James Joyce Quote
Broken heart. A pump after all, pumping thousands of gallons of blood every day. One fine day it gets bunged up and there you are... Old rusty pumps: damn the thing else. The resurrection and the life. Once you are dead you are dead.
Ulysses, 'Telemachus,''Nestor,' 'Proteus,' 'Calypso,' 'Lotus eaters,' & 'Hades' (ed. Facsimiles-Garl, 1978)