Quotes: constant

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  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    A wit should no more be sincere, than a woman constant; one argues a decay of parts, as to other of beauty.
  • Anthony J. D'Angelo
    Anthony J. D'Angelo
    American writer
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    Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.
  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    Constant repetition carries conviction.
  • Harold Pinter
    Harold Pinter
    English playwright, screenwriter and director 1930-2008
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    The crimes of the U.S. throughout the world have been systematic, constant, clinical, remorseless, and fully documented but nobody talks about them.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. Our nervous system isn't just a fiction, it's a part of our physical body, and our soul exists in space, and is inside us, like the teeth in our mouth. It can't be forever violated with impunity.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.
  • 'What comes next?' is the constant question I'm asked by outsiders eager to travel to the island. During the eleven years I traveled to Havana, very few Cubans I met on the island ever bothered to verbalize this question.
  • Bell Hooks
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    ...there is an element of Play that is almost ritualistic in Black folk life. It serves to mediate the tensions, stress, and pain of constant exploitation and oppression.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A constant smirk upon the face, and a whiffing activity of the body, are strong indications of futility.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
  • George Jean Nathan
    George Jean Nathan
    American criticus 1882-1958
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    A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
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    A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
  • A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state, and this state is constant.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    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.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
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    Art does not exist only to entertain, but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for truth.
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