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.
  • '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.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.
  • As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered, notwithstanding the constant loss.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    Beauty is variable, ugliness is constant.
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