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I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
There is an afterlife. I am convinced of this.
There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.
Do for this life as if you live forever, do for the afterlife as if you die tomorrow.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
I don't believe in the afterlife, so I do think when somebody passes, it's worthy of note.
The idea of an afterlife where you can be reunited with loved ones can be immensely consoling - though not to me.
We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we?
Well, we can't say any more than we can say there is no god, there is no afterlife. We can only say there is no persuasive evidence for or argument for it.
I don't believe in an afterlife but I still fully expect to see my brother again.
Men long for an afterlife in which there apparently is nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.
Louis D. Brandeis
I would like to believe in an afterlife; it makes things more palatable. But I'm not banking on it.
When videotape came so a lot of movies that I do have a kind of afterlife in video. Things where movies that I do would come and go; they still come and go but you can go rent them and see them on TV.
I am not interested in the afterlife. Religion is supposed to be about losing your ego, not preserving it eternally in optimum conditions.
When you have a regime that would be happier in the afterlife than in this life, this is not a regime that is subject to classic theories of deterrence.
I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife, such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people, conceive it, believing that the conversations with relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will be continued in the hereafter.
I don't have too much faith in destiny, or an afterlife. This is it.
Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
Joseph de Maistre
I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell.
I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That's what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church.
I'd like to see a ghost. It would confirm there's an afterlife.
I'm using the afterlife as a backdrop against which to explore the joys and complexities of being human - it turns out that it's a great lens with which to understand what matters to us.
Why do people embrace God? In my opinion, belief in God and an afterlife is a necessary extension of man's need to feel that this life does not end with what we call death.
The young boys I speak with say to me: Why would I want to live in this world - where they rely on charity, dry pieces of bread and water, where they are subjected to harsh treatment, when they can be free and be the envy of their colleagues in the afterlife. They are only too eager to sign on the dotted line and join the ranks of the Taliban.
I happen to believe that there is an afterlife.
My view of the afterlife is that it's made of different levels, depending on how spiritual a life we live.
I can see my ghost trying to get that Academy Award, forever stuck in a casting office. Can you imagine? I've spent enough time in audition rooms. I don't want to be doing that in my afterlife.
We don't really understand most of what's happening in the cosmos. Is there any afterlife? Who knows.
Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same, he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held in account later in the afterlife if he fails.
Abu Bakar Bashir
I don't believe in an afterlife.
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