"“Take me as godfather.” The man asked, “Who art thou?” “I am Death, and I make all equal.” Then said the man, “Thou art the right one, thou takest the rich as well as the poor, without distinction; thou shalt be godfather.” Death answered, " It is always spoken in either quotes or using 3rd person language.
"It was not long before the youth was the most famous physician in the whole world. “He had only to look at the patient and he knew his condition at once, and if he would recover, or must needs die.” "
Even if Death was your Godfather there was no way that you could successfully cheat death to many times. Once maybe, but twice no. Everyone has their time to die and it is only if they accept that fact they will lead a happy life. Death is not something to be played with.