"Love is stronger than death, even though it's can't stop death from happening. But no matter how hard death tries, it can't seperate people from love. It can't take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death."
"Have the courage to live. Anyone can die."
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."
"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
(Leonardo Da Vinci)
"The question is not whether we will die, but how will we live."
"Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die."
"Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."
"Life's a voyage that's homeward bound."
"Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think."
"The purpose of life is a life of purpose"
"Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all of the paint on it you can"
"Life is a cement trampoline"
"I have measured my life out with coffee spoons"
(T.S Eliot, from 'The Lovesong of J.Alfred Prufrock)
"Life is a sexually transmitted disease with a 100% mortality rate."
"Life is a long lesson is humility"
"There is always death and taxes; however, death doesn't get worse every year."
"I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived."
"Death is a distant rumour to the young"
(Andrew A. Rooney)
"We understand death for the first time when he puts his hands upon whom we love."
(Madame de Stael)
"The goal of all life is death"
"I intend to live forever. So far- so good."
"Death is life's way of telling you you're fired."
"Death is more universal than life; everyone dies, but not everyone lives."
"I'm not afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens."
"To die will be an awfully big adventure."
"Life is made up of years that mean nothing and moments that mean it all."
"Every new day is another chance to change your life."
"What is life, if full of care?
We have no time to stand and stare"
(W.H Auden, from 'leisure')
"Life is far too imporant a thing to ever talk seriously about"
(Oscar Wilde, from 'Lady Windermere's fan)
"Life is divided into the horrible and the miserable"
"Life is full of misery, lonliness, and suffering- and it's over much too soon"
"Life is wasted on the living"
In my designs, as with my outlook on design and my own practice, I would really like to focus on the light-hearted, optimstic and humourous side of life and death, creating an up-lifting and positive design. I will go on to explore and develop my own visual interpretations of quotes, as well as looking at how life and death (and opposites in general) are represented in design.