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Quotation by Aldous Huxley
Who lives longer: the man who takes heroin for two years and dies, or the man who lives on roast beef, water and potatoes till ninety-five? One passes his twenty-four months in eternity. All the years of the beef-eater are lived only in time.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. The narrator reports Theodore Gumbril Jr.'s conversation indirectly, Antic Hay, ch. 21 (1923).
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