should be in the dictionary as the #1 definition of 'badass'.
"...You see, for Rick Rescorla, this was a natural death. People like Rick,
they don’t die old men. They aren’t destined for that and it isn’t right
for them to do so. It just isn’t right, by God, for them to become
feeble, old, and helpless sons of bitches. There are certain men born in
this world, and they’re supposed to die setting an example for the rest
of the weak bastards we’re surrounded with.”