Quotations that match 'perpetual'.

If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.
[ Broadening Deepening Feel Found Growing Life Perpetual Place Task Tonic Work Your Yourself]
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
[ Ambition Anger Avarice Banished Enemies Enjoy Envy Five Infallibly Inhabit Peace Perpetual Pride Should These Us Were]
My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling.
[ Burnt Could Else Every Feeling Great Grief Had Heart Indignation Knew Long Never Night Nothing Only Perpetually Same Sense Shock Sleep Snatches Think Universal Up Waking Within]
The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual. That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements that declare all former things worthless are in the right, for nothing has yet happened.
[ Decisive Declare Evolution Former Happened Human Moment Movements Nothing Perpetual Revolutionary Right Spiritual Things Why Worthless Yet]
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. Change
[ Alone Change Eternal Immortal Perpetual]
The primary and most beautiful of Nature's qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.
[ Beautiful Consequence Crimes Her Means Most Motion Nature Only Perpetual Primary Qualities She Simply Times Which]
All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.
[ Arc Being Burned Games Joan Perpetually Political Stake Were]
The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
[ Astonish Being Cease Dim Discoveries Existence Forgotten Great However Human Light Man May Never Novelists Novels Old Perpetually Radiates Thus Time Will]
Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
[ Cannot Correction Creative Customs Encourage Help Laws May Observation Originate Perpetually Preserve Process Should Therefore Under Vice Virtue]
Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment.
[ Astonishment Every Only Perpetual Spring]
What a mysterious thing madness is. I have watched patients whose lips are forever sealed in a perpetual silence. They live, breathe, eat; the human form is there, but that something, which the body can live without, but which cannot exist without the body, was missing.
[ Body Breathe Cannot Eat Exist Forever Form Human Lips Live Madness Missing Mysterious Patients Perpetual Sealed Silence Something Thing Watched Which Whose Without]
This is a soul under perpetual migraine attack.
[ Attack Migraine Perpetual Soul Under]
Science is not about control. It is about cultivating a perpetual condition of wonder in the face of something that forever grows one step richer and subtler than our latest theory about it. It is about reverence, not mastery.
[ Condition Control Cultivating Face Forever Grows Latest Mastery Our Perpetual Reverence Richer Science Something Step Subtler Than Theory Wonder]
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
[ Definition Good Hell Holiday Perpetual Working]
Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realising that it is against all the rules of life. You can't be on top all the time, it isn't natural.
[ Against Crest Famous Feel Life Must Natural Perpetually Realising Rules Time Top Wave]
Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.
[ Alone Clean Detestable Kitchen Lives Man Out Perpetually Qualities Show Spiritual Times]
God is creating at every moment of the world's existence in and through the perpetually endowed creativity of the very stuff of the world.
[ Creating Creativity Endowed Every Existence God Moment Perpetually Stuff Through Very World]
Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place. Family
[ Approved Choices Dangerous Family Female Itself Life Most Perpetually Place Safest Sanctuary Traditional]
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
[ Affections Bodies Flux Our Perpetual Well]
The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.
[ Constant Employment Essential First Perpetually Regular Success Very Violence]
Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
[ Decade Embedded Fashioned Fixed Human Ideology Nor Particular Perpetual Process Revolution Something Spirit]
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral.
[ Bad Being Funeral Perpetual Taste Time Wise]
The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.
[ Between Boisterous Children Commerce Degrading Despotism Exercise Imitate Learn Master Most Other Our Part Passions Perpetual See Slave Submissions Unremitting Whole]
I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student.
[ Being Filmmaker Kind Opportunity Perpetual Privileges Remain Student Think]
The legions of reporters who cover politics don't want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign.
[ Analyzing Budget Campaign Clash Combat Consequence Cover Created Dry Duty Electoral Federal Legions Perpetual Politics Presidential Quit Reporters Thunder Want]
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
[ Business Calls Devotion His Man Many Neglect Only Other Perpetual Sustained Things]
Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?
[ Apple Boring Did Eating Eden Garden Get Happiness Justified Maybe Perpetual]
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.
[ Assurance Countenance Difficulty Gives Make Out Perpetual Pushing Put Seeming Way]
Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch.
[ Advertisement Age Before Changes Day Disillusioned Every Life Living Perfect Perpetually Spread Touch Us Withers]
Writing is a fine therapy for people who are perpetually scared of nameless threats... for jittery people.
[ Fine Nameless Perpetually Scared Therapy Threats Writing]
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease. Diet
[ Anxiety Better Call Diet Disease Health Much Perpetual Purchased Some Tedious Than]
The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves.
[ Appetites Call Creatures First Hunger Kind Latter Lust Most Perpetual Preserve Propagate Their Them Themselves Upon Violent]
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
[ Brave Dread Face Fear Man Perpetual Shapes]
What can be indissoluble if a perpetual Union, made more perfect, is not?
[ Made More Perfect Perpetual Union]
This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.
[ Acquiring Alone Destructive Directly Friends Goods Insatiable Nearest Our Ourselves Perpetual Possessions Society Universal]
The reason bin Laden staggered the planes going into the towers was so every camera would be focused on the second tower when the plane hit. It was not only the murder, but the perpetual image of the horror that permeated into people's consciousness.
[ Bin Camera Consciousness Every Focused Going Hit Horror Image Into Laden Murder Only Permeated Perpetual Plane Planes Reason Second Staggered Tower Towers Would]
Our political machine, composed of thirteen independent sovereignties, have been perpetually operating against each other and against the federal head ever since the peace.
[ Against Been Composed Each Ever Federal Head Independent Machine Operating Other Our Peace Perpetually Political Since Thirteen]
Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time.
[ Away Beauty Fades Gives Immortal Perpetual Thing Time Truth Us]
When I'm building my dome in my chapel, and I had a vision - I've worked on perpetual motion and I haven't never give it up yet. I still think it could be done, perpetual motion. I had a vision of a un resist able windmill.
[ Able Building Chapel Could Dome Done Give Had Haven Motion Never Perpetual Resist Still Think Un Up Vision Windmill Worked Yet]
Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.
[ Apart Believes Considerations Considers Development Fascism Future Humanity Moment More Neither Nor Observes Peace Perpetual Political Possibility Quite Utility]
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.
[ Constitution Endless Existed Generation Made Merely Perpetual Posterity States Then Undefined United Unlimited]
There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
[ Because Desire Fear Here Itself Life Live Mind More Motion Never Nor Perpetual Sense Such Than Thing Tranquillity While Without]
Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.
[ Another Dualism Fact Female Feminine Fluid Great Hardens Into Male Man Masculine Passing Perpetually Purely Radical Represent Rushes Sides Solid Two Wholly Woman]
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
[ Attainable Charm Elusive Fishing Hope Occasions Perpetual Pursuit Series]
Names were not so much dropped as thrown in a perpetual game of catch.
[ Catch Dropped Game Much Names Perpetual Thrown Were]
The Popish theory, which assumes that Christ, the Apostles and believers, constituted the Church while our Saviour was on earth, and this organization was designed to be perpetual.
[ Apostles Assumes Believers Christ Church Constituted Designed Earth Organization Our Perpetual Saviour Theory Which While]
I was the kid who always liked to take the ball down to the school even in my free time, kick it against the wall, juggle it in the front yard and so it was kind of a perpetual state of playing soccer for me.
[ Against Always Ball Down Even Free Front Juggle Kick Kid Kind Liked Perpetual Playing School Soccer State Take Time Wall Yard]
I'm always in favor of Israel responding strongly when it's threatened. At the same time, a response to a response doesn't really solve anything. It just creates a perpetual-motion machine.
[ Always Anything Creates Favor Israel Just Machine Really Responding Response Same Solve Strongly Threatened Time]
I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually. Patriotism
[ America Any Country Criticize Exactly Her Insist Love More Other Perpetually Reason Right Than World]
Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.
[ Citizenship Civil Concept Could Insulting Kind Means More Nothing Perpetual Rights Second-Class Than]
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
[ Dog Door Perpetually Side Wrong]
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.
[ Alone Apple Celibate Confined Dies Dwells Fly Heart Perpetual Singularity Sits Sweetness]
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
[ Content Ignorance Knowledge Opinions Perpetual Recipe Satisfied Your]
I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death.
[ After Death Desire General Inclination Mankind Only Perpetual Power Put Restless]
Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.
[ Dark Day Embodies Fear Knows Night Other Our Perpetual Side Television Things Tv]
Door: What a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
[ Dog Door Perpetually Side Wrong]
Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next.
[ Changed Day Evolution Finds Itself Knowledge Next Perpetual Scientific]
The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending.
[ Any Becoming Ending Endless Had Melody More Music Never Perpetual Principle Reason Starting Than]
If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds.
[ Also Crowds Eyes Familiar Human Loneliness Look Perpetual Sign Tells]
I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria.
[ Almost Exist Hysteria Perpetual State]
The world is but a perpetual see-saw.
[ Perpetual World]
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
[ Breaks Cheerfulness Clouds Daylight Fills Flash Gloom Keeps Kind Lightning Mind Mirth Moment Perpetual Serenity Steady Through Up]
Undoubtedly there are, in connection with each of these things, cases of fraud, swindling, and other financial crimes; that is to say, the greed and selfishness of men are perpetual.
[ Cases Connection Crimes Each Financial Fraud Greed Men Other Perpetual Say Selfishness These Things Undoubtedly]
Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail... engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap.
[ Attempt Budget Chases Close Dog Engaging Every Futile Gap Own Perpetual State Tail Will Year]
Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution.
[ Art Beauty Care Choice Detail Execution Exquisite Invention Perpetual Words]
A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
[ Air Civilization Climate Daily Dwellers Enjoyment Ever Genial Gentle Hardly Luxury Minute Perpetual Slight Unconscious Wanting]
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
[ Bad Character Choose Defines Gift Gravity Happen How Immobilized Itself Life Loss Most Pain Perpetual Precious Quality Respond Rise Sadness Sit Them Things Treasure]
War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.
[ Believe Man Maternity Peace Perpetual Philosophical Viewpoint War Woman]
This melancholy London - I sometimes imagine that the souls of the lost are compelled to walk through its streets perpetually. One feels them passing like a whiff of air.
[ Air Compelled Feels Imagine London Lost Melancholy Passing Perpetually Sometimes Souls Streets Them Through Walk]
Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another.
[ Another Civilized Disintegration Hostility Men Perpetually Primary Society Through Towards]
I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness.
[ Always Among Angel Back Darkness Fallen Feeling Fight Happiness His Musicians Perpetually Satan Seeking Seem Vague Way]
There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience.
[ Almost Certain Deceive Dependable Experience Feign Impressions Lively May More Never Pain Perpetually Pleasure Sensation Than Those Women]
Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
[ Better Cheated Occasionally Perpetually Suspicious Than]
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Business
[ Force Multiplier Optimism Perpetual]
The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux.
[ Ceaseless Change Exempt Flux Law Little Moral Perpetual Physical World]
The right to have a slave implies the right in some one to make the slave; that right must be equal and mutual, and this would resolve society into a state of perpetual war.
[ Equal Implies Into Make Must Mutual Perpetual Resolve Right Slave Society Some State War Would]
If it were a real effort to live in the Middle Ages, your life would be one perpetual prevarication.
[ Ages Effort Life Live Middle Perpetual Real Were Would Your]
If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.
[ Absolute Age Busy Busyness Coincide Come Conflict Consciousness Dawn Leisure Melancholy Perpetually Principle Soon Then Utopia Utopian Will Without Work]
Sometimes people need a kick in the pants to get them to do what they would be doing if government weren't there as a perpetual parent.
[ Doing Get Government Kick Need Pants Parent Perpetual Sometimes Them Weren Would]
The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be.
[ Caricature Contradiction Every Itself Mockery Moment Perpetual Pretending World]
In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents.
[ Always Constituents Court Effect Government Lives Mass Men Office Offices Passion Perpetual Political Public Required Restless Seekers Sensitive Sentiment Sure Tenure Their Trial Vehemence Which]
Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency.
[ Continuous Cry Emergency Fear Fervor Government Grave Kept National Our Patriotic Perpetual State Us]