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.
I do not believe in the immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern without any superhuman authority behind it.
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
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.
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.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying
For Love is Immortality.
Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
Immortality is the genius to move others long after you yourself have stopped moving.
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.
Do not believe yourself healthy. Immortality is health; this life is a long sickness.
Immortality is the glorious discovery of Christianity.
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality by not dying.
We do not believe in immortality because we can prove it, but we try to prove it because we cannot help believing it.
Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead
The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.
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.
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.
Probably I chose immortality because mortality is a universal human obsession.
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.
Immortality no longer interests the weary old man at all.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
The first condition of immortality is death.
A memory steals in from lost heavens of Truth,
A wide release comes near, a Glory calls,
A might looks out, an estranged felicity.
In glamorous passages of half-veiled light
Wandering, a brilliant shadow of itself,
This quick uncertain leader of blind gods,
This tender of small lamps, this minister serf
Hired by a mind and body for earth-use
Forgets its work mid crude realities;
It recovers its renounced imperial right,
It wears once more a purple robe of thought
And knows itself the Ideal's seer and king,
Communicant and prophet of the Unborn,
Heir to delight and immortality.
All things are real that here are only dreams,
In our unknown depths sleeps their reserve of truth,
On our unreached heights they reign and come to us
In thought and muse trailing their robes of light.