Quotes: extinguished

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  • 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.
  • Burton
    Burton
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    Gluttony is the source of all our infirmities and the fountain of all our diseases. As fire extinguished by an excess of fuel, so is the natural health of the body destroyed by an intemperate diet.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    I know a love may be revived which absence, inconstancy, or even infidelity has extinguished, but there is no returning from a dégoût given by satiety.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    If all feeling for grace and beauty were not extinguished in the mass of mankind at the actual moment, such a method of locomotion as cycling could never have found acceptance; no man or woman with the slightest aesthetic sense could assume the ludicrous position necessary for it.
  • Viktor E. Frankl
    Viktor E. Frankl
    Austrian psychiatrist 1905-
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    Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    Man's goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Many heroes lived before Agamemnon; but all are unknown and unwept, extinguished in everlasting night, because they have no spirited chronicler.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    The hope that poverty and ignorance may gradually be extinguished, derives indeed much support from the steady progress of the working classes during the nineteenth century.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    The thirst after happiness is never extinguished in the heart of man.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.
  • Without energy life would be extinguished instantaneously, and the cellular fabric would collapse.
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