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Life and Death

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Commenttiny.ag/v5ziucpl  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.

Charles F. Kettering, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/ozic8c3g  ·   Fair (156 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is short. Live it up.

Nikita Khrushchev, (New York Times Magazine, August 3, 1958), in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/qg76oj0x  ·   Fair (83 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If we catch a glimpse of freedom, we wish to possess it; if we catch a glimpse of death, we want nothing to do with it. One we cannot have, the other we cannot avoid.

Jeremy Preston Johnson, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/fdrthlxv  ·   Fair (77 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Parents are traffic signs that are always in our blind spots.

Jeremy Preston Johnson, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/goflcpah  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To rid ourselves of our shadows -- who we are -- we must step into either total light or total darkness. Goodness and evil.

Jeremy Preston Johnson, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/ol561nt2  ·   Fair (93 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.

Franklin P. Jones, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/2mafbkev  ·   Fair (99 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

Franklin P. Jones, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/1nxtc03g  ·   Fair (107 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.

Danny Kaye, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/zckhxjq9  ·   Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We are all serving a life sentence, and good behaviour is our only hope for a pardon.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/uwjseqdv  ·   Fair (77 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/0ocbsd1l  ·   Fair (69 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Why ask why? If it's raining it just is.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/wdjstbs9  ·   Fair (27 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

Ed Howe, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/esckebld  ·   Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/imy14xh7  ·   Fair (211 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.

Victor Hugo, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/hsueg1lg  ·   Fair (66 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Maybe this world is another planet's Hell.

Aldous Huxley, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/o7wo0x8t  ·   Fair (199 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Born to be wild -- live to outgrow it.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/3dnw6xyp  ·   Fair (125 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is feared as birth is forgotten.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/m3b4teek  ·   Fair (133 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is the final wake-up call.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/dzxgn8lw  ·   Fair (126 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Drive slow and enjoy the scenery -- drive fast and join the scenery.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/9exonkwl  ·   Fair (129 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Growing old is not growing up.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

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