We have collected the best Buried Quotes by famous authors including John Schnatter, Tommy Lee Jones, James M. Buchanan, Anchee Min, Denis O’Hare and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I buried my dad on a Thursday and showed up for work on Friday.
I have worked on very good movies that have been buried, and I’ve worked on some resounding mediocrities that have been paraded through the marketplace like they were masterpieces.
Tommy Lee Jones
One of the most exciting intellectual moments of my career was my 1948 discovery of Knut Wicksell’s unknown and untranslated dissertation, ‘Finanztheoretische Untersuchungen,’ buried in the dusty stacks of Chicago’s old Harper Library.
James M. Buchanan
When Chinese get together – what’s buried stays buried. We don’t even discuss our embarrassing early days struggling in Chicago.
‘The Iliad’ is about a war 1,200 years ago that solved nothing and achieved nothing. Most of our wars achieve very little. But whatever agenda I have gets buried in a work this great. If you’re being honest, you realize that, as an artist, you’re not a policy maker.
Ch’in Shih-huang is the first emperor of China. He united seven separate kingdoms into a single nation. He built the Great Wall and was buried with the terra-cotta soldiers. The Chinese have mixed feelings about him. They’re proud of the nation he created, but he was a maniacal tyrant.
Gene Luen Yang
I have the idea that anyone who has ever heard my name has the distinct impression that I was put under the sod years ago just before they buried Lillian Russell.
Olivia De Havilland
Families rely on financial services more than ever, but those who need them most – who struggle to make ends meet – too often must contend with sky-high interest rates and tricks and traps buried in the fine print of their loan products.
My solo album is dead and buried. We had the funeral. It was sad and I cried a lot but it made such a beautiful corpse that we had an open casket.
Not only is natural burial by far the most ecologically sound way to perish, it doubles down on the fear of fragmentation and loss of control. Making the choice to be naturally buried says, ‘Not only am I aware that I’m a helpless, fragmented mass of organic matter, I celebrate it. Vive la decay!’
Part of my job is to read the paper, watch C-Span and show things that haven’t been shown or were buried.
People who don’t know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it.
We knew that if the photos of CIA officers conducting authorized EIT (enhanced interrogation techniques) ever got out, the difference between a legal, authorized, necessary, and safe program and the mindless actions of some MPs (military police) would be buried by the impact of the images.
The letters TSS that I once read in the fine print buried on the bottom of tampon boxes soon came to define me. TSS – Toxic Shock Syndrome: a potentially fatal complication of certain types of bacterial infections.
The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.
Frederick William Faber
Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
In literature there was always an epiphany – a tingling moment, sometimes buried – the pearl around which the whole work formed.
If there’s one thing that lawyers know about reading documents, it’s to pay attention to the footnotes. In fact, oftentimes the most important information is buried there.
All kids, when they go to school, are pretty good artists and dancers and singers and poets. All that gets buried, basically through being educated, or brainwashed.
William T. Wiley
What is buried in the past of one generation falls to the next to claim.
I come from Essex, Buckhurst Hill, where Jade Goody was buried. My hometown will forever be known for that.
Where I feel the most productive and engaged is when I’m buried in code, buried in some project, tweaking some designs. I’m certainly introverted.
With work and life, your true depth can become an alien thing to you. Your gut feelings, your instincts become buried.
I just like making people laugh, and buried in that I like to bring up topics and start discussions.
I’m glad now, at age 66, that I never used alcohol or tobacco… I’ve buried a lot of friends who used tobacco or alcohol.
I believe that the truest parts of people can be buried, and for many different reasons.
Communism has not died. We naively thought in the ’90s we had buried communism, but this is not true. It is not dead, and it will be coming back.
Koshari is a cozy pile of warm carbs – traditionally, cooked rice, lentils, macaroni, and chickpeas, all mixed together – smothered in perky tomato sauce and buried in fried shallots.
When we were kids, we would just go walking: just walk in a direction and hope that you were gonna find a crashed alien spaceship or buried pirate’s treasure or something like that. You never did. You’d find, like, a coyote skeleton, something like that. That was the most exciting thing you’d ever find.
I grew up in Minnesota. Four generations of my father’s people are buried there.
When I was eight, nine years of age, my mother bought me a pair of green trousers – corduroy green trousers. I didn’t like green, and I basically buried them underground. And my mother kept asking me, ‘Where are your trousers?’ I said, ‘Oh, I don’t know.’ And from then on I stopped wearing green.
Santa Barbara is my hood. I mean, it’s not much of a hood, but it is definitely like my hood. I claim Santa Barbara like I claim my family. I’m going to be married and buried there.
Anti-Semitism has never gone away; it will always be there because it’s a very convenient prejudice. The gene of it, the original DNA, is buried deep within our history. And even within some Jews as well.
Human resources are like natural resources; they’re often buried deep. You have to go looking for them; they’re not just lying around on the surface.
One who roams the channels after dark, searching for buried treasure.
Harriet Van Horne
You just pull back for hundreds of miles using the satellite imagery, and all of a sudden this invisible world become visible. You’re actually able to see settlements and tombs – and even things like buried pyramids – that you might not otherwise be able to see.
I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book.
In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead.
I watched my great-grandmother be buried on FaceTime.
Yes, Dan’l Webster’s dead – or, at least, they buried him. But every time there’s a thunderstorm around Marshfield, they say you can hear his rolling voice in the hollows of the sky.
Stephen Vincent Benet
Think about what would happen if Indiana Jones and Google Earth had a love child. I use high-resolution and NASA satellites and look for subtle differences on the surface of the earth that locate buried ancient pyramids and towns and ancient tombs, which we then go and excavate.
Once when I was standing at the base, they started rotating the set and a big, heavy wrench fell down from the 12 o’clock position of the set, and got buried in the ground a few feet from me. I could have been killed!
Dead things should be buried and not eaten.
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.
I wrote ‘Buried Child’ in a trailer at an old ranch house we had in California.
When I was five, I discovered a secret box that contained Mummy’s stage makeup. It was like finding buried treasure. I tried the rouge, the eye shadow, the lipstick. But I couldn’t get the rouge off. Mummy spanked me terribly.
Olivia De Havilland
And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity.
Singing intimately is almost like thinking into a microphone, so it helps to have the song buried inside you.
What’s going to happen when I die? I may be buried, or I may be cremated, I may give my body to science. I haven’t decided yet.
I was with him, coincidentally, on the evening in 1979 when they had buried John Wayne. My father cried like a baby when he went to see the Duke.
Frank Sinatra Jr.
I buried Joel on our 48th anniversary. I had been with her since I was 16.
My grandma, Nai Nai, has had the clothes she wants to be buried prepared since she was like 60. I guess there is an openness to discussing. It’s part of life. It’s part of the every day.
I excavate history. I look at lives buried under too much silence. Periods of time, like slavery, have to be revisited, reimagined, so we can move through them.
Southwestern Pennsylvania is home to the National Cemetery for the Alleghenies, and we already have local schools signed up and ready to research every veteran that is buried there.
Here was buried Thomas Jefferson Author of the Declaration of American Independence Of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom & Father of the University of Virginia.
As a boss I can’t complain, I know Vince has given a lot of guys that had differences with him second chances. I know when I left to go to WCW he wasn’t particularly happy with me but he brought me back, we buried that hatchet and everything is fine.
Ted DiBiase Sr.
I remember burying a girl fourteen years of age who had died with a ruptured appendix… I buried a good many people that I knew, some of whom I loved.
I miss all of my old friends who have passed away. Sometimes you just don’t understand why they were taken so soon. I loved and miss Johnny Cash. I miss my old buddy Johnny Paycheck, who happens to be buried in an area of the cemetery that I bought for my family.
You have to remember that not every creature that was evolving left behind its skull or its tools for our convenience tens of thousands of years later. Most bones or most tools rot or get buried and are never found again.
I buried a lot of my ironing in the back yard.
There is a lot of history buried in Chicago that I still have yet to discover.
I want to be the best daughter, sister, friend and wife I can possibly be – because when I die, I am not going to be buried with my Oscar.
I have my Poetry 180 project, which I’ve made my main project. We encourage high schools, because that’s really where, for most people, poetry dies off and gets buried under other adolescent pursuits.
When I was 7-years-old I, discovered Go-Karts and started Karting, since then I thought to be an F1 driver, that was pretty much buried into my head.
My mother’s mother is a very tough cookie. She buried three husbands. Two of them were just napping.
If you want to become a fossil, you actually need to die somewhere where your bones will be rapidly buried. You then hope that the earth moves in such a way as to bring the bones back up to the surface. And then you hope that one of us lot will walk around and find small pieces of you.
Napoleon the Third was not much. He died in England, and was buried in a country church-yard much the same as Kiltartan. But Napoleon the First was a great man; it was given out of him there never would be so great a man again.
As a kid, during the school year, my head was often buried in a textbook or Judy Blume book; the words and pictures were the perfect, barrier-free environment for me.
I’ll only retire in the day I should be dead and they have me buried, and some idiot spell over my casket some stupid gospel stuff.
My mother-in-law said, ‘One day I will dance on your grave.’ I said ‘I hope you do; I will be buried at sea.’
I don’t think that anybody in any war thinks of themselves as a hero. The minute anybody presumes that they are heroes, they get their boots taken away from them and buried in the sand.
My mother buried three husbands – and two of them were only napping.
The race problem in the United States is the type of unpleasant problem which we would rather do without but which refuses to be buried.
Charles Hamilton Houston
We let the lyrics be the focus of the song. Which is not what you hear with some of the zeitgeisty bands, like the War on Drugs, who I love, their lyrics are usually buried and The National, one of my favorite bands, Matt Berninger writes in fragments, in a very impressionistic way.
Life is a crusade in the service of God. Whether we wished to or not, we set out as crusaders to free – not the Holy Sepulcher – but that God buried in matter and in our souls.
In the grave should be buried the prejudices and passions born of conflict. Charity should hold the scales in which are weighed the deeds of men.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Almost everybody is born a genius and buried an idiot.
Though I played classical piano since age 5 and sang in a cappella groups, being an artist didn’t seem like something I was talented enough to do full time. So I kind of buried that dream.
It’s very inconvenient because every time I finish, let’s say, a chapter of a book, I think I’m going to ring Richard and then realize: Oh, Christ, I’ve buried him. I buried him last year.
Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I’m taking with me when I go.
When Margaret Thatcher was leader, she and Michael Heseltine were hardly soulmates, but she would not have allowed personal rivalry to take the heat off the Labour Party, whose own deep internal divisions are buried in other news now, nor would she have countenanced any attempt to have a show trial.
During a big rock show, you can flub a few things and nobody will hear it, because it gets buried under everything else.
On the song ‘Buried Alive,’ it’s almost like the instrumental is a therapist.
My music had roots which I’d dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
The priesthood is not dying, but the clerical state is dead. It needs to be buried, preferably with a Viking funeral in Boston Harbor so nobody can miss the spectacle of its passing.
Because of his military service, Dad was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
I’m the person that I always was, but in terms of how I approach my living, I’m not the same person at all. At all. I’ve buried a child, I’ve ended a marriage, and the grandson that I was raising is now grown. My family has totally shifted.
After 16 years in pictures I could not be intimidated easily, because I knew where all the skeletons were buried.
Acting has always been a way for me to express the emotions I had buried. If I hadn’t acted, I would have gone insane. In my acting class, I could let out my real tears and everyone thought it was the character. But no, it was me.
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
The first trip I can remember would have to be to Marianna, Arkansas. My mother’s parents are from there, and we’d go every year to visit the church where they were buried. We’d attend church service that day, put flowers around their tombstones, and visit with family and friends that still lived there.
Sterling K. Brown
I tend to write longer narrative pieces after I’ve finished writing a novel – when the fiction’s finished and put away, and I have a chance to take all the ideas that are buried inside of my novels and work with them directly.
The individual man is transitory, but the pulse of life and of growth goes on after he is gone, buried under a wreath of magnolia leaves.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
If you want to become a fossil, you need to die somewhere where your bones will be rapidly buried. You then hope that the Earth moves in such a way as to bring the bones back up to the surface.
You could spend your time with your nose buried in a guidebook, but Amsterdam really is best explored on foot, so you can stumble upon the city’s hidden gems. The architecture and the beauty of some of the buildings is also wonderful.
I feel that I’ll be buried in Ireland and don’t think I’ll ever live in the U.S. I’m not comfortable with many aspects of U.S. society – especially the justice system.
Every coal miner I talked to had, in his history, at least one story of a cave-in. ‘Yeah, he got covered up,’ is a way coal miners refer to fathers and brothers and sons who got buried alive.
Jeanne Marie Laskas
One of poetry’s great effects, through its emphasis upon feeling, association, music, and image – things we recognize and respond to even before we understand why – is to guide us toward the part of ourselves so deeply buried that it borders upon the collective.
Tracy K. Smith
The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
I’m dying to do a Sam Shepard play. ‘Curse of the Starving Class,’ ‘Buried Child,’ ‘True West,’ ‘Cowboy Mouth,’ ‘Fool for Love’ – I’ll do any of them.
In several sections, both natural in the banks of the Mississippi and its numerous arms, and where artificial canals had been cut, I observed erect stumps of trees, with their roots attached, buried in strata at different heights, one over the other.
No one has been buried at Mill Road Cemetery in Cambridge, England, for many years, and so the place has a shady, overgrown magic about it.
Growing up, I watched a lot of TLC – I loved ‘Four Weddings’ and ‘Hoarding: Buried Alive.’ They’re so binge-able.
I love doing my ‘Buried Treasure’ show.
Certainly the Australians were buried in Korea. But I think that from Vietnam on, all the killed were brought home to America or to Australia, in our case.
Growing up, I had always been an avid bookworm and a straight-A student. I approached my cancer the same way I approached writing my senior thesis in college: I buried my head in research journals, interviewed experts and scoured the Internet for information.
I live in the county where my mother was born and buried.
I think it’s important not to grow up too fast. I’m 26 now, and I still can’t wait for Christmas Day. The inner seven-year-old isn’t buried too deeply in me.
I’ve had tons of incredible conversations with people who say they got married or buried relatives to my songs.
As I bent over the washboard and looked at my arms buried in soapsuds, I said to myself, ‘What are you going to do when you grow old and your back gets stiff?’ This set me to thinking, but with all my thinking I couldn’t see how a poor washerwoman was going to better my condition.
Madam C. J. Walker
Hurried and worried until we’re buried, and there’s no curtain call, Lifes a very funny proposition after all.
George M. Cohan
They say I was a bad Batman, that it was my fault, that I buried the franchise. But the truth is, it was a big project. I was pretty intimidated in that world. I did the best I could in the situation I was given.
If you simply put your faith in Jesus coming down in flesh, through a human being, God becoming flesh living on the earth, dying on the cross for the sins of the world, being buried, and being raised from the dead – yours and mine and everybody else’s problems will be solved.
Disgust is often more deeply buried than envy and anger, but it compounds and intensifies the other negative emotions.
I wanted to publish a book simply to be buried with it; that’s all I wanted. I had no ambition beyond that.
We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.
Growing up in San Antonio, I was the dork at the Friday night football games with my head buried in a book – Jack Kerouac or Oscar Wilde, years before I really understood them.
About half of all potential future global warming emissions from United States fossil fuels lie in oil, gas and coal buried beneath our public lands, controlled by the federal government and owned by the American people – and not yet leased to private industry for fuel extraction.
Until I was twenty-eight, I had a kind of buried self who didn’t know she could do anything but make white sauce and diaper babies. I didn’t know I had any creative depths.
I have two brothers buried in the military cemetery in Texas. I don’t want to see any more of that.
F. Murray Abraham
When something really hits me, it makes me want to either jump off something really high or lie down and be buried. I want people to get hit and caught by my music.
Most of us seem to be buried under our own possessions, and it seems to be getting worse.
I think that, in almost all human beings, there is buried a profound tribal instinct that makes us very susceptible to being aroused to patriotic fervour.
I’m not a claustrophobe, but you don’t need to be to feel claustrophobic inside an MRI. It’s like being buried alive.
From the very first, my countrymen have followed my literary career, now criticizing, now praising my work, but hardly ever letting a single word be buried in indifference.
I wanna survive an avalanche. I wanna be one of those people a dog finds buried under a ton of snow, almost dying of starvation.
The Westwood Cemetery is just a few blocks from my home, and a number of my very dear friends are buried there.
No man wants more war if he’s planned memorial services for fallen comrades, carried their flag-draped caskets off a plane, and buried them at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mostly we’re motivated to control ourselves in public. Mostly. At home the motivation is much less clear. At home there’s a bit of a lab for bad behavior. You can test things out without terrible consequences. Or maybe the consequences are there, but they are deferred, buried, much harder to detect.
I think when people say ‘real hip-hop,’ they want it more buried in the streets. They want it more connected to the streets and the grime and the roughness of the streets. They don’t want the fluff.
Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.
e. e. cummings
I am an English-speaking Canadian, but my entire family – Russian exiles and the Canadians they married – is buried in Quebec, and if Quebec were to separate, I would feel I had been cut in two.
You don’t have to be Albert Einstein to see that we, as a race of people, we Australians, are being buried by a mass migration program to line the pockets of the rich and powerful.
‘Ready Player One’ has it all – nostalgia, trivia, adventure, romance, heart, and, dare I say it, some very fascinating social commentary. The novel follows Wade Watts through the virtual reality world, the OASIS, and on a quest to uncover and unlock the secrets buried deep inside.
I visit English country churchyards where historical figures are buried.
I grew up knowing my grandfather had served our country for decades in the Navy, buried in his whites in Arlington; I have family members who are veterans.
In retrospect, I’m grateful for the break-up of my marriage because it forced me to deal with all the buried issues I probably wouldn’t have otherwise faced. I’m a better, kinder, happier person today because of the spiritual and emotional growth I’ve experienced.
It was difficult for me to feel my feelings, so I just buried them. Then I found that acting was a way for me to get them out. But now that I’m a reasonably sane adult, acting is more about my trying to engage other people: Acting is cathartic for the viewer as well.
Marco Polo has been kind of buried under this cloud of rather banal historical dust, when the true story is so much more exciting.
In my films, I either want the music to be very subtle and very buried or just put it right out in front and be super blunt with it.
Every time I watched ‘K3G,’ I buried my face in my hands and wept.
As a first-generation college student who worked my way through community college on to Cornell Law, having health insurance was not a top priority when I was starting out. I was buried in student loan debt and worried about simply making ends meet.
Since news breaks on digg very quickly, we face the same issues as newspapers which print a retraction for a story that was misreported. The difference with digg is that equal play can be given to both sides of a story, whereas with a newspaper, a retraction or correction is usually buried.
I don’t believe love goes away just because you’re buried in a casket.
I am left alone in the wide world. My own dear family I have buried: one in Rangoon, and two in Amherst. What remains for me but to hold myself in readiness to follow the dear departed to that blessed world, ‘Where my best friends, my kindred dwell, where God, my Saviour, reigns.’
While I do occasionally order items on the Internet, it’s hard to teach an old shopper new tricks. I’m convinced that the catalogue will eventually disappear, but not until the last baby boomers have kicked off their smelly Nikes and been buried in mulch.
The steel workers have now buried their dead, while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity. The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government.
John L. Lewis
I do not share the wish to see my language dead and decently buried.
People were looting tombs 5,000 years ago in Egypt as soon as people were buried, but the problem is only getting worse and worse.
Just previous to the birth of my little son, my mind gave way and my child was born in the asylum for the insane at Stockton, Cal. My boy was buried there.
I grew up reading thrillers, science fiction, fantasy – you name it – and one day I asked myself if there was a reason why a fear of spiders was so common. Was there something buried deep in our evolutionary history that made being scared of spiders a survival instinct?
Every pessimist who ever lived has been buried in an unmarked grave. Tomorrow has always been better than today, and it always will be.
Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can’t nail them to a wall.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I buried my dad the day I started Craig David’s tour. Buried him, got on this tour bus in Stratford, and hit the road. Mixed emotions.
And I had this sense, even though I couldn’t quite wrap my head around what it meant to have a cancer diagnosis at 22, that the person I’d been before was buried, there was no returning to that pre diagnosis itself.
I pay lots of homages. I wanted to pay tribute to a leading Iranian writer, Gholam – Hossein Sa’edi, who is buried in Paris – he is an Iranian Arthur Miller. He is of a similar stature, and his work is similar to that of Arthur Miller.
When I am dead and buried, on my tombstone I would like to have it written, ‘I have arrived.’ Because when you feel that you have arrived, you are dead.
I know that campaigns can seem small, and even silly. Trivial things become big distractions. Serious issues become sound bites. And the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. If you’re sick of hearing me approve this message, believe me – so am I.
The buried code of many American films has become: If I kill you, I have won and you have lost. The instinctive ethical code of traditional Hollywood, the code by which characters like James Stewart, John Wayne and Henry Fonda lived, has been lost.
It’s easy to isolate yourself when you’re buried in work, or to rely only on work friends for empathy. And while your work friends will always ‘get it’ more than your life partner, they don’t know how to comfort you like your partner does.
Emily V. Gordon
I lost boundaries as a child that I didn’t even realize it and it wasn’t talked about back then. You know, it was something you just buried and dealt with, and moved forward. What could you do about it?
When I was a kid, I really wanted a metal detector for Christmas, convinced I was going to find buried treasure and could retire at 12. Santa Claus brought me one, but sadly, that treasure was never realized. It’s amazing how many bottle caps you have to dig up. But to be honest, that dream is still alive.
It is from Shiith Ibn Adam that all humankind today is said to descend. It is also said that Balkh, the ‘Mother of All Cities’ as the first Arabs called it, a city once greater than Babylon and lovelier than Nineveh, is where Shiith died and was buried.
Mankind’s true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
I did make a solo album in my house when I was there. And because I was just afraid of flying, I wouldn’t promote it, and I wouldn’t tour. Actually, it wasn’t a very good album anyway – it got buried underneath the pits of Hell, I suppose.
I buried my baby brother this year because of the opioid crisis, I’ve seen my friends and family, strong miners born and bred in these hills out of work, and people crying out for help.
Paula Jean Swearengin
A dark, fantastic adventure set in an alternate 1900s Asia, ‘Monstress’ is buried deep in the supernatural. It’s a story I’ve wanted to tell for a long time – it just took me awhile to put all the pieces together.
Getting buried alive will always be my claim to fame.
The letters and journals we leave behind and the impressions we have made on our contemporaries are the mere husk of the kernel of our essential life. When we die, the kernel is buried with us. This is the horror and pity of death and the reason for the inescapable triviality of biography.
I’m friends with a lot of Brits, and they tell me when they’re over here what a huge phenomenon ‘The Wire’ has become. Some things just attain critical mass after they’re already dead and buried, and I don’t know why it was the case with ‘The Wire’.
My very worst day on ‘Green Lantern’ was nowhere near as difficult as my finest day on ‘Buried.’