Centuries

Famous quotes containing the word centuries:

    A star was broken
    Into the centuries of the child
    Myselves grieve now, and miracles cannot atone.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    There’s only one reality, Rachel, and that is death. I bring you death. A living death. Are you afraid?... I bring you the darkness of centuries past and centuries to come. Eternal life and eternal death. Now do you fear?
    —Pat Fielder. Paul Landres. Dracula (Francis Lederer)

    For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)