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

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

by Tom Stoppard Found in: Mortality Quotes,
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"O Charidas, what of the underworld?"
"Great darkness."
"And what of the resurrection?"
"A read more

"O Charidas, what of the underworld?"
"Great darkness."
"And what of the resurrection?"
"A lie."
"And Pluto?"
"A fable; we perish utterly."

by Callimachus Found in: Mortality Quotes,
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That flesh is but the glasse, which holds the dust
That measures all our time; which also shall
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That flesh is but the glasse, which holds the dust
That measures all our time; which also shall
Be crumbled into dust.

by George Herbert Found in: Mortality Quotes,
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How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a
brief sojourn; for what read more

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.

by Callimachus Found in: Mortality Quotes,
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Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.

by Tom Robbins Found in: Magic Quotes,
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Where there is woman there is magic.

Where there is woman there is magic.

by Ntozake Shange Found in: Magic Quotes,
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To smell to a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no
less are thoughts of mortality read more

To smell to a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no
less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul.

by Thomas Fuller Found in: Mortality Quotes,
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Belief in our mortality, the sense that we are eventually going to crack up and be extinguished like the flame read more

Belief in our mortality, the sense that we are eventually going to crack up and be extinguished like the flame of a candle, I say, is a gloriously fine thing. It makes us sober; it makes us a little sad; and many of us it makes poetic. But above all,

by Henry Louis Mencken Found in: Mortality Quotes,
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You have suffered greatly, poor mother. Oh! do not lament, you have now the portion of the elect. It is read more

You have suffered greatly, poor mother. Oh! do not lament, you have now the portion of the elect. It is in this way that mortals become angels. It is not their fault; they do not know how to set about it otherwise. This hell from which you have come out is the first step towards Heaven. We must begin by that. -- Jean Valjean --

by Victor Hugo Found in: Mortality Quotes,
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