Best Quotes About Eternity

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. -Khalil Gibran

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. -Lucinda Franks

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

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

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

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. -Helen Hayes

Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity. -Lester Bangs

Every action of your life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. -Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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

God exists in eternity. The only point where eternity meets time is in the present. The present is the only time there is. -Marianne Williamson

There are tons of people I'd like to freeze for all of eternity, but we won't go into that! -Holly Marie Combs

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. -Bette Davis

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

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

Lives in eternity's sun rise. -William Blake

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. -Robert Doisneau

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. -Madame de Stael

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. -Helen Hayes

We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print. -Virginia Woolf

We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity… But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me. -Meister Eckhart

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. -Eugene Ionesco

To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour. -William Blake

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. -William Blake

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

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

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. -A. E. Housman

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

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

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

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

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. -Helen Hayes

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. -Henry Van Dyke

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

Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity. -Michael Korda

Space is to place as eternity is to time. -Joseph Joubert

Great art is an instant arrested in eternity. -James Huneker

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

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

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

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

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

What does the future, that half of time, matter to the man who is infatuated with eternity? -Emil Cioran

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. -Michael Ende

The awful importance of this life is that it determines eternity. -William Barclay

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

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

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. -Joy Page

No man can pass into eternity, for he is already in it. -Frederic William Farrar

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

I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention. Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary, commonplace, into what it is, a moment in time, an observed fragment of eternity. -Philip Levine

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. -Donald Cargill

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

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. -Thomas Goodwin

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. -Maynard James Keenan

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. -Catherine McAuley

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. -Clayton M. Christensen

In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death. -Alfred Russel Wallace

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

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

I do not want to have the feeling of writing 'for eternity', so to speak. -Elfriede Jelinek

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. -Joseph Barber Lightfoot

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. -Elias Hicks

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

Nothing exists from eternity but God, and God is not the matter or a part of any creature, but only the maker. -William Ames

The world has not been in existence from eternity nor could it have been according to the present dispensation and ordering of things. -William Ames

So this is it. Match point for eternity. -Boris Becker

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

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

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. -Walter Martin

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

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. -Emanuel Swedenborg

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

My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning. -James Otis

But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity. -Alfred de Vigny

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

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

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! -Max Muller

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. -Rita Dove

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

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. -Christian Lous Lange

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

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. -Don DeLillo

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

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

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

The sum of all sums is eternity. -Lucretius

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. -Bill Hybels

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. -Dennis Miller

The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location. -Flannery O'Connor

If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion. -Hermann Hesse

The future and eternity are two entirely different things. -Douglas Coupland

Part of the reason why I've never said that I was gay until now was because I didn't want that adjective assigned to my name for all of eternity. You know, gay Rosie O'Donnell. -Rosie O'Donnell

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

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

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

I believe in the institution of marriage. Of course being a Mormon, we believe in eternity rather than just till death do us part. If you really try hard, if you make it work, it's blissful. But I also know a marriage that isn't working can be painful. -Donny Osmond

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

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

I always get forwarded these weird pictures of people getting Kenny Powers tattoos. That's probably the craziest thing I've ever seen: Somebody will ink my face on their body for eternity. -Danny McBride

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

It is important for those of us who are Christian to remember that our physical lives don't last forever. Our souls will last an eternity, and thus we should place even more emphasis on the health of our souls than the health of our bodies. -Michael Huffington

Like Jonah, the whale had swallowed me; unlike him, I believed I would spend eternity inside the belly of the beast. -Bob Kerrey

I'm extremely well recognized in Korea just because of what I do on the ice, and there is a lack of that in Canada because hockey is our sport and it will be for eternity. -Patrick Chan

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

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

It is still fashionable to believe that how you organize yourself religiously in this life may matter for eternity. Unless we can erode the prestige of that kind of thinking, we're not going to be able to undermine these divisions in our world. -Sam Harris

Unlike novel characters, comic book characters last an eternity. When a character is changed beyond recognition, there's no longer the merchandising aspect. -Grant Morrison

The hope of eternal life is not to be taken up upon slight grounds. It is a subject to be settled between God and your own soul; settled for eternity. A supposed hope, and nothing more, will prove your ruin. -Ellen G. White

Actually, what will be shown from here to eternity will be Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr cavorting on the beach. 'From Here to Eternity' must have seemed like a chore to its director, Fred Zinnemann. -Manny Farber

If there were no immortality there would be no need for temples. There would be no need for eternal marriage if there were no eternity. -Gordon B. Hinckley

In the far, far future, essentially all matter will have returned to energy. But because of the enormous expansion of space, this energy will be spread so thinly that it will hardly ever convert back to even the lightest particles of matter. Instead, a faint mist of light will fall for eternity through an ever colder and quieter cosmos. -Brian Greene

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

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

We ought to get out of the judging business. We should leave it up to God to determine who belongs in one arena or another when it comes to eternity. What we are obligated to do is to tell people about Jesus, and that's what I do. -Tony Campolo

Children are the inheritance of the Lord to us in this life and also in eternity. Eternal life is not only to have forever our descendants from this life. It is also to have eternal increase. -Henry B. Eyring

Many of the lessons we are to learn in mortality can only be received through the things we experience and sometimes suffer. And God expects and trusts us to face temporary mortal adversity with His help so we can learn what we need to learn and ultimately become what we are to become in eternity. -David A. Bednar

Obedience to the law of chastity will increase our happiness in mortality and make possible our progress in eternity. -David A. Bednar

In the school of mortality, we experience tenderness, love, kindness, happiness, sorrow, disappointment, pain, and even the challenges of physical limitations in ways that prepare us for eternity. -David A. Bednar

When you hold your baby in your arms the first time, and you think of all the things you can say and do to influence him, it's a tremendous responsibility. What you do with him can influence not only him, but everyone he meets and not for a day or a month or a year but for time and eternity. -Rose Kennedy

Living in the light of eternity changes your priorities. -Rick Warren

Emperor Sid Caesar is gone to eternity himself now. He takes with him the gratitude of every one of us who first learned the relief of laughter from this genuinely great performer. -Ben Stein

We are eternal beings. We lived as intelligent spirits before this mortal life. We are now living part of eternity. Our mortal birth was not the beginning; death, which faces all of us, is not the end. -Ezra Taft Benson

A thing may fail as a poem because it tries to do what a poem cannot do: it tries to become a treatise on cosmic truth… We can best be exact about the cosmic things – God and truth, beauty, eternity and love – by not talking directly about them. -Miller Williams

We are each one on a road going toward home, but we're not trying to get there for Christmas. We're trying to get there for eternity. We want to arrive home safely to our loving Father in Heaven. He wants us to make it safely there, so He has sent a guiding light for us to follow: a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, the perfect example. -Margaret D. Nadauld

Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment. -Yayoi Kusama

The Bible says that as Christians we don't grieve the same way people do who have no hope of eternity and of Heaven – but we still grieve. -Billy Graham

We are children of the eternity: But this world is an out-birth out of the eternal; and its palpability taketh its original in the anger; the eternal nature is its root. -Jakob Bohme

Now is eternity; now is the immortal life. -Richard Jefferies

Most of us believe that we possess some aspect of eternity that will insure some kind of survival beyond death. The only problem with those strategies is they forget that only God is eternal. We are finite. -Stanley Hauerwas

In the Mormon Church, we believe we can be married for all eternity, not till death do you part. As Mom was getting older, she was excited, truly excited, that within a few years she'd be with Dad again. -Clayton M. Christensen

Eligibility for a temple recommend is not based on financial worth. That has nothing whatever to do with it. It is based on consistent personal behavior, on the goodness of one's life. It is not concerned with money matters, but rather with things of eternity. -Gordon B. Hinckley

Today is a part of eternity. -Gordon B. Hinckley

I think vampires are different from human beings, but they're sentenced to eternity on this planet. They have the same confusion about love and permanence, integrity, and denial. These qualities really are the same in vampire characters as in humans. I think they're universal themes. -Alexandra Cassavetes

The kinds of truth that art gives us many, many times are small truths. They don't have the resonance of an encyclical from the Pope stating an eternal truth, but they partake of the quality of eternity. There is a sort of timeless delight in them. -Seamus Heaney

If Monsieur X spent an eternity studying treatises on optics, he would never paint 'La Grande Jatte.' -Felix Feneon

We take ourselves so seriously moment by moment, but India shows you a sense of eternity. You're one little ant on a hill. You're part of life, but you're not the whole thing. -Felicity Kendal

The little platoon of the black community is the church. Our Christian faith is based on individual freedom from sin and the personal decision to find spiritual liberty that leads to a better life here on Earth and for eternity. On Sundays in America, the most conservative people can be found in black churches. -Allen West

The soul is both the most fragile and most resilient thing about you; a healthy soul is what holds you together when your world falls apart. Since you will carry your soul into eternity, it's worth checking up on it at least as often as your teeth. -John Ortberg

I want to know that I have affected people for eternity. I believe I am. I believe once someone knows Christ as their personal savior, I've affected eternity. I matter 10 billion years from now. -David Green

In your mid-20s, you think you'll go on for eternity. Then a point comes where you realise that's not going to be the case. -Brian O'Driscoll

The glorified will not be pilgrims, transient visitors, or tenants at will, but settled, permanent, walled, established by title, through eternity by warrantee deed, signed, sealed, recorded, possession given. No renters, no lessees of Heaven, but all property and home owners. -Edward McKendree Bounds

Love stories seek to demonstrate the great truth of love: that we discover eternity in a moment that dies immediately after. -Richard Flanagan

Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity. -Oscar Wilde

The human race is plainly nothing in eternity, but to us, in time, it is everything and ought not to die. -Gore Vidal

I would like people to live in the present with eternity in mind. If there is, in fact, going to be rapture one day, in which we leave everything behind, shouldn't that loosen our grip on our material possessions right now? -Robert Jeffress

If there is a great white throne judgment in which all unbelievers are going to be judged and sentenced to an eternity in hell, shouldn't that motivate us right now to share Christ with as many people as possible? -Robert Jeffress

Sometimes it takes a brush with eternity – a crash, an illness, some shock to the system – to get you really thinking about what you want to do with your limited time here, and why you're living on this wobbling dirt clod in the first place. -Hampton Sides

Your Highest Self is not just an idea that sounds lofty and spiritual. It is a way of being. It is the very first principle that you must come to understand and embrace as you move toward attracting to you that which you want and need for this parenthesis in eternity that you know as your life. -Wayne Dyer

Behold, at this hour our moral history is being preserved for eternity. Processes are at work which will perpetuate our every act and word and thought. -Charles Spurgeon

What we do for a living does not matter so much as how we do it. It is the spirit in which we do our work that counts, and that counts through all eternity. -Orison Swett Marden

We can conceive of eternity because we cannot conceive of a cessation of time. We can conceive of infinite space because we cannot conceive of so much matter that our imagination will not stand upon the farthest star and see infinite space beyond. -Robert Green Ingersoll

Walk around any shopping mall, and you will see stores and restaurants opened six months ago and are – that are now closing. In the life of a company, eight years is an eternity. -Ronald Kessler

Human experience resembles the battered moon that tracks us in cycles of light and darkness, of life and death, now seeking out and now stealing away from the sun that gives it light and symbolizes eternity. -Eugene Kennedy

When a person becomes a legend, the very thing that makes them human and knowable is killed off, so it's like being killed over and over and over again, for all eternity. -Miriam Toews

A life once spent is irrevocable. It will remain to be contemplated through eternity. If it be marked with sins, the marks will be indelible. If it has been a useless life, it can never be improved. Such it will stand forever and ever. The same may be said of each day. -Adoniram Judson

The future is in our power. Let us, then, each morning, resolve to send the day into eternity in such a garb as we shall wish it to wear forever. And at night, let us reflect that one more day is irrevocably gone, indelibly marked. -Adoniram Judson

A virtuous character is likened to an unblemished flower. Piety is a fadeless bud that half opens on earth and expands through eternity. Sweetness of temper is the odor of fresh blooms, and the amaranth flowers of pure affection open but to bloom forever. -Dorothea Dix

God is not subject to the dimension of time. He dwells in eternity. -Ray Comfort

I propose to build for eternity. -Filippo Brunelleschi

And when I'm president, I can tell you this, my faith will not just influence the way I'll govern as president, it will influence the way I live my life. Because in the end, my goal is not simply to live on this earth for 80 years, but to live an eternity with my creator. And I will always allow my faith to influence everything I do. -Marco Rubio

'The Girls' tells the story of Rose and Ruby Darlen, who are not only literally but spiritually attached for eternity. Born joined at the head in 1974 to a feckless teenage mother who abandons them, and reared by a delightfully open-minded adoptive couple, the Darlen girls are darling girls, indeed. -Stacey D'Erasmo

The cliche in American politics is that one week is an eternity. -Christopher Buckley

Gush Etzion must be part of Israel for eternity. -Isaac Herzog

I do not believe in the eternity of the spirit. That contradicts my ideology. -Yossi Sarid

Internet is exemplary for me. I do not want to have the feeling of writing 'for eternity,' so to speak. The fleetingness of the Internet has therefore become very attractive to me. -Elfriede Jelinek

God's grace is at its best in weakness, so we need never fear our weakness. In fact, these weaknesses will determine in what way we shall glorify God for all eternity. -Mother Angelica

In baseball 30 days is an eternity. -Alex Rodriguez

The ostensible subject of my photographs may be motion, but the subtext is time. A dancer's movements illustrate the passage of time, giving it a substance, materiality, and space. In my photographs, time is stopped, a split second becomes an eternity, and an ephemeral moment is solid as sculpture. -Lois Greenfield

Food is a great literary theme. Food in eternity, food and sex, food and lust. Food is a part of the whole of life. Food is not separate. -Jim Harrison

God will take care of the poor trampled slave, but where will the slaveholder be when eternity begins? -Sojourner Truth

Venice is eternity itself. -Joseph Brodsky

The wise use of your freedom to make your own decisions is crucial to your spiritual growth, now and for eternity. -Russell M. Nelson

Each day brings opportunity for decisions for eternity. -Russell M. Nelson

Marriage and family are ordained of God. The family is the most important social unit in time and in eternity. Under God's great plan of happiness, families can be sealed in temples and be prepared to return to dwell in His holy presence forever. That is eternal life! -Russell M. Nelson

'Witches of East End' is certainly wild, and so are a lot of other shows these days. But 'Twin Peaks' still holds the gold medal for strange. I think we'll hang onto that for all of TV eternity! -Madchen Amick

It was the '50s, and the card catalog and the Dewey Decimal System were in fashion. I hung out in the 812 section – American theater and plays. This is where I first read Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman' and was transfixed. I remember staring into space for what seemed an eternity after reading Linda Loman's final speech. -Jeffrey Tambor

I was always a little bit afraid because I found out at a very early age that once you make a record, all the mistakes and all the good things are there for eternity. -Johnny Mathis

Hedge funds are not noted for their long-term thinking – for them, a quarter is an eternity. -Joseph Stiglitz

If self-absorption, vague yearnings, and a nagging sense of incompleteness are sins, then surely I will burn for all eternity, and I will save you a seat. -Colson Whitehead

I've realized that I can never not do the nail salon joke, and I will have to talk about Bon Qui Qui for eternity. -Anjelah Johnson

Prayer is the God-given communication link between Heaven and Earth, time and eternity, the finite and the infinite. -Tony Evans

You know that secret novel you've been working on? The one that's really about you and your friends and your psycho ex-girlfriend? The one that, if discovered, would socially annihilate you for eternity? Yeah, go ahead and burn it. -Camille Perri

Mormonism truly was a part of my every decision since the day I was born. It taught me to serve others and to feel comfort about the next life. Who doesn't want to live for eternity and have a 'mansion in heaven'? It sounded like a rad deal to me when I was in my teenage years. -Dan Reynolds

I'm fascinated by the notion of a perpetual sound: a sound that won't dissipate over time. Essentially, the opposite of a piano, because the notes never fade. I suppose, in literary terms, it would be like a metaphor for eternity. -Ryuichi Sakamoto

Our mindset is not such that we will remain in power till eternity. -Amit Shah

I love the emotional symbolism of the eternity band as a wedding band. It's like wearing the infinity sign on your finger and represents the cyclical and enduring aspect of love. -Louise Linton

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