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The old, old fashion - death! Oh, thank God, all who see it, for that older fashion yet - of immortality!

The seed dies into a new life, and so does man.

The spirit of man, which God inspired, cannot together perish with this corporeal clod.

The thought of being nothing after death is a burden insupportable to a virtuous man; we naturally aim at happiness, and cannot bear to have it confined to our present being.

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was; and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

There is no death! the stars go down to rise upon some fairer shore.

Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.

Those who live in the Lord never see each other for the last time.

We are born for a higher destiny than that of earth. - There is a realm where the rainbow never fades, where the stars will be spread before us like islands that slumber on the ocean, and where the beings that now pass over before us like shadows, will stay in our presence forever.

We are much better believers in immortality than we can give grounds for. - The real evidence is too subtle, or is higher than we can write down in propositions.

We do not believe in immortality because we have proved it, but, we forever try to prove it because we believe it.

What is human is immortal!

What springs from earth dissolves to earth again, and heaven-born things fly to their native seat.

Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable.

When I consider the wonderful activity of the mind, so great a memory of what is past, and such a capacity of penetrating into the future; when I behold such a number of arts and sciences, and such a multitude of discoveries thence arising, I believe and am firmly persuaded that a nature which contains so many things within itself cannot but be immortal.

Without a belief in personal immortality religion is like an arch resting on one pillar, or like a bridge ending in an abyss.


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