Quotes by succession
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Bernard M. Baruch
American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Sister Corita Kent
American artist, educator, and advocate for social justice 1918-1986
Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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.
Romanian-born religious leader (born James Donald Walters) 1926-2013
Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.
American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
I can't stand to sing the same song the same way two nights in succession, let alone two years or ten years. If you can, then it ain't music, it's close-order drill or exercise or yodeling or something, not music.
French priest 1912-2007
It's true that humanity has seen a succession of crises, wars and atrocities, but this negative side is offset by advances in technology and cultural exchanges.
French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
English writer 1775-1817
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
English writer 1894-1963
Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
English writer 1812-1870
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.
Josiah Gilbert Holland
American Author 1819-1881
One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures.
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