Departed quotes

  • His huff arrived and he departed in it.
    -- Alexander Woollcott

    #Departed #Luck

  • Leo couldnt deliver Mr. Martin Scorsese his Oscar with The Aviator, but I will go on record to say I will do so in The Departed.
    -- Anthony Anderson

    #Departed #Records #Goes On

  • Christ said "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself" and when asked "who is thy neighbour? went on to the parable of the Good Samaritan. If you wish to understand this parable as it was understood by his hearers, you should substitute "Germans and Japanese" for Samaritan. I fear my modern day Christians would resent such a substitution, because it would compel them to realize how far they have departed from the teachings of the founder of their religion.
    -- Bertrand Russell

    #Christian #Teaching #Departed

  • Your endowment is, to receive all those ordinances in the house of the Lord, which are necessary for you, after you have departed this life, to enable you to walk back to the presence of the Father.
    -- Brigham Young

    #Father #House #Departed

  • The raven spread out its glossy wings and departed like hope.
    -- Cecilia Dart-Thornton

    #Wings #Ravens #Departed

  • How some they have died, and some they have left me, And some are taken from me; all are departed; All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.
    -- Charles Lamb

    #Taken #Departed #Gone

  • Once you abstract from this, once you generalize and postulate Universals, you have departed from the creative reality, and entered the realm of static fixity, mechanism, materialism.
    -- D. H. Lawrence

    #Reality #Creative #Departed

  • The Heavenly City already exists and the departed Saints are already there!
    -- David Berg

    #Cities #Departed #Saint

  • Some things are too terrible to grasp at once. Other things - naked, sputtering, indelible in their horror - are too terrible to really grasp ever at all.It is only later, in solitude, in memory that the realization dawns: when the ashes are cold; when the mourners have departed; when one looks around and finds oneself - quite to one's surprise - in an entirely different world.
    -- Donna Tartt

    #Memories #Solitude #Departed

  • Language is in decline. Not only has eloquence departed but simple, direct speech as well, though pomposity and banality have not.
    -- Edwin Newman

    #Simple #Departed #Speech

  • And what are these fluxions? The velocities of evanescent increments. And what are these same evanescent increments? They are neither finite quantities, nor quantities infinitely small, nor yet nothing. May we not call them the ghosts of departed quantities...?
    -- George Berkeley

    #Math #Departed #May

  • Sunsets in themselves are generally superior to sunrises; but with the sunset we appreciate images drawn from departed peace and faded glory.
    -- George Stillman Hillard

    #Sunset #Appreciate #Departed

  • All who have lived according to God still live unto God, though they have departed this life. For this reason, God is called the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, since He is the God, not of the dead, but of the living
    -- Gregory of Nazianzus

    #Christian #Departed #Reason

  • The things that have been and shall be no more, The things that are, and that hereafter shall be, The things that might have been, and yet were not, The fading twilight of joys departed.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Twilight #Joy #Departed

  • Here the Frenchman, Spaniard, and Englishman all passed, leaving each his legend; and a brilliant and more or less feudal civilization with its aristocracy and slaves has departed with the economic system upon which it rested.
    -- Hervey Allen

    #Civilization #Leaving #Departed

  • I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead.
    -- Homer

    #Home #Men #Departed

  • I stand in Minas Anor, the Tower of the Sun; and behold! the Shadow has departed! I will be a Shieldmaiden no longer, nor vie with the great Riders, nor take joy only in the songs of slaying. I will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.
    -- J. R. R. Tolkien

    #Song #Joy #Departed

  • Firekeeper still could not understand the human penchant for eating in company. Even less so, she could not understand the human desire to combine business and meals. True, a wolf pack shared a kill, but not from any great desire to do so—rather because any who departed the scene would be unlikely to get a share... She struggled...not to bolt her food and almost always remembered that growling when a person spoke to you was not a proper response.
    -- Jane Lindskold

    #Departed #Desire #Meals

  • Each departed friend is a magnet that attracts us to the next world.
    -- Jean Paul

    #Friendship #Departed #World

  • I saw them with my bodily eyes as clearly as I see you. And when they departed, I used to weep and wish they would take me with them.
    -- Joan of Arc

    #Eye #Angel #Departed

  • It can be said of him, when he departed he took a Man's life with him. No sounder piece of British manhood was put together in that eighteenth century of Time.
    -- John Keats

    #Life #Men #Departed

  • Death fixes forever the relation existing between the departed spirit and the survivors upon earth.
    -- John Quincy Adams

    #Forever #Departed #Survivor

  • So I departed, leaving behind a pungent smell of brimstone. Just something to remember me by.
    -- Jonathan Stroud

    #Smell #Leaving #Departed

  • I have departed from this planet and I have left behind my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are as many as they are useless; at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars, each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns.
    -- Jules Massenet

    #Stars #Departed #Useless

  • Dearly departed, scarcely lamented, deeply demented...
    -- Kelley Armstrong

    #Departed #Demented

  • Pickett excused himself, watchful of Longstreet. Pickett was always saying something to irritate somebody, and he rarely knew why, so his method was simply to apologize in general from time to time and let people know he meant well and then to shove off and hope for the best. He apologized and departed, curls ajiggle.
    -- Michael Shaara

    #War #People #Departed

  • Apple Computer would not have reached its current peak of success if it had feared to roll the dice and launch products that didn't always hit the mark. In the mid-1990s, the company was considered washed up, Steve Jobs had departed, and a string of lackluster product launches unrelated to the company's core business.
    -- Naveen Jain

    #Jobs #Apples #Departed

  • You know how little while we have to stay, And, once departed, may return no more.
    -- Omar Khayyam

    #Life #Departed #Return

  • Ants do no bend their ways to empty barns, so no friend will visit the place of departed wealth. [Lat., Horrea formicae tendunt ad inania nunquam Nullus ad amissas ibit amicus opes.]
    -- Ovid

    #Departed #No Friends #Way

  • Death. To die. To expire. To pass on. To perish. To peg out. To push up daisies. To push up posies. To become extinct. Curtains, deceased, Demised, departed And defunct. Dead as a doornail. Dead as a herring. Dead as a mutton. Dead as nits. The last breath. Paying a debt to nature. The big sleep. God's way of saying, "Slow down."
    -- Patch Adams

    #Sleep #Departed #Debt

  • Happy are those who have departed through martyrdom. Unhappy am I that I still survive.... Taking this decision is more deadly than drinking from a poisoned chalice. I submitted myself to Allah's will and took this drink for His satisfaction.
    -- Ruhollah Khomeini

    #Drinking #Decision #Departed

  • Formerly, people used to grieve over the departed, but in our days they grieve over the survivors.
    -- Saib Tabrizi

    #Grieving #People #Departed

  • It seems to me that, with but slight reserve and modification, we may apply to our departed friend his own pathetic and beautiful elegy upon another.
    -- Samuel Laman Blanchard

    #Beautiful #Departed #May

  • She watched the gap between ship and shore grow to a huge gulf. Perhaps this was a little like dying, the departed no longer visible to the others, yet both still existed, only in different worlds.
    -- Susan Wiggs

    #Departed #Sailing #Dying

  • Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.
    -- Thomas Browne

    #Departed #Soul #Shadow

  • The missing aren't missing, they're only departed, All minds keep all thoughts - so like gold - closely guarded,
    -- Trenton Lee Stewart

    #Missing #Departed #Mind

  • We are still tossed about by the disturbances of this life, which is like a stormy sea, where those who are not attached to J[esus] C[hrist] and the duties of their state, as was our dear departed, are shipwrecked.
    -- Vincent de Paul

    #Faith #Sea #Departed

  • It is almost startling to hear this warning of departed time sounding among the tombs, and telling the lapse of the hour, which, like a billow, has rolled us onward towards the grave.
    -- Washington Irving

    #Departed #Warning #Lapses

  • Do we not hear voices, gentle and great, and some of them like the voices of departed friends,— do we not hear them saying to us, Come up hither?
    -- William Mountford

    #Voice #Departed #Come Up

  • There are several such issues where I have departed radically from the Republican orthodoxy.
    -- William Weld

    #Issues #Departed #Orthodoxy

  • Churches that depart from the Word will soon find that God has departed from them.
    -- Robert Godfrey

    #Departed #Church

  • A fool and his money will soon be departed applies equally to venture capitalists as it does to everyone else.
    -- David Heinemeier Hansson

    #Departed #Doe #Venture Capitalists

  • A lot of the despair we feel watching the news every day flows from our sense of helplessness, and as a fiction writer you get to control things, if only on the page. You get to run the show. You can right wrongs, bring departed loved ones back to life, even take vengeance on God, if that's your thing.
    -- Ron Currie Jr.

    #Running #Departed #Despair

  • The Sabbath day has become a day of pleasure, a day of boisterous conduct, a day in which the worship of God has departed, and the worship of pleasure has taken its place. I am sorry to say that many of the Latter-day Saints are guilty of this. We should repent.
    -- Joseph Fielding Smith

    #Sorry #Taken #Departed