— Henry Drummond Scottish evangelist, writer and lecturer 1851 - 1897
— José Martí Poet, writer, Cuban nationalist leader 1853 - 1895
Context: Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever. Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
„Our love, our love will last forever. It's forever but it just doesn't work. That's why it will always be romantic because it can not be complete.“
— Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935
„The point wasn’t that you tried to live forever; the point was that you lived, and did everything you could to live well. The point was the choices you made and the people you loved.“
— Cassandra Clare American author 1973
Source: Angels Twice Descending
— Robert Burns Scottish poet and lyricist 1759 - 1796
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
Variant: To see her is to love her,
And love but her forever;
For Nature made her what she is,
And never made anither!
„We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for our pleasure, living mysteries for the fun of it, choosing disasters triumphs challenges impossible odds, testing ourselves over and again, learning love and love and LOVE!“
— Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936
The Bridge Across Forever (1984)
Source: The Bridge Across Forever: A True Love Story
„And what is the joy of Christ? The joy and delight which springs forever in His great heart, from feeling that He is forever doing good; from loving all, and living for all; from knowing that if not all, yet millions on millions are grateful to Him, and will be forever.“
— Charles Kingsley English clergyman, historian and novelist 1819 - 1875
Source: Attributed, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 78.
Source: Wedding Night
„To attempt to hold fast an instant id doubtful.
To bind an emotion is unthinkable.
To petrify love is impossible.
It is beautiful to be transitory.
How lovely it is not to have to live forever.
Luckily there is nothing good and nothing evil.“
— Jean Tinguely Swiss painter and sculptor 1925 - 1991
reprinted in 'Zero', ed. Otto Piene and Heinz Mack, Cambridge, Mass; MIT Press 1973, p. 120
Quotes, 1960's, untitled statements in 'Zero 3', (1961)
— Judy Blume American children's writer 1938
Source: Forever . . .