What is the greatest wonder?

What is the greatest wonder?
That everyday people die and the rest assume they are immortal.
— From the Mahabharata.


The Mahabharata is a major Sanskrit epic of ancient India,  which can trace its origins to the 8th and 9th centuries BCE. It has been compared in importance to Shakespeare, and Homer. And from this brief quote I can easily see why.

Image: By Andrew Mandemaker (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

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