Running a cemetery isjust like being President: you got a lot of people under you and nobody's listening. Anonymous
Quoted by Bill Clinton,10 Jan1995.
Father declared he was going to buya new plot in the cemetery, a plot all for himself.'And I'll buy one on a corner,' he added triumphantly,'where I can get out.' Clarence Shepard Day
Life With Father, penultimate paragraph.
Dans les villes actuelles, le seul lieu,he las encore vers la pe riphe rieo u' un the a" tre pourrait e" tre construit, c'est le cimetie' re. In today's cities, the only placeunfortunately on the outskirtsto construct a theatre is a cemetery. Jean Genet
L'EŁ trange Mort d'
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison. Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter, ch.1.
Give me your arm, old toad; Help me down Cemetery Road. Philip Arthur Larkin
The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place. Percy Bysshe Shelley
Science is a cemetery of dead ideas. Miguel de UnamunoSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
TheTragic Sense of Life (translated by P Smith,1953).
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