Life and Death

"Love's overbrimming mystery joins death and life. It has filled my cup of pain with joy."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient."

Henry Louis Mencken
Henry Louis Mencken "A Book of Burlesques"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is far too important to be taken seriously."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "Lady Windermere's Fan"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If Socrates lived and died like a philosopher, Jesus lived and died like a God."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"History shows that life is the cheapest commodity."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you haven't found something to live for you better find something to die for."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The fountain of death makes the still waters of life play."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervour."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Living is not breathing but doing."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it."

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton "The Everlasting Man"

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is just one damned thing after another."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises."

Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler "The Note-Books of Samuel Butler"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not death, it is dying that alarms me."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it."

Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway "Death in the Afternoon"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love hinders death. Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source."

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "War and Peace"

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I'm going to live forever. Or die trying."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)