“Death cannot kill what never dies.” William Penn
You return our bodies to the dust
and snuff out our lives like a candleflame.
You hurry us away; we vanish
as suddenly as the grass:
in the morning it shoots up and flourishes,
in the evening it wilts and dies.
For our life dissolves like a vision
and fades into air like a cloud.
“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” Norman Cousins
“He who doesn’t fear death only dies once.” Giovanni Falcone
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