God has put within our lives meanings and possibilities that quite outrun the limits of mortality.
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
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.
The union of the Word and Mind produces that mystery which is called life...Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for their-in lies the secret of mortality.
Our time on this earth is sacred, and we should celebrate every moment.
Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.
A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
Death is that "Tomorrow" for which all our lives are spent waiting! Man is constantly building the "Image." It is an Edifice for the entombment of bones! Best to "Realize" the temporal nature of things and simply "Do and Die!
It's no use reminding yourself daily that you are mortal: it will be brought home to you soon enough.
I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality.
But shapes that come not at an earthly call Will not depart when mortal voices bid.
Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a fast-flitting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave.
How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.
Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children.
Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug.
Yet tears to human suffering are due; And mortal hopes defeated and o'erthrown Are mourned by man, and not by man alone.
We know from studies that these treatments do reduce mortality considerably, but we were interested in whether they work equally well in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Unless there is swift intervention, growing numbers of people will become severely malnourished and the mortality rate will rapidly accelerate.
A few countries like Sri Lanka and Honduras have led the way in slashing maternal mortality.
Delusion means mortality. And awareness means Buddhahood.
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.
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.
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