The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
— Havelock Ellis

It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth.
John Steinbeck disappeared quote

In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared.
— Henri Frederic Amiel

The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business.
— Walter Lippmann

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.
— Havelock Ellis