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Celebrate Halloween with nine great riddles about Life and Death


Q: Who cre­at­ed the uni­verse?
A:  Mama!

Q: What is full of hope, often thought of, but doesn’t exist?
A: Tomor­row.

Q: What is it that you can fear, antic­i­pate, even cause, but will nev­er be able to expe­ri­ence?
A: Death.

Q: What is anoth­er name for Life?
A: Death’s exquis­ite­ly fur­nished wait­ing-room.

Q: Do you desire to live for­ev­er?
A:  You do already. (Prove that you don’t!)

Q: If life’s a scream, what’s death?
A: A shrug!

Q: What is by far the most out­stand­ing and sur­pris­ing of all humankind’s suc­cess­es?
A:  Wak­ing up in the morn­ing.

Q:  What is immor­tal­i­ty?
A:   It is a chance to be the same idiot one was yes­ter­day.

Q:  The dif­fer­ence between an ide­al­ist and a real­ist?
A:   The ide­al­ist takes most of what he says extreme­ly seri­ous­ly!


– Kei­th Per­reur-Lloyd is an Anglo-French com­pos­er and musi­cian cur­rent­ly liv­ing in Spain. You can learn more about his clas­si­cal com­po­si­tions here.

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