27 quotes about Immortality
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I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
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Immortality is what nature possesses without effort and without anybody's assistance, and immortality is what the mortals must therefore try to achieve if they want to live up to the world into which they were born, to live up to the things which surround them and to whose company they are admitted for a short while.
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Every idea is endowed of itself with immortal life, like a human being. All created form, even that which is created by man, is immortal. For form is independent of matter: molecules do not constitute form.
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Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou has sent. [Jesus -- John 17:3]
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Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his death, whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
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If there is a God, man's immortality is certain. If not, Immortality would not be worth having.
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To himself everyone is an immortal. He may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead.
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It has been said that the immortality of the soul is a grand peut-tre --but still it is a grand one. Everybody clings to it --the stupidest, and dullest, and wickedest of human bipeds is still persuaded that he is immortal.
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The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.
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For them that think death's honesty won't fall upon them naturally life sometimes must get lonely.
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Higher than the question of our duration is the question of our deserving. Immortality will come to such as are fit for it, and he would be a great soul in future must be a great soul now.
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Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
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He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt.
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Immortal mortals, mortal immortals, one living the others death and dying the others life.
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The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one.
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The first requisite for immortality is death.
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I have good hope that there is something after death.
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Immortality is the genius to move others long after you yourself have stopped moving.
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Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
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But thy eternal summer shall not fade.
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The belief in immortality has always seemed cowardly to me. When very young I learned that all things die, and all that we wish of good must be won on this earth or not at all.
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We feel and know that we are eternal.
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All things by immortal power. Near of far, to each other linked are, that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star.
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The self-existent Lord pierced the senses to turn outward. Thus we look to the world outside and see not the Self within us. A sage withdrew his senses from the world of change and, seeking immortality, looked within and beheld the deathless self.
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To achieve great things we must live as though we were never going to die.
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Deathlessness should be arrived at in a... haphazard fashion. Loving fame as much as any man, we shall carve our initials in the shell of a tortoise and turn him loose in a peat bog.
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Man, as long as he lives, is immortal. One minute before his death he shall be immortal. But one minute later, God wins.
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