Life and Death
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You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
Life is short. Live it up.
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
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.
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.
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.