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Immortality is the greatness of our being; the scene for attaining the fullness and perfection of our existence.

It is immortality, and that alone, which amid life's pains, abasements, the soul can comfort, elevate, and fill.

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Man only of all earthly creatures, asks, "Can the dead die forever?" - and the instinct that urges the question is God's answer to man, for no instinct is given in vain.

Never did Christ utter a single word attesting to a personal resurrection and a life beyond the grave.

No one could ever meet death for his country without the hope of immortality.

Not all the subtilties of metaphysics can make me doubt a moment of the immortality of the soul, and of a beneficent providence. I feel it, I believe it, I desire it, I hope it, and will defend it to my last breath.

Nothing short of an eternity could enable men to imagine, think, and feel, and to express all they have imagined, thought and felt. - Immortality, which is the spiritual desire, is the intellectual necessity.

Oh, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again.

On the imagination God sometimes paints, by dream and symbol, the likeness of things to come. - What the foolish-wise call fanaticism, belongs to the same part of us as hope. - Each is the yearning of the soul for the great "Beyond," which attests our immortality.

One short sleep past will wake eternally And death shall be no more; Death thou shalt die.

Our dissatisfaction with any other solution is the blazing evidence of immortality.

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

Seems it strange that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange that thou shouldst live at all? - This is a miracle; and that no more.

The belief of a future state is a troublesome check on human passions, and one can never make libertines tranquil and resolute without having first made them unbelievers.

The creator made us to be the image of his own eternity, and in the desire for immortality we feel we have sure proof of our capacity for it.

The date of human life is too short to recompense the cares which attend the most private condition; therefore it is that our souls are made, as it were, too big for it, and extend themselves in the prospect of a longer existence.

The dust goes to its place, and man to his own. - It is then I feel my immortality. - I look through the grave into heaven. - I ask no miracle, no proof, no reasoning, for me. - I ask no risen dust to teach me immortality. - I am conscious of eternal life.

The monuments of the nations are all protests against nothingness after death; so are statues and inscriptions; so is history.

The nearer I approach the end, the plainer I hear around me the immortal symphonies of the worlds which invite me. It is marvelous, yet simple.


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