„I am still in the land of the dying; I shall be in the land of the living soon. (his last words)“

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John Newton
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—  Muammar Gaddafi Libyan revolutionary, politician and political theorist 1942 - 2011
Speeches, Televised address to the nation, quoted in guardian.co.uk (22 February 2011) " Gaddafi urges violent showdown and tells Libya 'I'll die a martyr' http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/feb/22/muammar-gaddafi-urges-violent-showdown?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487" by Ian Black

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„Before I became old I tried to live well; now that I am old, I shall try to die well; but dying well means dying gladly.“

—  Seneca the Younger Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, and dramatist -4 - 65 a.C.
Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius), Letter LXI: On meeting death cheerfully, Ante senectutem curavi ut bene viverem, in senectute ut bene moriar; bene autem mori est libenter mori. Line 2.

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„Now I possess and am possessed of the land where I would be,
And the curve of half Earth's generous breast shall soothe and ravish me!“

—  Rudyard Kipling English short-story writer, poet, and novelist 1865 - 1936
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„I am a Land Leaguer myself, and I would not be a Land Leaguer if it had anything behind it like revolution. I would fight against it.“

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„No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms [within his own lands].“

—  Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States of America 1743 - 1826
1770s, Draft Constitution for Virginia (June 1776) http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/jeffcons.asp This quote often appears with the parenthetical omitted and with the spurious extension, "The strongest reason for the people to retain their right to keep and bear arms is as a last resort to protect themselves against tyranny in government". (See Jefferson Encyclopedia "No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms" Quotation http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/no-freeman-shall-be-debarred-use-arms-quotation and Jefferson Encyclopedia "Strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms" Quotation http://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson/strongest-reason-people-to-retain-right-to-keep-and-bear-arms-quotation)

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