“François Rabelais. He was this poet. And his last words were ‘I go to seek a Great Perhaps.’ That’s why I’m going. So I don’t have to wait until I die to start seeking a Great Perhaps.”
Note: i like that - see a Great Perhaps
he’d been sick for a while and his nurse said to him, ‘You seem to be feeling better this morning,’ and Ibsen looked at her and said, ‘On the contrary,’ and then he died.”
Note: Henrik Ibsen's last words
religion is important whether or not we believed in one, in the same way that historical events are important whether or not you personally lived through them.
Note: importance of religion
“What happens to people after they die?” was “Well, something. Maybe.”
Note: "What happens to people after they die?"