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Warm Bodies

Warm Bodies

  

by Isaac Marion

Death Quotes in Warm Bodies

How we cite our quotes: (Part.Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #4

There are so many options for dying in this new world. [...] All roads lead to us, the Dead, and our very unglamorous immortality. (1.5.12)

If the Living knew what being a zombie was like, do you think they'd be a little less afraid of dying? Frankly, it doesn't seem like much of a lifestyle change.

Quote #5

What you are, I once was. What I am, you will become. (1.6.10)

R gets this little bit of wisdom from a Latin saying he's read somewhere. It pretty much means that we all live, and we all die. Death is the great equalizer, the one thing we all have in common.

Quote #6

"Why would you want your last thought to be a replay of your dirty, meaningless death?"
"You think death isn't meaningful?" (1.7.88-1.7.89)

We wonder why R considers death "dirty" and "meaningless." Could it be because he's caused so much of it in his life... er, death? Or maybe after being dead so long, and not finding any meaning in it, he's just sick of it. He's like a zombie Meursault.

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