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Re: re:Death quote -- Who said that?

At 09:19 PM 6/13/01 +0200, you wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jean Stokes" <sinead@milamba.com>
>To: <sinclair@quarterman.org>
>Sent: 13 June 2001 01:40
>Subject: re:off-topic
>"To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being
>wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that
>men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but
>they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils.
>And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what
>we do not know?"

[ Excess quotations omitted. ]

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