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And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned to a pillar of salt. So it goes.(Quote by - Kurt Vonnegu)

I believe that every human soul is teaching something to someone nearly every minute here in mortality. (Quote by - M Russell Ballard)

O Charidas, what of the underworld? "Great darkness." "And what of the resurrection?" "A lie." "And Pluto?" "A fable; we perish utterly." (Quote by - Callimachus)

All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.(Quote by - Bible)

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.(Quote by - Laurence Sterne)

But shapes that come not at an earthly call Will not depart when mortal voices bid.(Quote by - William Wordsworth)

Consider The lilies of the field whose bloom is brief:-- We are as they; Like them we fade away As doth a leaf. (Quote by - Christina G. Rossetti)

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.(Quote by - William Knox)

The clouds that gather round the setting sun Do take a sober colouring from an eye That hath kept watch o'er man's mortality.(Quote by - William Wordsworth)

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.(Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition. In some parts of this country, the infant mortality rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. (Quote by - Alcee Hastings)

Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children. (Quote by - Jane Howard)

Yet tears to human suffering are due; And mortal hopes defeated and o'erthrown Are mourned by man, and not by man alone.(Quote by - William Wordsworth)

To smell to a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Our time on this earth is sacred, and we should celebrate every moment.(Quote by - Paulo Coelho)

At thirty, man suspects himself a fool, Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty, chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve, In all the magnanimity of thought; Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same. And why? because he thinks himself immortal, All men think all men mortal but themselves. (Quote by - Edward Young)

To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

For many sportsmen, coming face to face with irrefutable evidence of their mortality is the moment they dread above all others. (Quote by - Ian Botham)

This is the spot where I am mortal. (Quote by - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller)

Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.(Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Our music has depth, and attempts philosophical thought and meaning with discussions of infinity, eternity and mortality. [Not taking it all a bit too seriously, I hope?] (Quote by - David Gilmour)

That flesh is but the glasse, which holds the dust That measures all our time; which also shall Be crumbled into dust. (Quote by - George Herbert)

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