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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

Comment#  ·   Fair (126 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.

Unknown, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Cox's Philosophy: Life's a bitch, and then you die.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (195 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Attack life, it's going to kill you anyway.

Steven Coallier, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (554 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I never think of the future -- it will come soon enough.

Albert Einstein, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (322 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

Albert Einstein, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (56 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Millions long for immortality but do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Susan Ertz, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (93 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.

Euripides, Orestia, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (68 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable.

Eugene Forsey, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (163 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of life is, but rather recognize that it is he who is asked.

Viktor Frankl, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (393 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (572 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If time be of all things most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough.

Benjamin Franklin, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (1168 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin, in Life and Death and Wealth and Poverty

Comment#  ·   Fair (208 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Mark van Essen

Mankind terminated, man what a break.

Mark van Essen, (from a lyric written for Bruce Springsteen), in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (115 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.

Voltaire, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (72 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting.

Karl Wallenda, in Life and Death

Comment#  ·   Fair (115 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Without the threat of death there's no reason to live at all.

Brian Warner, 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

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