Ephemeral Quotes

"Anyone who enjoys inner peace is no more broken by failure than he is inflated by success. He ...

"Anyone who enjoys inner peace is no more broken by failure than he is inflated by success. He is able to fully live his experiences in the context of a vast and profound serenity, since he understands that experiences are ephemeral and that it is useless to cling to them." - Matthieu Ricard
📅︎ Dec 03
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"Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all e...

"Happiness belongs to those who are sufficient unto themselves. For all external sources of happiness and pleasure are, by their very nature, highly uncertain, precarious, ephemeral and subject to chance." -Arthur Schopenhauer
📅︎ Apr 07
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"As you get older, you start realizing that outer beau...

"As you get older, you start realizing that outer beauty is ephemeral, while inner beauty can last a lifetime" -Spanishdict app sentence for yesterday's word-of-the-day
📅︎ Apr 08
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You do not realize the enormity of time. The men who...

You do not realize the enormity of time. The men who built the ruins surrounding you are long gone. We are dust and our life is ephemeral. Who could live forever?
📅︎ Aug 07
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"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office th...

"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office that absolutely no one else can fill. The simplest gesture, the ephemeral movement, the commonest object all become precious beyond words when touched, noticed, lived by one's own dear child." Mike Mason.
📅︎ Jul 19
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All is ephemeral...

All is ephemeral, both memory and the object of memory.
📅︎ Apr 26
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“If men and women began to live their ephemeral dreams, every phantom would become a...

“If men and women began to live their ephemeral dreams, every phantom would become a person with whom to begin a story of pursuits, pretenses, misunderstandings, clashes, oppressions, and the carousel of fantasies would stop.” Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities
📅︎ May 20
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"When we see the closet-full of clothes of a departed dear one we may fell deep pangs of in...

"When we see the closet-full of clothes of a departed dear one we may fell deep pangs of injustice: that life is so ephemeral, that these clothes once so full of throbbing vitality now hang dusty and empty. Life seems an accident, its span useless, death unfair." - Ernest Becker
📅︎ Apr 25
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