Quotes: continual

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  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    A man's life of any worth is a continual allegory.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A good conscience is a continual feast.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of its world and the continual expansion and improvement of the human lot as we are today.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity.
  • Andrei Sakharov
    Andrei Sakharov
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    For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.
  • William Dean Howells
    William Dean Howells
    American writer, criticus 1837-1920
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    He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
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    I had learned to have a perfect nausea for the theatre: the continual repetition of the same words and the same gestures, night after night, and the caprices, the way of looking at life, and the entire rigmarole disgusted me.
  • Ben Harper
    Ben Harper
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    I'm really looking forward to, not more of the same, but a continual growth.
  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
    Robertson Davies
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    If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual.
  • Blanche Lincoln
    Blanche Lincoln
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    Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
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    It's important to travel and move and have a continual set of experiences so you've got more to feed back into your work. For me, it's a natural thing.
  • Thomas Hobbes
    Thomas Hobbes
    British philosopher 1588-1679
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    Man is distinguished, not only by his reason; but also by this singular passion from other animals... which is a lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight in the continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceeds the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
  • Peter Carey
    Peter Carey
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    My greatest pleasure is to invent. My continual mad ambition is to make something true and beautiful that never existed in the world before.
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