Quotation Explorer - 'Permanently'

There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.
One may lack words to express the impact of beauty but no one who has felt it remains untouched. It is renewal, enlargement, intensification. The parks preserve it permanently in the inheritance of the American citizens. - Bernard DeVoto
But penetration was a big deal. They protected their anuses the way girls protected their hymen in high school, believing that allowing anything beyond their holy gates would permanently corrupt them. - Maggie Young
Do not trust a person without scars. If they have no scars, then it means someone else is wearing theirs, usually unfairly, and usually permanently. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
His body had almost no hair and his naked little circumcised johnson was nearly as pale as the rest of him, white as a boy's - perhaps over time one's genitals emerge from the pots and bubbling vats of love permanently stained, like the hands of a wool dyer. - Michael Chabon
My mother once said that having a small child is like having a permanently drunk houseguest. - Moira Hodgson
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. - James A. Garfield
If all of our sins, bad habits, and poor choices were permanently inked into our skin like tattoos, we would all dress quite modestly. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I believe that the mind can be permanently profaned by the habit of attending to trivial things. - Henry David Thoreau
I might’ve found a way to cure them. Crystal said in a jumble of words. Cure them? Permanently? Yes sir. He thought about this a moment before speaking, You’ve got two weeks, can you do it by then? That’s plenty of time sir, thank you. - Julia Barkey
We are temporarily immortal, until we have fulfilled God's plans for our lives...then we become temporarily mortal, waiting to become permanently immortal at last - Israelmore Ayivor
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience. - M. Scott Peck
The reason we have such a difficult time losing weight permanently is not because we are making bad choices, but because we are not stopping our automatic subconscious programmed behaviors in their tracks. - Elaine Moran
Sow success and hope unto others, and more success and hope becomes what you permanently reap. - Auliq Ice
Illusion (maya) cannot enter where there is ‘light’ (enlightenment, awareness). Once darkness falls, illusion will enter there. The Gnani Purush can arrange for your illusion to go away permanently. - Dada Bhagwan
What made me run away was doubtless not so much the fear of settling down, but of settling down permanently in something ugly. - Albert Camus
Truthful hearts have clear blue skies permanently hidden and bound to thrive from the accusing mists of doubts and lies." ~ ~ an excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas. They're never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal. - Lenore Hershey
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains. - Walt Whitman
Each of us has empty spaces in our heart that go through life being filled temporarily, by the various people we meet along the way. The trick is to find what needs to remain permanently filled in our soul and what needs to be filled occasionally through encounters. - Shannon L. Alder
Don't let your teeth make you lose respect by permanently keeping them opened for the sake of being friendly. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful. - Amy Bloom
The shrewd may gain temporarily, but the wise gain permanently. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
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