Immortality Quotes

Literature is the immortality of speech

August Wilhelm von Schlegel

Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.

Ambrose Bierce

The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.

Herb Caen

Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead

Henry Louis Mencken

We do not believe in immortality because we can prove it, but we try to prove it because we cannot help believing it.

Harriet Martineau

I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality by not dying.

William de Morgan

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Immortality is the glorious discovery of Christianity.

William Ellery Channing

Do not believe yourself healthy. Immortality is health; this life is a long sickness.


I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it.

Albert Einstein

Immortality is the genius to move others long after you yourself have stopped moving.

Frank Rooney

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


For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying

Woody Allen

It must require an inordinate share of vanity and presumption, too, after enjoying so much that is good and beautiful on earth, to ask the Lord for immortality in addition to all.

Heinrich Heine

There is no doubt that I have discovered the ultimate in stagnant human societies. The Bikura have realized the human dream of immortality and have paid for it with their humanity and their immortal souls.

Dan Simmons

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.

Woody Allen

I do not believe in revealed religion - I will have nothing to do with your immortality; we are miserable enough in this life, without speculating on another

Lord Byron

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

Robert Green Ingersoll

The first condition of immortality is death.

Stanislaw J. Lec

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.

Joseph Addison

Immortality no longer interests the weary old man at all.


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.

Hannah Arendt

We must start with the reality that corporations cannot guarantee anyone a lifetime job any more than corporations have a guarantee of immortality.

John Snow

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