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Life and Death

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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.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/uys04zyz  ·   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

tiny.ag/bleirdyt  ·   Fair (137 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Caution: breathing may be hazardous to your health.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/ygktzxcq  ·   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

tiny.ag/zdywajhx  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/dxqkz8bq  ·   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

tiny.ag/7a4ntqxo  ·   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

tiny.ag/tqq05igh  ·   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

tiny.ag/hcogkx8m  ·   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

tiny.ag/ynrgodhh  ·   Fair (151 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is nature's way of recycling human beings.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/b94hkcka  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/74zlcnif  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't die until you're dead.

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/ac57f8tj  ·   Fair (1168 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin, in Life and Death and Wealth and Poverty

tiny.ag/hudckmys  ·   Fair (572 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

Benjamin Franklin, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/h7w28305  ·   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

tiny.ag/pmtdvq0j  ·   Fair (163 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of life is, but rather recognize that it is he who is asked.

Viktor Frankl, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/i5nn9q12  ·   Fair (393 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/ojnfi4om  ·   Fair (68 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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.

Eugene Forsey, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/lewynsak  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/hwk0yobb  ·   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