eternity quotes

The sum of all sums is eternity.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.Groucho Marx

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

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

Eternity: a moment standing still for ever.James Montgomery

The longer I live, the more I am enabled to realize that I have but one life to live on Earth, and that this one life is but a brief life, for sowing, in comparison with eternity, for reaping.George Muller

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

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.Friedrich Nietzsche

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.Jeremy Northam

You can only really understand good if you have bad, so the idea of heaven or anything that happens for eternity, even if it's nice, I can't imagine it being nice forever. Even the idea of forever is kind of ridiculous, which is unfortunate because it's kind of a nice thing to say, you know.Conor Oberst

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

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.Jean Paul

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

Love is the last relay and ultimate outposts of eternity.Dante Gabriel Rossetti

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

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.Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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

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!Agnes Smedley

A year is an eternity in politics - though less than a moment in history.Eliot Spitzer