he done to these trees, but I ain't gonna forget it. I figure forgiving is not letting something nag at you - rotting you out. - Author: Mildred D. Taylor
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#14. It looks more like a rotting pumpkin. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#15. We've voted in a government that's rotting at the core, Appointing Godless Judges who throw reason out the door, Too soft to place a killer in a well deserved tomb, But brave enough to kill a baby before he leaves the womb. - Author: Roy Moore
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#16. Bless you prison, bless you for being in my life. For there, lying upon the rotting prison straw, I came to realize that the object of life is not prosperity as we are made to believe, but the maturity of the human soul. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#17. Whene'er with haggard eyes I view This dungeon that I'm rotting in, I think of those companions true Who studied with me at the U- Niversity of Gottingen. - Author: George Canning
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#18. He who shall teach the child to doubtThe rotting grave shall ne'er get out. - Author: William Blake
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#19. War is fought in mystery. The truth can take days to travel, and ahead of truth flies rumor, and it is ever hard to know what is really happening, and the art of it is to pluck the clean bone of fact from the rotting flesh of fear and lies. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#20. I think people fetishize glasses in general. You could put glasses on a rotting pumpkin and people would think it was sexy. - Author: Tina Fey
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#21. The one voice I would hear even in death. A rotting corpse in the ground, I would sit up and take notice. - Author: Sophie Jordan
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#22. I don't want to be buried in the ground, rotting, with all those worms. What I would love is to have my body dropped where you have those big icebergs and the water is so cold and pure, to be eaten by a polar bear or a seal or an otter. - Author: Jean-Claude Van Damme
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#23. Evil smelled like nothing else, worse than a rotting corpse, worse than sewage and disease, more vile than the fumes that billowed from modern machinery, more cloying than the shame of drunken whores. - Author: India Drummond
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#24. A man should not love the moon. An ax should not lose weight in his hand. His garden should smell of rotting apples And grow a fair amount of nettles. - Author: Czeslaw Milosz
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#25. I didn't care if he was a genius or a fucking idiot, he was rotting away, and it wasn't fun to watch. - Author: Anthony Kiedis
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#26. If you've never woken up from a car accident to discover that your wife is dead and you're an animated, rotting corpse, then you probably wouldn't understand. - Author: S.G. Browne
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#27. Incidentally, the long-held idea that spices were used to mask rotting food doesn't stand up to much scrutiny. The only people who could afford most spices were the ones least likely to have bad meat, and anyway spices were too valuable to be used as a mask. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#28. I got dead bodies rotting in my Benz trunk. Trunk of funk, I call it. - Author: Bushwick Bill
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#29. Truth is a leper banished from the hearts of men and rotting away in exile. All that is left is corruption, a bad smell, some unnameable pieces of what was once a thing lucent and good. - Author: Rikki Ducornet
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#30. Rotting together for eternity, one flesh at the last after a lifetime's mutual loathing. - Author: Lorna Sage
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#31. Once you've gotten used to a certain kind of smell from a certain kind of flesh, whether it's a lover or a rotting corpse, you long for it when it's not around. Or maybe it's just me. - Author: David Burr Gerrard
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#32. I am alone. Alone except for the sirens, alone except for the burning, empty city on the edge of a rotting, pollutedriver green with algae, host to rubber-skinned, gibbous-eyed things with mouths large enough to swallow me whole andprotruding stomachs ready to digest me. - Author: Caitlin Kittredge
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#33. I was brooding, boy. Than which there is no richer pastime. It muffles one with rotting plumes. It gives forth sullen music. It is the smell of home. - Author: Mervyn Peake
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#34. I learned a long time ago not to judge people by what they look like, sound like, or by the clothes they wear. Just because a house is nice and shiny out front doesn't mean it's not rotting on the inside. (Kyrian) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#35. I'm a phallus in pigtails, and there's blood on my nose, and my tissue is rotting where the rats chew my bones. And my eye sockets empty, see nothing but pain, I keep having this brainstorm about twelve times a day. - Author: David Bowie
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#36. The night she'd been captured, she'd also snapped, and come SO CLOSE to killing the person she most wanted to destroy before someone knocked her out and she awoke in a rotting dungeon. She smiled bitterly as she opened her eyes. It was always the same story, the same loss. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#37. The mad head of the house was rotting, and night was dragging her wings across the moon, tracing filigree on the floors. In the attic, more black moths were dancing because it was cold, because it was dark. Because they were hungry. For the butterfly. - Author: Nancy Holder
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#38. God, I hate Sleeping Beauties." Why that story, out of all the possible stories, should have the sort of staying power it does is beyond me. Centuries of helpless girls, half of them rotting away years before their Prince could come. It makes me sick. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#39. Something lived in there, all right. He could smell it, a stench that made him think of damp plaster and moldering sofas and ancient mattresses rotting beneath half-liquid coats of mildew. It was familiar, that smell. - Author: Stephen King
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#40. The artist is to be exempt from the moral laws that are binding on ordinary people. Just pronounce the magic word "Art," and everything is O.K. Rotting corpses with snails crawling over them are O.K.; kicking little girls in the head is O.K.; even a film like L'Age d'Or is O.K. - Author: George Orwell
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#41. He didn't think of the rot as a disease. His mind was sharp, but he'd been swallowed by lies that had long ago persuaded him that this was the way all good men should look and move and feel. Pain was natural. The smell of rotting flesh was more a scent of wholesome humanity than a stench. - Author: Ted Dekker
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#42. I am not used to hating. Hate sits heavy on my heart. It reeks. I can smell it rotting my insides and I taste it on my tongue. - Author: Kopano Matlwa
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#43. My favorite Halloween candy is the candy corn. It comes in four colors: white, yellow, orange, brown. Those are also the stages of your teeth rotting after you eat it. - Author: Jay Leno
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#44. The Fairy's dress rustled as she turned. Human women dressed like flowers, layers of petals around a mortal, rotting core. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#45. I've got to stop him before he takes it too far, before there's no coming back. Once you cross that line ... something happens inside. I can't describe it, but it feels like I'm rotting, pieces of me blackening and dying every damn day. - Author: C.M. Stunich
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#46. I like to buy expensive things. If I wear something that costs more than a month's salary, I amply feel that the rotting carcass of me is at least shrouded nicely. - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#47. Without the bargain he'd made he'd still be rotting in that North African jail with all the other vermin. - Author: Toni Anderson
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#48. She breathed deeply and smelled water-logged books, the perfume of rotting cardboard and paper that had dried beneath the furnace of the July sun. If a single breath could summarize an entire life, she supposed that would do. - Author: Joe Hill
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#49. I want to hold you like a kitten in my shirt, and still I want to spread your thighs and plow ye like a rotting bull. I dinna understand myself. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#50. The concept that you are not ingesting rotting flesh sort of sums it up for me. - Author: Bryan Adams
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#51. Her mother told her once that her father was sick. That the sickness made him do it. She made it seem logical. As if he was lying in a hospital bed with cancer rather than rotting in a prison cell for rape and murder. - Author: Anais Torres
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#52. Madness, Brother Masseo, is the salt which prevents good sense from rotting. - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#53. As I look around, I get this sinking feeling that we're off track, that there's something sick in the soul of our country. I examine the fruit that's hanging on the tree of America, and I can see that it's rotting. And that concerns me deeply. - Author: Kirk Cameron
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#54. that town, they had gone under and now just the rotting empty shell remained. Having left all that was his home - Author: Tim Heath
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#55. I've retroactively made all that wasted time rotting my brain into research. It makes me a hypocrite when I try to tell my own daughter, "I don't know, I think we've played a little too much Mario." - Author: Ernest Cline
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#56. Oh heavy change. The world deteriorates like a rotting apple, worms and a skin. - Author: Robinson Jeffers
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#57. And when desperation leads you into a rotting pit of self-inflicted torture, you are left with nothing but the acknowledgment that desperation played you for a fool. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#58. I've found what I was looking for, Child: what people call love between a man and a woman is a season. And if, at its flowering, this season is a feast of greenery, at its waning, it's only a heap of rotting leaves. - Author: Oriana Fallaci
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#59. You have sea, you have boat, you have oars, and then why on earth you are rotting in the port? - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#60. Do you never get exhausted being so wholly unbearable? You have as much charisma as the rotting innards of unidentified roadkill. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#61. Nobody strolled and laughed on the sidewalks as relaxing burghers would in sweet, mellow, rotting Europe. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#62. Over the city lies the sweet, rotting odor of yesterday's unrecollected sins. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#63. Even a killer needs to talk, to tell his life story, so bad he'll come and sit beside a grave or a rotting body and just blab, blab, blab at it for hours. Until he makes sense. Until the killer can convince himself with the story of his new reality. The reality that--he was right. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#64. The coppery stink of blood combined with the sickly sweet smell of rotting leaves, and the result was not pleasant. - Author: Graeme Reynolds
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#65. So much love, too much love, it is our madness, it is rotting us out, exploding us like dandelion polls. - Author: John Updike
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#66. But a century from now, your mortal associates will be rotting in the earth, whereas, barring amputation or radical shifts in fashion, you will still be putting your pants on one leg at a time. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#67. Chemical properties in the peat stop anything from rotting, so bogs are the "bank vaults" of Irish history, protecting whatever is put in them. A bog-cutter recently described finding a slab of butter, still edible after more than a hundred years. - Author: Carmel McCaffrey
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#68. reeking of sewage and rotting corpses, burned-out shells of houses, feral dogs - Author: Rick Yancey
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#69. Things were somehow so good that they were in danger of becoming very bad because what is fully mature is very close to rotting - Author: Clarice Lispector
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#70. Something is always going wrong with our teeth. They don't last anything like a lifetime, usually. What chain of events in evolution should we thank for our mouthfuls of rotting crockery? - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#71. And why does it smell like something DIED in the mud and is STILL in there rotting? - Author: Rachel Renee Russell
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#72. We do not smirk at the misery or the merrymaking of immoral culture. We weep. Being pilgrims does not mean being cynical. The salt of the earth does not mock rotting meat. Where it can, it saves and seasons. And where it can't, it weeps. - Author: John Piper
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#73. You live in the past,' Kate said. 'You live in your grandfather's time.' But she was wrong. The past was not something we could live in, because it had nothing to do with life. It was something we lugged about, as heavy as a sack of rotting apples. - Author: Helen Dunmore
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#74. Wasn't there a tribe in Africa that lashed the dead body to the back of the one who had murdered it? That would certainly be justice - to carry the rotting corpse around as a physical burden as well as public shame and damnation. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#75. Things is very primitive in the jungle - no place to shit, sleep on the ground like an animal, eat out of cans, no place to take a bath or nothing, clothes is all rotting off. - Author: Winston Groom
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#76. The universe is a vast system of exchange. Every artery of it is in motion, throbbing with reciprocity, from the planet to the rotting leaf. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#77. The staircase was a mass of rotting wood, carved with such cruel-looking mermaids that Mr. Jelliby was afraid to put his hand on the banister. - Author: Stefan Bachmann
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#78. I am ugly. I am black inside, rotting and putrid. - Author: Aimee L. Salter
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#79. Landscape design theory has been rotting away, peacefully, like a garden temple, since the close of the eighteenth century. - Author: Tom Turner
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#80. You called me," I whispered.
"And you came," Jesse Holms answered, a green-eyed glance back at me, a half smile that dissolved my bones. Then we were moving hand in hand down the rotting plank stairs. - Author: Shana Abe
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#81. There was nowhere to sit except the bunk, which was covered with rotting food, and a wooden stool, upon which sat a large fur-covered lump - an old cheese, perhaps, or a dead cat. - Author: Dave Barry
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#82. Man, I'm just trying to get you lighten up a bit." "Murphy, we're looking at a thousand rotting corpses. Lighten up?" "Life is what you make it, man. - Author: Bobby Adair
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#83. My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone? - Author: Bruce Sterling
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#84. All black, of course. Just like his rotting soul. - Author: Jennifer Estep
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#85. Just because you disagreed with the Poll Tax and detested Margaret Thatcher - "
"Detest is a little inappropriate," Parlabane said. "Maybe closer to say I spent the entire Eighties wishing I was pissing on her rotting corpse. - Author: Christopher Brookmyre
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#86. It is difficult to put words to the smell of decomposing human. It is dense and cloying, sweet but not flower-sweet. Halfway between rotting fruit and rotting meat. - Author: Mary Roach
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#87. Wretched Girl, you must stay here with me! Here amidst these lonely Tombs, these images of Death, these rotting loathsome corrupted bodies! Here shall you stay, and witness my sufferings; witness, what it is to die in the horrors of despondency, and breathe the last groan in blasphemy and curses! - Author: Matthew Gregory Lewis
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#88. A surgeon would never hesitate to amputate a rotting hand, no matter how faithfully it had served its owner in the past. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#89. They lie in all the pools, pale faces, deep deep under the dark water. I saw them: grim faces and evil, and noble faces and sad. Many faces proud and fair, and weeds in their silver hair. But all foul, all rotting, all dead. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#90. From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them, and that is eternity. - Author: Edvard Munch
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#91. Why are millions spent on the war each day, while not a penny is available for medical science, artists or the poor? Why do people have to starve when mountains of food are rotting away in other parts of the world? Oh, why are people so crazy? I - Author: Anne Frank
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#92. Over. My. Rotting. Corpse. - Author: C.L. Wilson
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#93. Upon closer scrutiny, however, you will discover that the decomposing tree trunk and rotting leaves not only give birth to new life, but are full of life themselves. Microorganisms are at work. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#94. There are souls, he thought, whose umbilicus has never been cut. They never got weaned from the universe. They do not understand death as an enemy; they look forward to rotting and turning into humus. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#95. We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth - dead. - Author: Philip Gibbs
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#96. Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting? - Author: Ray Kroc
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#97. Achilles was murdered with a poisoned arrow, and Jason died alone, killed by his own rotting ship. Such is the fate of heroes. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#98. I see women and children starving to death, homes destroyed and buried in rubble, the countryside a burnt landscape, its only fruit the rotting flesh of casualties. I see dead dead dead red and burgundy and maroon and the richest shade of your mother's favorite lipstick all smeared into the earth. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#99. Darkness can be funny. It can be quirky. There are different ways that that stuff comes out as a creative person. But the actual conflicted, twisted, decaying, rotting soul? That's not me. No more. - Author: Nikki Sixx
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#100. If I hadn't stopped to thank the ghoul, I might not be covered in rotting, slimy, dead guy. I shook my head ruefully and continued walking. No good deed goes unpunished. - Author: E.J. Stevens
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