Crumbling quotes

  • Eternity! How know we but we stand On the precipitous and crumbling verge Of Time e'en now, Eternity below?
    -- Abraham Coles

    #Crumbling #Eternity

  • Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It's seeing through the facade of pretence. It's the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Enlightenment #Crumbling #Becoming

  • Many, many large cities have old, crumbling infrastructure that have got to be dealt with in the nearest future, or they're going to be in serious trouble. They'll be unlivable if they don't do something.
    -- Andrew Natsios

    #Cities #Crumbling #Serious

  • While our world is shaking and crumbling, we need to realize that one thing will never change, and that is God. He is the same today as he was ten million years ago, and will be the same ten million years from today.
    -- Billy Graham

    #Our World #Years #Crumbling

  • We all want things to stay the same. Settle for living in misery because we are afraid of change, of things crumbling to ruins. Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.
    -- Elizabeth Gilbert

    #Inspirational #Crumbling #Want

  • Winter broke off, finally, a long ash crumbling at the end of a cigarette, burned out, weak and emptied.
    -- Gregory Galloway

    #Winter #Long #Crumbling

  • Part of the heartache of all missionary work is the bright promising convert who turns out to be a mere puffball, crumbling like a macaroon under the least pressure.
    -- Isobel Miller Kuhn

    #Heart #Missionary #Crumbling

  • Being a caretaker is, and never will be, an easy job; in fact, it is that hardest job in the world and many times a thankless job. You have to be the pillar of strength even when you feel like you are crumbling to pieces inside.
    -- Jenna Morasca

    #Jobs #Crumbling #Pieces

  • [Religion is a way of reconstructing] what has come to feel like a crumbling moral framework in the life of our nation.
    -- Joe Lieberman

    #Scary #Crumbling #Way

  • It was like love, he thought, this crumbling chapel: it has been complicated, and therefore perfected, by what time had done to it
    -- Julie Orringer

    #Crumbling #Done #Complicated

  • I’m an insomniac lately. It’s one of the many prizes you find in the Cracker Jack box of a crumbling [relationship],
    -- Kristin Hannah

    #Crumbling #Crackers #Boxes

  • You have major labels that are willing to take unconventional approaches because the old model is crumbling in front of us.
    -- Macklemore

    #Crumbling #Labels #Unconventional

  • The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are...so make up your own rules.
    -- Neil Gaiman

    #Graduation #Crumbling #Nobody Knows

  • Bricks are crumbling in places, and the front door is so swollen you have to push hard to get in
    -- Sandra Cisneros

    #Doors #Bricks #Crumbling

  • None could guess my confusion, my host of deluded illusions and elusive delusions! A mantle of marble hiding a crumbling core of sandstone. See how they stare at me, wondering, all wondering, at my secret wellspring of wisdom...' Let's kill him,' Crokus muttered, 'if only to put him out of our misery.
    -- Steven Erikson

    #Confusion #Secret #Crumbling

  • I think the world is crumbling when I have a bad game.
    -- Tyson Chandler

    #Thinking #Games #Crumbling

  • Were I as quiet as thunder, how I'd wail and whine! One groan of mine would start the world's crumbling cloister shivering. And if I'd end up by roaring with all of its power of lungs and more - the comets, distressed, would wring their hands and from the sky's roof leap in a fever.
    -- Vladimir Mayakovsky

    #Hands #Sky #Crumbling

  • The friendship of the bad is like the shade of some precipitous bank with crumbling sides, which, falling, buries him who is beneath.
    -- J. K. Bharavi

    #Friendship #Fall #Crumbling

  • You know that thing when you're not asleep but you're not awake, and you can't move your body? I had that kind of nightmare, and I felt like all my teeth were crumbling in my mouth. Now I have this fear of all my teeth being knocked out of my mouth somehow!
    -- Nicholas D'Agosto

    #Moving #Teeth #Crumbling

  • On Mars, the crumbling remains of ancient civilizations may be found, mutely testifying to the one-time glory of a dying world.
    -- P. E. Cleator

    #Civilization #Dying #Crumbling

  • Historically the first philosopher to enquire deeply into the nature of corruption in society was Ibn Khaldun (1322-1406), whose wandering life was largely spent in the northern littoral of Africa at a time when kingdoms and sultanates were crumbling.
    -- Robert Payne

    #Firsts #Crumbling #Kingdoms