All lovely things will fade

By | January 28, 2010
  • Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day. ~ Marguerite Duras
  • All lovely things will have an ending, all lovely things will fade and die; and youth, that’s now so bravely spending, Will beg a penny by and by. ~ Conrad Aiken
  • All that’s bright must fade; the brightest still the fleetest; all that’s sweet was made but to be lost when sweetest. ~ Robert Bulwer-Lytton
  • But thy eternal summer shall not fade. ~ William Shakespeare
  • Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure. ~ Edward Thorndike
  • Every child has great ambitions. As he grows, he is bombarded by negative suggestions — you can’t do this; you can’t do that; be careful; look for security, and so on. Year by year, he experiences the “realities” of life and his ambitions fade away. Figuratively speaking, most children die by the time they reach their adulthood.~ Shall Sinha
  • Fashions fade, but style is eternal. ~ Yves Saint-Laurent
  • He who has come through the fire will fade in the sun. ~ Indian Proverb
  • Health is the soul that animates all the enjoyments of life, which fade and are tasteless without it. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • I have something to say: it’s better to burn out, than to fade away. ~ Clancy Brown
  • I mean the flesh, never fade! The flesh never leave the creation, see, because with that divine spirit the flesh cannot fade. If the spirit is weak then the flesh fade, seen? ~ Peter Tosh
  • I went straight in. Fade in, one… whatever. He’s playing the piano in the radio station. ~ Ronald Harwood
  • I’m not going to just fade out, I know. ~ Kato Kaelin
  • It seems inevitable that the magic of the written word will fade. ~ Hugh Mackay
  • Life and love are life and love, a bunch of violets is a bunch of violets, and to drag in the idea of a point is to ruin everything. Live and let live, love and let love, flower and fade, and follow the natural curve, which flows on, pointless. ~ D. H. Lawrence
  • Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter’s frost and chill, summer’s warmth is in them still. ~ Leo Buscaglia
  • Lovely flowers fade fast. ~ Swedish Proverb
  • Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree. ~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  • Old soldiers never die, they simply fade away. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • The older we get, the swifter time seems to pass and the quicker memories seem to fade. ~ Brian Sibley
  • There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life. ~ Pete Maravich