eternity

A Quote by Dallin H. Oaks on attitude, beginning, children, earth, eternity, god, identity, individuality, knowledge, practice, prophets, purpose, and spirit

Our attitude toward abortion . . . is fixed by our knowledge that according to an eternal plan all of the spirit children of God must come to this earth for a glorious purpose, and that individual identity began long before conception and will continue for all the eternities to come. We rely on the prophets of God who have told us that while there may be 'rare' exceptions, 'the practice of elective abortion is fundamentally contrary to the Lord's injunction, 'Thou shalt not . . . kill, nor do anything like unto it'

Dallin H. Oaks (1932 -)

Source: Ensign, November 1993, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.Used by permission.

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A Quote by Dallin H. Oaks on church, duty, education, eternity, god, knowledge, learning, mind, motives, questions, service, simplicity, spirit, and teaching

Motive is also important in our quest for knowledge and in the questioning that accompanies it. In commenting on our duty to educate for eternity, Eugene England writes: Teaching or learning - with the Spirit of God simply means (though it is not simple) that we are doing so with an eye single to eternal, not worldly, values, with an eye single to lasting development of the mind and spirit and to useful service to others, especially to aid in their lasting development of mind and spirit. -Why the Church is as True as the Gospel, Bookcraft, 1986, p. 86.

Dallin H. Oaks (1932 -)

Source: Dallin H. Oaks in Pure in Heart, p.26., © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.Used by permission.

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A Quote by Colby Dorr Dam on blindness, dreams, emotion, encouragement, eternity, feeling, future, guidance, hope, idealism, learning, love, people, soul, study, thinking, thought, time, understanding, water, and wishes

Each person has an ideal, a hope, a dream of some sort which represents his soul. In the long light of eternity this seed of the future is all that matters! We must find this seed no matter how small it is; we must give to it the warmth of love, the light of understanding and the water of encouragement. We must learn to deal with people as they are - not as we wish them to be. We must study the moral values which shape our thinking, arouse our emotions and guide our conduct. We must get acquainted with our inner stream and find out what's going on in our heads and hearts. We must put an end to blind, instinctive, sensory thought and feeling. We must take time to be human.

Colby Dorr Dam

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on body, divinity, earth, eternity, god, journeys, men, rules, and understanding

. . . for until that God who rules all the region of the sky . . . has freed you from the fetters of your body, you cannot gain admission here. Men were created with the understanding that they were to look after that sphere called Earth, which you see in the middle of the temple. Minds have been given to them out of the eternal fires you call fixed stars and planets, those spherical solids which, quickened with divine minds, journey through their circuits and orbits with amazing speed. . . .

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

Source: Scipios Dream

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on eternity and thought

There are gems of thought that are ageless and eternal.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on admiration, beauty, confession, eternity, excellence, mankind, nature, and world

The beauty of the world and the orderly arrangement of everything celestial makes us confess that there is an excellent and eternal nature, which ought to be worshiped and admired by all mankind.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Chuang Chou, a.k.a. Chuang Tzu, Chuang Tse Chuang on colors, conflict, eternity, nature, power, rest, secrets, vitality, and taoism

All that is limited by form, semblance, sound, color is called object. Among them all, man alone is more than an object. Though, like objects, he has form and semblance, He is not limited to form. He is more. He can attain to formlessness. When he is beyond form and semblance, beyond "this" and "that," where is the comparison with another object? Where is the conflict? What can stand in his way? He will rest in his eternal place which is no-place. He will be hidden in his own unfathomable secret. His nature sinks to its root in the One. His vitality, his power hide in secret Tao.

Chuang Tzu (c.360 BC - c. 275 BC)

Source: Quotations from Chuang Tzu, (19:2, pp 155-156)

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A Quote by Christopher Marlowe on bliss, eternity, god, heaven, hell, and world

Why this is hell, nor am I out of it: Thinkst thou that I who saw the face of God, And tasted the eternal joys of heaven, Am not tormented with ten thousand hells In being deprived of everlasting bliss! . . . When all the world dissolves, And every creature shall be purified, All places shall be hell that are not heaven.

Christopher Marlowe (1564 - 1593)

Source: Faustus

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A Quote by Chiang Kai-shek on dreams, eternity, future, learning, past, and present

We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.

Chiang Kai-shek

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A Quote by Charles Wesley on angels, boldness, christ, death, design, divinity, earth, emptiness, eternity, exploring, fatherhood, god, grace, heart, immortality, interest, jesus, life, love, mercy, mystery, nature, pain, and spirit

And can it be that I should gain an interest in the Savior's blood? Died He for me, who caused His pain-- for me, who Him to death pursued? Amazing love! how can it be that Thou, my God, shouldst die for me? 'Tis mystery all! Th' Immortal dies: Who can explore His strange design? In vain the first-born seraph tries to sound the depths of love divine. 'Tis mercy all! let earth adore, let angel minds inquire no more. He left His Father's throne above,-- so free, so infinite His grace-- emptied Himself of all but love, and bled for Adam's helpless race: 'Tis mercy all, immense and free; for, O my God, it found out me! Long my imprisoned spirit lay Fast bound in sin and nature's night; Thine eye diffused a quickening ray,-- I woke, the dungeon flamed with light; my chains fell off, my heart was free, I rose, went forth, and followed Thee. No condemnation now I dread; Jesus, and all in Him, is mine! Alive in Him, my living Head, and clothed in righteousness divine, Bold I approach the eternal throne, and claim the crown, thorugh Christ my own.

Charles Wesley (1707 - 1788)

Source: hymn

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