Quotes with eternal
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.
Either consciously or unconsciously we are searching for the highest Self, which is at once eternal and infinite.
Twenty Seven Thousand Aspiration Plants (1983)
Spirituality tells the seeker not to live in the hoary past, not to live in the remote future, but to live in the immediacy of today, in the eternal Now.
Everest Aspiration (1977)
It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance.
He who finds though that lets us penetrate even a little deeper into the eternal mystery of nature has been granted great grace. He who, in addition, experiences the recognition, sympathy, and help of the best minds of his times, had been given almost more happiness than one man can bear.
Though force can protect in emergency only justice fairness consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
No true work since the world began was ever wasted; no true life since the world began has ever failed. Oh, understand those two perverted words "failure" and "success." and measure them by the eternal, not by the earthly standard.
In business, eternal vigilance is the price of liquidity.
One of the eternal conflicts out of which life is made up is that between the effort of every man to get the most he can for his services, and that of society, disguised under the name of capital, to get his services for the least possible return.
Dissenting opinion in Vegelahn v. Guntner (1896)
I decided early to give my life to something eternal and absolute. Not to these little gods that are here today and gone tomorrow, but to God who is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
Rediscovering Lost Values, Feb. 28, 1954
Liberty and democracy are eternal enemies, and every one knows it who has ever given any sober reflection to the matter.
"Liberty and Democracy" in the Baltimore Evening Sun (April 13, 1925)
The soul, being eternal, after death is like a caged bird that has been released. If it has been a long time in the body, and has become tame by many affairs and long habit, the soul will immediately take another body and once again become involved in the troubles of the world. The worst thing about old age is that the soul's memory of the other world grows dim, while at the same time its attachment to things of this world becomes so strong that the soul tends to retain the form that it had in the body. But that soul which remains only a short time within a body, until liberated by the higher powers, quickly recovers its fire and goes on to higher things.
The Consolation, Moralia
Life has no meaning the moment you loose the illusion of being eternal.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal.
Our concerns sink into insignificance when compared with the eternal value of human personality -- a potential child of God which is destined to triumph over life, pain, and death. No one can take this sublime meaning of life away from us, and this is the one thing that matters.
The lie, as a virtue, a principle, is eternal; the lie, as a recreation, a solace, a refuge in time of need, the fourth Grace, the tenth Muse, man's best and surest friend is immortal.
"On the Decay of the Art of Lying"
Necessity is the theme and the inventress, the eternal curb and law of nature.
The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
Get all you can without hurting your soul, your body, or your neighbor. Save all you can, cutting off every needless expense. Give all you can. Be glad to give, and ready to distribute, laying up for yourselves a good foundation against the time to come, that you may attain eternal life.