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Death Quotes 31-35

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Death Quotes

Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
Miguel de Unamuno

I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it.
Mark Twain

I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
T. S. Eliot

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.
Clarence Darrow

Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.
David Gerrold

Age Quotes 66-70

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Age Quotes

How incessant and great are the ills with which a prolonged old age is replete.
C. S. Lewis

I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
T. S. Eliot

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
Henry Ford

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
James Broughton

Poetry Quotes 66-70

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 Poetry Quotes
Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason. 

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary. 
Khalil Gibran 

However, if a poem can be reduced to a prose sentence, there can't be much to it. 
James Schuyler 

Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. 

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things. 
T. S. Eliot

Poetry Quotes 51-55

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Poetry Quotes
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. 
Robert Frost 

Everything one invents is true, you may be perfectly sure of that. Poetry is as precise as geometry. 
Gustave Flaubert 

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood. 
T. S. Eliot 

A poem is never finished, only abandoned. 
Paul Valery 

Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth. 
Samuel Johnson

Music Quotes 41-45

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Music Quotes
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. 
Laurie Anderson 

You are the music while the music lasts. 
T. S. Eliot 

You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed? 
Bryan Ferry 

I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth. 
Ace Frehley 

I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds. 
Dizzy Gillespie