Quotes by immortality

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  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work ... I want to achieve it through not dying.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.
    Source: Anatomy of an Illness (1979)
  • If there is a God, man's immortality is certain. If not, Immortality would not be worth having.
  • Walter Gropius
    Walter Gropius
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    If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Immortality is a ridiculous illusion, an empty word, a butterfly net chasing the wind.
    Source: De grap (1967)
  • Brandon Lee
    Brandon Lee
    American actor 1965-1993
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    Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to the unreflective creation, the truth of immortality. The most ideal human passion is love, which is also the most absolute and animal and one of the most ephemeral.
  • 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.
  • Robert Southey
    Robert Southey
    British writer 1774-1843
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    It is not for man to rest in absolute contentment. He is born to hopes and aspirations as the sparks fly upward, unless he has brutalized his nature and quenched the spirit of immortality which is his portion.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Life is the childhood of our immortality.
  • Alexander Chase
    Alexander Chase
    American journalist and editor 1926-
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    Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Man reckons with immortality, and forgets to reckon with death.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Martyrdom is the only path to immortality that requires no talent whatsoever.
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