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Life and Death

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tiny.ag/26yeyslg  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best thing about growing older is that it takes such a long time.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/sbtlzeuy  ·   Fair (265 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is like a raffle -- you must be present to win.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/v5ziucpl  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.

Charles F. Kettering, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/ckyj1g65  ·   Fair (321 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life's a bitch, and then she has puppies.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/ozic8c3g  ·   Fair (156 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is short. Live it up.

Nikita Khrushchev, (New York Times Magazine, August 3, 1958), in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

tiny.ag/dkcw9sko  ·   Fair (183 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten.

Doug Larson, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/k6fhbfxn  ·   Fair (107 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.

Doug Larson, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/pgmtdaub  ·   Fair (296 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Life is ours to be spent, not saved.

D. H. Lawrence, in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

tiny.ag/pyc5i9je  ·   Fair (85 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?

Ursula K. LeGuin, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/ev3fc9xo  ·   Fair (935 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An Evening Wasted (audio CD)

Life is like a sewer -- what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.

Tom Lehrer, (from the album An Evening Wasted), in Life and Death

tiny.ag/nzh7mkgj  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Living on Earth may be expensive, but it includes an annual free trip around the Sun.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/mefigsvw  ·   Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Living your life is a task so difficult, it has never been attempted before.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/skc4wmie  ·   Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It doesn't take all kinds -- we just have all kinds.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/90upthng  ·   Fair (1152 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

If you're here, you're alive.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/jlbzkcea  ·   Fair (237 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don't have the balls to live in the real world.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/jmkw4qmh  ·   Fair (251 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is a fatal, sexually transmitted disease.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/ulyprgno  ·   Fair (305 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It takes 8,460 bolts to assemble an automobile, and one nut to scatter it all over the road.

Unknown, (bumper sticker), in Life and Death

tiny.ag/6vqkumld  ·   Fair (264 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Just because your doctor has a name for your condition doesn't mean he knows what it is.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/fdrthlxv  ·   Fair (77 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Parents are traffic signs that are always in our blind spots.

Jeremy Preston Johnson, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/goflcpah  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To rid ourselves of our shadows -- who we are -- we must step into either total light or total darkness. Goodness and evil.

Jeremy Preston Johnson, in Life and Death