The soul secured in her existence, smiles At the drawn dagger, and defies its point. The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the war of elements, The wreck of matter, and the crash of worlds.
Oh God! that man should be a thing for immortal souls to sieve through!Herman Melville
Pale, beyond porch and portal, Crowned with calm leaves, she stands Who gathers all things mortal With cold immortal hands.algernon charles swinburne
"Oh," but they say to me, "you take away immortality." I do not. If we are immortal it is a fact in nature, and we are not indebted to priests for it, nor to bibles for it, and it cannot be destroyed by unbelief.
It is not my strength that grows, so much as God's strength in me, which is given more abundantly as the days roll. It is so given on one condition. If my faith has laid hold of the infinite, the exhaustless, the immortal energy of God, unless there is something fearfully wrong about me, I shall be getting purer, nobler, wiser, more observant of His will; gentler, like Christ; every way fitter for His service, and for larger service, as the days increase.alexander maclaren
Trust yourselves, my brethren, to the immortal love and perfect work of the Divine Saviour, and by His dear might your days will advance by peaceful stages, whereof each gathers up and carries forward the blessings of all that went before, to a death which shall be a birth.alexander maclaren
True love ennobles and dignifies the material labors of life; and homely services rendered for love's sake have in them a poetry that is immortal.harriet beecher stowe
No matter how old an individual may be, no matter if he is young or old, if he thinks in accordance with the times he is immortal.nnamdi azikiwe
One of my problems is to find the Ego, which has only one form and is immortal – to find it in animals and men, in the heaven and in the hell which together form the world in which we live.max beckmann
When I started this song I was still thirty-three The age that Mozart died and sweet Jesus was set free Keats and Shelley too soon finished, Charley Parker would be And I fantasized some tragedy'd be soon curtailing me Well just today I had my birthday I made it thirty-four Mere mortal, not immortal, not star-crossed anymore I've got this problem with my aging I no longer can ignore A tame and toothless tabby can't produce a lion's roar.harry chapin
Look upward, Feeble Ones! look up, and trust That He, who lays this mortal frame in dust, Still hath the immortal Spirit in His keeping In Jesus' sight they are not dead, but sleepingCharles Lamb
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.albert pike
Love finds us young and keeps us so: immortal himself, he permits not age to enter the hearts where he reigns.john lancaster spalding
Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.william shakespeare
'Tis true; 'tis certain; man though dead retains Part of himself; the immortal mind remains.
Lower a bucket into a well of self-deception, and what comes up must be immortal truth, mustn't it?Charles Reade
The son of Saturn gave The nod with his dark brows. The ambrosial curls Upon the Sovereign One's immortal head Were shaken, and with them the mighty mount, Olympus trembled.
Consider and act with reference to the true ends of existence. This world is but the vestibule of an immortal life. Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
It is the mind that makes the man, and our vigour is in our immortal soul.
Synchronicity is [thus] a major tool of soul-making, divulging immortal meanings through personal events so that we can find our way towards integration. We can find his way through practices.
Fair Greece! sad relic of departed worth! immortal, though no more; though fallen great!lord byron
immortal amaranth, a flower which once In Paradise, fast by the Tree of Life, Began to bloom, but soon for Man's offence, To heav'n remov'd, where first it grew, there grows, And flow'rs aloft shading the fount of life.john milton