The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave,
The moon, their mistress, had expir'd before;
The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air,
And the clouds perish'd; Darkness had no need
Of aid from them-She was the Universe.
Unbeing dead isn't being alive.
e. e. cummings
Hi. It's Nikki. I'm not here right now because I'm dead.
Past is dead Future is uncertain; Present is all you have, So eat, drink and live merry.
Paul?” I said. My voice shook a little. “It’s Jo.” Silence. I couldn’t tell what was happening on the other end. Then, very quietly, “Jesus.” “No, just Joanne, although I can see how you might make the mistake, coming back from the dead and all.
Knowledge is dead; the school, however, serves the living.
We have only a little time to please the living. But all eternity to love the dead.
Obviously, as you get a little older, you are not going to be quite as quick or quite as strong, and so I might be regarded by some as the underdog... There is actually a statue of Big Ben and I in Perth, Ont., and I was on a Canadian stamp once, and normally you have to be dead to do either of those things, and, well, here I am, still going.
In the tight belly of the dead, Burrow with hungry head, And inlay maggots like a jewel.
When I go away from you The world beats dead Like a slackened drum.
Something was dead in each of us,And what was dead was Hope.