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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 (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It's not a question of happiness, it's a requirement. Consider the alternative.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (88 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is good when we think it's good. Life is bad when we don't think.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Search for meaning, eat, sleep. Search for meaning, eat, sleep. Die, search for meaning, search for meaning, search for meaning.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Seeing the light is a choice, not seeing the light is no choice.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (64 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Thoughts are the gun, words are the bullets, deeds are the target, the bulls-eye is heaven.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (87 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To awake from death is to die in peace.

Doug Horton, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (134 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.

William Allen White, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (1013 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by E. Lechner

Either those curtains go or I do.

Oscar Wilde, (last words), in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is an unbroken succession of false situations.

Thornton Wilder, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments.

Earl Wilson, in Altruism and Cynicism and Life and Death

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (137 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Caution: breathing may be hazardous to your health.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Life and Death

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