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Böhme on Time and Eternity



Wem Zeit ist wie Ewigkeit,
Und Ewigkeit ist wie Zeit,
Der ist befreit
Von allem Streit.

He to whom time is like eternity,
And eternity is like time,
Is liberated
From all conflict.

Jakob Böhme, inscription in a family album (ca. 1612)(S.H. transl.)

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