Private reproof is the best grave for private faults.
Humanity has been institutionalized and we are all the products of commercial and institutional life. We are now born in institutions called hospitals. We are raised in institutions called schools. We are trained for institutional corporate life in institutions called universities. We serve in institutions called corporations. We exist under the master institutions of military and government. We die in institutions called hospitals or nursing homes. From birth to the grave, mankind is an institutional creature.
One keeps forgetting old age up to the very brink of the grave.
Coffee makes us severe, and grave, and philosophical.
I shall soon be laid in the quiet grave - thank God for the quiet grave
The beautiful uncut hair of graves.
Glutton: one who digs his grave with his teeth.
Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?
True enough, the country is calm. Calm as a morgue or a grave, would you not say?
If you're still hanging onto a dead dream of yesterday, laying flowers on its grave by the hour, you cannot be planting the seeds for a new dream to grow today.
Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave--with both ends kicked out.
The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.