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afterlife Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about afterlife
  1. #1
    “No fear of that... Have you not guessed?... There was a real railway accident ... Your father and mother and all of you are--as you used to call it in the Shadow-Lands--dead. The term is over: the holidays have begun. The dream is ended: this is the morning.”
  2. #2
    “What man dwelling on the decaying mortal plane, having approached the undecaying immortal one, and having reflected upon the nature of enjoyment through beauty and sense pleasure, would delight in long life?”
  3. #3
    “I believe anyone with a preoccupation with the next world pretty clearly signals an inability to cope credibly with this one.”
  4. #4
    “Fame after life is no better than oblivion.”
  5. #5
    “Nevertheless, after I went to bed, this idea of punishment and Purgatory came back on me crushingly. I remembered the account of Dives in torment, and shuddered. But Mr. Shimerda had not been rich and selfish: he had only been so unhappy that he could not live any longer.”
  6. #6
    “This is what is meant by last words: they are keys to unlock the afterlife. They’re not last words but passwords, and as soon as they’re spoken you can go.”
  7. #7
    “Give me my robe.
    Put on my crown.
    I have Immortal longings in me.
    Now no more
    The juice of Egypt’s grape shall moist this lip. ”
  1. #8
    “The fruit of labours, in the lives to come,
    Is threefold for all men,--Desirable,
    And Undesirable, and mixed of both;
    But no fruit is at all where no work was.”
  2. #9
    “It’s easier going to the other world if one knows what there is there.”
  3. #10
    ″ Now boast thee, death, in thy possession lies
    A lass unparalleled. ”
  4. #11
    “Time is not what you think. Dying? Not the end of everything. We think it is. But what happens on Earth is only the beginning.”
  5. #12
    “Wanting to stay, we go, all beings here on God’s earth, wherever it is written that we go, taking our bodies from death’s cold bed to unbroken sleep that follows life’s feast.”
  6. #13
    “Composer, sculptor, painter, poet, prophet, sage, these are the makers of the after-world, the architects of
    heaven. The world is beautiful because they have lived; without them, laboring humanity would perish.”
  7. #14
    “This is very similar to the suggestion put forward by the Quirmian philosopher Ventre, who said, “Possibly the gods exist, and possibly they do not. So why not believe in them in any case? If it’s all true you’ll go to a lovely place when you die, and if it isn’t then you’ve lost nothing, right?” When he died he woke up in a circle of gods holding nasty-looking sticks.”
  8. #15
    “It does not matter where his body lies, for it is grass; but where his spirit is, it will be good to be.”

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