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Quote of Jean-Baptiste Rousseau - Time, that moving image of an...


Biography - Jean-Baptiste Rousseau:

Born: 1669 - Died: 1741
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le Temps, cette image mobile - De l'immobile éternité.

German
Die Zeit dieses bewegliche Bild der unbeweglichen Ewigkeit.




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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.




Quotes for: time


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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.
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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
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Quotes for: eternity


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Quotes about eternity:


It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.

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Be humanity evermore our goal.
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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.
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If life is ephemeral, the fact of having lived a life which is ephemeral is an eternal fact.
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Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.
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Each day, in itself, brings with it an eternity.
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