Evelyn Waugh

“I said to the doctor, who was with us daily. 'He's got a wonderful will to live, hasn't he?'
'Would you put it like that? I should say a great fear of death.'
'Is there a difference?'
'Oh dear, yes. He doesn't derive any strength from his fear, you know. It's wearing him out.”


Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
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