Moving poem, both a rebuke and an encouragement.
Sayings of the wise“One must always do what the Devil forbids.”
by Martin Luther WittenbergHall, written in 1530, from a letter counselling a young man
‘I was with him in his last hour and he gave me this message to your Majesty: to remember that all worlds draw to an end and that noble death is a treasure which no one is too poor to buy.’— C.S. Lewis, a message from Roonwit the Centaur to Prince Tirian, in The Last Battle, Chapter 8 “What News the Eagle Brought”