Buried Quotes

Quotes tagged as "buried" (showing 1-29 of 29)
Jonathan Safran Foer
“There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let them hurt me.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Neil Gaiman
“I could be blindfolded and dropped into the deepest ocean and I would know where to find you. I could be buried a hundred miles underground and I would know where you are.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

“Once we get to know where and why the skeletons of the past are buried, we can start wading across our muddled memories into the open plains of a new horizon. ("Going back to yesterday")”
Erik Pevernagie

Dan Simmons
“The past is dead and buried. But I know now that buried things have a way of rising to the surface when one least expects them to.”
Dan Simmons, Prayers to Broken Stones

Toba Beta
“The great writer evokes the words
that buried within hearts of readers.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Simona Panova
“I was beginning to agree with the thesis that some truths were better off dead.
And buried.”
Simona Panova, Nightmarish Sacrifice

Franz Kafka
“Agreement is the best weapon of defense―and the matter would be buried.”
Franz Kafka, Investigations of a Dog

Louise Penny
“Not everything buried is actually dead. For many, the past is alive.”
Louise Penny, Bury Your Dead


From womb to tomb,
There came and went -
Only you.
Poor or rich,
You will die with
Only you.
All the wealth you harvest
In the living,
Will go to others when you are dead.
But the true test of a lion of God -
Is to keep giving with your own hands,
Before you rest in your final bed.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Israelmore Ayivor
“Two things I ask of my God today. That my faith be hoisted high like a kite up in the sky and my fear be buried deeply like a carcass into the soil.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“At the very point that I’ve taken something for granted, I have at that same moment taken it to its grave. And if I look around, I realize I’ve cultivated quite a cemetery.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Israelmore Ayivor
“Show your compassion to people in their life time; no amount of your tears can serve as compensation when their coffins are lowered!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

“The dead are immune from our prison of Time. The distance between the living and dead may be vast, but the space of Time the dead experience when they are reunited with their loved ones is only paper-thin.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

“I have lost you, my brother
And your death has ended
The spring season
Of my happiness,
our house is buried with you
And buried the laughter that you taught me.
There are no thoughts of love nor of poems
In my head
Since you died.”
Catullus, I Hate and I Love

Phindiwe Nkosi
“I realized that whilst crying over the loss, the living did not seem adequate because they were not my loved one. The room full of strangers hurt me profusely. Even as I saw thousands of young people; I felt incomplete and more saddened because the one I wanted to see was buried.”
Phindiwe Nkosi, Behind the Hospital

Matsuo Bashō
“Come, let's go
Till we're buried.”
Matsuo Bashō, Lips Too Chilled

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The fact that you have just buried your parent or parents and/or sibling or siblings does not make you less likely to die today.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

S.R. Ford
“Buried treasure isn't worth much.”
S.R. Ford, Mimgardr

Vijaya Gowrisankar
“Every hurt buried deep
in the mind
has an uncanny ability
to surface and make
its presence felt
when I am feeling low,
hugging me
like a long lost friend”
Vijaya Gowrisankar

Israelmore Ayivor
“The harbour of influence is richer in the cemeteries where people are buried with their music on their tongues unsung. Don't leave your potentials untouched!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Watchwords

Jared Brock
“John Wesley’s own grave holds the bones of many other people, including at least five ministers. One can only imagine the bickering.”
Jared Brock, A Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life

Catherine Cookson
“You're born but you're not buried yet.”
Catherine Cookson, Feathers in the Fire

Louise Penny
“We knew who would want him found, Dr Croix, but who wants him to remain buried?”
Louise Penny, Bury Your Dead

Vaddey Ratner
“I said nothing. Deep inside of me, my voice screamed from a hole where I had buried it”
Vaddey Ratner, In the Shadow of the Banyan

Brandon Notch
“We are all Dead, just not yet buried.”
Brandon Notch, Sacred Saint: American Dreamer

Andrew James Wells
“Splinter the wood; bring back all the feeling,
I'm no longer a ghost but an angel of meaning.”
Andrew James Wells, This Winter Dream

Richard L.  Ratliff
“When you are dead and buried
Do your thoughts and memories bubble to the surface?”
Richard L. Ratliff

Anna Akhmatova
“I, the half-mad mourner of buried days,”
Anna Akhmatova