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As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge.
I'm just living each day, and I'm better equipped to do so. I mean, I used to be totally afraid, I used to have, like, permanent stage fright. But now I'm trying to have fun. I'm trying to bring as much happiness to as many people as possible.
Success and failure are both part of life. Both are not permanent.
As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not a career, but a mug's game. No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written: He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing.
T. S. Eliot
Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge.
You know, you don't have to have permanent opinions. You can think, every morning, 'I love the world' and go to bed every night thinking, 'I hate the world.'
The theory of permanent Muslim-Christian enmity, though it flourishes in the caves of Tora Bora and parts of the American academy, was long ago exploded by the historians.
On the first day of school, you got to be real careful where you sit. You walk into the classroom and just plunk your stuff down on any old desk, and the next thing you know the teacher is saying, 'I hope you all like where you're sitting, because these are your permanent seats.'
Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
Saddam's fate should be in the hands of his country men. They were the major victims of his brutal reign and should decide his life, death, or permanent imprisonment. Personally, I would lock him away forever.
Ronnie James Dio
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
G. H. Hardy
A mathematician, like a painter or poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.
G. H. Hardy
Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.
Franklin P. Jones
I tend to be pessimistic about everything: If things seem to be going good, I'm worried that it's going to end; if things are bad, then I'm worried that it's going to be permanent. It's not a very comfortable attitude to have all the time.
The only things that are really permanent are love, family, friendship, and that is a lesson. At the end of the day, that's really what it boils down to. The rest of it is just stuff.
So long as there is imperialism in the world, a permanent peace is impossible.
There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home.
Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal.
I don't mind being a permanent nightmare for the United States.
Principles are guidelines for human conduct that are proven to have enduring, permanent value.
In a democracy, power is not permanent.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
Robert Wilson Lynd
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.
Affirmative action was never meant to be permanent, and now is truly the time to move on to some other approach.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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