Bal Thackeray Illness and Death

Famous quotes containing the words thackeray, illness and/or death:

    Now they heap the funeral pyre,
    And the torch of death they light;
    Ah! ‘tis hard to die by fire!
    —William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)

    All signs of superhuman nature appear in man as illness or insanity.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    hung up like a pig on exhibit,
    the delicate wrists,
    the beard drooling blood and vinegar;
    hooked to your own weight,
    jolting toward death under your nameplate.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)