"Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present."
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"'Tis after death that we measure men."
"Pale death with an impartial foot knocks at the hovels of the poor and the palaces of king."
"I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave."
"Death is the final wake-up call."
"To awake from death is to die in peace."
"Death is feared as birth is forgotten."
"To stop sinning suddenly."
"My idea of walking into the jaws of death is marrying some woman who has lost three husbands."
"We are but tenants and shortly the great landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired."
"I will be conquered; I will not capitulate."
"When I have fears that I may cease to be, Before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain."
"Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever."
"Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling."
"Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born."
"A useless life is an early death."
"Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep."
"We are all of us resigned to death: it's life we aren't resigned to."
"The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living."
"I never think he is quite ready for another world who is altogether weary of this."
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