Quotes containing word "ghost"

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Sell also: ghostwriter, haunt, obsess, shade, specter, spectre, spook, touch, trace

Definitions and meanings of word "ghost"

• Noun: a mental representation of some haunting experience; examples: "he looked like he had seen a ghost", "it aroused specters from his past"

• Noun: a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

• Noun: the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

• Noun: a suggestion of some quality; examples: "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone", "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"

• Verb: move like a ghost; example: "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"

• Verb: haunt like a ghost; pursue; example: "Fear of illness haunts her"

• Verb: write for someone else; example: "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "ghost"

Guillermo del Toro
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Mexican Writer, Novelist, Designer, Producer, Director
Born Friday 9 October 1964
Richard G. Scott
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American Clergyman, Saint
Wednesday 7 November 1928 - Tuesday 22 September 2015
Alexander Smith
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Scottish Poet
Friday 31 December 1830 - Saturday 5 January 1867
Sara Paretsky
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American Author
Born Sunday 8 June 1947
Jerry Zucker
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American Director
Born Saturday 11 March 1950
Thomas Hobbes
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English Philosopher
Tuesday 5 April 1588 - Monday 4 December 1679
Paul Darrow
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British Actor
Friday 2 May 1941 - Monday 3 June 2019
Charles Dickens
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English Writer, Novelist, Critic
Friday 7 February 1812 - Thursday 9 June 1870
Bill Cosby
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American Author, Actor, Comedian, Musician, Educator, Activist, Producer
Born Monday 12 July 1937
Chuck Palahniuk
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American Novelist, Author, Journalist
Born Tuesday 21 February 1961
Francis Bacon
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English Statesman, Philosopher, Author, Scientist
Saturday 21 January 1561 - Thursday 9 April 1626
Gilbert Ryle
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British Philosopher
Sunday 19 August 1900 - Wednesday 6 October 1976

There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.

Alexander Smith

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But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic ghost story like The Others, Devil's Backbone and The Sixth Sense. It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling.

Guillermo del Toro

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If he is a ghost, then it's very disappointing for me, because he is banished in the story, and that could mean that he won't be coming back, and that would be terrible, wouldn't it?

Paul Darrow

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I had wanted to write Ghost Country for a long time, but it wouldn't work.

Sara Paretsky

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My greatest thrill was the day Mad magazine spoofed 'Ghost.'

Jerry Zucker

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The Papacy is not other than the Ghost of the deceased Roman Empire, sitting crowned upon the grave thereof.

Thomas Hobbes

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The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.

Bill Cosby

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A ghost is someone who hasn't made it - in other words, who died, and they don't know they're dead. So they keep walking around and thinking that you're inhabiting their - let's say, their domain. So they're aggravated with you.

Sylvia Browne

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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

Charles Dickens

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What I'm always trying to do with every book is to recreate the effect of the stories we heard as children in front of campfires and fireplaces - the ghost stories that engaged us.

Chuck Palahniuk

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The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.

Francis Bacon

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Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.

Rabindranath Tagore

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No ghost was every seen by two pair of eyes.

Thomas Carlyle

Words: ghost, every, seen, two, pair, eyes
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Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.

Brian Aldiss

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O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast.

Anne Boleyn

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Man need not be degraded to a machine by being denied to be a ghost in a machine.

Gilbert Ryle

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I figure I basically am a ghost. I think we all are.

John Astin

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Over the tops of it, beginning to dusk under a young white moon, trailed a wavering ghost of smoke, and at the end of it I came upon the Pocket Hunter making a dry camp in the friendly scrub.

Mary Austin

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As for the extraordinary operations of the Holy Ghost, such as working of miracles, or speaking with divers kinds of tongues, they are long since ceased.

George Whitefield

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The trouble with being a ghostwriter or artist is that you must remain rather anonymously without credit. If one wants the credit, one has to cease being a ghost and become a leader or innovator.

Bob Kane

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