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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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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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Immortality is the genius to move others long after you yourself have stopped moving.

Immortality is the genius to move others long after you yourself have stopped moving.

by Frank Rooney Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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There is nothing strictly immortal, but immortality. Whatever
hath no beginning may be confident of no end.

There is nothing strictly immortal, but immortality. Whatever
hath no beginning may be confident of no end.

by Sir Thomas Browne Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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Immortality - a fate worse than death.

Immortality - a fate worse than death.

by Edgar A. Shoaff Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the
spirit shall return unto God who read more

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the
spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

by Bible Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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It must be so--Plato, thou reasonest well!--
Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire,
This longing read more

It must be so--Plato, thou reasonest well!--
Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire,
This longing after immortality?
Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror,
O falling into nought? Why shrinks the soul
Back on herself, and startles at destruction?
'Tis the divinity that stirs within us;
'Tis heaven itself, that points out an hereafter,
And intimates eternity to man.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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He ne'er is crowned with immortality
Who fears to follow where airy voices lead.

He ne'er is crowned with immortality
Who fears to follow where airy voices lead.

by John Keats Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of
immortality.
[Lat., Nemo unquam sine read more

No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of
immortality.
[Lat., Nemo unquam sine magna spe immortalitatatis se pro patria
offerret ad mortem.]

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I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.

by Woody Allen Found in: Immortality Quotes,
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