"Life and death have been lacking in my life."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Jorge Luis Borges on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Jorge Luis Borges on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Jorge Luis Borges on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Jorge Luis Borges on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Jorge Luis Borges on Helen Keller
"To be immortal is commonplace except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal."
"The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future."
"To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god."
"Democracy is an abuse of statistics."
"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library."