"Death never takes the wise man by suprise; he is always ready to go." -- Jean de la Fontaine (1678)
"Death must be distinguished from dying, with which it is often confused." -- Sydney Smith (18c-19c)
"Kill them all; God will recognize his own." -- Arnald Amaury, abbot of Citeaux, at the massacre of Béziers, 1209.
"You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth." -- Henrik Ibsen, An Enemy of the People.
"What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war." -- Símone Weil