Quotes 1 till 12 of 12.
Roman poet 65-8 BC0
Anger is a momentary madness, so control your passion or it will control you.
American art historian 1865-19590
Government is the art of the momentary feasible, of the least bad attainable, and not of the rationally most desirable.
English writer and cleric 1771-18450
Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect.
O what is life, if we must hold it thus as wind-blown sparks hold momentary fire?.
American basketball player and head coach 1910-20100
Passion is momentary; love is enduring.
English poet 1795-18210
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
American Educator, Social Activist 1912-0
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher 1922-19950
Sex is a momentary itch, love never lets you go.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-17730
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
The best part of being blonde is forgivable momentary lapses of common sense.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
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.
Roman emperor 121-1800
When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.