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Eternity -- waste of time.

Author: Natalie Clifford Barney (1876-1972)

Profession: American-born French Author

One never ends. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

Eternity is in love with the productions of time.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

Every situation, every moment -- is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.

Author: C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)

Profession: British Academic, Writer, Christian Apologist

Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.

Author: Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Profession: German Leader of the Protestant Reformation

Forever is a long bargain.

Author: German Proverb

Profession: Sayings of German Origin

The Eternal looked upon me for a moment with His eye of power, and annihilated me in His being, and become manifest to me in His essence. I saw I existed through Him.

Author: Jalal-Uddin Rumi (1207-1273)

Profession: Persian Sufi Mystic Poet

Eternity is a terrible thought. I mean, where's it going to end?

Author: Tom Stoppard (1937)

Profession: Czech Playwright

In eternity there is indeed something true and sublime. But all these times and places and occasions are now and here. God himself culminates in the present moment and will never be more divine in the lapse of the ages. Time is but a stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it, but when I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away but eternity remains.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist