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

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

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

Albert Camus

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

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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