Life and Death
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Death meant little to me. It was the last joke in a series of bad jokes.
Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
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.
Beauty: That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
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!
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.
Luck can't last a lifetime unless you die young.
Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality by living forever.
Death is one of the few things that can be done as easily lying down. The difference between sex and death is that with death you can do it alone and no one is going to make fun of you.
What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.