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1. "Vaporized by the sun! Wasn't that what the universe had in store for all of us? There would come a day when the sun exploded like a red balloon, and everyone on earth would be reduced in less than a camera flash to carbon. Didn't Genesis say as much? For dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. This was far more than dull old theology: It was precise scientific observation! Carbon was the Great Leveler--the Grim Reaper.Diamonds were nothing more than carbon, but carbon in a crystal lattice that made it the hardest known mineral in nature. That was the way we all were headed. I was sure of it. We were destined to be diamonds!"
Author: Alan Bradley
2. "Handsome enough' is this Grim Reaper, Who can snuff all these 'brief candles,' every fluttering soul sucking the air, from this hall"-The Vampire Lestat"
Author: Anne Rice
3. "He was a Marine, for heaven's sake! He knew how to kill a man with his bare hands. He'd been shot and stabbed and nearly died. He'd faced down evil in its purest form; met the Grim Reaper and spit in his eye. None of that had prepared him for this - facing the wrath of the woman he loved and knowing that wrath was justified."
Author: Barbara Falkenrath
4. "I drive a motorbike, so there is the whiff of the grim reaper round every corner, especially in London."
Author: Benedict Cumberbatch
5. "She watched as the dancing lights of madness swirled and flickered in his eyes like the fires of hell, and she knew that there would never be anything that could quench those fires except death. Vanessa knew that Jango had become his own Grim Reaper."
Author: Cedric Nye
6. "Calm down, Braveheart." Gabriel searched through the weapons. "I'm trying to find something not quite as fatal as...a scythe? Really?"Gabriel held the wicked half-moon blade up and looked at Tristan. "What are you, the Grim Reaper?""Yes. Yes, Gabriel. I'm the Grim Reaper. You caught me. I drive around in my car full of weapons collecting souls."
Author: Chelsea Fine
7. "And a ride in a hearse tells us we're all close to that final cruise . . . when the body dies and we move on. It's just the body, man. It's just the body. The soul's already gone. So don't be afraid of a dead body absent a soul. It's empty, man. No resident. What you need to worry about is a living body that's lost its soul. Now that is scary, man." - Funk N. Wagnalls, owner of the Grim Reapers auto lot, a character in Professor Brown Shoes Teaches the Blues."
Author: David Mutti Clark
8. "Death didn't happen like I expected it to. There was no Grim Reaper, no chorus of angels, no army of demons. And my life didn't flash before my eyes. Death was the color of softness, a delicate green under a thin film of baby powder. There was nothing but soft random thoughts and picture, drifting through me like a child's breath blowing through a dandelion after making a wish. And as I died, I was held by my love. I wanted to soak up her love and smuggle it with me to wherever my soul was headed.-character Ron (Broken)"
Author: J. Matthew Nespoli
9. "Blow me, Grim Reaper!"
Author: J.R. Ward
10. "Even with the Brotherhood as support, going to the colony was a suicide mission—and she was willing to bet there were a lot of people having sex under the mansion's roof right now.Sometimes you had to have a taste of life right before you knocked on the Grim Reaper's frontdoor."
Author: J.R. Ward
11. "The Grim Reaper isn't grim at all; he's a life-saver. He isn't grim because he isn't anything. . . . he is nothing. And nothing is a hell of a lot better than anything. So long, boys."
Author: Jack Kerouac Atop An Underwood Early Stories And Other Writings
12. "You're not a woman," he said finally. "You're the Grim Reaper with red hair!"
Author: Jeaniene Frost
13. "To them he's the slightly less frightening alternative to the grim reaper."
Author: Kat Kruger
14. "The Grim Reaper, Gloria corrected herself - if anyone deserved capital letters it was surely Death. Gloria would rather like to be the Grim Reaper. She wouldn't necessarily be grim, she suspected she would be quite cheerful (Come along now, don't make such a fuss)."
Author: Kate Atkinson
15. "And, ah, who are you?What Horseman, I mean."Thanatos swung around. "Death."Cara swallowed. Audibly. "As in, the Grim Reaper?"He snorted. "That poser."
Author: Larissa Ione
16. "It's funny, but I always thought I could trust blue eyes. I thought they were safe somehow. All the good guys have baby blues. The dark eyes are for the villains... the Grim Reaper, the Joker, Zombies. All dark."
Author: Lucy Christopher
17. "By the way--I like this human idea of the grim reaper. I like the scythe. It amuses me."
Author: Markus Zusak
18. "Footnote: In 1998, a woman in Saline, Michigan received a patent for a Decorative Penile Wrap...The patent included three pages of drawings, including a penis wearing a ghost outfit, another in the robes of the Grim Reaper, and one dressed up to look like a snowman."
Author: Mary Roach
19. "I lay on my floor crying again… shaking. Searching for inner strength and coming up empty. My eyes burned and my mouth was dry as I sucked on air that seemed to keep getting thicker and harder to breathe. I tried to leave again, but ended up leaning my forehead against the door, feeling defeated and wishing the Grim Reaper would come for me in all his silky, black glory."
Author: Nathan Daniels
20. "But caffeine, cigarettes and cholesterol, the grim reapers of the common man - God forbid I should give them up."
Author: Patricia Cornwell
21. "You don't beat the grim reaper by living longer; you beat the grim reaper by living better."
Author: Randy Pausch
22. "So rather than spending my golden years searching for the meaning of my life, I rather believe I'll just keep on trying to make some meaning out of my life right up until I pitch over nose first into the dirt for that little nap. - Tom King (I Ain't Afraid of No Grim Reaper)"
Author: Tom King

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