Life and Death
196 aphorisms · 11 comments
Aphorisms in This Category
tiny.ag/fnthysbd · ★★☆☆ Fair (318 ratings) · submitted 1997
Any idiot can face a crisis; it is this day-to-day living that wears you out.
tiny.ag/nzeglr2h · ★★☆☆ Fair (168 ratings) · submitted 1997
In the end, everything is a gag.
tiny.ag/o805qiwx · ★★☆☆ Fair (141 ratings) · submitted 1997
After I'm dead, I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
tiny.ag/hurfcg6j · ★★☆☆ Fair (401 ratings) · submitted 1997
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
tiny.ag/yvxqb7s2 · ★★☆☆ Fair (1183 ratings) · submitted 1999
It is the deed that teaches, not the name we give it. Murder and capital punishment are not the opposites that cancel one another, but similars that breed the same kind.
tiny.ag/v1gy9mza · ★★☆☆ Fair (190 ratings) · submitted 1997
It's like dÃ©jÃ vu all over again.
tiny.ag/osjwdfeg · ★★☆☆ Fair (948 ratings) · submitted 1997
Beauty: That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Life and Death and Men and Women
tiny.ag/l3yahg9k · ★★☆☆ Fair (743 ratings) · submitted 1997
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Health and Disease and Life and Death
tiny.ag/kygnp58l · ★★☆☆ Fair (334 ratings) · submitted 1997
To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated.
tiny.ag/qdumwgvj · ★★☆☆ Fair (199 ratings) · submitted 1997
Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives.
tiny.ag/2rj0neai · ★★☆☆ Fair (162 ratings) · submitted 1997
Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
John Barrymore, (dying words), in Life and Death
tiny.ag/9whxy8s7 · ★★☆☆ Fair (549 ratings) · submitted 1997
Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
tiny.ag/wpy86lpb · ★★☆☆ Fair (881 ratings) · submitted 1997
Luck can't last a lifetime unless you die young.
tiny.ag/4asrjxv3 · ★★☆☆ Fair (130 ratings) · submitted 1997
I'm prepared for all emergencies but totally unprepared for everyday life.
tiny.ag/lkbki8ft · ★★☆☆ Fair (305 ratings) · submitted 1997
For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.
tiny.ag/jnvbea3l · ★★☆☆ Fair (1009 ratings) · submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester
Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.
tiny.ag/b94hkcka · ★★☆☆ Fair (119 ratings) · submitted 1997
Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.
tiny.ag/nrkqajzx · ★★☆☆ 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.
tiny.ag/vbn3b1au · ★★☆☆ 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
tiny.ag/ynrgodhh · ★★☆☆ Fair (151 ratings) · submitted 1997
Death is nature's way of recycling human beings.