Quotations II

Vigil AngelDo not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.

— Matsuo Bashō

Death slew not him, but he made death his ladder to the skies.

— Fulke Greville, Elegy on the Death of Sidney

A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people’s business.

— Eric Hoffer, The True Believer

I said to Life, “I would hear Death speak.”
And Life raised her voice a little higher and said, “You hear him now.”

— Khalil Gibran, Sand and Foam

I commend my soul to any god that can find it.

— Terry Pratchett, Going Postal

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