The span of someone’s life, they say, is only the core of their actual existence.
Noli Timere Messorum – Don’t Fear The Reaper
A man is not dead while his name is still spoken
No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away…
IF PEOPLE KNEW WHEN THEY WERE GOING TO DIE, I THINK THEY PROBABLY WOULDN’T LIVE AT ALL
Death marked the first day of the rest of his life
Life is a habit that’s hard to break…
DON’T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH.
Look after the dead, said the priests, and the dead would look after you. After all, they were in the majority.
He said that there was death and taxes, and taxes was worse, because at least death didn’t happen to you every year.