eternity quotes

My parents have been dead for many years, and when your folks are gone there is nobody standing between you and eternity.Tony Parsons

Part of the beauty of Judaism, and surely this is so for other faiths also, is that it gently restores control over time. Three times a day we stop what we are doing and turn to God in prayer. We recover perspective. We inhale a deep breath of eternity.Jonathan Sacks

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

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.Matthew Simpson

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.Al Stewart

Every time we go to sleep, it's a rehearsal of the day when our eyes will ultimately close and we wake up on the side of eternity.Joni Eareckson Tada

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

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.Robert Anton Wilson

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.Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

Wonder blasts the soul - that is, the spiritual - and the skeleton, the body - the material. Wonder interprets life through the eyes of eternity while enjoying the moment, but never lets the moment's revision exhaust the eternal.Ravi Zacharias

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

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

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.Sri Aurobindo

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

I don't even have voice mail or answering machines anymore. I hate the phone, and I don't want to call anybody back. If I go to hell, it will be a small closet with a telephone in it, and I will be doomed and destined for eternity to return phone calls.Drew Barrymore

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

The pursuit of eternity is no longer the prerogative of the gods - it is the business of us all, here and now.Bob Brown

For 50 years, nuclear power stations have produced three products which only a lunatic could want: bomb-explosive plutonium, lethal radioactive waste and electricity so dear it has to be heavily subsidised. They leave to future generations the task, and most of the cost, of making safe sites that have been polluted half-way to eternity.James Buchan

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