Quotes: dissipation

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  • Rebecca West
    Rebecca West
    British author 1892-1983
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    But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features. Tears, for example.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
    Eric Hoffer
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    Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice.
  • Charles Evans Hughes
    Charles Evans Hughes
    American statesman and Republican politician 1862-1948
    Charles Evans Hughes
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    I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Intellectual ''work'' is misnamed; it is a pleasure, a dissipation, and is its own highest reward.
  • Margaret Deland
    Margaret Deland
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    Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
  • Herbert Spencer
    Herbert Spencer
    British Philosopher 1820-1903
    Herbert Spencer
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    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
    Katherine Anne Porter
    American short-story writer 1890-1980
    Katherine Anne Porter
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    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.
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