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Quotes about eternity

To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.

William Blake - Auguries of Innocence / 

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

Arthur Rimbaud - L'Éternité / 

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

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Time is the moving image of eternity.
Plato - Timaeus / 

Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Madame de Staël / 

Be humanity evermore our goal.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe / 

Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau / 

Each day, in itself, brings with it an eternity.
Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist / 

Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.
Hildegard of Bingen / 

Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.

If life is ephemeral, the fact of having lived a life which is ephemeral is an eternal fact.
Vladimir Jankélévitch - La Mort / 

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods / 

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 - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus / 

Passing through nature to eternity.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

The infinite and the eternal are the only certainty.
Soren Kierkegaard / 

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

What one refuses in a minute
No eternity will return.

Friedrich Schiller

Art repeats the eternal Ideas apprehended through pure contemplation, the essential and abiding element in all the phenomena of the world.
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation / 

Truth endures forever.
Blaise Pascal / 

The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

The mysterious way leads inwards. Eternity with its worlds — the past and future — is in ourselves or nowhere.
Novalis - Pollen / 

The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me than this short present time, which nevertheless seems endless.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Death is a commingling of eternity with time in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Light had its allotted time; but timeless and infinite is the reign of the night − the duration of sleep eternal.
Novalis / 

The human mind cannot be absolutely destroyed with the body, but there remains of it something which is eternal.
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics / 

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

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.
Albert Camus / 

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