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Quotation by Georg Büchner
The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever.
Georg Büchner (1813–1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Leonce and Lena, act II (1838).
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