->''"Your deaths shall serve where your lives could not."''
-->-- '''Typhus''', the Herald of Nurgle, at the Damnation of Hive Sibullus, ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''

->''Fear not the dead. Would you quail before some addled crone, or palsied infant? These are victims, not victors.''
-->-- ''VideoGame/TotalAnnihilationKingdoms''

->''These days, it's kinda hard just to make the buried stay\\
Our subject's not alive, but he fakes it anyway\\
We told him he was dead, and he'd better lie down\\
But he just waved at us as he shambled into town''
-->-- "[[http://www.true-magic.com/writing/prettyspry.php Pretty Spry]] (For A Dead Guy)"

->''They groaned, they stirred, they all uprose,\\
Nor spake, nor moved their eyes;\\
It had been strange, even in a dream,\\
To have seen those dead men rise.''
-->-- '''Creator/SamuelTaylorColeridge''', ''Literature/TheRimeOfTheAncientMariner''

->''When I was in high school my teacher told me that [[YouFailHistoryForever there are more people alive today than have ever lived.]]\\
Don't worry; she lied, then got cancer. (Not my fault.) We live atop a mountain of corpses. The Earth is\\
swimming in humans, above and below the ground, so when I see you trying to raise the dead, I'm torn.\\
On the one hand, I recognize your despair. On the other hand, do you really want to spend the rest of the\\
week fending off a ZombieApocalypse as the Earth vomits up her dead? [[HereWeGoAgain AGAIN?]] Come on, man, think\\
this through: every time you try this, we end up fighting zombies. [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes I hate zombies.]] Just put the syringe\\
-->-- ''TabletopGame/GeniusTheTransgression''

->''"Outsmarted by the undead. Another proud moment for our band of heroes."''
-->-- '''Gimli''', ''Webcomic/DMOfTheRings''

->''Hail to thee, our infantry!\\
still brave beyond the grave!\\
All sworn the Eternal Vow\\
the time to strike is NOW!''
-->-- '''Music/{{Manowar}},''' "Battle Hymn"

->'''Stalker''': A week ago... Something strange happened.\\
'''Persephone''': What was that?\\
'''Stalker''': I died.
-->-- ''Literature/{{Tasakeru}}''

->''The foulest stench is in the air\\
The funk of forty thousand years\\
And grisly ghouls from every tomb\\
Are closing in to seal your doom''
-->-- '''Creator/VincentPrice''', verse from the rap at the end of Music/MichaelJackson's "Thriller"

->''"I hate the undead. All dead, but yet still alive. Makes a mockery of me job."''
-->-- '''The Grim Reaper''', ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy''

->''Life after life, you won't need flowers on your grave.\\
You won't need prayers; you have no mortal soul to save.''
-->-- ''{{Dracula}} The Musical''

->''"You know that line they feed you in boot camp, ''"You can rest when you're dead"''? Complete bullshit!"''
-->-- '''[[PlayerCharacter Alcatraz]]''', ''[[VideoGame/{{Crysis 2}} Crysis 2]]: [[{{Novelization}} Legion]]''

->''"These stones. Always in their combat arenas. Do they have a strengthening function? Or are they mere legacy of a forgotten time and realm? The Hive never stopped honing their strength. They missed the point of being dead! Haha, ahh, I've heard it said that 'that which does not kill you makes you stronger', but what does that mean in the face of immortality?"''
-->--'''Toland the Shattered''', ''Videogame/{{Destiny}}''

->''"Do you ever think of the undead? The ghostly ones crowded under their gravestones? The restless dead, millions of them, there under the ground?"''
-->--'''Arch Oboler''', "Introduction to Horror" (from the 1962 album ''Drop Dead! An Exercise in Horror'')