I can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a reporter.
– Russel Honore
Lots of people aren’t comfortable with silences. They feel they’ve got to fill the dead air.
– Robin Gibb
Osama Bin Laden is dead. Killed not by a massive troop deployment but by a commando raid carried out by a few dozen highly trained men and helicopters.
– Richard Engel
I can tell how I’m doing, and I can tell if the crowd is particularly dead.
– Robyn Hitchcock
Most of the groups I worked with 30 years ago are either dead or dead broke. And it’s a shame.
– Ronnie Spector
It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.
– Tom Lehrer
I am one of the crucified dead.
– William Henry Moody
Oh no, the dead have risen and they’re voting Republican.
– Yeardley Smith
Death doesn’t affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn’t concern the dead because they have ceased to exist.
– W. Somerset Maugham
God is whoever raised Jesus from the dead, having before raised Israel from Egypt. There is no God but this God.
– Stanley Hauerwas
The brain-mind is not a computer, and regarding it as one has led to a variety of theoretical dead ends.
– Siri Hustvedt
War would end if the dead could return.
– Stanley Baldwin
I’ll sleep when I’m dead.
– Warren Zevon
I don’t just talk to the dead.
– Sylvia Browne
Both camels are dead and our provisions are done.
– William John Wills
I’d rather be dead than dying.
– Stephen Evans
Romance is dead – it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece.
I’d call him a sadistic, hippophilic necrophile, but that would be beating a dead horse.
– Woody Allen
Now all my teachers are dead except silence.
– W. S. Merwin
Jesus and Lincoln, Moses and Jefferson can seem so long gone, so unbelievable, so dead.
– Sarah Vowell
Dead fish don’t swim around in jealous tides.
– Scott Weiland
If a writer doesn’t generate hostility, he is dead.
– V. S. Naipaul
Either the Obamacare is a dead letter, or the origination clause is; we can’t have both.
– Trent Franks
I can still sing. If you are dead, you can’t sing.
– Slim Whitman
Everyone I used to play with has either given up or is dead.
– Stephen Sondheim
So it’s conceivable I’ll do something insane, or more insane than Dawn of the Dead. If that’s possible.
– Sarah Polley
‘The Wire’ is similar to ‘The Walking Dead’ in so far as everybody pulling for everybody else to get to the turning point of the story.
– Seth Gilliam
Our American professors like their literature clear and cold and pure and very dead.
– Sinclair Lewis
If I hadn’t left Czechoslovakia, I would have been dead.
– Tom Stoppard
For the dead there are no more toils.