If the gods listened to the prayers of men, all humankind would quickly perish since they constantly pray for many evils to befall one another. - Epicurus
Why would we want fame, when God promises us glory? Why would we be seeking the wealth of the world when the wealth of heaven is ours? Why would we run for a crown that will perish with time, when we're called to win a crown that is imperishable? - Paul David Washer
Foe unvanquished, I will not perish in the field; I will be born again to take up the halberd seven more times. - Kuribayashi Tadamichi
Nihilism is…not only the belief that everything deserves to perish; but one actually puts one shoulder to the plough; one destroys. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Logic is like the sword--those who appeal to it shall perish by it. - Samuel Butler
Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. - Virginia Woolf
All dogmas perish the thinking mind, especially ones you agree with.
Great things seem complex and cause the nations to rush towards the minor things that seem easy to reach, hence, they perish. And again my memory echoes…my people die for lack of knowledge. - Blaise Tshibwabwa
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish. - Alfred Adler
A child of my own! Oh, no, no, no! Let my flesh perish with me, and let me not transmit to anyone the boredom and ignominiousness of life. - Gustave Flaubert
He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for whoso laboureth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil. - Walter Raleigh
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools - Martin Luther King Jr.
A man is seated on top of a tree in the midst of a burning forest. He sees all living beings perish. But he doesn’t realize that the same fate is soon to overtake him also. That man is fool. - Mahavira
People will perish, but books are immortal. (Pompeii) - Robert Harris
Some of us die long before our last breath. We perish in the fire of love, reduced to ashes in the consuming blaze. No, we do not die when our hearts cease to beat, but when they start beating the first timefor somebody else. - Shakieb Orgunwall
Crowns and thrones are all bodies which rise and perish and leave the world as it is. - Auliq Ice
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Good example of Love is forgiveness and to Love is to pray for ones soul not to perish - kaMajola Nhepera
Some of us die long before our last breath. We perish in the fire of love, reduced to ashes in the consuming blaze. No, we do not die when our hearts cease to beat, but when they start beating the first timefor someone else. - Shakieb Orgunwall
Whatever the reason, too many are no longer willing to call evil by its name. There is no vision. And when there is no vision, the people perish. - Glenn Beck
Many a man was caused to perish by something that he and many men cherish. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There, amongst the angry water was the glow of green eyes, hundreds of them encompassed the entire area...We were completely and totally surrounded. They all hung just below the water waiting for a sign to attack. There was no hope. We would all perish... - Meredith T. Taylor
You cannot run away from a weakness; you must sometimes fight it out or perish. And if that be so, why not now, and where you stand? - Robert Louis Stevenson
...and that this country shall have a new birth of freedom, and that this government, of the people, for the people, by the people, shall not perish from the Earth. - Abraham Lincoln
If a nation is ruled by two kings, both the kings and their subjects will perish.
If a man does not die in the womb or perish at birth, God has a great purpose for him. - Matshona Dhliwayo
THOUGH you are in your shining days,Voices among the crowdAnd new friends busy with your praise,Be not unkind or proud,But think about old friends the most:Time's bitter flood will rise,Your beauty perish and be lostFor all eyes but these eyes. - W.B. Yeats
The sacrifice ‘of’ self for the greater good is the greatest calling imaginable, and it is the bedrock of the greatest nations. The sacrifice ‘for’ self is the most pathetic calling imaginable, and it is the quicksand within which nations perish. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
To make a choice not to sacrifice is to decide that I am better off allowing a life to perish than release the resources I possess that might allow it to thrive. And because of choices such as these, the life that I am really allowing to perish is mine. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. - H. G. Wells
Logic is like the sword: those who appeal to it shall perish by it. - Samuel Butler
For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son [Stalin], so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him. - Austin 3:16
Having been ripped open and drained by the crowd When I enter my home, Many homes seem to be waiting for me to give a shape to this life which is about to perish. - Suman Pokhrel
We possess art lest we perish of the truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Write or perish in the banality of mediocrity! - Thomas K. Matthews
Through our scientific and technological genius we've made of this world a neighborhood. And now through our moral and ethical commitment we must make of it a brotherhood. We must all learn to live together as brothers—or we will all perish together as fools. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Woman, the child of so many tears shall never perish. - Ambrose of Milan
Most of us will perish before knowing who we are and why we came here. - Debasish Mridha
In many instances, the failures of my greatest schemes ultimately lead to the fulfillment of my greatest successes. Therefore, God will allow our most cherished dreams to perish so that we might turn and seek out His most cherished plans. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Only he qualifies to be an INDIVIDUAL, who has created an IMAGE for himself, in tune with his INTRINSIC NATURE, for majority only succumb to the human stupidity and perish! - Ramana Pemmaraju
The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love. - W. Somerset Maugham
Miserable mortals who, like leaves, at one moment flame with life, eating the produce of the land, and at another moment weakly perish. - Homer
Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I've tasted of desire,I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twiceI think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would suffice. - Robert Frost
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. -John, Apostle (and brother?) of Jesus, The Bible (RSV, non-Catholic), 3:16 - John Apostle
Visible objects therefore do not perish utterly, since nature repairs one thing from another and allows nothing to be born without the aid of another's death. - Titus Lucretius Carus