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Life and Death

196 aphorisms  ·  11 comments

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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/bzz5t4jw  ·   Fair (820 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A Midsummer Night's Dream (paperback)

Lord, what fools these mortals be!

William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/4zhqdoip  ·   Fair (397 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is a tale told by an idiot -- full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

William Shakespeare, Macbeth, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/dmbscgzj  ·   Fair (69 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is a rollercoaster. Try to eat a light lunch.

David A. Schmaltz, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/i4m56pqh  ·   Fair (89 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Goodbye. I am leaving because I am bored.

George Saunders, (dying words), in Life and Death

tiny.ag/hoegt9rs  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sanity is madness put to good use.

George Santayana, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/fbobxg1w  ·   Fair (104 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.

Carl Sandburg, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/satycnrw  ·   Fair (219 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Kehlog Albran, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/akq8lupr  ·   Fair (98 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret Lee Runbeck, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/5udkeisb  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is only one blasphemy, and that is the refusal to experience joy.

Paul Rudnick, in Life and Death and Science and Religion

tiny.ag/hl6bwuua  ·   Fair (426 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chief danger in life is that you may take too may precautions.

Alfred Adler, in Life and Death

tiny.ag/nzh7mkgj  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Living on Earth may be expensive, but it includes an annual free trip around the Sun.

Unknown, in Life and Death