Immortality Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old immortality quotes, immortality sayings, and immortality proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Tis immortality to die aspiring, As if a man were taken quick to heaven.     

George Chapman

Immortality is overrated, living for an eternity would get really old.     

Ray William Johnson

Yet some there be that by due steps aspire to lay their just hands on that golden key that opes the palace of Eternity.     

John Milton

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

Bruce Lee

Have you ever sensed that our soul is immortal and never dies?     


Immortality is a ridiculous illusion, an empty word, a butterfly net chasing the wind.     

Milan Kundera

Immortality is a belief grounded upon other men's sayings, that they knew it supernaturally; or that they knew those who knew them that knew others that knew it supernaturally.     

Thomas Hobbes

Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.     

Brandon Lee

Immortality without eternity is a rope with only one end.     


Immortality was overrated, as far as he was concerned. Hardy had enough problems as it was; living forever sounded like a death sentence for someone with his practical sensibilities.     

David S.E. Zapanta

To believe in immortality is one thing, but it is first needful to believe in life.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

H.L. Mencken

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

Herb Caen

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.     

Lord Byron

Immortality is a by-product of good work.     

Mel Brooks

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

Edgar Lee Masters

Immortality is the glorious discovery of Christianity.     

William Ellery Channing

To desire immortality for the individual is really the same as wanting to perpetuate an error forever.     

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Emily Dickinson

The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it.     

Blaise Pascal

Immortality is the only thing which doesn't tolerate being postponed.     

Karl Kraus

That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.     

Swami Vivekananda

Till we attain immortality, all life will remain just an illusion!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

The immortality of great art seems bound up with the inevitable loss of its original surface meaning and its rebirth in the spirit of every new age.     

Anton Ehrenzweig

Perhaps immortality is a gift of heaven rather than the result of some human effort.     

Wang Yangming

The immortality of the soul is assented to rather than believed, believed rather than lived.     

Orestes Brownson

Immortality is what nature possesses without effort and without anybody's assistance, and immortality is what the mortals must therefore try to achieve if they want to live up to the world into which they were born, to live up to the things which surround them and to whose company they are admitted for a short while.     

Hannah Arendt

Believe in the immortality and everlasting effects of your goodness.     

Robert Muller

The thought of immortality is as well founded as any other well authenticated postulate of the human reason.     

John Haynes Holmes

Immortality alone could teach this mortal how to die.