Top 40 Corpse Quotes

We have collected the best Corpse Quotes by famous authors including Alexander Herzen, Georg Buchner, James M. Barrie, Shirley Manson, Tom Hardy and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

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There is nothing in the world more stubborn than a corpse: you can hit it, you can knock it to pieces, but you cannot convince it.

Alexander Herzen
Your words smell of corpses.

Georg Buchner
That is ever the way. ‘Tis all jealousy to the bride and good wishes to the corpse.

James M. Barrie
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.

Shirley Manson
Ju jitsu is very Buddhist. All that we fear we hold close to ourselves to survive. So if you’re drowning and you see a corpse floating by, hang on to it because it will rescue you.

Tom Hardy
If the people use the wealth bestowed on them by God for themselves alone or for treasuring it, it is like a corpse. But if they decide to share it with others, it becomes sacred food.

Guru Nanak
The history of ideas is littered with the corpses of those who have tried to define culture.

Giles Foden
In fact, death seems to have been a rather late invention in evolution. One can go a long way in evolution before encountering an authentic corpse.

George Wald
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.

Brian Aldiss
One can’t carry one’s father’s corpse about everywhere.

Guillaume Apollinaire
When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.

She made a ravishing corpse.

Ronald Firbank
My specialties are corpses, unconscious people and people snoring in spectacular epics.

Gig Young
To feel today what one felt yesterday isn’t to feel – it’s to remember today what was felt yesterday, to be today’s living corpse of what yesterday was lived and lost.

Fernando Pessoa
I don’t remember how I picked up ‘Different Seasons,’ but it was a book I read on a grave shift. I was absolutely floored by it; ‘The Body,’ a story about kids who go searching for a corpse in the woods, impacted me especially.

Khaled Hosseini
On ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ I wouldn’t care what I was playing – I would play a corpse, ’cause I love it that much. It is deep true love, and it will never die.

Taylor Swift
I tend to stay in character between scenes… to be rather serious on set, but here’s why, and I think people will find it surprising. I’m one of the worst ‘corpses’ on a movie set, which means you can’t keep a straight face. You start to get the giggles and you can’t stop.

Christian Bale
He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser, show me a hero and I’ll show you a corpse.

Mario Puzo
Collective states are constitutionally incapable of reliably producing anything but corpses.

L. Neil Smith
I really cite Walt Disney as teaching me everything I know. It sounds crazy, but I’m serious! In ‘Bambi,’ the mother dies, but you don’t see the corpse. You see the father, the stag, come up and you see ‘Bambi’ alone, and that has so much more impact than seeing a mutilated deer.

Matthew Gray Gubler
I think modern societies have to ask a very basic question: What strategies buy the most health for people? Doctors can do so many marvelous things now. They can keep a corpse alive, almost.

Richard Lamm
If atheism solved all human woe, then the Soviet Union would have been an empire of joy and dancing bunnies instead of the land of corpses.

John C. Wright
My life changed in 2005 on the day I met my wife, Tamzin. She was in a play called ‘Breathing Corpses’ with James McAvoy, one of my best mates from drama school. I knew who she was, and I’d fancied her quite a bit when she played Melanie Owen in ‘EastEnders.’

Tom Ellis
If our biological imperative is to pass our genes to the next generation, our moral imperative has to be to try, before we become corpses, to leave them a planet they can survive on.

Anthony Doerr
Why must conversions always come so late? Why do people always apologize to corpses?

David Brin
It didn’t matter what you look like. You don’t have to get up at 5:30 in the morning and there’s a lot to be said for that. Corpse Bride can just play all my parts from now on and I’ll just do the voice.

Helena Bonham Carter
Under each formula lies a corpse.

Emil Cioran
My half-suppressed Canadian years, my whole childhood and youth, rose like a corpse from the bottom of the sea to confront me.

Ross MacDonald
Who were the fools who spread the story that brute force cannot kill ideas? Nothing is easier. And once they are dead they are no more than corpses.

Simone Weil
Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives.

Algernon Charles Swinburne
Be a good-looking corpse. Leave a good-looking tattoo.

Ed Westwick
What I’ve learnt being an actor is that you’ve got to be lucky. I got less lucky, and nobody was interested. If a part came up, it would be for the main corpse’s friend’s brother who was having problems with his marriage.

Peter Capaldi
‘House of a Thousand Corpses’ by Rob Zombie – I love that movie. I really do.

Emory Cohen
He would make a lovely corpse.

Charles Dickens
If you look at the history of technology gadget makers, hardware makers, it’s littered with the corpses of Palm and RIM and companies like that.

Whitney Tilson
My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening.

Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Morality is like a field of flowers beneath which the corpses are piled in a thousand layers. It is an evolved mechanism whereby the human organism proceeds through life sustained on every side by bonds of mutual interest.

Roger Scruton
Well, my friend, this earth will one day be that cold corpse; it will become uninhabitable and uninhabited like the moon, which has long since lost all its vital heat.

Jules Verne
Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.

David Bowie
People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.

Raoul Vaneigem