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life vs death Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about life vs death
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“Why not? His mind plodded on. Why go through all this complexity when a flung-open door and a few steps would end it all.”
Richard Matheson
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I Am Legend
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Robert Neville
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“Death is not sad; the sad thing is that most people don’t really live at all.”
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“Are you righteous? Kind? Does your confidence lie in this? Are you loved by all? Know that I was, too. Do you imagine your suffering will be any less because you loved goodness and truth? ”
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“Fife…suddenly realized that he was free. He did not have to stay here any more. He was released. He could simply get up and walk away—provided he was able—with honor, without anyone being able to say he was a coward or courtmartialing him or putting him to jail. His relief was so great he suddenly felt joyous despite the wound.”
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“They had crossed a strange line; they had become wounded men; and everybody realized, including themselves, dimly, that they were now different. Of itself, the shocking physical experience of the explosion, which had damaged them and killed those others, had been almost identically the same for them as for those other ones who had gone on with it and died. The only difference was that now these, unexpectedly and illogically, found themselves alive again.”
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“And if your life is a suitable exchange for my honor, why is my honor not a suitable exchange for your life?”

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