Quotations that match 'perpetual'.

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. Alice Meynell
[ Also Crowds Eyes Familiar Human Loneliness Look Perpetual Sign Tells]
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. Olivia De Havilland
[ Against Crest Famous Feel Life Must Natural Perpetually Realising Rules Time Top Wave]
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. Cal Thomas
[ Doing Get Government Kick Need Pants Parent Perpetual Sometimes Them Weren Would]
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. Arthur Peacocke
[ Creating Creativity Endowed Every Existence God Moment Perpetually Stuff Through Very World]
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. Harriet Martineau
[ Cannot Correction Creative Customs Encourage Help Laws May Observation Originate Perpetually Preserve Process Should Therefore Under Vice Virtue]
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. Jeremy Taylor
[ Alone Apple Celibate Confined Dies Dwells Fly Heart Perpetual Singularity Sits Sweetness]
All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake. Indira Gandhi
[ Arc Being Burned Games Joan Perpetually Political Stake Were]
Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way. Jeremy Collier
[ Assurance Countenance Difficulty Gives Make Out Perpetual Pushing Put Seeming Way]
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. Elizabeth Gaskell
[ 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 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. John Cusack
[ Bin Camera Consciousness Every Focused Going Hit Horror Image Into Laden Murder Only Permeated Perpetual Plane Planes Reason Second Staggered Tower Towers Would]
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. Thomas Jefferson
[ Between Boisterous Children Commerce Degrading Despotism Exercise Imitate Learn Master Most Other Our Part Passions Perpetual See Slave Submissions Unremitting Whole]
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. Charles Bukowski
[ Alone Clean Detestable Kitchen Lives Man Out Perpetually Qualities Show Spiritual Times]
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. Franz Kafka
[ Decisive Declare Evolution Former Happened Human Moment Movements Nothing Perpetual Revolutionary Right Spiritual Things Why Worthless Yet]
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. Richard Powers
[ Condition Control Cultivating Face Forever Grows Latest Mastery Our Perpetual Reverence Richer Science Something Step Subtler Than Theory Wonder]
War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace. Benito Mussolini
[ Believe Man Maternity Peace Perpetual Philosophical Viewpoint War Woman]
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. Igor Stravinsky
[ Any Becoming Ending Endless Had Melody More Music Never Perpetual Principle Reason Starting Than]
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity. Henry Clay
[ Constitution Endless Existed Generation Made Merely Perpetual Posterity States Then Undefined United Unlimited]
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. George Santayana
[ Caricature Contradiction Every Itself Mockery Moment Perpetual Pretending World]
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Business Calls Devotion His Man Many Neglect Only Other Perpetual Sustained Things]
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope. John Buchan
[ Attainable Charm Elusive Fishing Hope Occasions Perpetual Pursuit Series]
I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. Thomas Hobbes
[ After Death Desire General Inclination Mankind Only Perpetual Power Put Restless]
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. Milan Kundera
[ Astonish Being Cease Dim Discoveries Existence Forgotten Great However Human Light Man May Never Novelists Novels Old Perpetually Radiates Thus Time Will]
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. Douglas MacArthur
[ Continuous Cry Emergency Fear Fervor Government Grave Kept National Our Patriotic Perpetual State Us]
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. William H. Seward
[ Equal Implies Into Make Must Mutual Perpetual Resolve Right Slave Society Some State War Would]
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. Walter Lippmann
[ 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]
Art is beauty, the perpetual invention of detail, the choice of words, the exquisite care of execution. Theophile Gautier
[ Art Beauty Care Choice Detail Execution Exquisite Invention Perpetual Words]
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. Marquis de Sade
[ Beautiful Consequence Crimes Her Means Most Motion Nature Only Perpetual Primary Qualities She Simply Times Which]
Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next. Jean Piaget
[ Changed Day Evolution Finds Itself Knowledge Next Perpetual Scientific]
Our political machine, composed of thirteen independent sovereignties, have been perpetually operating against each other and against the federal head ever since the peace. Henry Knox
[ Against Been Composed Each Ever Federal Head Independent Machine Operating Other Our Peace Perpetually Political Since Thirteen]
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell. George Bernard Shaw
[ Definition Good Hell Holiday Perpetual Working]
Door: What a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. Ogden Nash
[ Dog Door Perpetually Side Wrong]
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. Nellie Bly
[ Body Breathe Cannot Eat Exist Forever Form Human Lips Live Madness Missing Mysterious Patients Perpetual Sealed Silence Something Thing Watched Which Whose 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. Margaret Fuller
[ Another Dualism Fact Female Feminine Fluid Great Hardens Into Male Man Masculine Passing Perpetually Purely Radical Represent Rushes Sides Solid Two Wholly Woman]
Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place. Margaret Drabble Family
[ Approved Choices Dangerous Family Female Itself Life Most Perpetually Place Safest Sanctuary Traditional]
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. Gunther Grass
[ Absolute Age Busy Busyness Coincide Come Conflict Consciousness Dawn Leisure Melancholy Perpetually Principle Soon Then Utopia Utopian Will Without Work]
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. William Graham Sumner
[ Cases Connection Crimes Each Financial Fraud Greed Men Other Perpetual Say Selfishness These Things Undoubtedly]
Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious. B. C. Forbes
[ Better Cheated Occasionally Perpetually Suspicious Than]
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. Brandi Chastain
[ Against Always Ball Down Even Free Front Juggle Kick Kid Kind Liked Perpetual Playing School Soccer State Take Time Wall Yard]
Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind. James H. Meredith
[ Citizenship Civil Concept Could Insulting Kind Means More Nothing Perpetual Rights Second-Class Than]
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Bad Being Funeral Perpetual Taste Time Wise]
This is a soul under perpetual migraine attack. Richard Schickel
[ Attack Migraine Perpetual Soul Under]
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. J. B. Priestley
[ Advertisement Age Before Changes Day Disillusioned Every Life Living Perfect Perpetually Spread Touch Us Withers]
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. James A. Baldwin Patriotism
[ America Any Country Criticize Exactly Her Insist Love More Other Perpetually Reason Right Than World]
If it were a real effort to live in the Middle Ages, your life would be one perpetual prevarication. Goldwin Smith
[ Ages Effort Life Live Middle Perpetual Real Were Would Your]
This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society. David Hume
[ Acquiring Alone Destructive Directly Friends Goods Insatiable Nearest Our Ourselves Perpetual Possessions Society Universal]
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease. Alexander Pope Diet
[ Anxiety Better Call Diet Disease Health Much Perpetual Purchased Some Tedious Than]
The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux. James G. Frazer
[ Ceaseless Change Exempt Flux Law Little Moral Perpetual Physical World]
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. Orison Swett Marden
[ Broadening Deepening Feel Found Growing Life Perpetual Place Task Tonic Work Your Yourself]
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. Henry Ellis
[ Always Among Angel Back Darkness Fallen Feeling Fight Happiness His Musicians Perpetually Satan Seeking Seem Vague Way]
Civilized society is perpetually menaced with disintegration through this primary hostility of men towards one another. Sigmund Freud
[ Another Civilized Disintegration Hostility Men Perpetually Primary Society Through Towards]
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. Joseph Addison
[ Breaks Cheerfulness Clouds Daylight Fills Flash Gloom Keeps Kind Lightning Mind Mirth Moment Perpetual Serenity Steady Through Up]
Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things. Jean Baudrillard
[ Dark Day Embodies Fear Knows Night Other Our Perpetual Side Television Things Tv]
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. Thomas Hobbes
[ Because Desire Fear Here Itself Life Live Mind More Motion Never Nor Perpetual Sense Such Than Thing Tranquillity While Without]
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. Petrarch
[ Ambition Anger Avarice Banished Enemies Enjoy Envy Five Infallibly Inhabit Peace Perpetual Pride Should These Us Were]
Every year the State will be the dog that chases its own tail... engaging in a futile attempt to close a perpetual budget gap. Richard J. Codey
[ Attempt Budget Chases Close Dog Engaging Every Futile Gap Own Perpetual State Tail Will Year]
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. Arthur Schopenhauer Change
[ Alone Change Eternal Immortal Perpetual]
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. Walter Anderson
[ Bad Character Choose Defines Gift Gravity Happen How Immobilized Itself Life Loss Most Pain Perpetual Precious Quality Respond Rise Sadness Sit Them Things Treasure]
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. Steven Spielberg
[ Always Anything Creates Favor Israel Just Machine Really Responding Response Same Solve Strongly Threatened Time]
Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment. Ellis Peters
[ Astonishment Every Only Perpetual Spring]
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Colin Powell Business
[ Force Multiplier Optimism Perpetual]
The world is but a perpetual see-saw. Michel de Montaigne
[ Perpetual World]
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. Charles Hodge
[ Apostles Assumes Believers Christ Church Constituted Designed Earth Organization Our Perpetual Saviour Theory Which While]
Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified? Chuck Palahniuk
[ Apple Boring Did Eating Eden Garden Get Happiness Justified Maybe Perpetual]
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge. Elbert Hubbard
[ Content Ignorance Knowledge Opinions Perpetual Recipe Satisfied Your]
I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student. Edward Zwick
[ Being Filmmaker Kind Opportunity Perpetual Privileges Remain Student Think]
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. Abbie Hoffman
[ Decade Embedded Fashioned Fixed Human Ideology Nor Particular Perpetual Process Revolution Something Spirit]
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. Howard Finster
[ Able Building Chapel Could Dome Done Give Had Haven Motion Never Perpetual Resist Still Think Un Up Vision Windmill Worked Yet]
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. Marquis de Sade
[ Almost Certain Deceive Dependable Experience Feign Impressions Lively May More Never Pain Perpetually Pleasure Sensation Than Those Women]
Names were not so much dropped as thrown in a perpetual game of catch. Robert Morley
[ Catch Dropped Game Much Names Perpetual Thrown Were]
The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence. Adolf Hitler
[ Constant Employment Essential First Perpetually Regular Success Very Violence]
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man. Georges Bernanos
[ Brave Dread Face Fear Man Perpetual Shapes]
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. Hugh Sidey
[ Analyzing Budget Campaign Clash Combat Consequence Cover Created Dry Duty Electoral Federal Legions Perpetual Politics Presidential Quit Reporters Thunder Want]
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. Joseph Addison
[ Appetites Call Creatures First Hunger Kind Latter Lust Most Perpetual Preserve Propagate Their Them Themselves Upon Violent]
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. Benito Mussolini
[ Apart Believes Considerations Considers Development Fascism Future Humanity Moment More Neither Nor Observes Peace Perpetual Political Possibility Quite Utility]
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. Walter Bagehot
[ Air Civilization Climate Daily Dwellers Enjoyment Ever Genial Gentle Hardly Luxury Minute Perpetual Slight Unconscious Wanting]
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Affections Bodies Flux Our Perpetual Well]
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. Ogden Nash
[ Dog Door Perpetually Side Wrong]
What can be indissoluble if a perpetual Union, made more perfect, is not? Salmon P. Chase
[ Made More Perfect Perpetual Union]
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. William Butler Yeats
[ Air Compelled Feels Imagine London Lost Melancholy Passing Perpetually Sometimes Souls Streets Them Through Walk]
I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria. Sting
[ Almost Exist Hysteria Perpetual State]
Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time. Frank Norris
[ Away Beauty Fades Gives Immortal Perpetual Thing Time Truth Us]
Writing is a fine therapy for people who are perpetually scared of nameless threats... for jittery people. William Styron
[ Fine Nameless Perpetually Scared Therapy Threats Writing]