And I had already glimpsed him, faint, obscured by their encrustations, but all the more valuable, all the more urgent. The layers of acquired knowledge peel away from the mind like a cosmetic and reveal, in patches, the naked flesh beneath, the authentic being hidden there. I scorned henceforth that secondary, learned being whom education had pasted over him. Get inspired with this collection of popular sayings and quotations and find the perfect way to capture any holiday, occasion, or milestone. Henceforth this was what I sought to discover: the authentic being, “the old Adam” whom the Gospels no longer accepted the man whom everything around me—books, teachers, family and I myself—had tried from the first to suppress. Are essays in quotations or italics. Sayers once said, I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking.
Death may refer to the end of life as either an event or condition.
In many cultures and in the arts, death is considered a being or otherwise, wherein it is usually capitalized as Death.
To the man whom death’s wing has touched, what once seemed important is so no longer and other things become so which once did not seem important or which he did not even know existed. On the same paper, an infinitely more precious ancient text.