Quotation Explorer - 'Short-Lived'

The website increases my excitement when I read, Hark, the pies are calling! My excitement is short-lived, however. I read the page again and realize that it is pipes that are calling, not pies as I had hoped. I am disappointed. I personally react better to the call of pies. - Aefa Mulholland
There's never peace in war....perhaps it exists in one's mind at the time.. however short-lived - Will Leamon
Love without truth and honor is licentious in nature. Love without commitment is promiscuous and fleeting. Love without virtue and understanding is savage and selfish. Love without respect is short-lived. Love without these conditions is without God. - David W. Stevens
Foolish wise folk sneer at you; foolish wise folk would pull up the useless lilies, the needless roses, from the garden, would plant in their places only serviceable wholesome cabbage. But the Gardener knowing better, plants the silly short-lived flowers; foolish wise folk, asking for what purpose. - Jerome K. Jerome
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived. - Abraham Lincoln
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
Perfection is inexistent. It is the short-lived joy of muddling in the dips of a superficial life in a bid to bury who we really are. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
It’s that short-lived happiness, which empowers us to bear; long-lasting pain in living. - Aniruddha Sastikar
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