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Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Knock On Any Door (Nick Romano character), in a movie

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The Answer to the Great Question Of . . . Life, the Universe and Everything . . . [is] Forty-two.

Douglas Adams Quotes , Source: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (ch. 27)

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Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die. [It., Spesso e da forte, Piu che il morire, il vivere.]

Vittorio Alfieri Quotes , Source: Oreste (IV, 2)

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Every man's life is a fairy-tale written by God's fingers.

Hans Christian Andersen Quotes , Source: Preface to Works

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Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead.

Hans Christian Andersen Quotes , Source: Preface to Works

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Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.

Hans Christian Andersen Quotes , Source: Preface to Works

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Saw life steadily and saw it whole.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Sonnet to a Friend, said of Sophocles

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Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Sonnet to a Friend, said of Sophocles

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We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I do not know.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: Sonnet to a Friend, said of Sophocles

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Sooner or later, you start taking yourself seriously. You know when you need a break. You know when you need a rest. You know what to get worked up about and what to get rid of. And you know when it's time to take care of yourself, for yourself. To do something that makes you stronger, faster, more complete. Because you know it's never too late to have a life. And never too late to change one.

NIKE Advertisement Quotes

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The real malady is fear of life, not of death.

Naguib Mahfouz Quotes

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Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

Chief Seattle Quotes

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A lifetime is more than sufficiently long for people to get what there is of it wrong.

Anonymous Quotes

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Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.

Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

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It's not true that life is one damn thing after another; it is one damn thing over and over.

Edna St Vincent Millay Quotes

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The hero is the one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light.

Felix Adler Quotes

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Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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The wine of life keeps oozing drop by drop. The leaves of life keep falling one by one.

Omar Khyyam Quotes

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The first hundred years are the hardest.

William Mizner Quotes

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Life is a long lesson in humility.

James Matthew Barrie Quotes

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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.

Sebastien Chamfort Quotes

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Be intent upon the perfection of the present day.

William Law Quotes

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Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour.

Stephen Butler Leacock Quotes

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Life is a dead-end street.

H. L. Mencken Quotes

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Growth is the only evidence of life.

Cardinal Newman Quotes

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