Quotation Explorer - 'Preserving'

People never remember happiness with the care that they lavish on preserving every detail of their suffering. - Edward St. Aubyn
Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of the United States as our fathers made it inviolate. The people of the United States are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution. - Abraham Lincoln
"Nothing for preserving the body like having no heart."
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness. - George Santayana
Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs, Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes, Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers’ tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet. - William Shakespeare
Family connexions were always worth preserving, good company always worth seeking. - Jane Austen
Few things are as exhilarating and challenging for a man as winning a woman’s heart.Few things are as efficient in preserving your marriage as doing it every day, for the rest of your life. - Zoran Stojkovski
Preservation of the past has been one of humankind’s chief preoccupations for centuries, although I am not convinced much of it is worth preserving. - Chris Flynn
Preserving health by too severe a rule is a worrisome malady. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
There is no such thing as a worthless book though there are some far worse than worthless; no book that is not worth preserving, if its existence may be tolerated; as there may be some men whom it may be proper to hang, but none should be suffered to starve. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
That peace, safety, and concord may be the portion of our native land, and be long enjoyed by our fellow-citizens, is the most ardent wish of my heart, and if I can be instrumental in procuring or preserving them, I shall think I have not lived in vain. - Thomas Jefferson
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. - George Washington
Every Christian should be both conservative and radical; conservative in preserving the faith and radical in applying it. - John R.W. Stott
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