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"You just better start sniffin' your own rank subjugation jack `cause it's just you against your tattered libido, the bank and the mortician, forever man and it wouldn't be luck if you could get out of life alive"
Guns N' Roses, "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"

Life'll kill ya - that's what I said.
Life'll kill ya, and then you'll be dead
Life'll find ya, wherever you go.
Requiescat in pace, that's all she wrote.
Warren Zevon, "Life'll Kill Ya"

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The game of life is hard to play
I'm gonna lose it anyway
The losing card I'll someday lay
So this is all I have to say
Johnny Mandel and Mike Altman, "Suicide Is Painless" (the theme from M*A*S*H)

Life's a mistake all day long
Tell me, who gives a good goddamn
You'll never get out alive
Tom Waits, "Starving In The Belly Of The Whale"

I had a dream my life would be
So different from this hell I'm living
So different now, from what it seemed
Now life has killed the dream I dreamed
Les Misérables, "I Dreamed a Dream"

Y'know, it's funny... we went off to war never looking to come back, but it's the real world I couldn't survive.
Tracey, Firefly

"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."

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Uhh, Satou... That's about enough of this. We don't have a right to get involved in anything as dramatic as a suicide incident. No matter how depressed we are or how much we suffer, all we're gonna do is come right back to our idiotic everyday lives. And even if we can't return to them, we'll only die idiotically somewhere. A dramatic death just isn't fitting for us.

"In the past year, over 800,000 Americans have died. Despite millions of dollars of research, death continues to be our nation's number one killer."

“When someone leaves your life, those exits are not made equal. Some are beautiful and poetic and satisfying. Others are abrupt and unfair. But most are just unremarkable, unintentional, and clumsy.”
Griffin McElroy, The Adventure Zone: Balance, "The Stolen Century - Chapter Seven"
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