ghost Quotes

The translator ... Peculiar outcast, ghost in the world of literature, recreating in another form something already created, creating and not creating, writing words that are his own and not his own, writing a work not original to him, composing with utmost pains and without recognition of his pains or the fact that the composition really is his own.
tags: work pain world facts ghost writing literature
— Lydia Davis
If you deny mystery-even in the guise of death-then you deny life, and you will walk like a ghost through your days, never knowing the secrets of the extremes. The deep sorrows, the absolute joys.
tags: secret joy sorrow knowing ghost extreme
— Lucius Shepard
Curiously, ghosts are rarely if ever seen in the nude. They appear fully clothed, and may even change clothing on subsequent appearances. They may change their form, to appear as they looked at different stages of their lives. Unless someone out there knows of an extoplasmic department store on the spiritual plane, we have to wonder, "Where do the clothes and accessories come from?
tags: live wonder ghost spiritual
— Loyd Auerbach
The uneasy ghost of Marx must suffer the torments of the damned at the truth glaring from the pages of history that one does not abolish property by transferring it to the state.
tags: truth ghost property
— Louis O. Kelso
No matter that you anticipate a thing; you get so used to it as part of the future that its actuality, its arrival, its force and presence, startles you, takes you by surprise, as would a ghost suddenly appearing in the room wearing familiar perfume and boots.
tags: future ghost
— Lorrie Moore
A guy comes home from college to find his mother sleeping with his uncle, and there's a ghost running around. Write it good, it's Hamlet; write it bad, it's Gilligan's Island.
tags: bad running ghost college write mother
— Lorne Michaels
Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows.
tags: ghost mother
— Lorna Luft
The creative element in the mind of man . . . emerges in as mysterious a fashion as those elementary particles which leap into momentary existence in great cyclotrons, only to vanish again like infinitesimal ghosts.
tags: fashion men existence ghost mind creative
— Loren Eiseley
Every man contains within himself a ghost continent.
tags: men ghost
— Loren Eiseley
The witness of the Holy Ghost is even more compelling than the witness of sight. As members of the Church, we become witnesses of the Savior and the truthfulness of this work not only in word but also in keeping our covenants and in how we treat others and in how we live our everyday lives.
tags: work live ghost church holy
— Loren C. Dunn
I think there's just so much awesome music coming out of New Zealand, I've always loved The Naked And Famous, I absolutely love Ghost Wave... it just seems like there's a really cool scene happening out there, I'd love to go and spend some time there and see what other bands are popping up.
tags: time music ghost
— Lizzy Plapinger
I loved ghost stories, creaky staircases, stormy nights. If it guaranteed nightmares I read it by flashlight, after midnight.
tags: night ghost stories read
— Lisa Gardner
The birch trees loom ahead like a brotherhood of ghosts.
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— Lisa Ann Sandell
Ghosts are a metaphor for memory and remembrance and metaphorically connect our world to the world we cannot know about.
tags: world memory metaphor ghost
— Leslie What
Some ghosts tried to be showy. These were the kinds to avoid.
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— Lesley Howarth
The first essential for the coming of the Holy Ghost into a heart today is that the heart should be cleansed from sin, for the Holy Spirit does not fill an unclean heart. What God has cleansed, He then fills. Finally, whom God fills, He uses. A holy life is the authentic sign of being filled with the Spirit.
tags: heart authentic ghost god sin holy spirit
— Leonard Ravenhill
There's only one proof of the Holy Ghost in your life and that's a holy life.
tags: ghost holy
— Leonard Ravenhill
But have we Holy Ghost power - power that restricts the devil's power, pulls down strongholds, and obtains promises? Daring delinquents will be damned if they are not delivered from the devil's dominion. What has hell to fear other than a God-anointed, prayer-powered church?
tags: fear power hell devil ghost holy
— Leonard Ravenhill
I was dreading all of the ghost stories of working on American television, not in the least, the length. In Britain, a series is six episodes of an hour drama, maybe sometimes eight, but never twenty-two, so I was petrified of that.
tags: drama ghost stories american
— Lennie James
I remember telling ghost stories with my cousins when I was four, five, six-years-old. I've just always loved it. But I think you're drawn to things you're terrified of.
tags: ghost stories
— Leigh Whannell
The gift of the Holy Ghost is as important to man as sunshine and water are to plants.
tags: men gift water ghost holy
— LeGrand Richards
I assure you; while I look like a ghost, I'm no spirit or demon. I'm nothing but a girl struggling to make her way in an intolerant world. I bleed, I love, and someday, I'll die.
tags: world girls die ghost demon spirit
— Leanna Renee Hieber
Every good thing depends on getting and keeping the power of the Holy Ghost in our lives. Everything depends on that.
tags: power live ghost holy
— Lawrence E. Corbridge
The ability we have to handle this adversity will determine the degree of success that we will have in life. To me, this is where the gospel can be the greatest of help to us. The power of the Holy Ghost is the greatest source of strength and comfort we can have in our lives. The Holy Ghost will not only help us in times of need, but will help us to gain a firm testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ, thereby preparing us for life.
tags: time power live adversity help comfort ghost jesus christ holy gospel strength success
— LaVell Edwards
I see ghosts everywhere, and that is partially a function of my being incredibly near-sighted and reading way too late into the night.
tags: night ghost reading
— Lauren Groff
My husband and I oddly have worked together a couple of times. We did a 'Veronica Mars' episode together. We didn't work together, but we were both in 'Ghost World.' We had a theater company in L.A., for a bunch of years. So, we've worked together a fair amount, and it's always just great fun.
tags: time work world fun ghost company year
— Lauren Bowles
Sometimes, photographs live in our hearts as unborn ghosts and we survive not because their shadows find permanence there, but because that thing that is larger than us, larger than the things we can point to, remember and claim, escorts us from dark into light.
tags: heart live dark ghost
— Laurel Nakadate
Jesus Pietro wasn't used to dealing with ghosts. It would require brand new techniques. Grimly he set out to evolve them.
tags: ghost jesus
— Larry Niven
When the world is ruled according to the Way, the ghosts lose their power. The ghosts do not really lose their power, but it is not used to harm people.
tags: people power world ghost
— Laozi
I promise you, if you will heed the voice of warning of the Holy Ghost and will follow His direction, you will be blessed with the ministering of angels, which will add wisdom, knowledge, power, and glory to your life. Remember, the Lord is bound by solemn covenant to bless our lives according to our faithfulness.
tags: power live blessed ghost angel holy wisdom
— L. Tom Perry
The service at this airport restaurant is so bad I'm starting to panic that I'm a ghost.
tags: service bad ghost
— Kristen Schaal
Maybe I could be friends with a ghost. I wouldn't be able to kill him.
tags: friends ghost
— Kim Harrison
Ford put a hand to his head. "Back up. Back up!" he cried. "You're too close." Heart pounding, I looked at the eight feet between us and pressed into the fridge. "I think he meant for the ghost to back up," Jenks said dryly.
tags: heart ghost
— Kim Harrison
The end is never the end. A new challenge awaits. A test no man could be prepared for. A new hell he must conquer and destroy. A new level of growth he must confront himself. The machine in the ghost within. This is the journey of the man on the moon.
tags: men growth journey hell challenge moon ghost machine
— Kid Cudi
All that you see was and is for your sake. The numerous books, uncanny markings, and beautiful thoughts are the ghosts of souls who preceded you.
tags: thoughts beautiful soul ghost book
— Khalil
Somehow I know there was something so right about my doing Frankenstein and taking so long over it that I've probably been laying some ghost inside myself. It was a very necessary job for me to do, but it'll take some time to recover from it.
tags: time right job ghost
— Kenneth Branagh
Puce Women was my love affair with Hollywood... with all the great goddesses of the silent screen. They were to be filmed in their homes; I was, in effect, filming ghosts.
tags: women ghost
— Kenneth Anger
I believe in spirits, not ghosts.
tags: believe ghost spirit
— Kendra Wilkinson
We strain to listen to the ghosts and echoes of our inexpressibly wise past, and we have an obligation to maintain these places, to provide these sanctuaries, so that people may be in the presence of forces larger than those of the moment.
tags: people past moment ghost wise
— Ken Burns
There are stories about winter ghosts found tangled like lice in their lovers' hair. Dead people have no hair themselves, which is how they can be recognized in winter. But in summer, the living and dead may pass each other on the street, and no one knows the difference.
tags: people living winter summer ghost stories lover
— Kelly Link