Quotes and Sayings about Constancy



"Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Men, Constancy, Pain, Suffering, Woman)

"That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Confidence, Constancy, Fidelity, Importance, Integrity, Mind, Satisfaction)

"I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change."
- Richard Nelson Bolles
(Related: Change, Life, Constancy, Sense)

"Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Cause, Constancy, Obstinacy)

"There is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war."
- Miguel De Cervantes
(Related: War, Fortune, Nothing)

"The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant, in nature were inconstancy."
- Abraham Cowley
(Related: Nature, World)

"The secret of success is constancy to purpose."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Success, Purpose, Constancy)

"I fancied I had some constancy of mind because I could bear my own sufferings, but found through the sufferings of others I could be weakened like a child."
- Sarah Fielding
(Related: Constancy, Mind)

"I've found constancy and balance between creativity and normality."
- Julian Lennon
(Related: Creativity, Balance, Constancy, Normality)

"Constancy is the complement of all other human virtues."
- Giuseppe Mazzini
(Related: Constancy)

"Our constancy, same might call it our madness, was necessary to wear down the oppressive forces of the old democracy which, in Spain, was a hundred years behind the times."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Constancy, Democracy, Madness, Old, Spain, Years)

"The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Cause, Consciousness, Ignorance, Present, Vanity)

"In bodies moved, the motion is received, increased, diminished, or lost, according to the relations of the quantity of matter and velocity; each diversity is uniformity, each change is constancy."
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: Change, Constancy, Diversity, Quantity)

"The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Love, Women, Constancy)

"The direction and constancy of the will is what really matters, and intellect and feeling are only important insofar as they contribute to that."
- Evelyn Underhill
(Related: Constancy, Direction, Feeling, Intellect, Will)