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Death Quotes 71-75

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Death Quotes

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.
Albert Einstein

The idea is to die young as late as possible.
Ashley Montagu

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.
W. H. Auden

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice… that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Science Quotes 81-85

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Science Quotes
No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. 
Albert Einstein 

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. 
Edward Teller 

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage. 
Mark Russell 

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on. 
Jacques Yves Cousteau 

When I find myself in the company of scientists, I feel like a shabby curate who has strayed by mistake into a room full of dukes. 
W. H. Auden

Poetry Quotes 56-60

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Poetry Quotes
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment. 
Carl Sandburg 

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. 
Salvatore Quasimodo 

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. 
W. H. Auden 

God is the perfect poet. 
Robert Browning 

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet, though he has never written a line in all his life. 
George Sand

Music Quotes 56-60

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Music Quotes
Music is the best means we have of digesting time. 
W. H. Auden 

Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music. 
Christian Nestell Bovee 

Music can change the world because it can change people. 
Bono 

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. 
Plato 

Music is the shorthand of emotion. 
Leo Tolstoy

Music Quotes 36-40

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Music Quotes
Without music, life would be a mistake. 
Friedrich Nietzsche 

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats. 
Yancy Butler 

My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil. 
Ray Charles 

My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power. 
Paulina Rubio 

No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible. 
W. H. Auden