Words matter. These are the best Mortal Quotes from famous people such as Joseph B. Wirthlin, Elliot Ackerman, Joseph Rotblat, Mitch Daniels, Kurt Vile, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
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.
Whether your mother is a novelist like mine or a third-generation military wife, the idea of a son or daughter being in mortal danger is terrifying.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 word ‘why’ – will have to remain unanswered for the time being.
I’ve read the ‘Mortal Instruments’ series; I was obsessed with those.
My mortal Guru was my Irish-Christian brother who taught me how to do everything and gave me my moral values. My spiritual Guru are my parents.
Once is a man’s life, for one mortal moment, he must make a grab for immorality; if not, he has not lived.
Life is mortal. There are all these rewards and consequences. Sometimes you embrace them, and sometimes they knock you over.
The mortal mind alone cannot devise an answer to the Israeli-Palestinian 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.
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.
Never will the doctrine of spontaneous generation recover from the mortal blow struck by this simple experiment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There is nothing like mortal fear to galvanize a friendship.
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.
Oh mortal man, is there anything you cannot be made to believe?
The truest statesmanship to which any feeble mortal can ever aspire is the sincere effort to apply the Savior’s principles to human government.
Nearer the gods no mortal may approach.
No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments.
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.
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.
To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.
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!
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.
Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die.
Honestly, I don’t play basketball games. I’m more into fighting games like ‘Mortal Kombat’ or RPGs.
I love Unknown Mortal Orchestra, who are from New Zealand, living in Portland.
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.
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.
Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
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.
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.
I go through insanity before a show. It’s not really a process but it’s like absolute mortal fear.
‘Pretty Deadly’ is the story of these immortal and mortal characters, and the mortals’ story follows Sarah’s family, a black family, through the ages. I never made the choice of, ‘Oh, this is gonna be the story of an African American family!’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
I remember playing ‘Mortal Kombat’ when I was a kid and the other ‘Tekken’-style games.
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?
Mortal experiences give us the opportunity to assess what we are doing with our lives.
Maybe ’13 Assassins’ is the mortal agony and death rattle of a Japanese film industry that has abandoned its creative talent.
Well, if you’re writing a thriller, you have to have your character in mortal jeopardy on page 1 or it’s not a thriller.
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.