"Death never takes the wise man by surprise, he is always ready to go."
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"Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye"
"I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart."
"The pomp of death is far more terrible than death itself."
"We are all dead men on leave."
"When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men."
"I stay a little longer, as one stays, to cover up the embers that still burn."
"Life is the jailer, death the angel sent to draw the unwilling bolts and set us free."
"The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life."
"Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying."
"Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die."
"How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset."
"Death is a displaced name for a linguistic predicament."
"We begin to die as soon as we are born, and the end is linked to the beginning."
"The only religious way to think of death is as part and parcel of life."
"A person doesn't die when he should but when he can."
"The grave's a fine and private place, but none, I think, do there embrace."
"Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men."
"Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow."
"It is a sign of a creeping inner death when we no longer can praise the living."
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