Quotes of abiding

  1. There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see. – Vera Brittain
  2. I have always had an abiding interest in that type of female anatomy. – Robert Crumb
  3. Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known, but I fear that there are no current fictional characters whose impact and influence will last with such abiding affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid man's creations have in mine! – Peter Cushing
  4. A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies. – Diogenes
  5. No art form points like poetry to this originality of language as to its essential and abiding concern. – Thomas Harrison
  6. There seems to be more abiding interest in unearthing old memos abroad than there is here. – Gwen Ifill
  7. The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance. – Bryan Miller
  8. Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives. – Thomas S. Monson
  9. My abiding theme is separations. – Judith Rossner
  10. Ray Charles' revolutionary approach to music was also reflected in his politics and his deep and abiding commitment to Martin Luther King and the plight of African -Americans. Ray Charles may not have been on the front lines, but he put his money where his mouth was. – Diane Watson
  11. Writing fiction has developed in me an abiding respect for the unknown in a human lifetime and a sense of where to look for the threads, how to follow, how to connect, find in the thick of the tangle what clear line persists. – Eudora Welty

Usage examples for abiding

  1. It is only the history of free nations or the free play of spiritual forces that is of abiding human interest, and the history of Germany is neither the history of a free people nor the conflict of spiritual forces. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  2. The Daily Telegraph, for instance began, " There will be little difference among our readers or among all truly English and law- abiding men touching the, etc. – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  3. A feeling of deep resentment was their abiding result. – The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson
  4. Such, then, is the abiding need of religion in a scientific age. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  5. From infancy we are taught to be peaceful, law- abiding citizens. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  6. The present alliance had its roots in more abiding needs. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  7. It is the abiding fear and hatred of the movement that seeks to place the native on a level with the white man. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  8. His abiding place and his office were alike so far removed from any manner of living she had knowledge of. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  9. The short cuts to fame are few and not abiding – A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Charles Stewart Given
  10. That, at least, is the abiding belief of Mr. Sims. – The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities by Stephen Leacock
  11. Their belief in the Magic was an abiding thing. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. I was mad clean through, but I'm law- abiding generally speaking. – Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House by Joseph C. Lincoln
  13. No man ever did his work more effectually at the moment; no man ever left his work behind him as more truly an abiding possession for all time. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  14. We are sometimes driven out not knowing whither we go, not knowing the purpose of it; only knowing through sheer necessity that here we have no abiding city, or home, or life, or love; and seeking a city, a home, a life, a love, that hath foundations. – Friendship by Hugh Black
  15. He had for his fellow- men that deep and abiding love which enables one to let other people alone. – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  16. They have an abiding faith that they will take up the other form of life exactly where they left it off here. – The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit by Ralph Waldo Trine
  17. This brought me to the abiding place of Paul the Apostle. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  18. The point was that, however that might be, I had had given me there in the firelight an absolutely abiding measure. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  19. If she could not give him passion, she could give him that which was infinitely greater- a deep, abiding love, a devotion born of complete sympathy. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  20. Could there be abiding in the wood a consciousness which counted that roll? – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer