Life and Death

"He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A planned life is a dead life."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Life is a hot day, perhaps death is a cool night. Life is a shallow bay, perhaps death is a clear, deep sea."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Man is made by the places in which he lives."

Graham Greene
Graham Greene "Brighton Rock"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"You better live every day like your last because one day you're going to be right."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life is the farce we are all forced to endure."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Every single moment of a person's life, both of the understanding and of the will, is a new beginning."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The length of one's days matters less than the love of one's family and friends."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I had some great things and I had some bad things. The best and the worst... In other words, I had a life."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life on earth is a hand-to-hand mortal combat... between the law of love and the law of hate."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing."

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life's meaning has always eluded me and I guess it always will. But I love it just the same."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest."

Wilson Mizner
Wilson Mizner "Epigrams"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Eat right, exercise regularly, die anyway."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"[...] politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves, instead of organising nothing better than legalised mass murder."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Too many died. War isn’t worth one life."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The power of Heart is much stronger than the power of Mind to empower our life."

Rating: 9.30 (Number of Voters: 10)

"What is flirtatiousness but an argument that life must go on and on and on?"

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Take away the miseries and you take away some folks' reason for living."

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The average man does not know what to do with his life, yet wants another one which will last forever."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in the world."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life has no limitations, except the ones you make."

Rating: 2.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The present is a rope stretched over the past. The secret to walking it is, you never look down."

Sean Stewart
Sean Stewart "Perfect Circle"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Superstition is the poetry of life."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 6)

"It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad."

Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett "Tales Form Margaritaville"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is the only lesson, other lessons are only to make you learn this one lesson."

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing is lasting but change; nothing perpetual but death."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Suicide is the permanent solution to a temporary problem."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Time is not measured by the passing of years, but by what one does, what one feels and what one achieves."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Have the courage to live. Anyone can die."

Rating: 3.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines."

Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"How do you live a long life? Take a two-mile walk every morning before breakfast."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)