Temporary Quotes

Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the task of many people to conceal their neediness from others. Consequently they support themselves by temporary means, and everyday is lost in contriving for tomorrow.

Samuel Johnson

They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security

Benjamin Franklin

Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.

Martin Luther

Those who would give up essential Liberty to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety

Ben Franklin

When I'm all alone it's the best way to be. When I'm by myself nobody else can say goodbye. Everything is temporary anyway. When the streets are wet the colors slip into the sky. But I don't know why that means you and I are that means you and... I quit, I give up. Nothin's good enough for anybody else, it seems.

Edie Brickell

The government is merely a servant -- merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn't. Its function is to obey orders, not originate them.

Mark Twain

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.

Denis Waitley

Drunkenness is temporary suicide: the happiness that it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessation of unhappiness

Bertrand Russell

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant

Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.

Thomas a Kempis

Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.

William Author Ward

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.

Lance Armstrong

Drunkenness is temporary suicide.

Bertrand Russell

Fashion is a potency in art, making it hard to judge between the temporary and the lasting

Edmund Clarence Stedman

You can motivate by fear. And you can motivate by reward. But both of these methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self-motivation.

Homer Rice
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