Life and Death
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I kept on digging the hole deeper and deeper looking for the treasure chest until I finally lifted my head, looked up and realised that I had dug my own grave.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
It's better to waste one's youth than to do nothing with it at all.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it is this day-to-day living that wears you out.
After I'm dead, I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.
To be prepared against surprise is to be trained. To be prepared for surprise is to be educated.
In our society, any man who doesn't cry at his mother's funeral is liable to be condemned to death.
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.