quote by Thomas Bulfinch

The sunflower is a favorite emblem of constancy

— Thomas Bulfinch

Almighty Constancy quotations

But I am constant as the Northern Star, Of whose true fixed and resting quality There is no fellow in the firmament.

Constancy quote You keep putting one foot in front of the other and then one day you look back a
You keep putting one foot in front of the other and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.

Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine, making the green one red.

Rain puts a hole in stone because of its constancy, not its force.

Just keep knocking on doors until the right one opens

The secret of making dreams come true can be summarized in four C's.

They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy; and the greatest of these is Confidence.

Prayer is the pulse of the renewed soul;

and the constancy of its beat is the test and measure of the spiritual life.

When you accurately perceive the fluidity of things, you can also begin to perceive the constancy behind them: the creative, transformative, boundless, immutable Tao.

Wealth is also defined by family, connection to our ancestry, and our best vision of the future. All of these find their inner spirit, their constancy, and their strength in the values that shape our thinking and our actions.

The simpleness, the sweetness, and the constancy of the tender mercies of the Lord will do much to fortify and protect us in the troubled times in which we do now and will yet live.

In bodies moved, the motion is received, increased, diminished, or lost, according to the relations of the quantity of matter and velocity; each diversity is uniformity, each change is constancy.

In bodies moved, the motion is received, increased, diminished, or lost, according to the relations of the quantity of matter and velocity; each diversity is uniformity, each change is constancy.

The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.

The state of marriage is one that requires more virtue and constancy than any other; it is a perpetual exercise in mortification.

Constancy of purpose is the first principle of success.

I share with many people the feeling that there is a sweetness and constancy to light that falls into a studio from the north sky that sets it beyond any other illumination. It is a light of such penetrating clarity that even a simple object lying by chance in such a light takes on an inner glow, almost a voluptuousness.

The violence we do to ourselves in order to remain faithful to the one we love is hardly better than an act of infidelity.

The direction and constancy of the will is what really matters, & intellect & feeling are only important in so far as they contribute to that.

Tempus never left a problem for another to solve.

Tempus never let the pain or difficulty of an undertaking persuade him not to pursue a resolution his heart thought was right. Tempus never gave up.

A good man is not mine to see. Could I see a man possessed of constancy, that would satisfy me.

Why God should want and need us is a mystery.

But it is true: otherwise he would not have created us and life would ultimately have no meaning for us. It is good to remember that in God the is a constancy, a consistency of attitude which never changes, irrespective of what we are or how we act: he never changes in is wanting us or needing us.

I've found constancy and balance between creativity and normality.

Many are really virtuous who cannot explain what virtue is .

. . But the powers themselves in reality perform their several operations with sufficient constancy and uniformity in persons of good health whatever their opinions be about them . . .

Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true.

Now the melancholy of God protect thee, and the tailor make thy doublet of changable taffata, for thy mind is a very opal. I would have men of such constancy put to sea, that their business might be everything, and their intent everywhere, for that's it, that always makes a good voyage of nothing.

To grasp life and meaning, we assume constancy where it does not exist.

We name experiences, emotions, and subjective states and assume that what is named is as enduring as its name. Human beings blessed and cursed with consciousness - especially consciousness of their own being - think in terms of names, words, symbols.

Knowing constancy, the mind is open. With an open mind, you will be openhearted. Being openhearted you will act royally. Being royal, you will attain the divine. Being divine, you will be at one with the Tao. Being at one with the Tao is eternal. Though the body dies, the Tao will never pass away.

No wise man has called a change of opinion in constancy.

The first quality of a soldier is constancy in enduring fatigue and hardship.

Courage is only the second. Poverty privation and want are the school of the good soldier.

I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change.

People who know the state of emptiness will always be able to dissolve their problems by constancy.

Constancy will always be the genius of love, the indication of that strength which constitutes the poet. A man should possess all women in his wife, like those squalid poetasters of the seventeenth century who made fair Irises and dazzling Chloes of their lowly Manons.

The constancy of the wise is only the talent of concealing the agitation of their hearts.

I am convinced that the human heart hungers for constancy.

In forfeiting the sanctity of sex by casual, nondiscriminato ry "making out" and "sleeping around," we forfeit something we cannot well do without. There is dullness, monotony, sheer boredom in all of life when virginity and purity are no longer protected and prized.

Since 'tis Nature's law to change, Constancy alone is strange.

The constancy of sages is nothing but the art of locking up their agitation in their hearts.