Top 141 Mortal Quotes

In this post, you will find great Mortal Quotes from famous people, such as Mitch Daniels, Janeane Garofalo, Andrew Jackson, Marina Abramovic, Kurt Vile. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

The mortal enemies of Social Security and Medicare are

The mortal enemies of Social Security and Medicare are those who, in contempt of the plain arithmetic, continue to mislead Americans that we should change nothing.
I guess intractable right-wing ideologues are my mortal enemy.
I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.
All the aggressive actions I do to myself I would never dream of doing in my own life – I am not this kind of person. I cry if I cut myself peeling potatoes. I am taking the plane, there is turbulence, I am shaking. In performance, I become, somehow, like not a mortal.
I’m not cynical, but the reality is that life is mortal. Terrible, sad things happen. Everybody loses friends and family. I’ll be on tour and get really scared if my wife won’t answer her phone within one minute. I’m sensitive.
The American people are desperately seeking a Moses to lead them out of the wilderness, back to the land of milk and honey. They thought maybe Barack Obama was the one, and when he proved to be mortal after all, they were willing to listen to anyone new.
It was despairing to find out that I am mortal.
Magnus Magnusson
I want to hear as much music as I possibly can before I leave this mortal coil but it’s impossible to hear it all because there’s so much of it.
I’ve read the ‘Mortal Instrumentsseries; I was obsessed with those.
You yourself don’t have to be shaken by mortal danger in order to feel your mortality.
I’m not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I’m living on.
The power of procreation is spiritually significant. Misuse of this power subverts the purposes of the Father’s plan and of our mortal existence. Our Heavenly Father and His Beloved Son are creators and have entrusted each of us with a portion of Their creative power.
Honestly, I don’t play basketball games. I’m more into fighting games like ‘Mortal Kombat’ or RPGs.
It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see.
Shashi saab had always wished that the traditions continue, even after he bids adieu to the mortal world. He didn’t want any of us to mourn his death; his desire was to celebrate life in every form.
The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
Richard Adams
Fate is never too generous even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed.
Stefan Zweig
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
Every movie that I’m in is very different in terms of aesthetic and costume. I mean, from ‘Mirror, Mirror’ to ‘Mortal Instruments,’ I went from dressy dresses to leather and heels and tight, sexy, chic outfits.
Once in one’s life, for one mortal moment, one must make a grab for immortality; if not, one has not lived.
Truth is immortal; error is mortal.
Mary Baker Eddy
I feel so entirely in my element with a full orchestra; even if my mortal enemies were marshalled before me, I could lead them, master them, surround them, or repulse them.
Robert Schumann
I see corruption as a mortal enemy for young democracies.
Collectivism and freedom are mortal enemies. Only one will survive.
A pitcher has to look at the hitter as his mortal enemy.
Early Wynn
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.
The mortal mind alone cannot devise an answer to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict, because the true answer lies on a level of consciousness that’s beyond our mortal thinking. Quite simply, when it comes to Israel and the Palestinians, we need a miracle.
There is nothing like mortal fear to galvanize a friendship.
I grew up playing ‘Mortal Kombat’ as a kid. I was always a fan of the video game. Saw the movies as a kid as well.
Brian Tee
We are the spirit children of a Heavenly Father. He loved us and He taught us before we were born into this world. He told us that He wished to give us all that He had. To qualify for that gift we had to receive mortal bodies and be tested. Because of those mortal bodies, we would face pain, sickness, and death.
To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings.
No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments.

No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments.
I think that the public debate that we had on the Iran deal was very important. That’s probably one of the most consequential things most of us will ever vote on ; a nuclear arms control agreement with a mortal enemy. And the White Housedespite all their effortsfailed miserably.
And I think my sexuality was heavily repressed by the church, by the, you know, the design of the mortal sins.
Thomas Keneally
If it wasn’t for music, I would think that love is mortal.
To many American Jews, it is a truism that Barack Obama was the anti-Israel president. It was Mr. Obama who signed the Iran deal, which Israel portrayed as a mortal danger. It was Mr. Obama whose most contentious relationship with a foreign leader was with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal.
I am a father, and sometimes I want to stay close to home. By varying the workplace, it gives me space to breathe. I enjoy theatre because it reminds me I’m mortal, and it’s terrifying when it goes wrong but the most thrilling experience when it flies.
Out of love for His Father and for us, He allowed Himself to suffer beyond the capacity of mortal man. He told us some of what that infinite sacrifice required of Him.
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
Life is mortal. There are all these rewards and consequences. Sometimes you embrace them, and sometimes they knock you over.
A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.
Science, already oppressive with its shocking revelations, will perhaps be the ultimate exterminator of our human species – if separate species we be – for its reserve of unguessed horrors could never be borne by mortal brains if loosed upon the world.
When I first came to Hollywood to make ‘Mortal Kombat’ back in the day, there was this rule that female-led action movies don’t work and American studios didn’t want to make them.
Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fool reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
Your next SMS will probably be around longer, and remain more legible, than your tombstone. For, unlike your tombstone or even your mortal coil, your texts may be worth something.
By the time I’m old, I’m sure I’ll have lived a full enough life. I think we’re mortal for a reason. Life gets tiring, man!
Edward Furlong
In my own work, I don’t have favorite characters, but I have characters that I relate to the most. And I relate the most to Simon from ‘The Mortal Instruments,’ and also Tessa from ‘The Infernal Devices.’ They’re more sort of bookish and shy characters.
Under the pressure of the cares and sorrows of our mortal condition, men have at all times, and in all countries, called in some physical aid to their moral consolations – wine, beer, opium, brandy, or tobacco.
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.
While the soul is in mortal sin, nothing can profit it; none of its good works merit an eternal reward, since they do not proceed from God as their first principle, and by Him alone is our virtue real virtue.
I had played ‘Mortal Kombat’ back I arcades in London, and I loved it. I came to the movies as a genuine fan of the intellectual property, and I think that counts for a lot.
We’ve had hassles, ups and downs, ins and outs, failures and triumphs. We’re human beings, and we’re not perfect. And we’re mortal. But the Beach Boys is musically a tremendous body of work that transcends individuality and time and national boundaries.
So all of these things are going on that make you wake up and realize you are a mortal person. You can choose to cruise through your life, but if you do, you’re going to open your eyes at some point, and it’s gone.
Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds.
The feeling of longing for home is born into us. That wonderful dream cannot become real without great faith – enough for the Holy Ghost to lead us to repentance, baptism, and the making and keeping of sacred covenants with God. This faith requires enduring bravely the trials of mortal life.
I do feel I’m being respectful to Buddhism and martial arts with ‘Mortal Kombat.’
Mark Dacascos
I think there’s a big price to pay for consciousness, knowing that it’s all going to end and we’re mortal. I envy dogs. They don’t know they’re getting old! And they don’t know it’s towards the end. I mean, they never think, ‘I used to get by on 16 hours of sleep a day. Now, if I don’t get 19, I’m a wreck.’
When a well-known creative person such as me is perceived to have created a knockoff of my own previous work, such a perception is a mortal blow to my reputation as a creative person.
By that I mean, I think that it is true that politics and political heroes have to satisfy our need to be greater than mortal in some way, and that’s led them into creating illusions, sound bites, focus groups that tell you what to do.
I’ve had a lot of people pass away in my life. I guess it’s all a matter of how you deal with your mortality – and recognizing that you are mortal. I’m trying to see what a gift life is and how quickly it can be extinguished, without any warning.
All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.
Many of the lessons we are to learn in mortality can on

Many of the lessons we are to learn in mortality can only be received through the things we experience and sometimes suffer. And God expects and trusts us to face temporary mortal adversity with His help so we can learn what we need to learn and ultimately become what we are to become in eternity.
Fallen angels could not enter sanctuaries of God. The moment they crossed the threshold, the house of worship would go up in flames, incinerating every mortal inside.
The Gospels record that nearly everywhere the Savior went, He was surrounded by multitudes of people. Some hoped that He would heal them; others came to hear Him speak. Others came for practical advice. Toward the end of His mortal ministry, some came to mock and ridicule Him and to clamor for His crucifixion.
I remember the first Mortal Kombat, when that came out, that was the hardest game of all time. There would be lines at the arcade around the block, and I still love all of the Mortal Kombat games.
Diego Corrales
He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Girls from poor families of the ‘untouchable,’ or lower, caste are ‘married‘ to Yellamma as young as four. No longer allowed to marry a mortal, they are expected to bestow their entire lives to the service of the goddess.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best interests.
Seeing life from an eternal perspective helps us focus our limited mortal energies on the things that matter most.
Maybe ’13 Assassins’ is the mortal agony and death rattle of a Japanese film industry that has abandoned its creative talent.
Heaven knows that I have done all that a mortal could do, to save the people, and the failure was not my fault, but the fault of others.
Clearly, unless the Lord chooses to explain Himself to us, which often He does not, His motivation and purposes are beyond the reach of mortal man. What this means in practical terms is that many of our questions – especially those that begin with the wordwhy‘ – will have to remain unanswered for the time being.
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
We used to flock to watch gladiators, public torture and executions. In more recent times, our appetite for mortal violence has been sublimated in sports, photorealistic video games, film and literature.
Kenneth Oppel
When I was very young I was sort of floored by the fact that my mother and my father and everyone I knew was going to die one day, and myself too. I had a sort of a philosophical crisis. I couldn’t believe that we were mortal.
If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.
Beatrice Webb
If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong.
I love Unknown Mortal Orchestra, who are from New Zealand, living in Portland.
There are worlds and more worlds below them, and there are a hundred thousand skies over them. No one has been able to find the limits and boundaries of God. If there be any account of God, then alone the mortal can write the same; but God’s account does not finish, and the mortal himself dies while still writing.
If I’m taking a picture of Brancusi’s grave, I know that there’s something of him, of his mortal remains, beneath my feet, and there’s something beautiful about that.
The difference between kitties and humans is that we are aware of our mortal condition, and the burden of consciousness is to evoke and embody and explore the coordinates of our condition.
Once is a man’s life, for one mortal moment, he must make a grab for immorality; if not, he has not lived.
That brain of mine is something more than merely mortal, as time will show.
The one thing about ‘Beautiful Creatures,’ ‘The Host’ and ‘The Mortal Instruments,’ which are all well-made movies, is that they were all infected with a dreadful sincerity.
I would want to change my name to Sachin Tendulkar if I could do it. He has tons of records; I am not even close to him. He is called as the ‘God,’ and who would not want to be a God in this mortal world?
I love ‘Pac-man’, ‘Mortal Kombat’, and ‘Street Fighter‘. ‘Ryu’ is my favourite-ever character – I’d love to leapfrog the Hadouken. I never really evolved too far beyond that, but I have played ‘2K17’.
The man forget not, though in rags he lies, and know the mortal through a crown‘s disguise.
Mark Akenside
Never was it given to mortal man – To lie so boldly as we women can.
‘The Mortal Instruments’ is based on a series of novels by Cassandra Clare; it has been a New York Times bestseller, so it is pretty popular.
Godfrey Gao
A republic – if you can keep it – is about limitation, and for good reason, because we are mortal and our actions are imperfect.
I go through insanity before a show. It’s not really a process but it’s like absolute mortal fear.
If patients are rationing insulin, they are putting themselves in mortal peril to save money. They shouldn’t have to make that choice.
My mortal Guru was my Irish-Christian brother who taugh

My mortal Guru was my IrishChristian brother who taught me how to do everything and gave me my moral values. My spiritual Guru are my parents.
No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a ‘mortal sin’ subject to damnation.
Valor’ is a word we don’t commonly hear. People can show courage and bravery confronting many different challenges in life. But ‘valor‘ connotes willingly putting oneself in mortal danger to protect others.
I’m a huge fan of the series of books by Cassandra Clare, ‘The Mortal Instruments.’
It’s amazing how these little guys can say things that a mortal human could never get away with. There’s some sort of unspoken license… when outlandish things come out of an inanimate object, somehow it equals humor.
I’m not a big gamer, really. I used to play back in the day – ‘Mario Brothers,’ ‘Mario Kart’ and ‘Mortal Kombat.’
Grace Park
The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision.
If someone wants to marry you outside the temple, whom will you strive to please – God or a mortal? If you insist on a temple marriage, you will be pleasing the Lord and blessing the other party.
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.
The late brilliant actions in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Arkansas divided and weakened the enemy on the Rappahannock, and the auspicious moment seems to have arrived to strike a great and mortal blow at the Rebellion, and to gain that decisive victory which is due to the country.
Ambrose Burnside
God’s eye does not slumber. He knows every sin that is hidden from mortal eye.
Look, we have long known that birds and pigs are mortal enemies. That’s just the way of the world. Birds hate pigs.
Terrorism has come to publishing. It is a grave concern when criticism is turned to mortal threats.
No hero is mortal till he dies.
Woe to those who die in mortal sin!
Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body.
Mary Baker Eddy
All men think all men mortal, but themselves.
Sometimes I’ve found that by getting into a certain drag, or a certain feeling, you can cast off your mortal coil and really do something. I don’t know if it’s important, but it’s something. It’s entertainment.
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.
I had the opportunity to go cast for a Hollywood film that was filming in Thailand called ‘Mortal Kombat 2.’ Out of 100 people, I was cast to be the stunt double for Robin Shou.
Tony Jaa
A mortal parent may appreciate, in some small way, the feelings of a loving Heavenly Father. When our children come to the age when they must leave our direct care, we feel anxiety for their safety and concern that those who are to help them will not fail them.
After the 1960s and ’70s, there were real doubts about whether a mortal man could handle the country’s highest office. It had destroyed Johnson, corrupted Nixon, and overwhelmed Ford and Carter.
All men think that all men are mortal but themselves.
Some of us find ‘relaxing‘ to be, in itself, nerve-racking. If we aren’t doing something useful or, at least, that seems useful, we feel guilty, impatient, and mortal.
There are almost no sports within which mortal accidents are not a reality.
Dietrich Mateschitz
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
All human beings have bodies. All bodies are mortal. Yours, too, is one of these bodies.
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.
God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ, with Their perfect foreknowledge, already recommended every one of you to fill your mortal probation during the most decisive period in the history of the world.
I had no idea I’d end up writing four books when I completed ‘Mortal Engines.’ I didn’t even think it would find a publisher.
Philip Reeve
Reason is immortal, all else mortal.
Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mo

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
I played ‘Mortal Kombat’ competitively in arcades. Played for money at 10, hustling the 20-year-olds. Five bucks on whoever wins. Which, at 10 years old, is real money.
If I was going to play any video game, it’d be things like ‘Mike Tyson‘s Punch-Out!!,’ ‘Street Fighter’ and ‘Mortal Kombat.’
Shakespeare has been praised in English more than anything mortal except poetry itself. Fame exhausts thought in his eulogy.
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick, unless soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Together Together’ is at its core a spiritual companion piece to ‘Mortal Kombat.’ So if you’re seeing ‘Mortal Kombat,’ I hope you’re also seeing ‘Together Together’ ’cause they are very similar films.
The pain of loneliness seems to be part of the mortal experience. But the Lord in His mercy has made it so that we need never deal with the challenges of mortality alone.
I used to be very fascinated by Victorian stuff, and my best-known books, the ‘Mortal Engines’ series, have a sort of retro, Victorian vibe, despite being set in the far future.
Philip Reeve
I am mortal. I want the nation to get used to freedom before I die.
We do not know the precise time of the Second Coming of the Savior, but we do know that we are living in the latter days and are closer to the Second Coming than when the Savior lived his mortal life in the meridian of time.
Everyone is broken; every mortal man or woman is broken in some way, shape, or form.
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.
The truest statesmanship to which any feeble mortal can ever aspire is the sincere effort to apply the Savior’s principles to human government.
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.
A lot of people have always asked, is Penn Cage me? And I say no. There’s an early character in an earlier novel, ‘Mortal Fear,’ that’s closer to me.
I know I’m just as mortal as everybody else and I think about that quite a bit, but I really do feel like everyone lives with this – they’re just not aware of it.