When it comes time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.

Chief Aupumut (fl. 18th C.) Mohican leader (also "Aupaumut").
(Attributed) (1725)

Sometimes attributed to Tecumseh (1768-1813).

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 22-Feb-10
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