Yes, the wheat dies, but check out the fruit. Sure there is pain in childbirth, but here’s this kid. Who’s still looking at the ashes, once the phoenix has risen? You’re always on the lookout for fates worse than death, and it turns out, there are a slew of them.

Boyle, Gregory (2010-02-14). Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (pp. 182-183). Free Press. Kindle Edition.

Csaba Osvath