Quotes about the dead

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„He was a tremendous puncher, with either hand. Knock you dead puncher. Knock you dead. And a terrific finisher.“

—  Sugar Ray Robinson American boxer 1921 - 1989

Teddy Atlas on Robinson's punching power http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2441835652984416201&ei=sjpZS9eZGZPllQevwenkAw&q=sugar+ray+robinson#
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„A bad play folds and is forgotten, but in pictures we don't bury our dead.“

—  Billy Wilder American filmmaker 1906 - 2002

As quoted in Culture and Commitment, 1929-1945 (1973) by Warren Susman, p. 180
Context: A bad play folds and is forgotten, but in pictures we don't bury our dead. When you think it's out of your system, your daughter sees it on television and says, My father is an idiot.

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„The past is never dead. It's not even past.“

—  William Faulkner, book Requiem for a Nun

Act 1, sc. 3; this has sometimes been paraphrased or misquoted as "The past isn't over. It isn't even past."
Source: Requiem for a Nun (1951)

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„This dead of midnight is the noon of thought,
And Wisdom mounts her zenith with the stars.“

—  Anna Laetitia Barbauld English author 1743 - 1825

A Summer's Evening Meditation.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

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