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Q: Who wrote this quote? ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Who wrote this quote?
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: policajo-ga
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Posted: 16 Sep 2004 06:16 PDT
Expires: 16 Oct 2004 06:16 PDT
Question ID: 401972
Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving
safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in
sideways, champagne in one hand - strawberries in the other, body thoroughly
used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOOHOO - What a Ride!"
Subject: Re: Who wrote this quote?
Answered By: pinkfreud-ga on 16 Sep 2004 07:55 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
This wonderful quote (and a variant which substitutes 'holy sh*t' for
'woohoo') is attributed to an octogenarian named Mavis Leyrer, of

" Words to live by, by the wonderful Mavis Leyrer of Seattle, age
83... Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a
well-preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out
shouting '...holy sh$t...what a ride!' "

Bill Dance Outdoors: Fish Talk;f=4;t=001569
My Google search strategy:

Google Web Search: "rather to skid in sideways"

Google Web Search: "mavis leyrer" "what a ride"

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Subject: Re: Who wrote this quote?
From: probonopublico-ga on 16 Sep 2004 07:35 PDT
Well it wasn't me ... the champagne is OK but I prefer raspberries.

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