Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this
All I know is what the words know, and dead things, and that makes a handsome little sum, with a beginning and a middle and an end, as in the well-built phrase and the long sonata of the dead.
You think the dead we loved truly ever leave us? You think that we don't recall them more clearly in times of great trouble?
For most people, art is only valuable if other people say it is; and artists are only worthwhile if they are either rich and famous, or dead.
Orphan could no longer hear or see the shadows of the dead. He didn't think they had perished. Most likely they were hiding now, somewhere in this landscape of books.
A hero is not measured by the lives that he has saved. A hero is measured by the number of the dead that he did not join.
Sometimes dead is better
Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.
.. The dead have a way of becoming saints in the eyes of their survivors..
When I found him lying in the ditch holding a shovel, I thought he was sleeping on the job. Turns out he was being even lazier, and he was in fact dead.?
The dead do not hurt you; only the living do.
When I become death. Death is the seed from which I grow.
My love disappeared, along with the evidence of her dead body.?
Good thing I'm aging, otherwise I'd be dead.
As if the dead really do persist, even in a bottle of wine.