Memento Mori Quotes.

1. "It is difficult for people of advanced years to start remembering they must die. It is best to form the habit while young."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

2. "Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and dying as on a battlefield."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

3. "If I had my life to live over again, I would form the habit of nightly composing myself to thoughts of death. I would practice, as it were, the remembrance of death. There is not another practice which so intensifies life. Death, when it approaches, ought not to take one by surprise. It should be part of the full expectancy of life."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

4. "Final perseverance is the doctrine that wins the eternal victory in small things as in great"
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

5. "Remember you must die."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

6. "There was altogether too much candor in married life; it was an indelicate modern idea, and frequently led to upsets in a household, if not divorce..."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

7. "Without an ever-present sense of death life is insipid."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

8. "Godfrey's wife Charmian sat with her eyes closed, attempting to put her thoughts into alphabetical order which Godfrey had told her was better than no order at all, since she now had grasp of neither logic nor chronology."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

9. "If I had my life over again I should form the habit of nightly composing myself to thoughts of death. I would practise, as it were, the remembrance of death. There is no other practise which so intensifies life. Death, when it approaches, ought not to take one by surprise. It should be part of the full expectancy of life. Without an ever-present sense of death life is insipid. You might as well live on the whites of eggs."
- Muriel Spark, Memento Mori

10. "Time is an absurdity. An abstraction. The only thing that matters is this moment. This moment a million times over. You have to trust me. If this moment is repeated enough, if you keep trying — and you have to keep trying — eventually you will come across the next item on your list."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

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