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In the presence of eternity, the mountains are as transient as the clouds.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Owing to ignorance of the rope the rope appears to be a snake; owing to ignorance of the Self the transient state arises of the individualized, limited, phenomenal aspect of the Self.
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
There have been people I've warmed to over the years but, as the situation I'm in is so fleeting and transient, I've always known it's going to be over kind of real quick.
History proves that all dictatorships, all authoritarian forms of government are transient. Only democratic systems are not transient. Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.
Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.
Stephen Jay Gould
Catch, then, O catch the transient hour; Improve each moment as it flies!
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.
I think character is permanent, and issues are transient.
To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!
Walter Savage Landor
If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.
I became good at defending myself, but as far as I was concerned, that was a transient skill.
Maybe I don't believe things myself, as well. Truth is such a transient thing.
Anger is a transient hatred; or at least very like it.
This life of being a transient human being has gotten to a point when it's very hard to bear.
His impact would have been of transient memory and comparatively small importance, had not that impact occurred at a time and in a way to make it supply particulars from which momentous generalizations can properly be projected.
I'm the one who made many of the bold comments that we'd seen the technologies from AMD as pretty good. Their technology in many areas was leading. But those are transient.
I will be guided by the Christian ethic and an awareness that human action is by nature transient.
Hence, even in the domain of natural science the aid of the experimental method becomes indispensable whenever the problem set is the analysis of transient and impermanent phenomena, and not merely the observation of persistent and relatively constant objects.
What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient, shining trouble.
As an actor, to go and see those shows - great plays like 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' and Clifford Odets's 'Golden Boy' - it's so exhilarating. I'd personally love to perform the role of Jerry in Edward Albee's 'The Zoo Story.' He's a transient, lost soul, and an example of humanity at its rawest.
The particular features of the photographic method of detecting atomic particles enabled us to establish the existence of transient forms of matter which had escaped recognition by other methods.
Cecil Frank Powell
Too oft is transient pleasure the source of long woes.
Christoph Martin Wieland
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