Subsist Related Quotes



The international community . . . allows nearly 3 billion people almost half of all humanity to subsist on $2 or less a day in a world of unprecedented wealth.

Kofi Annan


“Neither love nor fire can subsist without perpetual motion; both cease to live so soon as they cease to hope, or to fear.”

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


One of the penalties of being president of the United States is that you must subsist for four years without drinking anything except Californian wine.

A. J. P. Taylor


In short, virtue cannot live where envy reigns, nor liberality subsist with niggardliness.

Miguel De Cervantes


“What quarrel, what harshness, what unbelief in each other can subsist in the presence of a great calamity, when all the artificial vesture of our life is gone, and we are all one with each other in primitive mortal needs?”

George Eliot


“Between understanding and faith immediate connections must subsist”

Marquis De Sade


It is the secret of the world that all things subsist and do not die, but only retire a little from sight and afterward return again.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Either an ordered Universe or a medley heaped together mechanically but still an order; or can order subsist in you and disorder in the Whole! And that, too, when all things are so distinguished and yet intermingled and sympathetic.

Marcus Aurelius


If virtue cannot shine bright, but by the conflict of contrary appetites, shall we then say that she cannot subsist without the assistance of vice, and that it is from her that she derives her reputation and honor?

Michel De Montaigne


Jealousy is a painful passion; yet without some share of it, the agreeable affection of love has difficulty to subsist in its full force and violence.

David Hume