Quotation Explorer - 'Killed'

I hated you, said Laurent. "I hated you so badly I thought I’d choke on it. If my uncle hadn’t stopped me, I would have killed you. And then you saved my life, and every time I needed you, you were there, and I hated you for that, too. - CS Pacat
The tags' chain stirs with the wind; and I sleepPaid, dead, and a soldier. Who fights for his own lifeLoses, loses: I have killed for my world, and am free. - Randall Jarrell
I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again. - Charles Bukowski
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
Avoiding our pain is needlessly exhausting. Pain can not be killed. When we attempt to bury our pain, it rises up from the grave of our emotions, haunting us, until we acknowledge its presence. We can heal our pain when we allow it to move through us. - Jaeda DeWalt
Love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside. - Lin-Manuel Miranda
The number of people killed by the sanctions in Iraq is greater than the total number of people killed by all weapons of mass destruction in all of history. - Noam Chomsky
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
Who hurt you?" she asked, slicing through the two other conversations going on at the table. "He's dead," said Charles, his hand sliding up Anna's back reassuringly. "I killed him. If I could, I would bring him back to life so I could kill him again. - Patricia Briggs
Every time someone tries to prevent a war from beginning...people get killed. - Captain America - The Avengers...The Age of Ultron
We do not have to dig deep into history to understand the reality. The examples of Saddam Hussain, who was executed after a sham trial and the case of Muammar Gaddafi, who killed after surrendering in broad daylight, have given enough factual reality to understand the painful truth. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
Not everyone who has killed themselves because they were HIV positive would have been killed by AIDS. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You always hear a headline like this, 'Man Killed By Shark', you never hear it from the other perspective, 'Man Swims in Shark Infested Waters, Forgets He's Shark Food'. - Gary Larson
John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war. - Isaac Asimov
If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
You can't be happy, you was prank again and again and you was just in a trap nothing else. That wasn't him, even this and that guy. You just killed the witnesses and few cops! - Deyth Banger
I killed my ex lovers and buried to my memories' grave. It is JanuaryAnd I am tired of being brave. - Arzum Uzun
I did not fear that I might tread upon a live rail and be killed. I feared something far more intangible-doing what was not contemplated by the Machine. Then I said to myself, Man is the measure, and I went, and after many visits I found an opening. - E.M. Forster
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
In the world we live in, you will be warned ironically when you kill yourself, but will be killed literally when you heal yourself - Goitsemang Mvula
Two birds went for dating. The male bird was killed and the female bird is being murdered. - Santosh Kalwar
try to don't be killed and pray for healing, but be a killer and pray for forgiveness. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
He shot everything that moved in a blind fury. It was as if he were floating outside his body, his flesh acting on pure animal instinct. To kill or be killed. It was exhilarating. - Rebecca M. Gibson
We as a black culture have been through so much from slavery, lynching, dogs sicced on us,water hosed down, shot and killed in America. But we shall still overcome everything! - Alcurtis Turner
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off. - Stephen King
And yesterday he would have killed me to get to his foe. But now we serve each other. Only a fool walks into the future backward.
If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow. - Steve Allen
If Christ has died for me, I cannot trifle with the evil that killed my best Friend. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard
Have you heard of the most evil things done by people in their lifetime? They have coveted men's wives, killed hundreds of Christians and sold their best friend's life away for just a few coins. Isn't it interesting that they were God's chosen in the bible? ---Saul, Judas & King David - Shannon L. Alder
How could children have spotted what everyone else couldn’t? Because we haven’t killed off our imaginations, Aedan mumbled behind a wrapping of arms and knees. - Jonathan Renshaw
The Bolsheviks killed their own most loyal supporters at Kronstadt in 1921, because they failed to understand that the revolution no longer required revolutionaries, but obedient servants. - Peter Hitchens
The Annual Register for 1763 tabulated the casualty list for British sailors in the Seven Years' War with France. Out of 184,899 men raised or rounded up for the war, 133, 708 died from disease, primarily scurvy, while only 1,512 were killed in action. - Stephen R. Brown
The enemy is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on. - Joseph Heller
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with a lot of pleasure. - Clarence Darrow
The devil can get you through your flesh. He knows the button to press on your flesh and have a way into your mind. The flesh becomes a transport medium for evil things if not killed for God. If Christ makes a home in your mind, satan can't get there. - Israelmore Ayivor
We are a god- fearing nation of forgivers. You may have bombed our hotels & killed our people, we will still not hang you. If we cannot give life, who are we to take one? No matter how heinous the crime, we do not judge. We live & let live. - Andy Paula
Some people’s self-esteem was secretly improved when they discovered that their then-lovers had killed themselves over them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Books can not be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can abolish memory... In this war, we know, books are weapons. And it is a part of your dedication always to make them weapons for man's freedom. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
I knew a man who gave up smoking, drinking, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself. - Johnny Carson
What others will think? has killed the most dreams,Living the mainstream has never been the mainstream,Free people know how to live without remorse,They know ships aren’t meant to stay at shores. - Sahil Sachdeva
I was 17 years old when I was killed by a vampire"-Ruby Kennedy from My Handsome Vampire. - Vianka Van Bokkem
You know what killed off the dinosaurs, Whateley? We did. In one barbecue. - Neil Gaiman
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
Speed to fail should be every entrepreneur's motto. When you finally find the one idea that can't be killed, go with it. - Jay Samit
When no power is vested in a turbulent man, he behaves sorrowfully like a nearly killed christmas goat, but when fully endorsed, without considering his level of insanity and evil gestures, he cuts everyone in the society into pieces. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Art was the first casualty of the Socialist and Communist revolutions of the 20th Century. Socialists killed the independent thinkers first. - A.E. Samaan
What you don't think about when you're planning for children is when you're going to teach them how not to be killed - Darnell Lamont Walker
We'd be the safest country in the world if the world knew we didn't have a gun. Men are not killed because they get mad at each other. They're killed because one has a gun. - Jeannette Rankin
Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect. - Steven Wright
Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
I do not know how it is elsewhere, but here, in this country, poetry is a healing, life-giving thing, and people have not lost the gift of being able to drink of its inner strength. People can be killed for poetry here—a sign of unparalleled respect—because they are still capable of living by it. - Osip Mandelstam
I'm glad I didn't have to fight in any war. I'm glad I didn't have to pick up a gun. I'm glad I didn't get killed or kill somebody. I hope my kids enjoy the same lack of manhood. - Tom Hanks
If you want to kill yourself, kill what you don’t like. I had an old self that I killed. You can kill yourself too, but that doesn’t mean you got to stop living."-, Archie’s Final Project - Vargus
The objection to fairy stories is that they tell children there are dragons, but children have always known there are dragons. Fairy stories tell children that dragons can be killed. - G.K. Chesterton
It's a terrible thing, what we did, said Francis abruptly. I mean, this man was not Voltaire we killed. But still. It’s a shame. I feel bad about it. - Donna Tartt
In the slaughterhouse of love, they kill only the best, none of the weak or deformed. Don't run away from this dying. Whoever's not killed for love is dead meat. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Consider an achievement accidental if it is not coupled with modesty. Because if the achiever had endeavoured for it, it would certainly have killed their pride. - Raheel Farooq
A good motto to live by: 'Always try not to get killed. - George Carlin
You should have died when I killed you. - John le Carré
Yet feminism has never killed anyone. Machismo, it kills every day. - Benoîte Groult
Nowadays, a simple faulty brake light traffic stop, can get a black person killed. It's better to fix the broken light bulb, then having to face and cooperate with a senseless police officer. - Anthony Liccione
I have never killed anybody, it is true, but it is because I lacked the courage or the time, not because I lacked the desire - Eduardo Galeano
Then Samson said. With a donkeys jawbone I have made donkeys of them. With a donkey's jawbone I have killed a thousand of them. - Anonymous
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. - Jon Stewart
Four men killed that day. The phrase sat up in Willie's head like a rat and made a nest for itself there - Sebastian Barry
I thought I am kissing pain and pain belongs to You as happiness never does. I love You in Your pain. I could almost taste metal and salt in the skin, and I thought, How good you are. You might have killed us with happiness, but You let us be with You in pain. - Graham Greene
The American Dream was freedom, not prosperity. Prosperity killed the American Dream. - Marty Rubin
The peace pipe has killed the lungs (Le calumet de la paix - A tué les poumons faits.) - Charles de Leusse
Once people get hung up on theology, they've lost sanity forever. More people have been killed in the name of Jesus Christ than any other name in the history of the world. - Gore Vidal
Do you think that God would separate me from my husband if I killed myself? I feel as though I am going out of my mind at times. Wouldn’t God understand that I just want to be with him? - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
By March 1918, Lenin's Bolshevik regime, then just five months old, had knowingly killed more of its political opponents than Czarist Russia had in the whole preceding century.
How could I feel something when... I always get screw up... good people get killed and bad people just make suicides. - Deyth Banger
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Men with Honor are not killed by swords, they die of Shame. - Alok Jagawat
Corporations and their government minions are capable of anything...just look at the frauds the recent wars became known as. Hundreds of thousands killed in the name of corporate "liberation". - Steven Magee
They say curiosity killed the cat but I am unconcerned. I am smarter, though slightly less evil, than any cat. - Eliza Crewe
Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. - G.K. Chesterton
Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance? - Edgar Bergen
He sent Jesus to come and to talk to us and then allowed him to be killed so that the spirit that lived in Jesus could go out into all the earth and speak to you right where you are in your heart. Right now. - Lacey Sturm
In a war of ideas it is people who get killed. - Stanisław Jerzy Lec
That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross, Captain. Way I remember it, albatross was a ship's good luck, 'til some idiot killed it. (to Inara) Yes, I've read a poem. Try not to faint. - Joss Whedon
Heath Ledger died from the joker, so far the darkness killed him... but why we don't explore it? - Deyth Banger
Seasoned digital daters are like lions who have had their prey killed, butchered, and served to them on a tray in their artificial habitat for so long that they’ve forgotten how to hunt. - Maggie Young
It is wrong to kill anyone. It is wrong to kill those who kill. It is wrong to kill the executioner. The laws on murder must be killed! - Charles Nodier
A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person's brow.
I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind. - George Bernard Shaw
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing. - Aesop
At one point in my life I was a disappointment. I have popped pills, drugs, cheated, lied, and killed. But, at this moment in my life, I am very successful because not one of those things describes my character. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
Q: What do Jesus and Nicole Brown Simpson have in common? A: They were both killed by the Joooooooose. - Helen Thomas
I've accepted that I'm not going to die of natural causes, [but] getting killed 'cuz you're naturally a dick seems like natural causes to me. - Randy K. Milholland
Well, in war, you can only be killed once. But in politics, many times. - Winston S. Churchill
Absolution is the most powerful form of forgiveness. A full pardon from suspicion and accountability. It's the liberation of a stolen future. A future my father never lived to see. Absolution is a mercy the people who killed him will never know. - Emily Thorne
Pain is awesome I like it, to see myself scared is awesome to see how people get killed just makes me happy. - Deyth Banger
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it. A woman gains status when she refuses to see anything killed to be put on her back. Then she's truly beautiful. - Doris Day
I killed the Google Alert I used to have on myself two years ago. I don’t need any more information about myself. I get more than enough of that just by being me. - Lev Grossman
Sometimes I feel like God…when I order someone killed they die the same day. - Pablo Escobar
Only in Russia poetry is respected--it gets people killed. - Osip Mandelstam
The peasants of the Asturias believe that in every litter of wolves there is one pup that is killed by the mother for fear that on growing up it would devour the other little ones. - Victor Hugo
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. - Homer
and he suddenly knew that if she killed herself, he would die. Maybe not immediately, maybe not with the same blinding rush of pain, but it would happen. You couldn't live for very long without a heart. - Jodi Picoult
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses. - Lenny Bruce
When sex was something godlike, Lust was the profane curiosity that killed many a straying cat. Now, having removed mystery, Lust is less a long-standing, overpowering yearning, more a sudden craving of the appetite. Less quest, more impulse buy. - Geoffrey Wood
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons. - Bertrand Russell
I lived once but the emotions killed me always! - Xain Sheikh
Even those who want to go to heaven would rather kill than be killed. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I've heard that hard work never killed anyone, but I say why take the chance? - Ronald Reagan
How people started to disappear??It's an interesting question isn't it?I guess on 89% sure that they are killed in the time, we live in the future and they are killed in the past... so far a time teleport used by the adults! - Deyth Banger
Holocaust survivors and their descendants are supposed to hate those who oppressed and killed them and their people. Black people are not. This is how anti-blackness works. - Darnell Lamont Walker
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