Life and Death
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Don't worry over what other people are thinking about you. They're too busy worrying over what you are thinking about them.
Be an optimist -- at least until they start moving animals in pairs to Cape Kennedy.
Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.
Children in the front seat cause accidents, accidents in the back seat cause children.
Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.
Cox's Philosophy: Life's a bitch, and then you die.
Death and taxes may always be with us, but death at least doesn't get any worse.
In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.
If time be of all things most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough.
Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of life is, but rather recognize that it is he who is asked.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.
I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable.