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Quotes of ceaseless

  1. Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit. – Felix Adler
  2. There is a ceaseless war against drunkenness and cruelty and vice. – Anthony Blunt
  3. Time in its irresistible and ceaseless flow carries along on its flood all created things and drowns them in the depths of obscurity. – Anna Comnena
  4. The moral world is as little exempt as the physical world from the law of ceaseless change, of perpetual flux. – James G. Frazer
  5. The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries. – James Madison
  6. A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements. – Orison Swett Marden
  7. The ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death. – Michel de Montaigne
  8. I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them. – Baruch Spinoza
  9. The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart. – William Butler Yeats

Usage examples for ceaseless

  1. It is a matter of ceaseless wonderment, however, that the philosopher accepted and retained the post. ” – Three French Moralists and The Gallantry of France by Edmund Gosse
  2. How her clean, healthy mind would have abhorred and hated them if she had understood their ceaseless chatter! ” – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  3. You people are giving me dreams, with your ceaseless mental chatter. ” – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  4. The silversmith spent the first days which succeeded that fatal night in ceaseless occupation. ” – Maitre Cornelius by Honore de Balzac
  5. As the years advanced, observation extended, experience increased and enlarged, and I became a parent myself, I have often considered how many children would have reached manhood or womanhood's estate wanting the almost divine affection and ceaseless vigilance of a mother's love. ” – Memoirs of Orange Jacobs by Orange Jacobs
  6. Your husband- cousins who in death dar'd steep, And ceaseless draw the unavailing streams! ” – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  7. The spring came, but the rain was ceaseless – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  8. The rain of jokes that followed was ceaseless and Punch's not the worst. ” – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  9. Opposite our front a considerable valley, thickly wooded, ran back from the river, and it was our easy and pleasant task to 'fan' this, as an American officer would say, by scattering a ceaseless shower of rifle and machine- gun bullets throughout its length. ” – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. The stir and movement in front of the palace were ceaseless and Iras, who was now standing beside her uncle, waved her hand towards it, saying: " The wind of rumour! ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. There were times when she was painfully conscious of this, and would have given much for the ceaseless flow of words which fell from the lips of her friend Mrs. Milton- Cleave. ” – The Autobiography of a Slander by Edna Lyall
  12. Yesterday made it three weeks since we arrived, and in that time there had been only two days in which the rain had not been ceaseless – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  13. Who does not remember that first departure of the Beloved- the innumerable letters, the endless meditation, the ceaseless yearning and the everlasting planning for the glorious return? ” – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  14. The ceaseless whispering of the poplar leaves went with me, and, in some unaccountable way, annoyed me. ” – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  15. She did all of the talking, her words came in a ceaseless bright flow, she laughed readily and often, her eyes were dancing, the warm color stood high in her cheeks. ” – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  16. And thus, husbands and fathers are driven, not only to ceaseless labor- that they would bear willingly- but to the abandonment of their best- loved pursuits, and their highest, most cherished purposes. ” – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  17. He lengthened his hours until day and night were one long, ceaseless task. ” – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  18. But once in the comparative peace of her bedroom, her energy failed her, and she contented herself with locking her Noah's ark of a chest, and put out her candle, and went to sit by the window, and gaze out at the bright heavens; for ever and ever " the blue sky, that bends over all," sheds down a feeling of sympathy with the sorrowful at the solemn hours when the ceaseless stars are seen to pace its depths. ” – The Grey Woman and other Tales by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
  19. Everything of a movable character had to be secured; and it was an intense relief to all, when after an extraordinary upheaval- the last effort of the uncontrolled waves upon our stanch craft- she passed into the peaceful waters behind the breakwater; completely sheltered from the raging elements, which broke with ceaseless roar upon the concrete mass. ” – By Water to the Columbian Exposition by Johanna S. Wisthaler