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    One shouldn’t commit suicide out of fear of death.
    Swedish proverb, trans. by Verne Moberg.

    Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you’ve watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you.
    Nicholson Baker (b. 1957)