If a door opens on it's own. And you say ' come in '. Have you invited death in? If death came in, would you sat and share with death your plan? If you make death cry, it may stay. But if you fill it with laughter it may just go away. Close the door. Just watch as death seems to just evaporate away
For with this desire of physical beauty mingled itself early the fear of deaththe fear of death intensified by the desire of beauty.
(Walter Pater 1839-1894, British writer, educator. originally published in Macmillan's Magazine (Aug. 1878). the narrator, in "The Child in the House," p. 163, repr. In Miscellaneous Studies, Macmillan (1895).
Regarding Florian Deleal.)