Jacob Grimm

“The King said, "The third question is, how many seconds of time are there in eternity." Then said the shepherd boy, "In Lower Pomerania is the Diamond Mountain, which is two miles and a half high, two miles and a half wide, and two miles and a half in depth; every hundred years a little bird comes and sharpens its beak on it, and when the whole mountain is worn away by this, then the first second of eternity will be over." The”


Jacob Grimm, Grimm's Fairy Tales
Read more quotes from Jacob Grimm


Share this quote:
Twitter icon

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

1 like
All Members Who Liked This Quote



This Quote Is From

Grimm's Fairy Tales Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm
21,636 ratings, average rating, 888 reviews
Open Preview

Browse By Tag