But even if you would die ten times for him…

“Which father, which teacher had been able to protect him from living his life for himself, from soiling himself with life, from burdening himself with guilt, from drinking the bitter drink for himself, from finding his path for himself? Would you think, my dear, anybody might perhaps be spared from taking this path? […] But even if you would die ten times for him, you would not be able to take the slightest part of his destiny upon yourself.”

— Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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