DON'T THINK OF IT AS DYING said Death. THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH.
GNU Terry Pratchett
Aside from the fact that Terry Pratchett is my fave writer of all time this is one of the best articulations of this view I have ever read. (for those interested this is Death talking to his granddaughter Susan)
Sir Terry Pratchett, Reading oder and quotes about the Discworld books. Until the ripples die away by Practicingnormal.com
from Terry Pratchett's 'Disc World' series
From tumblr user Nicotine-Patches <----- I thought I was done crying. No. No I am not.
Death of Rats from Terry Pratchett's Discworld series
Quote by Terry Pratchett, Artist Paul Kidby
°Terry Pratchett RIP ~Art by Paul Kidby. ~Poster by Kim White