Favorite Quotations ~  Immortality Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time

"If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error." ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

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Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do on a rainy afternoon. ~ Susan Ertz

If, every day, I dare to remember that I am here on loan, that this house, this hillside, these minutes, are all leased to me, not given, I will never despair. Despair is for those who expect to live forever. I no longer do. ~ Erica Jong

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

Somewhere, for everyone, there is that person, who, inside their mind, carries the memories of a person's soul so that they might never be forgotten, and in that, we are all immortal. ~ Julie Randolph

Death cannot kill what never dies. ~ Thomas Traherne

Each life makes its own imitation of immortality. ~ Stephen King

Even when I am gone, I shall remain in people's minds the star of their rights, my name will be the war cry of their efforts, the motto of their hopes. ~ Napoléon Bonaparte

The fact of having been born is a bad augury for immortality. ~ George Santayana

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

If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality. ~ Norman Cousins

I'm gonna live forever, or die trying. ~ Joseph Heller

I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the Professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality. ~ James Joyce

Our Creator would never have made such lovely days and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them unless we were meant to be immortal. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Unable are the Loved to die/For Love is Immortality. ~ Emily Dickinson