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Life and Death

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Comment#  ·   Fair (151 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Death is nature's way of recycling human beings.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't die until you're dead.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ducharm's Axiom: If you view your problem closely enough you will recognize yourself as part of the problem.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (1009 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester

Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Eat a live toad in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you for the rest of the day.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (219 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by pam brees

Every time a baby is born, so is a grandmother.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (131 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Fairy tales: Horror stories for children to get them used to reality.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (305 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (130 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I'm prepared for all emergencies but totally unprepared for everyday life.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (1152 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

If you're here, you're alive.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   Fair (237 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don't have the balls to live in the real world.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It doesn't take all kinds -- we just have all kinds.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (305 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It takes 8,460 bolts to assemble an automobile, and one nut to scatter it all over the road.

Unknown, (bumper sticker), in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (65 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The idea is to die young as late as possible.

Ashley Montagu, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (48 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The difficulty in life is the choice.

George Moore, The Bending of the Bough, act IV, 1900, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (253 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Children aren't happy without something to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.

Ogden Nash, in Life and Death

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