Death does determine life. Once life is finished it acquires a sense; up to that point it has not got a sense; its sense is suspended and therefore ambiguous. However, to be sincere I must add that for me death is important only if it is not justified and rationalized by reason. For me death is the maximum of epicness and death.
Pier Paolo Pasolini (March 5, 1922 November 2, 1975) was an Italian poet, film director, and writer.