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Quotes - Living and Dying

"Good judgement comes from bad experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement." -unknown

"Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule." -Samuel Butler

"Worrying about something that may not happen is like paying interest on money you may never borrow." -unknown

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but the number of moments that take our breath away." -unknown

"If I don't die the first time most likely I will do it again." -Bri Quinterai

"Time you enjoy is never wasted." -John Lennon

"It's not the length of life, but the depth of life." -Ralph Waldo Emmerson

"If you are in control, then your are going too slow." -unknown

"Life is a mystery to be lived, not a problem to be solved." -Albert Einstein

"One day, Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter." -Lewis Caroll (Alice in Wonderland)

"I don't want to die like I've lived. I want a companion in this." -JTHM

"Background circumstances may influence who we are, but we are responsible for who we become." -unknown

"When the game is done, the king and the pawn go into the same box." -Italian Proverb

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh." -George Bernard Shaw

"Never start frowning because you never know who's falling in love with your smile." -unknown

"Everyone who lives dies, but not everyone who dies lives." -unknown

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." -unknown

"A burnt child loves the fire." -Oscar Wilde

"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." -unknown

"Don't take life too seriously. You'll never escape it alive anyway." -Elbert Hubbard

"Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it." -unknown

"Life is sexually transmitted." -unknown

"Life has no rehearsals, only performances." -unknown

"Remember that man lives only in the present, in this fleeting instant. All the rest if his life is either past and gone, or not yest revealed." -unknown

"Life is like a piano - what you get out of it depends on how you play it." -unknown

"Nobody said life would be easy...and you only make it tougher if you feel sorry for yourself." -Morley Fraser

"Cherish your yesterdays and dream your tomorrows, but most importantly, don't forget to live your todays." -unknown

"The principle business of life is enjoying it." -unknown

"If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging." -Will Rogers

"No one gets to choose their lot in life but we can all choose what we build on it." -unknown

"It does not do to dwell on dreams...and forget to live." -Dumbledore (Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone - The Movie)

"Death is delightful. Death is the, the waking from a weary night of fevers unto truth and light."

"Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good." -William Mitford

"Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we were born." -Gary Mark Gilmore

"Live your life so that when you die, you're the one smiling and everyone around you is crying." -unknown

"Life is an end in itself and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it." -Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

"Sleep is good, death is better, but of course, the best thing would be never to have been born at all." -Heinrich Heine

"Get out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence." -Jules Feiffer

"The two hardest things in life are to say hello for the first time and goodbye for the last." -unknown

"One day your life is going to flash in front of your eyes. Make it worth watching." -unknown

"This is your life and it's ending one minute at a time." -Fight Club

"Birthdays are good for you; the more you have the longer you live." -unknown

"You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless." -Fight Club

"On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero." -Fight Club

"I choose to live, not just exist." -James Hetfield

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength." -unknown

"When a person dies, he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments past, present, and future, always have existed, always will exist." -Slaughter House 5

"It is just an illusion … that one moment follows another one, like beads on a string, and that once a moment is gone it is gone forever." -Slaughter House 5

"Try to live the questions themselves. Do not…seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now." -unknown

"It's better to burn out then to fade away." -Kurt Cobain

"In heaven all the interesting people are missing." -Nietzsche

"Suicide prevention is just putting death on hold." -unknown

"I'm not afraid to die, I am afraid to live." -unknown

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