Immortality quotes

Welcome to our collection of Immortality quotes! Here, you will find a compilation of timeless words from philosophers, writers, and thinkers throughout history who have contemplated the concept of eternal life. The topic of immortality has captivated the minds of individuals across cultures and generations, inspiring both awe and curiosity.

These quotes explore various perspectives on immortality, delving into its philosophical, spiritual, and mythical dimensions. Whether you are interested in the immortal soul, the pursuit of everlasting fame, or the prospect of physical immortality, this collection offers a diverse range of insights and reflections to ponder upon.

From famous authors who have contemplated the immortality of literature to ancient philosophers who pondered the eternity of the soul, these quotes allow us to examine the human fascination with the idea of transcending mortality. Join us as we delve into the mysteries and implications of immortality through the poetic words and profound musings of some of the greatest minds in history.

Explore this collection of quotes, and may it inspire you to contemplate the profound questions surrounding immortality and the potential implications it holds for the human condition. Find solace, wisdom, and wonderment within these pages as you journey through the elusive realm of everlasting life.

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal.
Timothy Leary
Timothy Leary
American psychologist and author
The general direction of evolution is to produce a serially imprinting, multibrained creature able to decipher its own program, create the technology to leave the planet and live in post-terrestrial mini-worlds, decode the aging sectors of the DNA code--thus assuring immortality, and act in harmony with stages of evolution to come.
I might accept immortality, if I had to do it. But I would prefer - if there is any afterlife - to know nothing whatever about Borges, about his experiences in this world.
I don't think I can really believe in doomsday; I could hardly believe in rewards and punishments, in heaven or hell. As I wrote down in one of my sonnets - I seem to be always plagiarizing, imitating myself or somebody else for that matter - I think I am quite unworthy of heaven or of hell, and even of immortality.
I ask of any God, of any gods, that if they give immortality, I hope to be granted oblivion also.
To say good-bye is to deny separation; it is to say Today we play at going our own ways, but we'll see each other tomorrow. Men invented farewells because they somehow knew themselves to be immortal, even while seeing themselves as contingent and ephemeral.
The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things.
My undertaking is not difficult, essentially. I should only have to be immortal to carry it out.
I am almost sure to be blotted out by death, but sometimes I think it is not impossible that I may continue to live in some other manner after my physical death . Or, as Hamlet wonders, what dreams will come when we leave this body?
Once I am dead, there will be no lack of pious hands to throw me over the railing; my grave will be the fathomless air; my body will sink endlessly and decay and dissolve in the wind generated by the fall, which is infinite.