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“The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Whoever will be born must destroy a world.”

- Hermann Hesse
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“To die will be an awfully big adventure.”

- Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie)
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“How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?”

- Carson McCullers
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“Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one’s head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forget life, to be at peace.”

- Oscar Wilde
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“No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.”

- Terry Pratchett
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“Sooner or later, I hate to break it to you, you’re gonna die, so how do you fill the space between here and there? It’s yours. Seize your space.”

- Margaret Atwood
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