Eternity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Eternity

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The world has not been in existence from eternity nor could it have been according to the present dispensation and ordering of things.
~By William Ames ~


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 ~


When the rose and the cross are united the alchemical marriage is complete and the drama ends. Then we wake from history and enter eternity.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.
~By James Otis ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Rest, rest, shall I have not all eternity to rest.
~By Antoine Arnauld ~


The realm of immediate or personal knowledge is a narrow circle in which these bodies move; the realm of knowledge derived through faith is as wide as the universe, and old as eternity.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


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


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 ~


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


The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity.
~By William Barclay ~


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


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


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


I do not want to have the feeling of writing "for eternity," so to speak.
~By Elfriede Jelinek ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


The future and eternity are two entirely different things.
~By Doug Coupland ~


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 ~


In tragedy every moment is eternity; in comedy, eternity is a moment.
~By Christopher Fry ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


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


Opinions alter, manners change, creeds rise and fall, but the moral laws are written on the table of eternity.
~By Lord Acton ~


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


The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of "eternity"; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book - what everyone else does not say in a book.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


And if we are in this state, if we had an eternity of probation, what reason have we to suppose that we should profit by it - if we had ever so long a time to chose for ourselves we should pursue our own will, to gratify our carnal I desires.
~By Elias Hicks ~


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 ~


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


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


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 am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
~By Bette Davis ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run.
~By Al Stewart ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.
~By William Blake ~


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


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 ~


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


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


A human life is a schooling for eternity.
~By Gottfried Keller ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


She saw the myriad gods, and beyond God his own ineffable eternity; she saw that there were ranges of life beyond our present life, ranges of mind beyond our present mind and above these she saw the splendors of the spirit.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


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 ~


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

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