Note by Saul Holiff, Life is Hell


Notebook entry by Saul Holiff listing short observations and aphorisms such as "Life is hell (ontic anxiety)," "Actions speak louder than words," and "Living well is the best revenge." The last two were common sayings of Holiff's. He also writes here, "My days are numbered...the countdown of those numbers has begun...and us well underway!" This note demonstrates his preoccupation with death.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 leaf ; 13.8 x 21.5 cm
Additional physical characteristics
  • Handwritten note. First four lines underlined in yellow highlighter. Fifth and eighth lines underlined in blue highlighter.
Physical repository Collection
  • Saul Holiff Collection
  • Acquired from Jonathan Holiff, October 2016.
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • File: 2.16
  • Accession Number: 2016-018
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • 2007 to 2008
Technical note
  • Scanning done by Edgeworx Inc. between 2007-2008 for documentary My Father and the Man in Black. Exact dates of scanning and equipment used for scanning unknown. Image resized to 600dpi tiff using Photoshop CS5 by Libraries Digitization. Metadata by SMacFarlane and KD.
  • Material is made available for research and private study; all other uses require permission of the copyright holders.

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