Ghostly Quotations
DAY
QUOTE-FOR-THE-DAY 
1
Do I believe in ghosts? No, but I'm afraid of them.
--Marquise du Deffand
2
An idea, like a ghost . . . must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
--Charles Dickens
3
Actors between plays are like ghosts looking for bodies to inhabit.
--Gail Godwin
4
Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
--Frederic Chopin
5
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggety beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us!
-- Anonymous
6
From the body of one guilty deed a thousand ghostly fears and haunting thoughts proceed.
--William Wordsworth
7
Ghosts only exist for those who wish to see them.
-- Holtei
8
I never really address myself to any image anybody has of me. That's like fighting with ghosts.
--Sally Field
9
If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.
--Lloyd Douglas
10
Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,
And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.
Eagerly I wished the morrow; -- vainly I had sought to borrow
From my books surcease of sorrow -- sorrow for the lost Lenore.
--Edgar Allan Poe
11
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.
--Francois LaRochefoucauld
12
Mr. Meant-to has a friend, his name is Didn't-Do. Have you met them? They live together in a house called Never-Win. And I am told that it is haunted by the Ghost of Might-have-Been.
--Marva Collins
13
No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.
--Thomas Carlyle
14
One's old acquaintances sometimes come upon one like ghosts -- and most people hate ghosts.
--Margaret Baillie Saunders
15
Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
--George William Curtis
16
Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts.
--Brian Aldiss
17
The blind person never fears ghosts.
--Burmese Proverb
18
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.
--Loren Eiseley
19
Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,
And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.
Eagerly I wished the morrow; -- vainly I had sought to borrow
From my books surcease of sorrow -- sorrow for the lost Lenore.
--Edgar Allan Poe
20
Public opinion is like the castle ghost; no one has ever seen it, but everyone is scared of it.
--Sigmund Graff
21
The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
--Bill Cosby
22
There are no ghosts or gods wandering around in human history; only people.
--Edward Schillebeeckx
23
There is a ghost
That eats handkerchiefs;
It keeps you company
On all your travels.
--Christian Morgenstern
24
Not that the Red Indian will ever possess the broad lands of America. 
At least I presume not. But his ghost will.
--D. H. Lawrence
25
Savor sufficient to lure the wispiest ghost into corpulence.
--Israel Shenker
26
The act of writing requires a constant plunging back into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghost-like.
--Ralph Ellison
27
True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.
--Francois LaRochefoucauld
28
Not that the Red Indian will ever possess the broad lands of America. At least I presume not. But his ghost will.
--D. H. Lawrence
29
GHOST, n. The outward and visible sign of an inward fear.
--Ambrose Bierce
30
What gentle ghost, besprent with April dew,
Hails me so solemnly to yonder yew?
--Ben Jonson
31
you want to know
whether i believe in ghost
of course i do not believe in them
if you had known
as many of them as i have
you would not
believe in them either
--Don Marquis

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