Quotes about Mortals.

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Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.
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It is not impossible to think that the minds of philosophers sometimes act like those of other mortals, and that, having once been determined by diverse circumstances to adopt certain views, they then look for and naturally find reasons to justify these views.
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Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
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As mortals, we're ruled by conditions, not by ourselves.
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The feet of the humblest may walk in the field Where the feet of the Holiest trod, This, then, is the marvel to mortals revealed.
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The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.
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Geniuses are the luckiest of mortals because what they must do is the same as what they most want to do.
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Watergate got us to think of leaders as mere mortals. America began to think of itself in a very different way - I would say a salutary way - and Reagan was most important in shifting the grand dynamic thrust of the American historical process by ending that.
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We decided that how we react to and treat those fellow mortals, wild and domestic, tells us more about ourselves than, perhaps, some of us want to know.
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To the poet fated to be a poet, self-expression is as natural and as involuntary as breathing is to us ordinary mortals.
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We are the only alive creatures that are mortals; the animals are immortal, which is why they live stupidly. We are the only creatures that know that we will die, but that is a gift. It's important because we know we have to take advantage and squeeze life and understand why we're here in the first place.
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Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
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There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.
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'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!'
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The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.
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Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
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People who know math understand what other mortals understand, but other mortals do not understand them. This asymmetry gives them a presumption of superior ability.
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Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
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Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
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The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle.
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Some literary types subscribe to the notion that being a writer like Salinger entitles a person to remain free of the standards that might apply to mere mortals.
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We seek true individuality and the true individuals. But we find them not. For lo, we mortals see what our poor eyes can see; and they, the true individuals, - they belong not to this world of our merely human sense and thought.
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I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It's ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.
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Acquisition means life to miserable mortals.
Hesiod
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In fiction, as in real life, love might inspire acts that are at best foolish and at worst life-threatening, but in the best romances, love is the final, secret ingredient that turns mere mortals into heroes and heroines.

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