— Mitch Albom, livro As Cinco Pessoas Que Encontramos no Céu
Fonte: The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2003)
— Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910
„“Damn you!" Dagenham raged, “Don’t you realize that you can’t trust people? They don’t know enough for their own good.”
“Then let them learn or die. We’re all in this together. Let’s live or die together.”“
— Alfred Bester, livro The Stars My Destination
Fonte: The Stars My Destination (1956), Chapter 16 (pp. 254-255).
— Euripidés ancient Athenian playwright -480 - -406 a.C.
Temenidæ Frag. 734
Contexto: When good men die their goodness does not perish,
But lives though they are gone. As for the bad,
All that was theirs dies and is buried with them.
— Socrates classical Greek Athenian philosopher -470 - -399 a.C.
— Sherman Alexie Native American author and filmmaker 1966
Smoke Signals (1998)
„God doesn't make mistakes. So if I'm supposed to die, there's a very good reason for it. I'm not going to question him. I'm just going to enjoy all these beautiful things that God created.“
— Ben Carson 17th and current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; American neurosurgeon 1951
Fonte: Take The Risk (2008), p. 168
— Cormac McCarthy, livro Blood Meridian
Blood Meridian (1985)
— Tite Kubo Japanese manga artist 1977
„All good niggas, all the niggas who change the world, die in violence. They don't die in regular ways.“
— Tupac Shakur rapper and actor 1971 - 1996
1990s, Details magazine interview (Spring 1996)
— Daniel Defoe English trader, writer and journalist 1660 - 1731
Character of the Late Dr. S. Annesley (1715).
„The soil out of which such men as he are made is good to be born on, good to live on, good to die for and to be buried in.“
— James Russell Lowell American poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819 - 1891
Garfield (24 September 1881)