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Mortals Quotes

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Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace

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Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask.
She has long ago taken her resolution.
- Henry David Thoreau

Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
- Aeschylus

Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of
their neighbour's buzzing glory,
and think that such killing is no murder.
- George Eliot


As mortals, we're ruled by conditions,
not by ourselves.
- Bodhidharma

The best people renounce all for one goal,
the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
- Heraclitus

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all
of heaven we have hear below.
- Joseph Addison

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God is one, greatest of gods and men,
not like mortals in body or thought.
- Xenophanes

To have faith in Divine protection is good,
but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance
heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals.
- Ellis Peters

The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where
the feet of the Holiest trod,
This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed.
- Phillips Brooks

Experience join'd with common sense,
To mortals is a providence.
- Matthew Green

I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force.
It's ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.
- Mike Tyson

We decided that how we react to and treat those fellow mortals,
wild and domestic, tells us more about ourselves than,
perhaps, some of us want to know.
- Nick Clooney

A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home
on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience
are the natural lot of mortals,
and there will be no room for discontent,
neither for despair.
- Ieyasu Tokugawa

There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot
thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died,
then only can you call it good or bad.
- Sophocles

Those whose life is long still strive for gain,
and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
- Sophocles

Much learning shows how little mortals know;
much wealth,
how little wordings enjoy.
- Edward Young

Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
- Euripides

Blinding ignorance does mislead us.
Oh Wretched mortals, open your eyes!
- Leonardo da Vinci

Mortals liberate Buddhas and Buddhas liberate mortals.
- Bodhidharma

Mortals grow swiftly in misfortune.
- Hesiod

Some literary types subscribe to the notion that being
a writer like Salinger entitles a person to remain
free of the standards that might apply to mere mortals.
- Joyce Maynard

Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
- Hesiod

Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they
must do is the same as what they most want to do.
- W. H. Auden

The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.
- Aeschylus

Reverence does not die with mortals,
nor does it perish whether they live or die.
- Sophocles

The glory of my name increases my shame.
Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.
- Jean Racine

There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service,
and stand in fear of the power and unkindness,
even of the meanest of mortals.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep
up with current literature.
- George Ade

It is not impossible to think that the minds of philosophers
sometimes act like those of other mortals,
and that, having once been determined by diverse circumstances to adopt certain views,
they then look for and naturally find reasons to justify these views.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways,
has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals,
especially in the more thoughtful men,
which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and
envious of another s. - Desiderius Erasmus

Time has no divisions to mark its passage,
there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets
to announce the beginning of a new month or year.
Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals
who ring bells and fire off pistols.
- Thomas Mann

Who could look on these monuments without reflecting
on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials
of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?
- Marguerite Gardiner

We seek true individuality and the true individuals.
But we find them not.
For lo, we mortals see what our poor eyes can see;
and they,
the true individuals, - they belong not to this world
of our merely human sense and thought.
- Josiah Royce

My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows
how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals,
a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage,
then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.
- Aeschylus

Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed,
and mortals dependent one upon another.
Some nations increase, others diminish,
and in a short space the generations of living creatures
are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life.
- Lucretius

At the close of the day when the hamlet is still,
and mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove,
when naught but the torrent is heard on the hill,
and naught but the nightingale's song in the grove.
- James Beattie

And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready
to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" -
a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals.
I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs
and wishes of those outside the power structure.
And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic
party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
- Camille Paglia

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there,
wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal
ever dared to dream before.
- Edgar Allan Poe

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness,
then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal
contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
- John Woolman

A mortal lives not through that breath that flows in and that flows out.
The source of his life is another and this causes the breath to flow.
- Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

It was despairing to find out that I am mortal.
- Magnus Magnusson

A pitcher has to look at the hitter as his mortal enemy.
- Early Wynn

And I think my sexuality was heavily repressed by the church,
by the, you know, the design of the mortal sins.
- Thomas Keneally

To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma,
nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings.
- Bodhidharma

Should I be the happy mortal destined to turn the scale of war,
will you not rejoice, O my father?
- Zebulon Pike

Tomorrow is the day when idlers work,
and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
- Andrew Young

Our honorable and worthy ancestors knew that the world was flat,
motionless, and the center of the universe.
They knew the human body could not withstand
the forces of traveling faster than 19 mph.
They knew that the way to salvation was
exorcising witches and slaying non-believers.
They knew that it was a mortal sin to marry
someone of a different skin color.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is very different now.
For man holds in his mortal hands
the power to abolish all forms of human poverty,
and all forms of human life.
- John F. Kennedy

Reason is immortal, all else mortal.
- Pythagoras

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
- Eduardo Galeano

A man has only one way of being immortal on earth:
he has to forget he is a mortal.
- Jean Giraudoux

I did not imagine that the second half of my life would
be spent on efforts to avert a mortal danger to humanity created by science.
- Joseph Rotblat

To suspect your own mortality is to know the beginning of terror,
to learn irrefutably that you are mortal is to know the end of terror.
- Frank Herbert

Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which
alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.
- George Santayana

Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.
- Edmund Halley

My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate;
neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me.
- Elizabeth I

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction.
Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
- Richard Adams

Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them,
are mortal and not divine.
We are all as God made us and many of us much worse.
- John Osborne

Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment,
he must make a grab for immorality; if not,
he has not lived.
- Sylvester Stallone

Fate is never too generous even to its favorites.
Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed.
- Stefan Zweig

I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man,
just a mortal with potential of a superman.
I'm living on.
- David Bowie

Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man
who fares well and the one who fares badly;
and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men.
- Sophocles

Most of the vices and mortal sins condemned today correspond
to inclinations that were purely adaptive or at least
harmless in primitive man.
- Konrad Lorenz

That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd,
as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever
entered into the head of mortal man.
- George Berkeley

Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind.
It is fear made manifest on the body.
- Mary Baker Eddy

Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women can.
- Alexander Pope

Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily,
I should think.
All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
- C. S. Lewis

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