How frequently are the honesty and integrity of a man disposed of by a smile or a shrug. How many good and generous actions have been sunk into oblivion by a distrustful look, or stamped with the imputation of bad motives, by a mysterious and seasonable whisper!
Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; and thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of the demons. - Aldous Huxley
Leave behind the passive dreaming of a rose-tinted future. The energy of happiness exists in living today with roots sunk firmly in reality's soil. - Daisaku Ikeda
Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. - George Orwell
No matter how many times you get sunk in life, but there have been always a new hope and opportunity to rise. - Anshul Dubey
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity – its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
As illusory attachment (moha) spread, one sunk deeper and deeper into the pit. - Dada Bhagwan
You walked into my heart, Without my permission And the more I've tried to hold on to the control, They deeper you have sunk. Your a love I can't grasp hold of, maybe that's why it scares that absolute shit out of me. - Nikki Rowe