A dying man needs to die

  • “A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.”
    Steward Alsop
  • “Truth sits upon the lips of dying men.” – Matthew Arnold
  • “The words of a dead man are modified in the guts of the living.” – W. H. Auden
  • “I do not believe that any man fears to be dead,
    but only the stroke of death.” – Francis Bacon
  • “When one by one our ties are torn,
    and friend from friend is snatched forlorn;
    When man is left alone to mourn,
    oh! then how sweet it is to die!” – Anna Letitia Barabauld