Preparing for death is one of the most empowering things you can do. Thinking about death clarifies your life.

Candy Chang

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Source: "Before I die I want to ..." TEDGlobal 2012. Jul. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This Candy Chang quote means that contemplating death provides you with a better perspective on your life. In the TED Talk this quote is from, Chang explains that while we are often discouraged from thinking about death, doing so is valuable because it reminds you that life is short and that you need to lead the best life you can. Chang is an artist who created a piece of public art where people could use chalk to complete the sentence “Before I die I want to ___.” Watch the full TED Talk here: Candy Chang - Before I Die I Want To ...