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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • In the same way, if he had decided that God and immortality did not exist, he would at once have become an atheist and a socialist.
  • In as far as you advance in love you will grow surer of the reality of God and of the immortality of your soul.
  • "Is that really your conviction as to the consequences of the disappearance of the faith in immortality?" the elder asked Ivan suddenly.
  • There is no virtue if there is no immortality.
  • And did you hear his stupid theory just now: if there’s no immortality of the soul, then there’s no virtue, and everything is lawful.
  • Humanity will find in itself the power to live for virtue even without believing in immortality.
  • Ivan, and is there immortality of some sort, just a little, just a tiny bit?
  • There is no immortality either.
  • Alyosha, is there immortality?
  • Of the eternal questions, of the existence of God and immortality.
  • In God is immortality.
  • As soon as he reflected seriously he was convinced of the existence of God and immortality, and at once he instinctively said to himself: "I want to live for immortality, and I will accept no compromise."
  • God and immortality?
  • God and immortality.
  • "Because, in all probability you don’t believe yourself in the immortality of your soul, nor in what you have written yourself in your article on Church jurisdiction."
  • As soon as he reflected seriously he was convinced of the existence of God and immortality, and at once he instinctively said to himself: "I want to live for immortality, and I will accept no compromise."
  • That there was no law of nature that man should love mankind, and that, if there had been any love on earth hitherto, it was not owing to a natural law, but simply because men have believed in immortality.
  • Ivan Fyodorovitch added in parenthesis that the whole natural law lies in that faith, and that if you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up.
  • "Yes, for real Russians the questions of God’s existence and of immortality, or, as you say, the same questions turned inside out, come first and foremost, of course, and so they should," said Alyosha, still watching his brother with the same gentle and inquiring smile.
  • I asked him, ’without God and immortal life?
  • He ended by asserting that for every individual, like ourselves, who does not believe in God or immortality, the moral law of nature must immediately be changed into the exact contrary of the former religious law, and that egoism, even to crime, must become not only lawful but even recognized as the inevitable, the most rational, even honorable outcome of his position.
  • What’s more, even if this period never comes to pass, since there is anyway no God and no immortality, the new man may well become the man-god, even if he is the only one in the whole world, and promoted to his new position, he may lightheartedly overstep all the barriers of the old morality of the old slave-man, if necessary.

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  • Zeus and the other gods were supposed to be immortal.
  • She believes we have an immortal soul.

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