Unfamiliar Quotations

Life and Death

"I hope that when I die, people say about me, 'Boy, that guy sure owed me a lot of money.'"  - Jack Handey


"Every eulogy is a closing argument." - Jon Lovett


"Walk fearlessly into the house of mourning, for grief is only love that has come up against its oldest challenge, and after all these mortal years, love knows how to handle it." - Kate Braestrup


"Living for today is not doing nothing." - William Dietrich, slightly revised


"My life is based on a true story." - C.R. Avery


"Life is full of disappointments, and I am full of life." - John Gorka


"I don't so much lead my life as drag it behind me." - Lorrie B. Potters


"It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life." -Terry Pratchett


In the end all our stories must be too short." -James Powell


"When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'" - Sydney J. Harris

"If you can't laugh at your life, it's going to be a long life." - Heather Haven.

“Life is ten percent carrot and ninety percent stick.” -Donald E. Westlake

“Life is much nicer with sanitation.” -Jonathan Kellerman

"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night." -Steve Martin

"Life really does go on whether you're enjoying it or not." -Kendall Morse

"In lives as in works of art there are few masterpieces." -Michael Novak

"Life is not fair. It's just fairer than death, that's all." -William Goldman

"Life is lethal but the cure is worse." -Zeke Hoskin

"Don't wake the dead. They won't like it." -Michael Avallone