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Life and Death

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Commenttiny.ag/satycnrw  ·   Fair (219 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.

Kehlog Albran, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/tuvabnig  ·   Fair (890 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999  · 

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.

Woody Allen, in Life and Death and Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/znmoyas0  ·   Fair (451 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality by living forever.

Woody Allen, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/hl6bwuua  ·   Fair (426 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chief danger in life is that you may take too may precautions.

Alfred Adler, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/wobuqdw1  ·   Fair (399 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Unknown, (Indian proverb), in Life and Death and Vice and Virtue

Commenttiny.ag/mfa7pfik  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Dave Supulski

You are only young once... but you can be immature your whole life.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/8kw5laiw  ·   Fair (294 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You draw nothing out of the bank of life except what you deposit in it.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/qbcohtn1  ·   Fair (283 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We all have to die some day, if we live long enough.

Dave Farber, Icon Programming Language Home Page, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/26yeyslg  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best thing about growing older is that it takes such a long time.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/jmnes1bp  ·   Fair (291 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The older a man gets, the farther he had to walk to school as a boy.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/zpdgt5p3  ·   Fair (262 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The secret to life is that there is no secret.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/yqwcpnfd  ·   Fair (402 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To live a perfect life, you must ask nothing, give nothing, and expect nothing.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/uxknfqoq  ·   Fair (358 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Try to get all of your posthumous medals in advance.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/6vqkumld  ·   Fair (264 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Just because your doctor has a name for your condition doesn't mean he knows what it is.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/jmkw4qmh  ·   Fair (251 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is a fatal, sexually transmitted disease.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/sbtlzeuy  ·   Fair (265 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life is like a raffle -- you must be present to win.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/ckyj1g65  ·   Fair (321 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life's a bitch, and then she has puppies.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/nzh7mkgj  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Living on Earth may be expensive, but it includes an annual free trip around the Sun.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/mefigsvw  ·   Fair (218 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Living your life is a task so difficult, it has never been attempted before.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Commenttiny.ag/ngzfgtnp  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.

Unknown, in Life and Death

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