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Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only when human sorrows are turned into a toy with glaring colors will baby people become interested - for a while at least. The people are a very fickle baby that must have new toys every day.
Woman is always fickle - foolish is he who trusts her.
Fame is fickle, and I know it. It has its compensations but it also has its drawbacks, and I've experienced them both.
Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live.
Even the most fickle are faithful to a few bad habits.
Designers are very fickle. I never wanted to be a victim of that. You're in one minute, out the next.
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
The passion for money is never fickle.
What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress who ever eludes his grasp?
For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock.
Human memory is short and terribly fickle.
Janine di Giovanni
It's far too much to say that effective hoping is the only - or even the biggest - part of what it takes to succeed. If 14% of business productivity can be attributed to hope, that means 86% is dependent on raw talent, fickle business cycles, the quality of the product you're selling, and often pure, dumb luck.
The skating community is very fickle. And with me, they're especially fickle for whatever reason. Maybe I bring it on myself, but if you don't prove yourself and you don't skate consistently, then they can very easily write you off and bring somebody from behind you and put them in your place.
Success is fickle, but creativity is a gift.
My second husband believed I had such a fickle attitude to friendship that each Friday he would update the list of my 'Top Ten' friends in the manner of a Top Of The Pops chart countdown.
TV is a fickle business. I'm only good for the length of my contract.
Our criteria for deciding what's good and what's bad is very fickle, especially in this country.
As the world's getting filled with temptations, we're getting a bit frivolous and a bit fickle.
If 'Party of Five' hadn't done well, it would have been a bunch of names involved in the demise. But if 'Time of Your Life' doesn't do well, it will be my name. You have to prepare for the worst. This is a very fickle business.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
I've never been a fast reader. I'm fickle; I don't finish books I start; I put a book aside for five, ten years and then take it up again.
Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting - make sure you get an education too.
Ambition drives you on, ability certainly helps, but the fickle finger of fate and luck are great things.
History is fickle. We know that. The good and bad come around and go around, and go around again. There are recessions and depressions and economic boom and bust.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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