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When a noble life has prepared for old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
Madame de Stael
Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life.
I believe in the immortality of all creatures.
On the basis of biological, sociological, and historical knowledge, we should recognize that the individual self is subject to death or decay, but the sum total of individual achievement, for better or worse, lives on in the immortality of The Larger.
It's hard for me to get interested in stories that ignore death, which is what American marketing culture would like to do: pretend that death doesn't exist, that you can buy immortality; just buy these products, and you'll be forever young and happy.
If you are an antichrist, you won't believe in the bible prophecy from the beginning. Which means, you won't believe that physical immortality will become possible.
Being vegan is not the key to immortality. We're all going to get sick and die. But to know you're living without harming? That's the loveliest feeling.
What does immortality mean to me? That we all want more time; and we want it to be quality time.
Joan D. Vinge
Since we have had a history, men have pursued an ideal of immortality.
Probably I chose immortality because mortality is a universal human obsession.
Joan D. Vinge
I think there's a sort of agony with all intelligent and very creative designers that it's only fashion, that in the end it's only the decorative arts. I had a feeling towards the end that Saint Laurent and Berge were very keen to attain that immortality that a lot of designers long for. You know, those endless exhibitions.
During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come.
It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.
E. T. Bell
I don't think immortality is necessarily the key to understanding the world. You have to be careful with what you think you're achieving. I'm all for science discovering amazing and fantastic things about our world, but I think the motivations behind it are slightly askew.
Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
Well, if you don't want your relatives and friends to die, help me spread the news. Let people know about immortality device. That way, your loved ones won't die.
Men there have been who have done the essayist's part so well as to have earned an immortality in the doing; but we have had not many of them, and they make but a poor figure on our shelves. It is a pity that things should be thus with us, for a good essayist is the pleasantest companion imaginable.
William Ernest Henley
So vast is the shadow cast by the MGM production of 'The Wizard of Oz,' so indelible are its characterizations, so perfect its music, and so assured is its cinematic immortality, that most people think of it as 'The Original.' In fact, it isn't.
Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.
Edgar Lee Masters
Immortality. We all want to be remembered: We want to do things that will make people say, 'Isn't he wonderful?'
The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare.
It's not lost on me that everyone dies, but some people have a kind of immortality about them, and you can't imagine that they will ever be gone.
The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort.
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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