cease quotes

The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.Honore de Balzac

Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.Andre Breton

Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us - never cease to instruct - never cloy.Charles Caleb Colton

To cease to admire is a proof of deterioration.Charles Horton Cooley

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.John Cotton Dana

They who are all things to their neighbors cease to be anything to themselves.Norman Douglas

The church which ceases to be evangelistic will soon cease to be evangelical.Alexander Duff

When you cease to exist, then who will you blame?Bob Dylan

Full disclosure: I went to university as an eager young feminist for many reasons - to get away from my parents, to soak up literature and knowledge, to cease being a child, to expand my mind and my world.Janine di Giovanni

All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.T. S. Eliot

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.Epictetus

A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.Elizabeth Gaskell

That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident.William Hazlitt

We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it.William Hazlitt

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.Aldous Huxley

Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.Aldous Huxley

The problem with allowing God a role in the history of life is not that science would cease, but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge the existence of something important which is outside the boundaries of natural science.Phillip E. Johnson

You cease to move into yourself, away from others. You give up your antagonism. You begin to move toward others in love. God moved toward you in gracious, outgoing love, and you move toward others in that same outgoing love.E. Stanley Jones

Now that I am a deputy, I will cease to be an agitator.Lajos Kossuth

There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave.Louis Kronenberger