Mortality Quotes

God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.

Walter Lippmann

Don't fear your mortality, because it is this very mortality that gives meaning and depth and poignancy to all the days that will be granted to you.

Paul Tsongas

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

Albert Camus

For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self-conscious mind cannot imagine non-existence. It's impossible to do.

David Cronenberg

If all human lives depended upon their usefulness - as might be judged by certain standards - there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world.

Gene Tunney

In reality, we are all travelers - even explorers of mortality.

Thomas S. Monson

Lastly, he must remember that he himself hath no exemption from the common lot, but that he is bound by the same laws of mortality, and liable to the same ailments and afflictions with his fellows.

Thomas Sydenham

Mental agitations and eating cares are more injurious to health, and destructive of life, than is commonly imagined, and could their effects be collected, would make no inconsiderable figure in the bills of mortality.

William Falconer

Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime.

Alphonse Allais

Studies have indicated there is a strong correlation between the shortages of nurses and morbidity and mortality rates in our hospitals.

Lois Capps

The best doctors and the best hospitals in America, if they cannot get the patient information they need when they need it, it can lead to morbid consequences: Higher mortality.

Timothy Murphy

The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all.

William Dean Howells

To suspect your own mortality is to know the beginning of terror, to learn irrefutably that you are mortal is to know the end of terror.

Frank Herbert

It's no use reminding yourself daily that you are mortal: it will be brought home to you soon enough.

Albert Camus

When the game is over, the king and the pawn go into the same box.

Italian Proverb

I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn't work. I felt pretty good while I was blowing that bubble, but as soon as the gum lost its flavor, I was back to pondering my mortality.

Mitch Hedberg

How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure.

John Milton

If the mortality rate seems high we must realize that Nature is a ruthless teacher. There are no second chances in Mother Nature's Survival Course.

William S. Burroughs

The curse of mortality. You spend the first portion of your life learning, growing stronger, more capable. And then, through no fault of your own, your body begins to fail. You regress. Strong limbs become feeble, keen senses grow dull, hardy constitutions deteriorate. Beauty withers. Organs quit. You remember yourself in your prime, and wonder where that person went. As your wisdom and experience are peaking, your traitorous body becomes a prison.

Brandon Mull

Yet human intelligence has another force, too: the sense of urgency that gives human smarts their drive. Perhaps our intelligence is not just ended by our mortality; to a great degree, it is our mortality.

Adam Gopnik

Each of us is merely a small instrument; all of us, after accomplishing our mission, will disappear.

Mother Teresa

Insensible of mortality, and desperately mortal.

William Shakespeare

What I saw was the hoax: Immortals questioning mortality when they should have asked eternity.

Vanna Bonta

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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