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Mortality Quotes


These are some of the best 'Mortality' quotations and sayings.

All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.

All men think all men mortal, but themselves.

Death is the crown of life; were it denied, to live would not be life, and even fools would wish to die. - Death wounds to cure; we fall to rise and reign; spring from our fetters; fasten in the skies.

Lo! as the wind is, so is mortal life; a moan, a sigh, a sob, or a storm, a strife.

Man wants but little, nor that little long. - How soon must he resign his very dust, which frugal nature lent him for an hour.

Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a fast-flitting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave.

The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, and all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, await alike the inevitable hour; the path of glory leads but to the grave.

The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.

The good die first; and they whose hearts are dry as summer dust burn to the socket.

The mortality of mankind is but a part of the process of living - a step on the way to immortality. - Dying, to the good man, is but a brief sleep, from which he wakes to a perfection and fullness of life in eternity.

To smell a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul.

When we see our enemies and friends gliding away before us, let us not forget that we are subject to the general law of mortality, and shall soon be where our doom will be fixed forever.