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  • Francis Picabia
    Francis Picabia
    French painter and poet 1878-1953
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    A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone.
  • Francis Thompson
    Francis Thompson
    English poet and mystic 1859-1907
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    All things by immortal power. Near of far, to each other linked are, that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star.
  • Hesiod
    Hesiod
    Greek poet 8th century BC
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    Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steer is the way to it.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
    Charles Baudelaire
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    Every idea is endowed of itself with immortal life, like a human being. All created form, even that which is created by man, is immortal. For form is independent of matter: molecules do not constitute form.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    History is strewn thick with evidence that a truth is not hard to kill, but a lie, well told, is immortal.
  • Anne Sexton
    Anne Sexton
    American poet 1928-1974
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    I am not immortal. Faustus and I are the also-ran.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    I love Italian opera - it's so reckless. Damn Wagner, and his bellowings at Fate and death. Damn Debussy, and his averted face. I like the Italians who run all on impulse, and don't care about their immortal souls, and don't worry about the ultimate.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    Immortal mortals, mortal immortals, one living the others death and dying the others life.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    It has been said that the immortality of the soul is a ''grand peut-''tre'' - but still it is a grand one. Everybody clings to it -the stupidest, and dullest, and wickedest of human bipeds is still persuaded that he is immortal.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    It took the Church until 1832 to remove Galileo's work from its list of books which Catholics were forbidden to read at the risk of dire punishment of their immortal souls.
    Source: Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space (1994)
  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    It's incongruous that the older we get, the more likely we are to turn in the direction of religion. Less vivid and intense ourselves, closer to the grave, we begin to conceive of ourselves as immortal.
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