Pirate Captain - The Colour of Magic - Terry Prachett

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Some pirates achieved immortality by great deeds of cruelty or derring-do. Some achieved immortality by amassing great wealth. But the captain had long ago decided that he would, on the whole, prefer to achieve immortality by not dying.

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c_diggory 1 year, 9 months ago
I agree--achieving immortality via continuing to live is my preferred metric of immortality as well

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