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Definition of Perpetuation

Perpetuation

  1. The act of making perpetual, or of preserving from extinction through an endless existence, or for an indefinite period of time; continuance.

Perpetuation Quotations

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
Richard Dawkins

The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.
Henry Miller

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.
Daniel Webster

Do not despise the fish because they are absolutely unable to speak or to reason, but fear lest you may be even more unreasonable than they by resisting the command of the Creator. Listen to the fish, who through their actions all but utter this word: 'We set out on this long journey for the perpetuation of our species.'
Saint Basil

The perpetuation of slavery, the exile and extermination of American Indians, and the passage of Jim Crow laws weren't carried out at the bidding of a few malefactors of great wealth.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Perpetuation Translations

perpetuation in German is Verewigung
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