Tears and agonies would at least have been life.
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But only to us is it given to know that we must die. And that is a great gift: the gift of selfhood. For we have only what we know we must lose, what we are willing to lose.
Donna Ester: Perché la sorte ci stronca così, come canne?
Efix: Sì, siamo proprio come le canne al vento [...]! Siamo canne, e la sorte è il vento.
Donna Ester: Why does fate crush us like that, like reeds?
Efix: Yes, we are just like the reeds in the wind [...]! We are reeds, and fate is the wind.
Natasha Romanoff: Even if there's a small chance, we owe this to everybody who's not in this room.Steve Rogers: We will. Whatever it takes.Clint Barton: Whatever it takes.Natasha Romanoff: Whatever it takes.
'We will fight.'
'I never fight duels,' said Mr Rowland firmly.
'Why not?' demanded the other unpleasantly.
'I'm too afraid of getting hurt.'(Page 71)
by Fëdor Dostoevskij Rating: 10 /10 Tears and agonies would at least have been life.