Quotes: short-lived

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
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