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Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep too grave to laugh and too selfish to seek other than itself.

A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.

For if the honour paid to Him is shared by others He altogether ceases to be worshipped since His religion requires us to believe that He is the one and only God.

Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules it ceases to be a religion as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.

The term 'genre' eventually becomes pejorative because you're referring to something that's so codified and ritualised that it ceases to have the power and meaning it had when it first started.

But I'm not interested in politics. I lose interest the microsecond it ceases to be emotional when something becomes a political movement. What I'm interested in is emotions.

If a line of poetry strays into my memory my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.

Once music ceases to be ephemeral - always disappearing - and becomes instead material... it leaves the condition of traditional music and enters the condition of painting. It becomes a painting existing as material in space not immaterial in time.

After a certain point money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.

Love ceases to be a pleasure when it ceases to be a secret.

When the Senate ceases to engage nominees in meaningful discussion of legal issues the confirmation process takes on an air of vacuity and farce and the Senate becomes incapable of either properly evaluating nominees or appropriately educating the public.

Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.

Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

Home life ceases to be free and beautiful as soon as it is founded on borrowing and debt.

That is the returning to God which in reality is never concluded on earth but yet leaves behind in the soul a divine home sickness which never again ceases.

We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me what avails it? Everything lies in this that it should take place in me.

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend it ceases to exist.

Experience has taught me when I am shaving of a morning to keep watch over my thoughts because if a line of poetry strays into my memory my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.

As soon as man enters into a state of society he loses the sense of his weakness equality ceases and then commences the state of war.

Either life entails courage or it ceases to be life.

Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.

Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.