Eternity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Eternity

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


You know what I think? If I am tired now, I don't mind, because I have eternity to rest.
~By Andres Segovia ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


My friends, who sleep for all eternity; we do not forget you.
~By Karl Amadeus Hartmann ~


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


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 sum of all sums is eternity.
~By Lucretius ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Architecture aims at Eternity.
~By Christopher Wren ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~

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