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Definition of Stability

Stability

  1. The state or quality of being stable, or firm; steadiness; firmness; strength to stand without being moved or overthrown; as, the stability of a structure; the stability of a throne or a constitution.
  2. Steadiness or firmness of character, firmness of resolution or purpose; the quality opposite to fickleness, irresolution, or inconstancy; constancy; steadfastness; as, a man of little stability, or of unusual stability.
  3. Fixedness; -- as opposed to fluidity.

Stability Quotations

So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Haniel Long

People respond in accordance to how you relate to them. If you approach them on the basis of violence, that's how they'll react. But if you say, 'We want peace, we want stability,' we can then do a lot of things that will contribute towards the progress of our society.
Nelson Mandela

Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.
Ho Chi Minh

The war on drugs is not being won, and it continues to threaten stability and democracy not only in the Andes but throughout the Caribbean as well, where tiny police and military forces are outclassed by the sophisticated equipment in the hands of traffickers passing through the region on the way to their market in this country.
Elliott Abrams

There is no stability without solidarity and no solidarity without stability.
Jose Manuel Barroso
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Stability Translations

stability in Latin is stabilitas
stability in Spanish is estabilidad
stability in Swedish is stabiliteten