Eternity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old eternity quotes, eternity sayings, and eternity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In eternity there is no time, only an instant long enough for a joke. Hermann Hesse
Eternity is the divine treasure-house, and hope is the window, by means of which mortals are permitted to see, as through a glass darkly, the things which God is preparing. William Mountford
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. Henry David Thoreau
Now is eternity; now is the immortal life. Richard Jefferies
Eternity: a moment standing still for ever. James Montgomery
Eternity eludes us, even as a thought. Mason Cooley
The experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. Heaven is not the place to have the experience; here is the place to have the experience. Joseph Campbell
If we take eternity to mean not infinite temporal duration but timelessness, then eternal life belongs to those who live in the present. Our life has no end in just the way in which our visual field has no limits. Ludwig Wittgenstein
Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Eternity was in our lips and eyes. William Shakespeare
Eternity gives nothing back of what one leaves out of the minutes. Friedrich Schiller
Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Eternity is a good man's meditation; for by thinking thereon he preventeth sin. Saint Basil
Each day brings opportunity for decisions for eternity. Russell M. Nelson
In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds. Robert Green Ingersoll
Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence. Albert Camus
Eternity is a mere moment, just long enough for a joke. Hermann Hesse
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Henry David Thoreau
Eternity is not something that begins after you are dead. It is going on all the time. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Live near to God, and so all things will appear to you little in comparison with eternal realities. Robert Murray McCheyne
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
Eternity is not an everlasting flux of time, but time is as a short parenthesis in a long period; and eternity had been the same as it is, though time had never been. John Donne
When you live in the light of eternity, your values change. Rick Warren
Eternity has no gray hairs. The flowers fade, the heart withers, people grow old and die, the world lies down in the sepulchre of ages, but time writes no wrinkles on the brow of eternity. Reginald Heber
Time is a part of eternity, and of the same piece with it. Moses Mendelssohn
Eternity looks grander and kinder if time grow meaner and more hostile. Thomas Carlyle
Eternity is in love with the productions of time. William Blake
Time is strange. A moment can be as short as a breath, or as long as eternity. Cornell Woolrich
This life is only a prelude to eternity. Seneca
To see eternity was to be exposed to eternity's whims, oppressed by endless dimensions. Frank Herbert
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity. Khalil Gibran
Eternity is so certain and so terrible that a thousand lives would not suffice to prepare for it. Alphonse De Lamartine