G. K. Chesterton Quote
The Christian pities men because they are dying, and the Buddhist pities them because they are living. The Christian is sorry for what damages the life of a man; but the Buddhist is sorry for him because he is alive.
The Quotable Chesterton: A Topical Compilation of the Wit, Wisdom and Satire of G.K. Chesterton (ed. 1986)