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Quotes of fading

  1. The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted. – Jan Peter Balkenende
  2. Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth. – Isaac Barrow
  3. Blanche talks about aging, and why should she be considered poor, because physical beauty is transitory and fading and she has such richness of the soul. I think that speech is so beautiful, and so telling and so true. – Delta Burke
  4. I saw that my image was changing or fading One of the reasons for taking a break from clubs was to be missed -not forgotten. – Sammy Davis, Jr.
  5. I found myself facing a Christian Science Reading Room. My God! It had been eight years. There had never been any renunciation of religion on my part, but like so many people, it was a gradual fading away. – Henry Fonda
  6. It was also my idea that the advisory committees of the Academy should replace the legal committees of the German Reichstag, which was gradually fading into the background in the Reich. – Hans Frank
  7. Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat. – Julian Huxley
  8. I like people -watching and fading into crowds. – Kristen Johnston
  9. Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name! – Walter Savage Landor
  10. In Trinidad, where as new arrivals we were a disadvantaged community, that excluding idea was a kind of protection; it enabled us- for the time being, and only for the time being- to live in our own way and according to our own rules, to live in our own fading India. – V. S. Naipaul
  11. The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history. – George Orwell
  12. But from what I can see all around me today, that America is fading fast, if it's not already gone. – John Ratzenberger
  13. My star was kind of fading towards the end of the '60s and suddenly I got this call from Fellini, who just appeared to kind of love me! – Terence Stamp

Usage examples for fading

  1. After dinner, as there was nothing particular to do, I was again dismissed with them for a walk just as the light of the winter afternoon was fading – The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford by Mark Rutherford
  2. We watched the features of the landscape gradually fading from our sight, until nothing was left but broad masses partially lighted up by the young moon. ” – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  3. The light of our eyes is fading the child is dying. ” – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  4. She stood up and wandered away, away from them all through the fading garden. ” – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  5. She said they were fading – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  6. “ " Autumn" opens bravely: Again the year's decline, 'midst storms and floods, The thund'ring chase, the yellow fading woods Invite my song. ” – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson
  7. In the stern- sheets of the boat sat two men, though it was not easy to ascertain who they were by the fading light. ” – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. Their Majesties' visit was long, and lasted until the fading light warned the Emperor that it was time to return. ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  9. By and by, I noticed Wemmick's arm beginning to disappear again, and gradually fading out of view. ” – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  10. There were defects in her which were sufficiently marked to show themselves in the fading light. ” – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  11. You'll see me fading away into silver smoke in a minute, replied Larry. ” – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  12. Where shall now be read The fading record of this ancient guilt? ” – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  13. With a significant gesture she pointed to the fading light. ” – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  14. But Jack Landis was discovered fading out of view down the hillside. ” – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  15. She gave an expressive glance backward toward the fast- fading sky. ” – Peggy-Alone by Mary Agnes Byrne
  16. “ I tried to encourage the few remaining, explained how the sperritualists were working down the valley and would strike town any time, but they had lost all hope- kept fading away till only me was left. ” – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  17. Don gasped, Why- it's fading – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings
  18. Resting on the fading green, looking out upon the silent reaches, she grew calm. ” – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  19. “ Welsley was fading out of her life. ” – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  20. The thing backed away; already it was fading into the darkness beside the stairs. ” – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton

Idioms for fading