The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.
If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.
If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.
I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.
Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts.
Ghost stories really scare me. I have such a big imagination that after I watch a horror movie like 'The Grudge', I look in the corners of my room for the next two days.
I think that the joke and the ghost story both have a similar set up in that you kind of set something up and pay it off with a laugh or a scare.
Man need not be degraded to a machine by being denied to be a ghost in a machine.
Most people who went about saying a ghost had poked them with a brolly would be locked up somewhere.
Of all ghosts the ghosts of our old loves are the worst.
O Death, rock me asleep, bring me to quiet rest, let pass my weary guiltless ghost out of my careful breast.
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.
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
When not deeply engaged in creative activities, or numbed by the TV, I felt empty and hungry. My heart hurt... I often felt hollow or as if I were some kind of wispy ghost, barely existing.
As long as I am nothing but a ghost of the civil dead, I can do nothing.