Ten thousand fools proclaim themselves into obscurity, while one wise man forgets himself into immortality.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Chuck Palahniuk

I have Immortal longings in me.

William Shakespeare

The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.

Herb Caen

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

Susan Ertz

The first condition of immortality is death.

Stanislaw J. Lec

A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal.

Jean Giraudoux

Seek not, my soul, the life of the immortals; but enjoy to the full the resources that are within thy reach.


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

John Kenneth Galbraith

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

Anatole France

Death is that "Tomorrow" for which all our lives are spent waiting!Man is constantly building the "Image."It is an Edifice for the entombment of bones!Best to "Realize" the temporal nature of thingsand simply "Do and Die!

Irvin Kauffman

The soul of man is immortal and imperishable.


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

Woody Allen

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.

Muriel Spark

Persons famous in the arts partake of the immortality of princes, and are upon a footing with them.

Francis I

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.

Walter Gropius

IMMORTALITY, n. A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for. G.J.

Ambrose Bierce

Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.

Peter Ustinov

Becuase I could not stop for Death He kindly stopped for me The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

The key to immortality is first to live a life worth remembering.

Bruce Lee

A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.


Our hope of immortality does not come from any religions, but nearly all religions come from that hope.

Robert Ingersoll

If an opera cannot be played by an organ grinder, it's not going to achieve immortality.

Sir Thomas Beecham

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.

Alexander Chase

Death is the beginning of immortality.

Maximilien Robespierre

The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau.

James F. Byrnes

Cheese - milk's leap toward immortality.

Clifton Fadiman

Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality.

Cliff Fadiman

I wish to believe in immortality-I wish to live with you forever.

John Keats

Immortality is the condition of a dead man who doesn't believe he is dead.

H. L. Mencken

If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.

James Thurber

Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.

Edgar Lee Masters

You can believe in God without believing in immortality, but it is hard to see how anyone can believe in immortality and not believe in God.

Ernest Dimnet

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.

Emily Dickinson