Departed Related Quotes

The thing about The Departed, the x-factor that people can't quite put their finger on, is that it deals clearly with class and accent all these things that are fundamental to Boston, but previously anomalous or even prohibited in demotic American films.

William Monahan

Do we not hear voices, gentle and great, and some of them like the voices of departed friends,? do we not hear them saying to us, Come up hither?

William Mountford

“There are several such issues where I have departed radically from the Republican orthodoxy.”

William Weld

Count no mortal fortunate till he has departed this life free from pain.


Of joys departed, not to return, how painful the remembrance.

Robert Blair

Oh! not for the great departed, Who formed our country's laws, And not for the bravest-hearted, Who died in freedom's cause, And not for some living hero To whom all bend the knee, My muse would raise her song of praise - But for the man to be...

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In visions of the dark night I have dreamed of joy departed-- But a waking dream of life and light Hath left me broken-hearted.

Edgar Allan Poe

We have but the memories of past good cheer, we have but the echoes of departed laughter. In vain we look and listen for the mirth that has died away. In vain we seek to question the gray ghosts of old-time revelers.

Agnes Repplier

After the rains departed the skies and settled on earth - clear skies; moist brilliant earth - greater clarity returned to life alone with the blue above and made the world below rejoice with the freshness of the recent rain. It left heaven in our souls and a freshness in our hearts.

Fernando Pessoa

Platitude: All that is mortal of a departed truth.

Ambrose Bierce