Quotes: constancy

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  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    Constancy has nothing virtuous in itself, independently of the pleasure it confers, and partakes of the temporizing spirit of vice in proportion as it endures tamely moral defects of magnitude in the object of its indiscreet choice.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
    Giuseppe Mazzini
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    Constancy is the complement of all other human virtues.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
    Thomas Browne
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    Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability.
  • Ada Leverson
    Ada Leverson
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    Somehow she had thought of him so much that when she actually saw him again her affection seemed cooler. Had she worn out the passion by dint of constancy?
    Source: Love at Second Sight (1916)
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
    Mary Wortley Montagu
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    Take back the beauty and wit you bestow upon me; leave me my own mediocrity of agreeableness and genius, but leave me also my sincerity, my constancy, and my plain dealing; 'Tis all I have to recommend me to the esteem either of others or myself.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
    Source: Speech Londen, 24 June 1872
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    The secret to success is constancy to purpose.
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