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Quotations About / On: LIFE

  • 71.
    A life is more valuable than a penis.
    (Lisa Kemler, U.S. attorney. Newsweek, p. 19 (January 24, 1994). Lorena Bobbitt's attorney, arguing for her client who severed her husband's penis, which was later reattached.)
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  • 72.
    Human life is beyond comprehension.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi, pt. I (1952).)
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  • 73.
    Old age is the verdict of life.
    (Amelia E. Barr (1831-1919), U.S. author; born in Scotland. All the Days of My Life, ch. 26 (1913).)
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  • 74.
    Life wants padding.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. Middlemarch, ch. 13 (1871-1872). Said by the character in the novel named Mr. Vincy to his brother-in-law Mr. Bulstrode, a cautious eater.)
  • 75.
    Children make your life important.
    (Erma Bombeck (late 20th-century), U.S. humorist and author. Motherhood, the Second Oldest Profession, ch. 25 (1983).)
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  • 76.
    Life is the risk we cannot refuse.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 77.
    Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
    (Shirley Conran (b. 1932), British designer, journalist. Superwoman, epigraph (1975).)
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  • 78.
    Commitments, not feelings, hold life together.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 79.
    Without a little negligence, life would be intolerable.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 80.
    Life is always rich, thought only occasionally so.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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