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Definition of Fleeting

Fleeting

  1. of Fleet
  2. Passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments.

Fleeting Quotations

Can I jump over two or three guys like I used to? No. Am I as fast as I used to be? No, but I still have the fundamentals and smarts. That's what enables me to still be a dominant player. As a kid growing up, I never skipped steps. I always worked on fundamentals because I know athleticism is fleeting.
Kobe Bryant

Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person's thoughts.
Sam Harris

Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate.
W. H. Auden

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The satisfaction derived from the fleeting things of life is not lasting; and our wants remain unfulfilled. There is thus a general sense of dissatisfaction accompanied by all kinds of worries.
Meher Baba
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Fleeting Translations

fleeting in French is fugitif
fleeting in Italian is volatile
fleeting in Spanish is fugaz
fleeting in Swedish is flyktig
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