83 Epoch Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of epoch quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about .

Top 10 Epoch Quotes (BEST)

  1. Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space. — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  2. A hundred divine epochs would not suffice to describe all the marvels of the Himalaya. — Indian Proverbs
  3. Any musician who has not experienced - I do not say understood, but truly experienced - the necessity of dodecaphonic music is USELESS. For his whole work is irrelevant to the needs of his epoch. — Pierre Boulez
  4. A good aphorism is too hard for the tooth of time, and is not worn away by all the centuries, although it serves as food for every epoch. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  5. There have been only three epoch-making mathematicians, Archimedes, Newton, and Eisenstein. — Carl Friedrich Gauss
  6. Insanity in individuals is something rare -- but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  7. A contemporary artist can use the findings of all epochs and all styles, from the most primitive literary expressions up to the most refined products of the baroque. — Juan Goytisolo
  8. The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force. — Karl Marx
  9. Our own epoch is determining, day by day, its own style. Our eyes, unhappily, are unable yet to discern it. — Le Corbusier
  10. The epoch of individuality is concluded, and it is the duty of reformers to initiate the epoch of association. Collective man is omnipotent upon the earth he treads. — Giuseppe Mazzini

The Most Famous Epoch Quotes

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The medieval Church believed that the resurrection of Christ marked a new time for all of humanity. — Timothy Radcliffe

We cannot take one step in geology without drawing upon the fathomless stores of by-gone time. — Adam Sedgwick

Time is the moving imago of the unmoving eternity. — Plato

The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events. — Arthur Erickson

All that is not eternal is eternally out of date. — C. S. Lewis

Preserve your history and become everlasting; receive new life from the times that have gone by. — Muhammad Iqbal

The geologist takes up the history of the earth at the point where the archaeologist leaves it, and carries it further back into remote antiquity. — Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption. — Andre Bazin

Not to know what happened before you were born is to be a child forever. For what is the time of a man, except it be interwoven with that memory of ancient things of a superior age? — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past, even while we attempt to define it. — Charles Caleb Colton

Short Epoch Quotes

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  • I am associated with techno epics. — Trevor Horn
  • History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. — Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Let ancient times delight other folk, I rejoice that I was not born till now. — Ovid
  • Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal. — Egon Schiele
  • We've had the Iron Age, the Stone Age, this is the pissin' about age. — Karl Pilkington
  • Every instant of time... is a pinprick of eternity. — Marcus Aurelius
  • History is on every occasion the record of that which one age finds worthy of note in another. — Jacob Burckhardt
  • Time is the measurable unit of movement concerning a before and an after. — Aristotle

Epoch Times Quotes

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. — Charles Dickens

It takes time for change to take place. But then when huge changes are taking place, they are extraordinary. And it requires a kind of philosophical thinking, thinking in terms of epochs. — Grace Lee Boggs

It is indubitable that a 50-year-old mathematician knows the mathematics he learned at 20 or 30, but has only notions, often rather vague, of the mathematics of his epoch, i.e. the period of time when he is 50. — Jean Dieudonne

Our epoch is a time of tragic collision between matter and spirit and of the downfall of the purely material world view. — Wassily Kandinsky

Better a thousand times even a swiftly fading, ephemeral moment of life than the epoch-long unconsciousness of the stone. — Edwin Way Teale

In the vastness of space and the immensity of time, it is my joy to share a planet and an epoch with Annie. — Carl Sagan

We are in the times of the beginning of a new epoch for Christianity. True apostolic Christianity is being restored to the earth. — Rick Joyner

The startings and arrivals of the cars are now the epochs in the village day. — Henry David Thoreau

Beauty is also submitted to the taste of time. — Karl Lagerfeld

We are at a major epoch in human history, which is that we don't need sex to recreate the race. You can have babies without sex. This is the first time in human history that has been true, and it means, for example, we could do some extraordinary things. — David Cronenberg

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More Epoch Quotes

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The transformation of part of the northern part of this continent into "America" inaugurated a nearly boundless epoch of opportunity and innovation, and thus deserves to be celebrated with great vim and gusto, with or without the participation of those who wish they had never been born. — Christopher Hitchens

Abruptly, she knew that after this night she was never going to be the same again. Nothing was ever going to be the same. Oh, yes, the man could define himself as the dawning of an epoch if he wanted to. There was, quite simply, before Adam and after Adam. — Karen Marie Moning

No one has been a greater botanist or zoologist. No one has written more books, more correctly, more methodically, from personal experience. No one has more completely changed a whole science and started a new epoch. — Carl Linnaeus

Love for one's motherland is one of the most powerful and uplifting feelings. It manifested itself in full in the brotherly support to the people of Crimea and Sevastopol, when they resolutely decided to return home, this event will remain a very important epoch in domestic history forever. — Vladimir Putin

Type is one of the most eloquent means of expression in every epoch of style. Next to architecture, it gives the most characteristic portrait of a period and the most severe testimony of a nation's intellectual status. — Peter Behrens

I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs. — Hannes Alfven

Every country should realize that its turn at world domination, domination because its rights coincided more or less with the character or progress of the epoch, must terminate with the change brought about by this progress. — Juan Ramon Jimenez

Men get tired of everything, of heaven no less than of hell; and that all history is nothing but a record of the oscillations of the world between these two extremes. An epoch is but a swing of the pendulum; and each generation thinks the world is progressing because it is always moving. — George Bernard Shaw

Unshakable faith is only that which can face reason in all human epochs. — Allan Kardec

Buddhism, I think, is probably facing the single most difficult transition from one historical epoch to another, which is really the transition to modernity. — Stephen Batchelor

Every epoch dreams its successor. — Jules Michelet

If I have called Cubism a new order, it is without any revolutionary ideas or any reactionary ideas... One cannot escape from one's own epoch, however revolutionary one may be. — Georges Braque

Our epoch, the epoch of the bourgeoisie, posses however, this distinctive feature; it has simplified the class antagonisms. Society as a whole is more and more splitting up into two great hostile camps, into two great classes directly facing each other. — Karl Marx

Contemporary art is an epoch of false money allied with false culture. — Alexander Stoddart

And dead an epoch of our existence, which in a world destined to humiliate us was moral light and resistance. — Pier Paolo Pasolini

Remember that you are at an exceptional hour in a unique epoch, that you have this great happiness, this invaluable privilege, of being present at the birth of a new world. — Sri Aurobindo

My interest has always been in an architecture which reflects the modernity of our epoch as opposed to the rethinking of historical references. My work deals with what is happening now—our techniques and materials, what we are capable of doing today. — Jean Nouvel

The goal of every culture is to decay through over-civilization; the factors of decadence, -- luxury, skepticism, weariness and superstition, -- are constant. The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next. — Cyril Connolly

Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe. — Georges Cuvier

Amongst the many definitions, there is one that may be generally agreed upon: modernity is the epoch in which simply being modern became a decisive value in itself. — Gianni Vattimo

Evolution is a process of creating patterns of increasing order....I believe that it's the evolution of patterns that constitutes the ultimate story of our world. Evolution works through indirection: each stage or epoch uses the information-processing methods of the previous epoch to create the next. — Ray Kurzweil

In the history of education, the most striking phenomenon is that schools of learning, which at one epoch are alive with a ferment of genius, in a succeeding generation exhibit merely pedantry and routine. — Ted Sizer

It is customary to complain of the bustle and strenuousness of our epoch. But in truth the chief mark of our epoch is a profound laziness and fatigue; and the fact is that the real laziness is the cause of the apparent bustle. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Everyone who wants to know what will happen ought to examine what has happened: everything in this world in any epoch has their replicas in antiquity. — Niccolo Machiavelli

In the Carboniferous Epoch we were promised abundance for all, By robbing selected Peter to pay for collective Paul; But, though we had plenty of money, there was nothing our money could buy, And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said: 'If you don't work you die.' — Rudyard Kipling

Therefore, let me in honesty speak the truth about our epoch and people. — August Sander

One of the fundamental preconditions of successful socialist construction is to ensure the people's readiness to defend themselves from the ravages of probable regional or global wars on the basis of the balance of forces generating from the basic contradictions of our epoch. — Mengistu Haile Mariam

In Europe, charters of liberty have been granted by power. America has set the example . . . of charters of power granted by liberty. This revolution in the practice of the world, may, with an honest praise, be pronounced the most triumphant epoch of its history, and the most consoling presage of its happiness. — James Madison

When geologists announced the beginning of a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, humans destroying the environment, one of the main things they pointed to is the use of plastics in the earth. — Noam Chomsky

It isn't polls or public opinion at the moment that counts. It is right and wrong and leadership--men with fortitude, honesty, and a belief in the right that makes epochs in the history of the world. — Harry S. Truman

For all of us Frenchmen, the guiding rule of our epoch is to be faithful to France. — Charles De Gaulle

Every style seems completely appropriate to its epoch. We cannot imagine Madame de Pompadour, or the Empress Josephine, or the early Victorian lady in anything but the clothes she actually wore. Each represents completely the ideals of her time: elegant artificiality or post-Revolutionary morals, or the prudery of the rising middle class. — James Laver

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