Nothing is more permanent than a temporary solution.
There is nothing permanent except change.
The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality.
The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality.
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
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Remember, no human condition is ever permanent.
Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
To preserve permanent good health, the state of mind must be taken into consideration.
Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.
Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal.
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions;
the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
I don't mind being a permanent nightmare for the United States.
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Success isn't necessarily permanent -- but neither is failure.
Everything is impermanent. Knowing this, just relax.
Pain is never permanent.
I never feel like I have to hang on to the music.
I don't expect that the music will go away. Ideas are the only thing I can point to that are permanent and fixed.
'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.
One non-revolutionary weekend is infinitely more bloody than a month of permanent revolution.
You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights;
it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Don't make a permanent decision for a temporary circumstance.
The ego is as little absolutely permanent as are bodies.
The way of the creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the great harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
Champagne does have one regular drawback: swilled as a regular thing a certain sourness settles in the tummy, and the result is permanent bad breath. Really incurable.
Faith is a permanent and vital endowment of the human mind -- a part of reason itself. The insane alone are without it.
By persistently remaining single, a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation. Men should be more careful.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.
You can't have a situation in which companies proceed on a permanent basis relying only on cash from the government.
The world is likely to view any temporary extension of the income tax cuts for the top two percent as a prelude to a long-term or permanent extension, and that would hurt economic recovery as well by undermining confidence that we're prepared to make a commitment today to bring down our future deficits.
Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every moment.
Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
Don't make permanent decisions based on temporary feelings.
I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.
A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns.
If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.
Your truth is that you are a creation of God.
Your truth can’t change; it’s permanent. When you can see your permanent truth clearly you’ll be able to deal with any temporary condition effectively.
Most Americans are born drunk, and really require a little wine or beer to sober them. They have a sort of permanent intoxication from within, a sort of invisible champagne. Americans do not need to drink to inspire them to do anything, though they do sometimes, I think, need a little for the deeper and more delicate purpose of teaching them how to do nothing.
The non permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of summer and winter seasons.
A building is akin to dogma; it is insolent, like dogma. Whether or no it is permanent, it claims permanence, like a dogma. People ask why we have no typical architecture of the modern world, like impressionism in painting. Surely it is obviously because we have not enough dogmas; we cannot bear to see anything in the sky that is solid and enduring, anything in the sky that does not change like the clouds of the sky.
Nothing is permanent is this wicked world, not even our troubles.
Writing is to descend like a miner to the depths of the mine with a lamp on your forehead, a light whose dubious brightness falsifies everything, whose wick is in permanent danger of explosion, whose blinking illumination in the coal dust exhausts and corrodes your eyes.
To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters, Earth and Sun. But we, unlike trees, need grow no annual rings.
A good essay must have this permanent quality about it;
it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
There are no permanent changes because change itself is permanent.
It behooves the industrialist to research and the investor to be vigilant.
All things change, nothing is extinguished.
There is nothing in the whole world which is permanent. Everything flows onward; all things are brought into being with a changing nature; the ages themselves glide by in constant movement.
The cities of the world are concentric, isomorphic, synchronic.
Only one exists and you are always in the same one. It's the effect of their permanent revolution, their intense circulation, their instantaneous magnetism.
There are two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and the permanent.
The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
The Diet Mentality has come about because there is agreement in our society that the only way to lose weight is by dieting. But dieting produces absolutely no permanent, positive results. In fact, it makes you feel worse about yourself and probably does more damage than good to your health.
Breaking free from extremely limited capacities of the present-day physical body and having gotten rid of the limits, a man may embark on a journey to a new knowledge, which is being born in his or her dreams. Nobody and nothing can stop such a man for he or she, having tasted freedom, has touched upon the capacities lying within a man. He or she has understood that life is a permanent creation of perfecting his or her soul through the world matter. It is only in this process that a man is implementing the plan of God
Were I to deduce any system from my feelings on leaving Eton, it might be called The Theory of Permanent Adolescence. It is the theory that the experiences undergone by boys at the great public schools, their glories and disappointments, are so intense as to dominate their lives and to arrest their development. From these it results that the greater part of the ruling class remains adolescent, school-minded, self-conscious, cowardly, sentimental, and in the last analysis homosexual.
The features of our face are hardly more than gestures which force of habit made permanent. Nature, like the destruction of Pompeii, like the metamorphosis of a nymph into a tree, has arrested us in an accustomed movement.
You can always tell a real friend; when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Real friends are those who, when you've made a fool of yourself, don't feel that you've done a permanent job.
The generations of men run on in the tide of time, but leave their destined lineaments permanent for ever and ever.