Art is never finished, only abandoned.
A poem is never finished, only abandoned.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.
A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned.
When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the old source is abandoned. It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before.
As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality; he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side. Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal.
The United States particularly abandoned Liberia after the end of the Cold War.
Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless, of their own and other tribes, when abandoned.
At last I perceive that in revolutions the supreme power rests with the most abandoned.
Satan cannot win. Why not? Because he has denied God's sovereignty and disobeyed God's law. But Moses was told explicitly, God's blessings come only from obedience. Satan will not win because he has abandoned God's tool of dominion, biblical law.
Basic human contact - the meeting of eyes, the exchanging of words - is to the psyche what oxygen is to the brain. If you're feeling abandoned by the world, interact with anyone you can.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
The abandoned infant's cry is rage, not fear.
Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.
The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted.