Aphorisms Galore!

Life and Death

196 aphorisms  ·  11 comments

Aphorisms in This Category

tiny.ag/qbcohtn1  ·   Fair (283 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We all have to die some day, if we live long enough.

Dave Farber, Icon Programming Language Home Page, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/8kw5laiw  ·   Fair (294 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You draw nothing out of the bank of life except what you deposit in it.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/mfa7pfik  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

You are only young once... but you can be immature your whole life.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/wobuqdw1  ·   Fair (399 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Unknown, (Indian proverb), in Life and Death and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/uxknfqoq  ·   Fair (358 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Try to get all of your posthumous medals in advance.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/yqwcpnfd  ·   Fair (402 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To live a perfect life, you must ask nothing, give nothing, and expect nothing.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

tiny.ag/zpdgt5p3  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The secret to life is that there is no secret.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/jmnes1bp  ·   Fair (291 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The older a man gets, the farther he had to walk to school as a boy.

Unknown, in Life and Death

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/lkbki8ft  ·   Fair (305 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

tiny.ag/gcj36kvs  ·   Fair (219 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by pam brees

Every time a baby is born, so is a grandmother.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/tpxrfoyh  ·   Fair (131 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/iltu4sq1  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Fairy tales: Horror stories for children to get them used to reality.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/4asrjxv3  ·   Fair (130 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I'm prepared for all emergencies but totally unprepared for everyday life.

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/skc4wmie  ·   Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

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/hni90jff  ·   Fair (259 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Not everyone born in a stable thinks himself a horse.

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