You may be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper!
Let us award a just, a brilliant homage to those rare men whom nature has endowed with the precious privilege of arranging a thousand isolated facts, of making seductive theories spring from them; but let us not forget to state, that the scythe of the reaper had cut the stalks before one had thought of uniting them into sheaves!françois arago
Canada, having few indigenous prejudices, has been compelled to import them from elsewhere, duty-free, and it is the rare Canadian who is not shaken, at some time in the year, by "old, unhappy, far-off things / And battles long ago", like Wordsworth's solitary reaper. We are a nation of immigrants, and not happy in our minds.Robertson Davies
There is a reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the Grim reaper.
There is a reaper whose name is Death, and with his sickle keen. He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, and the flowers that grow between.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow