Immortality Quotes

To regard ones immortality as an exchange of matter is as strange as predicting the future of a violin case once the expensive violin it held has broken and lost its worth.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever, but what's wrong with that, really?

Herbert Eugene Caen

If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it.

Blaise Pascal

Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality.

Mortimer Adler

It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutified his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.

Robert Southey

To desire immortality is to desire the eternal perpetuation of a great mistake

Arthur Schopenhauer

You can believe in God without believing in immortality, but it is hard to see how anyone can believe in immortality and not believe in God

Ernest Dimnet

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.

Alexander Chase

Probably I chose immortality because mortality is a universal human obsession.

Joan D. Vinge

Meditation upon the unknown Thought He thought was real meditation. No, meditation is not and cannot be On any thought. Meditation is a conscious withdrawal From the thought-world. Meditation is the place Where Reality, Divinity and Immortality Can each claim their own Perennial existence-light.

Sri Chinmoy

Cheese - milk's leap toward immortality

Clifton Fadiman

Immortality - a fate worse than death.

Edgar A. Shoaff

Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it

Edgar Lee Masters

A healthy nature needs no God or immortality

Friedrich von Schiller

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Susan Ertz

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Goethe

Our hope of immortality does not come from any religions, but nearly all religions come from that hope.

Robert Ingersoll

Immortality is the only thing which doesn't tolerate being postponed.

Karl Kraus

If there is a God, man's immortality is certain. If not, Immortality would not be worth having.

Edgar Sheffield Brightman

The common dogma is fear of modern knowledge, inability to cope with the fast change in a scientific-technological society, and the real breakdown in apparent moral order in recent years.... That is why hate is the major fuel, fear is the cement of the movement, and superstitious ignorance is the best defence against the dangerous new knowledge. ... When you bring up arguments that cast serious doubts on their cherished beliefs you are not simply making a rhetorical point, you are threatening their whole Universe and their immortality. That provokes anger and quite frequently violence. ... Unfortunately you cannot reason with them and you even risk violence in confronting them. Their numbers will decline only when society stabilizes, and adapts to modernity

G Gaia

These laid the world away; poured out the red Sweet wine of youth; gave up the years to be Of work and joy, and that unhoped serene, That men call age; and those who would have been, Their sons, they gave, their immortality.

Rupert Brooke

Meditation upon the unknown Thought He thought was real meditation. No, meditation is not and cannot be On any thought. Meditation is a conscious withdrawal From the thought-world. Meditation is the place Where Reality, Divinity and Immortality Can each claim their own Perennial existence-light.

Sri Chinmoy

When we meditate we expand, spreading our wings like a bird, trying to enter consciously into Infinity, Eternity and Immortality, welcoming them into our aspiring consciousness. We see, feel and grow into the entire universe of Light-Delight.

Sri Chinmoy

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