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(The) good die young.

Prov. Good people tend to die at an early age. Marshall's twenty-year-old son died in a car crash; it did not comfort Marshall to think that the good die young. Jill: It doesn't seem fair that Laurie is dead. She was such a wonderful person. Jane: They always say that the good die young.
See also: die, good, young
References in classic literature ?
The good die young because there is no useful work for them to do.
Friend Robbie Irving wrote: "Only the good die young.
Other canvasses will be on sale at the exhibition, under the banner of 'The Good Die Young II', priced at pounds 10,000 each.
The role was regarded by many as his best, and more tough guy parts followed in Hell Below Zero, for which Baker spent 14 weeks living in a tent within the Arctic Circle, and The Good Die Young.
They say the good die young and, in Vic's case at least, they are right.
3) Billy Joel performs his rock hit ``Only the Good Die Young.
Sleep tight my angel, forever in my heart only the good die young.
A card from Robbie Irving reads "Ross only the good die young, I will never forget you" and another which has not been signed says "Ross and Conor, friends on earth, friends in heaven, I'll miss you both".
Plot: The good die young in Tony Bill's wartime drama, which harks back to a bygone era of open cockpit bi-planes and 'chocks away', when strangers became comrades in arms, repelling Germans forces in the skies above England and France.
From Chicago, Wendy Clarke, Rebecca Bowley, Sarah Clark, Natalie Haslam, Charlotte Middleton and Kathy Coombes were a delight in Cell Block Tango, Melanie Sutton was arresting in When You're Good to Mama and Sophie Randal outstanding with Only the Good Die Young (We Will Rock You).
I keep thinking about the adage, `The good die young.
The good die young in Tony Bill's wartime drama, which harks back to a bygone era of open cockpit bi-planes and "chocks away", when strangers became comrades, repelling Germans forces in the skies.
The service ended with the songs No One But You by Queen and Only The Good Die Young by Brian May, before the funeral procession went on to Blacon Crematorium for a private service.