Quotes: succession

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  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
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    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.
  • Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A person can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.
  • 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.
  • Kriyananda
    Kriyananda
    Romanian-born religious leader (born James Donald Walters) 1926-2013
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    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.
  • Billie Holiday
    Billie Holiday
    American jazz musician and singer-songwriter 1915-1959
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    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.
  • Abbe Pierre
    Abbe Pierre
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    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.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    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.
  • Max Muller
    Max Muller
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    No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days.
  • Josiah Gilbert Holland
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
    American Author 1819-1881
    Josiah Gilbert Holland
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    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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