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When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my des
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"When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine"

- Robert Louis Stevenson

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This quote by Robert Louis Stevenson talks with the concept of mortality and also the approval of fatality. He speaks of putting down his weapons, which might be interpreted as a metaphor for his life, and also approving his destiny with thanks as well as tiredness. He acknowledges that his destiny may not be divine, however he is still content to rest with his daddies in honor. This quote talks with the idea of accepting fatality with elegance and also dignity, as well as being glad for the life that has lived. It is a suggestion to appreciate the life we have been provided and to approve death with peace and understanding.

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Robert Louis Stevenson This quote is written / told by Robert Louis Stevenson between November 13, 1850 and December 3, 1894. He was a famous Writer from Scotland. The author also have 83 other quotes.

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