What is your greatest loss in life

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest is what dies inside while it's still alive. Never give up."

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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.

Variant: Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.

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Death is not an event in life. You don't experience death.
If by eternity one does not understand infinite duration, but immaturity, then he who lives in the present lives eternally. "

- Ludwig Wittgenstein, book Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Variant: Death is not an event in life. You don't experience death.
If one understands by eternity not infinite duration, but immaturity, then he who lives in the present lives eternally.
Our life is as endless as our field of vision is limitless.

"The greatest grace in this world is, it seems to me, the inability of the human mind to bring all its inner events into connection with one another."

- H. P. Lovecraft, book Cthulhus Ruf

"Cthulhus Ruf" e.g. B: in "Cthulhu Geistergeschichten", Suhrkamp Taschenbuch, third edition 1975, page 193, translated by H. C. Artmann
Original English: "The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents." - The Call of Cthulhu.

“Man is not born once, but many times, and he dies not just once but many times. (...) If life is a bond, freedom would be directed towards death, but because death does not break the bond, life is only a short stay between freedom and freedom. "

- Kurt Kluge German writer 1886-1940

Der Herr Kortüm, (1934/37), Stuttgart 1938, p.451

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