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"Have you no hope at all? Do you really think that when you die you die outright, and nothing remains?"
I said: "Yes."
"I'm sure you've often wished there was an after-life." Of course I had, I told him. Everybody has that wish at times. But that ha ...
I realized people would soon forget me once I was dead. I couldn't even say that this was hard to stomach; really, there's no idea ...
Once one's up against it, the precise manner of one's death has obviously small importance.
Everyone Tarrou set eyes on had that vacant gaze, and was visibly suffering from the complete break with all that life had meant t ...
One grows out of pity when it's useless.
It was undoubtedly the feeling of exile--that sensation of a void within which never left us, that irrational longing to hark back ...
Mary Stuart: Even now standing where I am, my last night in this world, I wouldn't change places with Elizabeth.
Elizabeth I:
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The Christ-child lay on Mary's lap,
His hair was like a light.
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Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen.... It is not enough to do your own job. There's no particular virtue in ...
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