Life and Death
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Children aren't happy without something to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
All animals except man know that the ultimate of life is to enjoy it.
In our society, any man who doesn't cry at his mother's funeral is liable to be condemned to death.
To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated.
After I'm dead, I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it is this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past.
It's not a question of happiness, it's a requirement. Consider the alternative.
Life is good when we think it's good. Life is bad when we don't think.
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think.
Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
Death meant little to me. It was the last joke in a series of bad jokes.
Too much credit is given to the end result. The true lesson is in the struggle that takes place between the dream and reality. That struggle is a thing called life!