Mortality Quotes

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.

Joseph Addison

Our time on this earth is sacred, and we should celebrate every moment.

Paulo Coelho

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.

Thomas Carlyle

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.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.

Laurence Sterne

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!

Irvin Kauffman

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

Albert Camus

I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality.

M Russell Ballard

But shapes that come not at an earthly call Will not depart when mortal voices bid.

William Wordsworth

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.

William Knox

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.

Callimachus

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.

Jane Howard

Gold is worse poison to a man's soul, doing more murders in this loathsome world, than any mortal drug.

William Shakespeare

Yet tears to human suffering are due; And mortal hopes defeated and o'erthrown Are mourned by man, and not by man alone.

William Wordsworth

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.

Matthias Egger

Unless there is swift intervention, growing numbers of people will become severely malnourished and the mortality rate will rapidly accelerate.

Gezahegn Kebede

A few countries like Sri Lanka and Honduras have led the way in slashing maternal mortality.

Nicholas D. Kristof

Delusion means mortality. And awareness means Buddhahood.

Bodhidharma

Probably I chose immortality because mortality is a universal human obsession.

Joan D. Vinge

Sexuality itself means mortality - equally for both man and woman.

Leon Kass

Cats are magical. . .the more you pet them the longer you both live.

Unknown

Life in a box is better than no life at all ... I expect.

Tom Stoppard

For a moment of night we have a glimpse of ourselves and of our world islanded in a stream of stars - pilgrims of mortality, voyaging between horizons across the eternal seas of space and time.

Henry Beston

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

George Bernard Shaw

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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