Quotes 1 till 7 of 7.
British author 1892-19830
But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features. Tears, for example.
American writer 1902-19830
Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice.
Charles Evans Hughes
American statesman and Republican politician 1862-19480
I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-19100
Intellectual ''work'' is misnamed; it is a pleasure, a dissipation, and is its own highest reward.
Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
British Philosopher 1820-19030
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
Katherine Anne Porter
American short-story writer 1890-19800
They had both noticed that a life of dissipation sometimes gave to a face the look of gaunt suffering spirituality that a life of asceticism was supposed to give and quite often did not.