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Comment#  ·   Fair (134 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

William Allen White, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (1013 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by E. Lechner

Either those curtains go or I do.

Oscar Wilde, (last words), in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is an unbroken succession of false situations.

Thornton Wilder, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Earl Wilson, in Altruism and Cynicism and Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All I ask of life is a constant and exaggerated sense of my own importance.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Always remember that you are unique. Just like everyone else.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Be an optimist -- at least until they start moving animals in pairs to Cape Kennedy.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (137 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Caution: breathing may be hazardous to your health.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Children in the front seat cause accidents, accidents in the back seat cause children.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (126 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Cox's Philosophy: Life's a bitch, and then you die.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death and taxes may always be with us, but death at least doesn't get any worse.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is God's way of telling you not to be such a wise guy.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (151 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Death is nature's way of recycling human beings.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (193 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't die until you're dead.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (88 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't worry over what other people are thinking about you. They're too busy worrying over what you are thinking about them.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ducharm's Axiom: If you view your problem closely enough you will recognize yourself as part of the problem.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

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