I think from my experience in war and life and science, it all has made me believe that we have one life on this planet. We have one chance to live it and to contribute to the future of society and the future of life. The only "afterlife" is what other people remember of you.
If he raises me from the dead... will you dump your girlfriend and be with me? [Elan: ...] No thanks, then... I'll take my chances that the afterlife... won't have any punishment worse... than not being with you.
"If the generous ideas of youth are too often over- clouded by the sordid views of after-life, that scarcely proves them to be false"anne brontë
I'm sure there isn't an after-life. If there were, Ivor Novello would have got a message to us.john gielgud
Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an afterlife.arianna huffington
Mrs Morel always said the after-life would hold nothing in store for her husband: he rose from the lower world into purgatory, when he came home from pit, and passed into heaven in the Palmerston Arms.d. h. lawrence
I don't believe in an afterlife, although I am bringing a change of underwear.woody allen
The chief problem about death, incidentally, is the fear that there may be no afterlife a depressing thought, particularly for those who have bothered to shave. Also, there is the fear that there is an afterlife but no one will know where it's being held. On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.woody allen
I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse.Isaac Asimov
By now you must have accepted the fact that your religion , in fact, none of the Earthly religions, truly knew what the afterlife would be. All made guesses, and then established these as articles of faith . Though, in a sense, some were near the mark, if you accept their revelations as symbolic .philip josé farmer
“Do your neighbors burn one another alive?” was how Fraa Orolo began his conversation with Artisan Flec. “Do your shamans walk around on stilts?” Fraa Orolo asked, reading from a leaf that, judging by its brownness, was at least five centuries old. Then he looked up and added helpfully, “You might call them pastors or witch doctors.” “When a child gets sick, do you pray? Sacrifice to a painted stick? Or blame it on an old lady?” “Do you fancy you will see your dead dogs and cats in some sort of afterlife?”neal stephenson
In the early Vedic tradition , the death god Yama kept two dogs, Syama the Black and Sabala the Spotted, to bring and hold souls in the Purgatory-like afterlife called Naraka. Even the Norse god Odin kept a pair of wolves, Geri and Freki.
There will be an afterlife for me. Will there be for you?
You've grown stronger... I...commend you... ...phiran...I shall wait for you in the afterlife...
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife . Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
I sent my Soul through the Invisible, Some letter of that After-life to spell, And by and by my Soul returned to me, And answered "I Myself am Heav'n and Hell."omar khayyám