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    The belief in immortality has always seemed cowardly to me. When very young I learned that all things die, and all that we wish of good must be won on this earth or not at all.

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I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the
Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality read more

I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the
Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality by not dying.

by William De Morgan Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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A book is the only immortality.

A book is the only immortality.

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The stars shall fade away, the sun himself
Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years,
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The stars shall fade away, the sun himself
Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years,
But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth,
Unhurt amidst the wars of elements,
The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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'Tis true; 'tis certain; man though dead retains
Part of himself; the immortal mind remains.

'Tis true; 'tis certain; man though dead retains
Part of himself; the immortal mind remains.

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That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.

That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.

by Swami Vivekananda Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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Man is the only animal that contemplates death, and also the only animal that shows any sign of doubt of read more

Man is the only animal that contemplates death, and also the only animal that shows any sign of doubt of its finality.

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Yet spirit immortal, the tomb cannot bind thee,
But like thine own eagle that soars to the sun
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Yet spirit immortal, the tomb cannot bind thee,
But like thine own eagle that soars to the sun
Thou springest from bondage and leavest behind thee
A name which before thee no mortal hath won.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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Immortal mortals, mortal immortals, one living the others death and dying the others life.

Immortal mortals, mortal immortals, one living the others death and dying the others life.

by Heraclitus Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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The muse does not allow the praise-de-serving here to die: she
enthrones him in the heavens.
[Lat., Dignum read more

The muse does not allow the praise-de-serving here to die: she
enthrones him in the heavens.
[Lat., Dignum laude virum Musa vetat mori;
Coelo Musa beat.]

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