eternity

A Quote by Theodore Parker on democracy, eternity, freedom, god, government, ideas, justice, laws, people, and principles

There is what I call the American idea. . . . This idea demands, as the proximate organization thereof, a democracy,-that is, a government of all the people, by all the people, for all the people; of course, a government of the principles of eternal justice, the unchanging law of God. For shortness' sake I will call it the idea of Freedom.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

Source: Speech at the N. E. Antislavery Convention, Boston, May 29, 1850.

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on eternity, immortality, and life

I ask no risen dust to teach me immortality; I am conscious of eternal life.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

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A Quote by Theodore Parker on democracy, eternity, freedom, god, government, ideas, justice, laws, people, and principles

A democracy,- that is a government of all the people, by all the people, for all the people; of course, a government of the principles of eternal justice, the unchanging law of God; for shortness' sake I will call it the idea of Freedom.

Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)

Source: The American Idea: Speech at N. E. Anti-Slavery Convention, Boston, May 29, 1850.

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A Quote by Terry Pratchett on custom, eternity, niceness, and wishes

Nigel gave the lamp a cautious buff and small smoking red letters appeared in the air. "Hi," Nigel read aloud, "Do not put down the lamp because your custom is important to us. Please leave a wish after the tone and, very shortly, it will be our command. In the meantime, have a nice eternity."

Terry Pratchett (1948 -)

Source: Sourcery

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on eternity, existence, and magic

Snatching the eternal out of the desperately fleeting is the great magic trick of human existence.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

Source: New York Times

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on eternity, friendship, and life

Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

Source: Lady Holland's Memoir, 1855, vol. 1, ch. 9

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on eternity, friendship, and life

Madam, I have been looking for a person that dislikes gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

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A Quote by Susan Taylor on dreams, eternity, and time

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

Susan Taylor

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A Quote by Sterling W. Sill on ability, children, control, death, design, eternity, gifts, god, good, judgment, life, limits, mistakes, necessity, seriousness, understanding, and welfare

It is a serious mistake to judge God within the narrow limits of our own understanding and abilities. God has created the worlds without number and is able to hold them all in perfect control. But even the greatest worlds are not the most prized of God's creations. The welfare of his children is far more important, and he has said that the greatest of all his gifts is the eternal life that he bestows upon us. We know that death is good. Certainly we would not dare to say that any procedure or design of God was superfluous or whimsical. On the contrary, there is a great deal of evidence, scriptural and otherwise that death is an inescapable necessity in God's plan for human redemption.

Sterling W. Sill (1903 - 1994)

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A Quote by Sterling W. Sill on eternity, glory, happiness, immortality, life, love, machines, perception, personality, personality, reason, senses, soul, and understanding

The greatest of all our human concepts is the immortality of the personality and the eternal glory of the human soul. Throughout eternity you will be yourself and I will be myself, with quickened senses amplified powers of perception, and vastly increased capacity for reason, understanding, love, and happiness, all of which are qualities we may develop now. Our machines wear out, our barns fall down, and our substance goes back to the dust, but our finest collection of personal qualities will have eternal life.

Sterling W. Sill (1903 - 1994)

Source: Sterling W. Sill from Best of Sterling W. Sill, p. 186-87

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