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Quotations About / On: DYING

  • 21.
    Dying is not difficult, yielding is impossible.
    (Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815-1884), U.S. journalist, author, crusader. Crusader and Feminist: Letters of Jane Grey Swisshelm 1858-1865, p. 10, ed. Arthur J. Larsen, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul (1934). Editorial written after vigilante attack on her newspaper office.)
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  • 22.
    Men die and they are not happy.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). Caligula in Caligula, act 1, sc. 4, Pléiade (1962).)
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  • 23.
    The dreamcrossed twilight between birth and dying.
    (T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888-1965), Anglo-American poet, critic. "Ash-Wednesday," pt. 6 (1930).)
  • 24.
    To die will be an awfully big adventure.
    (J.M. (James Matthew) Barrie (1860-1937), British playwright. Peter, in Peter Pan, act 3 (performed 1904, published 1928). Closing words of play.)
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  • 25.
    Dying people often become childish.
    (Georg Büchner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Danton's Death, act II (1835).)
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  • 26.
    In America nothing dies easier than tradition.
    (Russell Baker (b. 1925), U.S. journalist. New York Times (May 14, 1991).)
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  • 27.
    Once the Xerox copier was invented, diplomacy died.
    (Andrew Young (b. 1932), U.S. politician, diplomat. Playboy (Chicago, July 1977).)
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  • 28.
    A king should die on his feet.
    (Louis XVIII (1755-1824), French king. Alleged remark on his deathbed.)
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  • 29.
    The world is the mirror of myself dying.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. "Third or Fourth Day of Spring," Black Spring (1936).)
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  • 30.
    No young man ever thinks he shall die.
    (William Hazlitt (1778-1830), British essayist. Table Talk, "On the Fear of Death," (1821-1822).)
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