Top Dead Quotes
The death of a billionaire is worth more to the media than the lives of a billion poor people.
(a.) Deprived of life; -- opposed to alive and living; reduced to that state of a being in which the organs of motion and life have irrevocably ceased to perform their functions; as, a dead tree; a dead man.
(a.) Destitute of life; inanimate; as, dead matter.
(a.) Resembling death in appearance or quality; without show of life; deathlike; as, a dead sleep.
(a.) Still as death; motionless; inactive; useless; as, dead calm; a dead load or weight.
(a.) So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.
(a.) Unproductive; bringing no gain; unprofitable; as, dead capital; dead stock in trade.
(a.) Lacking spirit; dull; lusterless; cheerless; as, dead eye; dead fire; dead color, etc.
(a.) Monotonous or unvaried; as, a dead level or pain; a dead wall.
(a.) Sure as death; unerring; fixed; complete; as, a dead shot; a dead certainty.
(a.) Bringing death; deadly.
(a.) Wanting in religious spirit and vitality; as, dead faith; dead works.
(a.) Flat; without gloss; -- said of painting which has been applied purposely to have this effect.
(a.) Not brilliant; not rich; thus, brown is a dead color, as compared with crimson.
(a.) Cut off from the rights of a citizen; deprived of the power of enjoying the rights of property; as, one banished or becoming a monk is civilly dead.
(a.) Not imparting motion or power; as, the dead spindle of a lathe, etc. See Spindle.
(adv.) To a degree resembling death; to the last degree; completely; wholly.
(n.) The most quiet or deathlike time; the period of profoundest repose, inertness, or gloom; as, the dead of winter.
(n.) One who is dead; -- commonly used collectively.
(v. t.) To make dead; to deaden; to deprive of life, force, or vigor.
(v. i.) To die; to lose life or force.
A premature death does not only rob one of the countless instances where one would have experienced pleasure, it also saves one from the innumerable instances where one would have experienced pain.
Let my silence grow with noise as pregnant mothers grow with life. Let my silence permeate these walls as sunlight permeates a home. Let the silence rise from unwatered graves and craters left by bomb...
Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas instead of dying the average person would rather be someone they are not.
Life is a process during which one initially gets less and less dependent, independent, and then more and more dependent.
Death would not surprise us as often as it does, if we let go of the misbelief that newborns are less mortal than the elderly.
Attending a funeral would leave the average person insane, if they truly believed that sooner or later they are also going to die.
Go on, glare your eyes at me, and cry and plead, and talk tome about money and what it can buy. But it can't buy back a child once he's dead!
Some people each left their spouse or lover because he or she was no longer the primary source of their happiness; some, because their spouse or lover was, at that time, the primary source of their un...