Think to yourself that every day is your last; the hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise.
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Wouldn't it be great if people could get to live suddenly as often as they die suddenly?Katharine Hepburn
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It is the life in your years.Abraham Lincoln
Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.Bertolt Brecht
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.Mahatma Gandhi
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.Isaac Asimov