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"All men are equal when their memory fades."
Motörhead, "Deaf Forever"

"After the game, the king and pawn go into the same box."
Italian proverb

Boy: But what sort of man are you?
Death: They call me Death.
Boy: I will gladly drink with you. You are a good man, for you treat all alike, both rich and poor.

Oh, the young, the rich or poor
All alike, me you know
No wealth, no ruin, no silver, no gold
Nothing satisfies me but your soul
"O Death", a traditional American folk song

Emir: I demand reparation! My son was cruelly and unfairly taken from me!
Anubis: On the contrary. Death is the ultimate fairness. Rich and poor, young and old, all are equal in death. You would not like to see the Jackal God play favorites.

"When they face death they're all alike
No right or wrong
Rich or poor
No matter who they served before
Good or bad
They're all the same
Rest side by side now..."
Sabaton, "A Lifetime of War"

"But ya know what? It doesn't matter if you're smart, dumb, ugly, pretty... it's all the same once yer dead!"
Eddie Dombrowski, Silent Hill 2

There is in the world a very aged rioter and demagogue who breaks into the most refined retreats with the dreadful information that all men are brothers, and wherever this leveller went on his pale horse it was Father Brown’s trade to follow.


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