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They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and certain: and it is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
Fame doesn't fulfill you. It warms you a bit, but that warmth is temporary.
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
William Butler Yeats
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program.
Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
Good parties create a temporary youthfulness.
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
James Russell Lowell
Beauty is only temporary, but your mind lasts you a lifetime.
Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
William Arthur Ward
One of the best temporary cures for pride and affectation is seasickness; a man who wants to vomit never puts on airs.
With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one - but no one at all - can tell you what to read and when and how.
Pain is temporary, film is forever.
Michael J. Fox
Traditional investment vehicles such as IRAs, CDs, stocks and bonds do have their place, but for the rich, they are used more as temporary storage facilities rather than life-long homes.
They tell me a revival is only temporary; so is a bath, but it does you good.
Lust is temporary, romance can be nice, but love is the most important thing of all. Because without love, lust and romance will always be short-lived.
Increased government spending can provide a temporary stimulus to demand and output but in the longer run higher levels of government spending crowd out private investment or require higher taxes that weaken growth by reducing incentives to save, invest, innovate, and work.
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