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''Eat drink and be marry" do you think motto of life should be?

  1. Deepak Chaturvedi profile image70
    Deepak Chaturvediposted 5 years ago

    ''Eat drink and be marry"    do you think motto of life should be?

  2. Doc Snow profile image95
    Doc Snowposted 5 years ago

    What have you got against single people?

    1. Jesse Mugnier profile image72
      Jesse Mugnierposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      haha.

  3. Shelly McRae profile image82
    Shelly McRaeposted 5 years ago

    It's "Eat, Drink and Be MERRY, for tomorrow you may die." I believe it to be a philosophy of great merit.

    1. Doc Snow profile image95
      Doc Snowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's a little more direct than my version...

  4. d.william profile image65
    d.williamposted 5 years ago

    This is quite comical and a fun question.
    It is amazing how the interchanging of one letter can have two entirely different meanings.   merry versus marry. 
    Assuming that the word is spelled correctly i would say that being single can be much more merry than being married - so 'no' this should not be our motto for life.   
    If the word is unintentionally misspelled, then the answer would be a resounding 'yes'

    1. John Sarkis profile image83
      John Sarkisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Great catch!  I wonder what a philologist would say about that?

  5. Rosana Modugno profile image85
    Rosana Modugnoposted 5 years ago

    I like the ever popular:  "We only have today."

  6. Jean.Paraison profile image58
    Jean.Paraisonposted 5 years ago

    What about God? What about truth/wisdom seeking? And so on. There's nothing wrong with eating, drinking, and beind merry; but we ought to consider the pursuit of enlightenment as well.

  7. heavenbound5511 profile image78
    heavenbound5511posted 5 years ago

    This is a basic world motto already. The bible already tells us that when Jesus returns it will be like the days of Noah- they will be eating, drinking, marrying and than the end will come. They will be so busy leading there own lives and not seeking to glorify God that they will miss him. There's nothing wrong with eating, drinking or even getting married- but when are whole life is nothing but obtaining these goals it is in vain.

    1. Jerami profile image71
      Jeramiposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It was after many years of searching for "THE" truth that he came up with that statement. Maybe he did find ALL the answers and this was his final conclusion?   &  All else is fanity!   It is also written that nothing is as it appears to be ??

  8. okno profile image69
    oknoposted 5 years ago

    The truth is, this has been the motto of many, especially to those who does not lack financially. People find it difficult to think about God and obey his simple instructions especially when things are okay, and they become selfish in their thinking. when things are good I know that one may think charity and believed he has think well no!

  9. John Sarkis profile image83
    John Sarkisposted 5 years ago

    Eating and drinking are two pleasures easily acquired in this great country of ours!  I don't drink alcohol - too bad the proginator of this phrase didn't know how good Coke and Cream Soda taste?

    1. Attikos profile image79
      Attikosposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That Coke would taste better with a little rum in it.

  10. lburmaster profile image83
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    "We can never learn enough". Though honestly, I believe we should have a motto more befitting Spock. Something to do with having knowledge but also embracing humanity and emotions.

  11. Veroniquebee profile image74
    Veroniquebeeposted 5 years ago

    "Don't take life too seriously - you're not gonna make it alive!"

  12. marwan asmar profile image79
    marwan asmarposted 5 years ago

    Definitely not. We need to become productive members of society not adopt the hedonist culture.

    1. Attikos profile image79
      Attikosposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Tell it to Obama's followers.

  13. lawrencebeach2010 profile image60
    lawrencebeach2010posted 5 years ago

    "You are never given a dream without having the ability to make it come true"

 
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