Life and Death
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Beauty: That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.
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.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality by living forever.
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.
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.
We all have to die some day, if we live long enough.
You are only young once... but you can be immature your whole life.
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.
Living on Earth may be expensive, but it includes an annual free trip around the Sun.