Quotation Explorer - 'Constant'

A constant discomfort derives from this--writing these sentences, or any other for that matter--I am writing an ad for the war. With that, every utterance about freedom finishes. - Semezdin Mehmedinović
And so, wish becomes pang; the crave, an ache; pleasure, pain. Losing all its pleasure, anticipation cuts the opposite direction and becomes merely a constant, painful reminder of what they’ve lost, forever. - Geoffrey Wood
Perhaps it was Rudy who kept her sane, with the stupidity of his talk, his lemon-soaked hair, and his cockiness. He seemed to resonate with a kind of confidence that life was still nothing but a joke - an endless succession of soccer goals, trickery, and a constant repertoire of meaningless chatter. - Markus Zusak
Constant remembrance of the Almighty will bring you everlasting happiness and peace - Radhe Maa
It's better to do something with quality, no matter how long it takes you rather than do something mediocre, with constant quantity. - Auliq Ice
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles W. Eliot
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
There is in writing the constant joy of sudden discovery, of happy accident. - H.L. Mencken
What does ‘experience of the soul’ mean? It is a state of constant eternal bliss. - Dada Bhagwan
Through every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free and those who are conquered by it are made to suffer until they have the courage to defeat it, or death takes them. - Alexander the Great
Out upon it, I have loved Three whole days together! And am like to love three more, If it prove fair weather. Time shall moult away his wingsEre he shall discover In the whole wide world again Such a constant lover - John Suckling
No matter how fast weapons and technology evolve in the 21st century, one thing remains constant is that war is a human endeavor, a grueling contest between two learning and adaptive forces. Victory, therefore rests on how smart, how tough, and how dedicated our boots on the ground. - Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. - Aldous Huxley
Our work is directly proportional to the distances our dreams travel across, as force (power) is a constant factor - Israelmore Ayivor
Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnish'd and deck'd in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither? Such and so finely bolted didst thou seem. - William Shakespeare
The constant bombardment of the paranormal through media (Reality TV, Movies, Magazines etc.) is desensitizing our understanding of the cosmic warfare that is being waged by Satan. - Jonah Books.com
The world is a place of constant change. If we are open and ready to consider everything while remaining unbiased, we will be ready to accept these changes and utilize them to improve our lives. - Daniel Willey
Scars we have today are the constant reminder of our past. They are our auto energizer in our journey toward the future. No need to fear the scars. - Jean Nshimiyimana
Become addicted to constant and never-ending self improvement.
i've never believed in anything or anybody that needed constant praise. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Maybe we should live our lives in a constant state of expectation, always curious and excited about the possibilities that could unfold in front of us. Maybe it is our sense of vision that colors our reality. - Allison Fallon
Life is in a constant state of change and by evolving in the present with change - - Matthew Donnelly
What we often feel in ecstatic moments in this world - 'I don't ever want this to stop' - will be the constant thought of our hearts in that world. We shall think it, knowing that in fact it never WILL stop. - J.I. Packer
It takes a CONSTANT flowing of gas from the cylinder to keep the fire burning under your pot. WOOING your woman should be a continuous process. It should NEVER end after you get your yes from her. If you did a lot to get her, you should do more to keep her. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
Become a student of change. It is the only thing that will remain constant.
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer
Not wanting to die was another universal constant, it seemed. - Robert J. Sawyer
Only through a steady mind and constant faith can your desires manifest. - Stephen Richards
Sometimes life is nothing more that a mere constant battle of tug and war between what's best for you and what makes you happy. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he'll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer."[1967 interview] - Ray Bradbury
beware those quick to praise for they need praise in return beware those who are quick to censor they are afraid of what they do not know beware those who seek constant crowds for they are nothing alone - Charles Bukowski
This has always bothered me. If "Change" is the only constant how can we have absolutes? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings. - Okakura Kakuzo
Anyone that wants to live a successful life and a prosperous life has to know that life is wired in such a way that for you to survive and make it in life, CHANGE must be your constant companion. - Sunday Adelaja
We live in a world of constant noise which captures our minds even when we are not aware of it - Joost A. M. Meerloo
All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. For while in all other kinds of art it is possible to distinguish the matter from the form, and the understanding can always make this distinction, yet it is the constant effort of art to obliterate it. - Walter Pater
Use your intellect to guide you, and you will end up putting peopleoff. Rely on your emotions, and you will forever be pushed around.Force your will on others, and you will live in constant tension. Thereis no getting around it—people are hard to live with. - Natsume Soseki
Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant. - Lawrence Clark Powell
As a grown-up, you have the widest array of constant struggles and battles you need to win. Yet, the most challenging is making a child know he or she is the noblest and most gratifying cause of all. - Zoran Stojkovski
We're supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.
Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profiteth others and ourselves.
However, the serious seeker of detachment will have to embrace the Holy Trinity of Ss - Solitude, Stillness and Silence - and reject the new religion of Commotionism, which believes that the meaning of life is constant company, movement and noise. - Michael Foley
Change is the constant, the signal for rebirth, the egg of the phoenix. - Christina Baldwin
Small and fat and constantly facetious, straw- coloured and destitute of marks, he would have been practically indistinguishable hadn't his constant preference for light-grey clothes, for white hats, for very big cigars and very little stories, done what it could for his identity. - Henry James
My pain is constant and sharp, and I do not hope for a better world for anyone. - Bret Easton Ellis
Fighting makes us feel alive, until it kills us. If it doesn’t kill us, the pain of sitting alone with ourselves, quietly, under constant assault by our own thoughts and memories of war can easily be enough to make us wish we’d died in battle instead. - Agnostic Zetetic
Children accept many things adults will not accept, since the world of a child is a constant revelation without any need for knowledge of cause and effect. ("Miss Esperson") - August Derleth
While I know that the beautiful, the spiritual, and the sublime are today suspect, I have begun to stop resisting the constant urge to deny that beauty has a valid right to exist in contemporary art.
In a progressive country change is constant; ...change... is inevitable. - Benjamin Disraeli
Love is making friends with fear because fear is the constant companion of intimacy ~ and when you bring fear out of the darkness and into the light, you realize it was an illusion based on our own insecurities. - Allen L. Roland
The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant, systematic duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. - Boris Pasternak
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant. - Socrates
Where there is increase there is a constant flow of people - Sunday Adelaja
Aim and hit the target of excellence, with constant practice. Make success happen, by working to be the best at what you do. - Mark F. LaMoure
I am constant as the northern star, of whose true fix'd and resting quality there is no fellow in the firmament. - William Shakespeare
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were decievers ever,- One foot in the sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never. - William Shakespeare
It is not always the magnitude of the differences observed between species that must determine specific distinctions, but the constant preservation of those differences in reproduction. - Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' - Isaac Asimov
The American mirror, said the voice, the sad American mirror of wealth and poverty and constant useless metamorphosis, the mirror that sails and whose sails are pain. - Roberto Bolaño
Learn from the earliest days to insure your principles against the perils of ridicule; you can no more exercise your reason if you live in the constant dread of laughter, than you can enjoy your life if you are in the constant terror of death. - Sydney Smith
You know the great thing though? It's that change can be so constant that you don't even feel a difference until there is one. It can be so slow that you don't know that you life is better or worse until it is. Or it can blow you away--make you better in an instant.
America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement. - Alexis de Tocqueville
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair. - Samuel Johnson
What really keeps me going is the constant belief that it could all disappear tomorrow.
Change is inevitable! Repentance is the Christian constant! - Gary Rohrmayer
There is nothing in this world constant, but inconsistancy. - Jonathan Swift
To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle. - George Orwell
Individuals who are focused on becoming better are individuals not easily offended. You can only offend those who are not on a path of constant growth and enlightenment. - C. JoyBell C.
I welcome all butterflies into my heart because that feeling is a constant reminder of how alive and full of love I truly am. - Karen A. Baquiran
I am convinced that we as adults must constantly cling to, affirm, and celebrate with our children those things we love, sunsets, laughter, the taste of a good meal, the warmth of a hickory fire shared by real friends, the joy of discovery and accomplishment, the constant surprises of life. - Eliot Wigginton
We shouldn't live in a world where we live in constant terror. We need less dying and more living. We need less destroying and more building. We need less hate and more love. - Imania Margria
I am the one constant obstacle to my own momentum. - Pete Vellucci Jr.
Poetry is the struggle against the simplification, codification, and mummification of language, it serves as a constant redirect - moving us to the experience to which the words point. - Billy Marshall Stoneking
Constant dripping hollows out a stone. - Titus Lucretius Carus
Luckily, my job demands constant reading, otherwise I'd have to figure out some other excuse. - Maureen Corrigan
The sum of intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.
My constant prayer for myself is to be used in service for the greater good. - Oprah Winfrey
Subliminal influence, is the constant drive to the change in consumer choices. - Wayne Chirisa
Love drips like honey from the hive, constant, sweet, precious, into your heart each and every moment if you let it. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Culture is the study of perfection, and the constant effort to achieve it. - Allen Tate
Finally, this being America, there is the constant possibility of murder. - Bill Byrson
Contract law is essentially a defensive scorched-earth battleground where the constant question is, if my business partner was possessed by a brain-eating monster from beyond spacetime tomorrow, what is the worst thing they could do to me? - Charles Stross
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. - Charles William Eliot
A constant human error: to believe in an end to one's fantasies. Our daydreams are the measure of our unreachable truth. The secret of all things lies in the emptiness of the formula that guard them. - Floriano Martins
Life is an endless sea of admiration, in constant collision with those who have aspired, to feel inspired once again. - James C. Emlund
Empowered Women 101: A confident woman knows that forgiving is important, but sticking around for constant abuse isn't being confident; it is called being a doormat. - Shannon L. Alder
Like life, love is a constant adventure and a constant process. It is not a possession. - Debasish Mridha
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude. - Martin Luther King Jr.
A woman in love respects and raises up her man. She is his constant source of support. She matches his heart and passions with her own. She sees the very best in him, even when he does not. She is his foundation; what he returns home to. - Elizabeth Bourgeret
Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due. - Domitus Ulpian
Change is inevitable. In a progressive country change is constant. - Benjamin Disraeli
There was so much about our past that I still didn't understand, and I wasn't one to tell the future. I could only tell the way the world worked. History was a tangled thing, people were resilient, and the one constant law of the world was that it would heal. - Yovanoff, Brenna
I don't like the memories because the tears come easily, and once again I break my promise to myself for this day. It's a constant battle. a war between remembering and forgetting. - E.E. Cummings
The whole world is in constant motion. The earth moves, the clouds move, the waves move and we too must move. Move and reach the destination of your choice. - RVM
Let's make our existence more joyous, fulfilled and full of positive adventures... Let's add more vivid colors to life in the world around us: making it happier, merrier, easier, healthier, tastier and brighter! Our project is a constant source of inspiration to support these ideas. - Sahara Sanders
When we focus our thoughts on something, we resonate with it. When that resonance is constant and directed, we draw it to us. - Stephen Richards
Life turns, and returns death. Where death digs its claws into the grave only to pull out life, as a baby from a womb; and the recycle of air, the recycle of struggles that never achieve satisfaction, in a constant turning world, of an untuned universe. - Anthony Liccione
Shuddha upayog (applied awareness of the Self, The Soul) means to be able to see the Soul and the Body of the other person as separate. The constant contemplation of ‘I am pure Soul (Shuddhatma)’ is shukladhyan (pure contemplation as the Self). - Dada Bhagwan
The healing is my working out my salvation. The need constant because my desire for seperateness constantly wrestles with my need for oneness with Jesus. The search for Jesus is bigger, deeper and agonizing. - W. Scott Lineberry
The weak are dominated by their ego, the wise dominate their ego, and the intelligent are in a constant struggle against their ego. - Hamza Yusuf
Love, Hope, and Reverence are realities of a different order from the senses, but they are positive and constant facts, always active, always working out mighty changes in human life. - Elizabeth Blackwell
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. - Confucius
The constant free flow of communication amount us-enabling the free interchange of ideas-forms the very bloodstream of our nation. It keeps the mind and body of our democracy eternally vital, eternally young. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Men are not naturally faithful creatures. They have an ego that is in constant need of stroking and usually anything in a skirt fits that need. I never feel the need to make a man jealous in retribution for his infidelity. I simply pick up the wine and find a new taster... - Virginia Alison
I like living, breathing better than working...my art is that of living. Each second, each breath is a work which is inscribed nowhere, which is neither visual nor cerebral, it's a sort of constant euphoria. - Marcel Duchamp
It is very sad to see children live like orphans while their parents are still alive. After all, children need the constant love of parents. - Gugu Mona
Though my appetite for food grew frail, my hunger for books was constant. - Diane Setterfield
Visualize yourself doing what is best for you. Commit yourself to excellence. Transform yourself into an excellent person, with constant practice and perseverance. Enjoy and relish the process. - Mark F. LaMoure
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without. - Joseph Addison
Car il n'y a pour l'homme demeuré libre, de souci plus constant, plus cuisant que de chercher un être devant qui s'incliner. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Art does not exist only to entertain -- but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for the truth. - Barbra Streisand
the only constant home you can find is within the heart of your true love,its where you can feel safe even when the whole world start collapsing - Ha7
If Molly had not been so entirely loyal to her friend, she might havethought this constant brilliancy a little tiresome when brought intoevery-day life; it was not the sunshiny rest of a placid lake, it wasrather the glitter of the pieces of a broken mirror, which confusesand bewilders. - Elizabeth Gaskell
Excellence is a journey and a constant process. It is never a final destination. Have fun and enjoy it as a lifetime self-improvement program. Polish yourself for excellence. Glitter and sparkle for success. - Mark F. LaMoure
Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign. - William Cowper
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility. - Charles Caleb Colton
Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistence and sweeps away all obstacles.
I try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face. - Johnny Depp
It is supposed to be true that those who do not know history are condemned to repeat it. I dont believe knowing can save us. What is constant in history is greed and foolishness and a love of blood and this is a thing that even God - who knows all that can be known - seems powerless to change. - Cormac McCarthy
There is a constant conflict between What you're and What I think YOU ARE! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves. - T.S. Eliot
Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. - Washington Irving
Thanks to his constant habit of shaking the bottle in which life handed him the wine of experience, he presently found the taste of the lees rising as usual into his draught. - Henry James
Idealizing life is surely quite unrealistic, however, it is much better than living in constant despair. - Eraldo Banovac
One’s skill is never complete, one’s knowledge is forever lacking, one’s taste is invariably altered, one’s opinion ever subject to controversy. There is a complete and constant urge towards improvement. - Andrew Loomis
Every decision, every single one, comes with a price to pay. It means you chose one thing over another, always. Whether you chose right or wrong, that cost remains constant. It's a permanent life tax. That's where taxes come from. - Hubert Martin
One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. To remain in touch with the past requires a love of memory. To remain in touch with the past requires a constant imaginative effort. - Gaston Bachelard
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
The key to wisdom is this -- constant and frequent questioning ... for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth. - Pierre Abélard
Jesus came to give us life so unimaginably beyond anything that we could ever hope to conceptualize that wonder cannot help but be our constant companion. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume. - Noam Chomsky
Aloneness is a gift. A beautiful gift to the human soul. True and consistent satisfaction comes from the bond you form with yourself. Nobody else is a constant - Mohadesa Najumi
In human life, art may arise from almost any activity, and once it does so, it is launched on a long road of exploration, invention, freedom to the limits of extravagance, interference to the point of frustration, finally discipline, controlling constant change and growth. - Susanne Langer
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge. - Isaac Asimov
Just as some books are so beautiful and intriguing that you never want to put them down, forever eager of what lies beyond the scope of a single page, so you never cease to intrigue me, leaving me in constant yearning of all that resides within you. - Katie Douglas
Motherhood is a constant battle of wanting to go to bed early so you can catch up on sleep and wanting to stay awake so you can enjoy some peace and sanity! - Tanya Masse
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. - Grenville Kleiser
Memorizing and regurgitating are not science. Real science is a constant investigation of the unknown. - Abhijit Naskar
Life is a constant process of dying. - Arthur Schopenhauer
P60- one does not liberate people by alienating them. P62- consciousness is the constant unveiling of reality. - Paulo Freire
Want To Be A Constant State Of Unconscious Mind To Know Myself. - venky Naidu
Beauty in its simplest form doesn't need appraisal or constant change; it is viewed and valued with grace and honesty for what it is and criticizing it will only demean its value. - Christine Hallfeldt
Evolution is constant. Evolving better is individual’s conscience. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment.
Art does not exist only to entertain, but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for truth. - Barbra Streisand
Mind is obsessed with fleeting illusions, while Spirit is constant and free. - Reza Mohamed
Every touch of you on my skin has burnt and etched your name on my soul. Whenever I close my eyes and try to feel myself, all I can hear is constant echoes of your name in my head, and all I can feel is the constant longing for the darkness. - Akshay Vasu
My life is a constant struggle between what they want me to be, what I want me to be, and who I’m being instead. - Kyle Schmalenberg
Life needs a constant change, minds needs the constant change, only thing that is permanent in the world is change. - Santosh Kalwar
The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence. - Adolf Hitler
We are not strong enough to stand up against endless grief, And yet pain is the constant drone of life. So if we are to have any happiness at all, it is only in the passing instant. - Charles Frazier
If coffee were like dreams, then I would be wired in constant bliss, never needing sleep to live out my dreams. - Anthony Liccione
When we are in constant pain, we cannot empathize with others, nor can we help them. It is only when we allow ourselves to open up to our own nourishment that we are free to feed the rest of the world. And thus, to attend to one's own suffering is the most selfless act. - Vironika Tugaleva
What is constant? Is the mind anything more than a conglomeration of thoughts? Where is the mind apart from thought? If there is no thought, can there be a mind? They cancel each other out, do they not? - Enza Vita
But only in mad people fear goes on constant night and day, wearing one ditch in the mind that all thoughts must travel in. - Josephine Johnson
My mind is in a state of constant rebellion. I believe that will always be so. - George Mallory
The waters of spirituality are forever changing and forever constant. Prejudice or fixed ideas can only weigh you down and remove you from the flow. - The Book of Metanoia (D. Williamsen) - Dannye Williamsen
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times. - Niccolò Machiavelli
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living. - Booker T. Washington
We are always in a constant state of conspiracies, at least thats what they keep telling us... - Faith Brashear
Our world needs more time to wonder and reflect but there is too much fast paced constant distraction. Mister Rogers. - Amy Hollingsworth
Success is transient. Failure makes us diligent. But yearning to succeed is constant. - Debasish Mridha
Life is such a journey on a sea of constant waves and splashing desires. - Nadina Boun
To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle. - George Orwell
A diligent man spends his time in constant work. - Sunday Adelaja
Telling the future by looking at the past assumes that conditions remain constant. This is like driving a car by looking in the rearview mirror.
As change is a constant as our houses, our money, our friends, our things and even our lovers can always disappear - the one thing that we will always remain the closest to, will be our minds and our bodies. - lauren klarfeld
Probe deeply enough, under the slickest façade of confidence, and you tapped a vein of self-doubt or a hidden fear. Irrational fears and baseless doubts, many of them, but that was precisely why constant reassurance was necessary to the human animal. - Barbara Michaels
Change is inevitable. Change is constant. - Benjamin Disraeli
Do we not each dream of dreams? Do we not dance on the notes of lostmemories? Then are we not each dreamers of tomorrow and yesterday, since dreamsplay when time is askew? Are we not all adrift in the constant sea of trial and when all is done, do we not all yearn for ships to carry us home? - Nathan Reese Maher
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship. - Dorothy Parker
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