Quotes: momentary

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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
  • Bernard Berenson
    Bernard Berenson
    American art historian 1865-1959
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    Government is the art of the momentary feasible, of the least bad attainable, and not of the rationally most desirable.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
  • Ada Cambridge
    Ada Cambridge
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    O what is life, if we must hold it thus as wind-blown sparks hold momentary fire?.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Passion is momentary; love is enduring.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
  • John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
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    Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-1995
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    Sex is a momentary itch, love never lets you go.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
  • Caity Lotz
    Caity Lotz
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    The best part of being blonde is forgivable momentary lapses of common sense.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.
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