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Quotations on Immortality

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The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one.

~ William James

I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings.

~ Helen Keller

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

~ Woody Allen

The average man does not know what to do with this life, yet wants another one which will last forever.

~ Anatole France

Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I want to go on living even after my death!

~ Anne Frank

Men long for an afterlife in which there is apparently nothing to do but delight in heaven's wonders.

~ Louis D. Brandeis

The reward of great men is that, long after they have died, one is not quite sure that they are dead.

~ Jules Renard

The first requisite for immortality is death.

~ Stanislaw Lec

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive.

~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Millions long for immortality who barely know how to scratch themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

~ Proverbs

- American Proverb

Nothing is lasting but change; nothing perpetual but death.

~ Carl Ludwig Börne

Only the actions of the just smell sweet and blossom in the dust.

~ James Shirley

We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.

~ Chuck Palahniuk

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