The disembodied spirit is immortal; there is nothing of it that can grow old or die. But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns.
Now I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark
When all the world is overcharged with inhabitants, then the last remedy of all is war, which provideth for every man, by victory or death.
I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death.