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"If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive."  (Samuel Goldwyn)

"In fact, most deaths are not tragic. Few people die because of a flaw in character, which is the essential element of tragedy. They just die."  (John Chancellor, The News Business)

"It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure on the world."  (John Steinbeck, East of Eden)

"Kill a man, and you are a murderer. Kill millions of men, and you are a conquerer. Kill everyone, and you are a god."  (Jean Rostand)

"La commedia finita. [The comedy is ended.]"  (Ruggero Leoncavallo, 1857-1919)

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."  (George Bernard Shaw)

"Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even greater one."  (Vladimir Nabokov)

"Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end."  (William Shakespeare)

"Murder is the very bed-rock of our social institutions."  (Octave Mirbeau, The Torture Garden)

"My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go."  (Oscar Wilde, his last recorded words)

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