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"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

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I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances
that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady
after she had written a book.
- Lydia M. Child

It is not funny that anything else should fall down;
only that a man should fall down.
Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter:
it is the Fall of Man.
Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination
of government threatens many values that I hold to
be important to America's role as a light among nations.
But there are no values that matter to me that will
not be gravely endangered if we lose this war.
- Orson Scott Card

 

The four building blocks of the universe are fire,
water, gravel and vinyl.
- Dave Barry

If kids like a picture book, they're going to read it at least 50 times.
Read anything that often, and even minor imperfections
start to feel like gravel in the bed.
- Mark Haddon

In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.
- Honore de Balzac

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But I was also doing odd jobs around Portland,
like spreading gravel and transplanting bamboo trees.
- Elliott Smith

The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric
contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding
the age of the deposits and their economic potential
was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose.
- Louis Leakey

The entire deaths of Vietnam died in vain.
And they're dying in vain right this very second.
And you know what's worse than a soldier dying in vain?
It's more soldiers dying in vain.
That's what's worse.
- Mike Gravel

It's like going into the Senate.
You know, the first time you get there,
you're all excited, "My God, how did I ever get here?" Then,
about six months later, you say, "How the hell did
the rest of them get here?"
- Mike Gravel

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
- Joseph Hall

Tombs are the clothes of the dead.
A grave is a plain suit;
while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life.
My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land.
- Chief Joseph

Love is a grave mental disease.
- Plato

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?
- Lord Byron

May you live to see the green grass growing over your grave.
- Frank Richard Stockton

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things,
holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave,
and light, without shame or blame.
- Thomas Hobbes

But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night,
shall lead thee to thy grave.
- William Wordsworth

Every couple I know has side-by-side grave plots,
but when we do it we're the biggest weirdos on the block.
- Billy Bob Thornton

Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes,
and pompous in the grave.
- Thomas Browne

I hate this place.
I shall hate it to my grave.
- Wallis Simpson

Full surely there is a blessedness beyond the grave
for those who have already entered on it here,
and in no other form than that wherein they know it here,
at any moment.
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte

You feel a sense of urgency, especially at my advanced age,
when you're staring into the grave.
- Frank McCourt

If Roosevelt were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Impeachment is not a remedy for private wrongs;
it's a method of removing someone whose continued presence
in office would cause grave danger to the nation.
- Charles Ruff

To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error.
- Rodrigo Rato

You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire,
and drop into your grave.
- Quentin Crisp

They say in the grave there is peace,
and peace and the grave are one and the same.
- Georg Buchner

The grave, dread thing!
Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled,
Shakes off her wonted firmness.
- Robert Blair

I take a grave view of the press.
It is the weak slat under the bed of democracy.
- A. J. Liebling

And by a prudent flight and cunning save A life which valour could not,
from the grave.
A better buckler I can soon regain, But who can get another life again?
- Archilochus

I do not choose that my grave should be dug while I am still alive.
- Elizabeth I

Every time I think that I am getting old,
and gradually going to the grave, something else happens.
- Lillian Gordy Carter

Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave -
with both ends kicked out.
- Vance Havner

I'll only stop singing when I'm in my grave.
- Compay Segundo

We usually say of ancient persons, that they have already one foot in the grave,
and the rest of their life is nothing else but the
bringing of these feet together.
- John Pearson

There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in
the republic of the grave.
- John James Ingalls

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through
a joke than grave teaching.
- Baltasar Gracian

Religious freedom is too sacred a right to be restricted
or prohibited in any degree without convincing proof
that a legitimate interest of the state is in grave danger.
- Frank Murphy

Jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Only on the edge of the grave can man conclude anything.
- Henry B. Adams

A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place
where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.
- Thomas Hardy

Whatever else I do before finally I go to my grave,
I hope it will not be looking after young people.
- John Thorn

Age makes all things greater after their death;
a name comes to the tongue easier from the grave.
- Sextus Propertius

Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear -
kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor -
with the cry of grave national emergency.
- Douglas MacArthur

There is a serious, immediate and extraordinarily grave
threat to the continued existence of this country.
- James Forrestal

Confession is always weakness.
The grave soul keeps its own secrets,
and takes its own punishment in silence.
- Dorothy Dix

Marriage is the grave or tomb of wit.
- Margaret Cavendish

The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected
upon the grave of liberty.
- John Lothrop Motley

I will go to my grave in a state of abject endless
fascination that we all have the capacity to become
emotionally involved with a personality that doesn't exist.
- Berkeley Breathed

But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two,
whose wage is the long nights of the grave.
- Muhammad Iqbal

Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the
terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.
- Francis Scott Key

In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal.
There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in
the republic of the grave.
- John James Ingalls

We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own
people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities
and grave violations of human rights against the civilian population.
- Jan Egeland

A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one -
they show one another off to the best advantage.
- William Hazlitt

Then trust me there's nothing like drinking,
So pleasant on this side of the grave:
It keeps the unhappy from thinking,
And makes e'en the valiant more brave.
- Charles Dibdin

He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.
- Matthew Henry

Is Walt turning over in his grave? A man named Joe
Roth runs Disney right now-he gave me the go-ahead
and total freedom to do whatever I wanted to do.
- Tim Robbins

We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death;
but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.
- Tryon Edwards

One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Bad leadership during the past years has cast on our
Party the shadow of great and grave burdens.
- Janos Kadar

So I was surprised at the notion that I might have
brought anthrax to my home,
and would have been even amused if it was not for the
fact that this matter is so grave and serious.
- Steven Hatfill

Jealousy is the grave of affection.
- Mary Baker Eddy

From the cradle to the grave she is subject to the
power and control of man.
Father, guardian, or husband, one conveys her like
some piece of merchandise over to the other.
- Ernestine Rose

Two aged men, that had been foes for life,
Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They
washed away the memory of their strife;
Then wept again the loss of all those years.
- Jean Paul

We all have a cradle-to-the-grave journey to make and,
in between, what do you do? There's got to be something hereafter.
- Robert Duvall

We should so provide for old age that it may have no
urgent wants of this world to absorb it from meditation on the next.
It is awful to see the lean hands of dotage making a coffer of the grave.
- Pearl S. Buck

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power,
whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping,
and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'
- Abigail Adams


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