Thoreau on the Eternal God, made Present [QUOTE]


‎In eternity there is indeed something true and sublime. But all these times and places and occasions are now and here. God himself culminates in the present moment, and will never be more divine in the lapse of all the ages. And we are enabled to apprehend at all what is sublime and noble only by the perpetual instilling and drenching of the reality that surrounds us…The poet or the artist never yet had so fair and noble a design but some of his posterity at least could accomplish it.

Henry David Thoreau, Walden (via Austin Ricketts, who’s contributed to this blog before. My thoughts on this topic here.)

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  1. Pingback: MotionPoems presents “Thoreau and the Lightning” by David Wagoner (poet) and Adam Tow (video artist) « The Nightly Poem

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