Famous quotes containing the word died:

    Cannons and fire-arms are cruel and damnable machines; I believe them to have been the direct suggestion of the Devil. If Adam had seen in a vision the horrible instruments his children were to invent, he would have died of grief.
    Martin Luther (1483–1546)

    Honour came to me,
    though I sought it not;
    I died at mid-day, sleeping;
    They did not see the reach of purple-wing
    that lifted me out of the little room.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)

    I’m the end of the line; absurd and appalling as it may seem, serious New York theater has died in my lifetime.
    Arthur Miller (b. 1915)