Who ceases to be a friend never was one.
— Proverbs

Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
— G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.
— T. S. Eliot

When you cease to exist, then who will you blame?
— Bob Dylan

No great artist ever sees things as they really are, if he did he would cease to be an artist.
— Oscar Wilde