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A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
No violent extreme endures.
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.
A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth - and endures all the rest.
In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Nothing endures but change.
There are some things that we know are just not as pleasant as the lies that we tell ourselves, and in that sense in order to endure existence everyone endures a certain amount of dishonesty in their everyday lives.
So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter.
Zora Neale Hurston
One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures.
J. G. Holland
A man endures misfortune without complaint.
Who's to say that there is any more support for Freud's psychoanalytic concept of the superego than there is for that old time religion that asserted that there is a God who ordains what is right and wrong, and that His righteousness endures for all generations?
Judaism will be enmeshed in pride and shame for as long as it endures. But to endure as a country, Israel must shun both these tendencies.
The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
The manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.
There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
J. G. Holland
Fox News is nothing if not impressive. No matter how harsh the criticism it endures, the network somehow always manages to prove itself even worse than we had previously imagined.
I learned from the example of my father that the manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.
Anything that endures over time sacrifices its ability to make an impression.
Money takes wings. The only thing that endures is character.
O. J. Simpson
Everything seems to be going faster and faster. It's really harder to create something that endures. The New York City Ballet has succeeded in doing that.
I sometimes feel that if your book sells more than 20 years, then there's something in it that you can say, gee, I did something that endures, that's timeless.
Nuclear is not only emissions-free, but renewing our commitment to nuclear power will create countless jobs at a time when our nation endures nearly double-digit unemployment.
As the Constitution endures, persons in every generation can invoke its principles in their own search for greater freedom.
It's such a tragedy that man endures in killing his brother and his own kind, putting him in jail and insane asylums, letting him lay out in the street.
I'm not going chic, I swear. The geek endures. But, I mean, a snazzy cool suit looks good.
In terms of characters I wish I had created - just because I haven't dealt with anything like them - I'm really impressed by characters who can endure over time, whether that be a long series run like a Harry Bosch, or a character who endures over generations and continues to please readers: Sherlock Holmes.
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