"A human life is a schooling for eternity." [Gottfried Keller]
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." [Henry Adams]
"Eternity is really long, especially near the end". [Woody Allen]
"Eternity is long enough for a joke." [With Hermann Hesse]
"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]
"I have been blessed to see visions of eternity; and events in my future that have been important for me to foresee, have been revealed to me." [Clayton Christensen]
"Eternity's Sun may indeed rise."
"Eteeernity is for quick ones too." [TK]
Further Thoughts to Consider
The Eternal Spirit may be said to exist during all moments in time.
Despair beyond is a bad thing to avoid by living well here in time while on earth, accruing merit, according to Buddha's counsel.
To some, eternity seems like being for a limitless amount of time. Others use it to refer to the timeless being alighting on past, present, and future time - and both outside time and inside time.
The "endless knot," used in Tibetan Buddhism, is one symbol of eternity, among others.
In the Egyptian Book of the Dead, the self-begetting sun-god Atum is said to have ascended from chaos-waters, appearing like a snake that renews the embodiment of Atum.Kalama Sutta].