Eternity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Eternity

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Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
~By John Milton ~


Lives in eternity's sun rise.
~By William Blake ~


Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity.
~By Helen Hayes ~


God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
~By William Blake ~


We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?
~By Tom Stoppard ~


For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
~By William Penn ~


War is eternity jammed into frantic minutes that will fill a lifetime with dreams and nightmares.
~By John Cory ~


But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~


I think hell's a real place where real people spend a real eternity.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


It's ironic that in our culture everyone's biggest complaint is about not having enough time; yet nothing terrifies us more than the thought of eternity.
~By Dennis Miller ~


Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
~By A. E. Housman ~


Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now.
~By Charlotte Perkins Gilman ~


It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him.
~By Donald Cargill ~


Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
~By Paul Gauguin ~


The idea of eternity lives in all of us. We thirst to live in a belief which raises our small personality to a higher coherence - a coherence which is human and yet superhuman, absolute and yet steadily growing and developing, ideal and yet real.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


For a person who is dying only eternity counts.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity.
~By Arthur Koestler ~


Calendars and clocks exist to measure time, but that signifies little because we all know that an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash, according to how we spend it.
~By Michael Ende ~


Present, n. That part of eternity dividing the domain of disappointment from the realm of hope.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


What does the future, that half of time, matter to the man who is infatuated with eternity?
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


We do not realise that we are children of eternity. If we did, then success would be no success, and failure would be no failure to us.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


A circle is the reflection of eternity. It has no beginning and it has no end - and if you put several circles over each other, then you get a spiral.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths.
~By Groucho Marx ~


Silence is as deep as eternity, speech a shallow as time.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
~By Edvard Munch ~


I think the life we are living now is just a blink in the eye of eternity.
~By Keir Dullea ~


Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better, Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now.
~By James Broughton ~


Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.
~By Albert Camus ~


The story of a love is not important-what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
~By Helen Hayes ~


I hate thinking about it, teaching about it, and writing about it. But the plain truth is that hell is real and real people go there for eternity.
~By Bill Hybels ~


Everything that has existed, lingers in the Eternity.
~By Agatha Christie ~


There are tons of people I'd like to freeze for all of eternity, but we won't go into that!
~By Holly Marie Combs ~


What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
~By Herman Hesse ~


Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
~By Madame de Stael ~


Great art is an instant arrested in eternity.
~By James Huneker ~


Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
~By Sean O'Casey ~


Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there - even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity.
~By Robert Doisneau ~


We don't have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here.
~By Susan Taylor ~


As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity.
~By Jean Paul ~


Nothing exists from eternity but God, and God is not the matter or a part of any creature, but only the maker.
~By William Ames ~


Love is the last relay and ultimate outposts of eternity.
~By Dante G. Rossetti ~


Each day is a step we make towards eternity and we shall continue thus to step from day to day until we take the last step, which will bring us into the presence of God.
~By Catherine McAuley ~


Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.
~By William Blake ~


A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops.
~By Henry Brooks Adams ~


Time is strange. A moment can be as short as a breath, or as long as eternity.
~By Ardel Wray ~


God exists in eternity. The only point where eternity meets time is in the present. The present is the only time there is.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


The Doctrine of the Trinity teaches that within the unity of the one Godhead there are three separate persons who are coequal in power, nature, and eternity.
~By Walter Martin ~


The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Let others laugh when you sacrifice desire to duty, if they will. You have time and eternity to rejoice in.
~By Theodore Parker ~


Beauty is a precious trace that eternity causes to appear to us and that it takes away from us. A manifestation of eternity, and a sign of death as well.
~By Eugene Ionesco ~


What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


The sum of all sums is eternity.
~By Lucretius ~


I will burn, but this is a mere event. We shall continue our discussion in eternity.
~By Michael Servetus ~


Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption.
~By Andre Bazin ~


Yet it is awful to love a person who is a torture to you. And a fascinating person who loves you and won't hear of anything but your loving him and living right by his side through all eternity!
~By Agnes Smedley ~


Eternity eludes us, even as a thought.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I have been blessed to see visions of eternity; and events in my future that have been important for me to foresee, have been revealed to me.
~By Clayton Christensen ~


He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.
~By William Blake ~


Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
~By Albert Camus ~


A Catholic is raised with the idea that he will die any minute now and if he doesn't live his life in a certain way, this death is an introduction to an eternity of pain.
~By Don DeLillo ~


Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity.
~By Herman Melville ~


After an eternity of seeking the sudden threshold of seeing and finding leaves one filled with a strange paradox of ecstasy and grief. I was born to see.
~By Joy Page ~


In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


When Time is spent, Eternity begins.
~By Helen Hunt Jackson ~


How mankind defers from day to day the best it can do, and the most beautiful things it can enjoy, without thinking that every day may be the last one, and that lost time is lost eternity!
~By Max Muller ~


In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


So this is it. Match point for eternity.
~By Boris Becker ~


Space is to place as eternity is to time.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention. Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary, commonplace, into what it is, a moment in time, an observed fragment of eternity.
~By Philip Levine ~


I existed from all eternity and, behold, I am here; and I shall exist till the end of time, for my being has no end.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Death is a commingling of eternity with time; in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


A moving body whose motion was not retarded by any resisting force would continue to move to all eternity.
~By Hermann von Helmholtz ~


Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
~By Michael Korda ~


My brethren, when God first began to love you, He gave you all that He ever meant to give you in the lump, and eternity of time is that in which He is retailing of it out.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


No man can pass into eternity, for he is already in it.
~By Frederic William Farrar ~


I was born in 1961. Now I think the 16 years that elapsed between 1961 and the end of the wars is nothing. To a child growing up it felt like an eternity, an entirely different world.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.
~By Lester Bangs ~


Eternity: a moment standing still for ever.
~By James Montgomery ~


Death is not an event in life: we do not live to experience death. If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity - love. And the story of a love is not important - what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.
~By Helen Hayes ~


I have just got a new theory of eternity.
~By Albert Einstein ~


A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


One definition of eternity is that we are not alone on this planet, that there are those who've gone before and those who will come, and that there is a community of spirits.
~By Rita Dove ~


The simple tableau is so rich with meaning that whether represented on the mantelpiece or in the mind, it seems suspended, complete unto itself, somewhere in eternity.
~By Lucinda Franks ~


That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity, is evident from this, that man is then spiritual, and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man, separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity, for man's state cannot be changed after death.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~

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