Wednesday, December 12, 2012

#855 Have nothing to do with it

The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself. ~ Publilius Syrus

Man imagines that it is death he fears, but what he fears is the unknown. ~ Saint Exupéry

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. ~ George Santayana

Be of good cheer about death and know this as a truth - that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. ~ Socrates

Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light. ~ Dylan Thomas

Against you I fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!  ~ Virginia Woolf

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it. ~ W. Somerset Maugham

- How much do you fear death and the unknown?

- To what extent is your life lived an antidote to the fears?
- How should death be considered?