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Declines Quotes

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We perceive when love begins and when it declines by
our embarrassment when alone together.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Related topics: Love

You get recessions, you have stock market declines.
If you don't understand that's going to happen,
then you're not ready, you won't do well in the markets.
- Peter Lynch

Agressive music can only shock you once.
Afterwards its impact declines.
It's inevitable.
- Brian Eno

This circuit is interesting because it has inclines and declines.
Not just up, but down as well.
- Murray Walker

 

With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines.
The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand
patterns and employment structures.
- Ernst Engel

If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.
- Ezra Pound

Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines.
- Dag Hammarskjold

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As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings,
Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.
- Edward Cocker

For all of us who have been involved in the recovery
efforts to bring back and strengthen wild salmon runs,
we fear that this change in policy could lead to further
declines in these wild stocks.
- Norm Dicks

First, his job approval ratings have been trending down for many months,
a trend that has accelerated in recent weeks as the
war on terrorism has been supplanted in the public's
mind by corporate scandals,
stock market declines, and a growing sense of economic insecurity.
- Thomas E. Mann

But because we in the United States finance our current
account deficit by borrowing in our own currency,
we can move to a more competitive dollar without the
adverse effects that followed currency declines in other countries.
- Martin Feldstein

When a noble life has prepared old age,
it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
- Muriel Spark

The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most
effective tool we have to repair the environmental
harm that is causing a species to decline.
- Norm Dicks

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

ON the decline of the Roman power, about five centuries after Christ,
the countries of Northern Europe were left almost destitute
of a national government.
- Thomas Bulfinch

You could say people are living longer because of the decline in religion.
Not many people believe in the hereafter,
so they keep going.
- Cyril Clarke

What is at a peak is certain to decline.
He who shows his hand will surely be defeated.
He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of
his enemy's doubts is invincible.
- Cao Cao

I actually picked up copies of Decline I and II at a flea market once.
I walked out without paying.
- Penelope Spheeris

Decline III, I funded myself, from the studio money.
That, and I sold a lot of drugs.
Kidding.
Don't print that.
- Penelope Spheeris

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum:
you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Those movies, Decline I and II and Suburbia,
are dearly loved, but they never made any money.
I didn't even have the rights for some of them.
- Penelope Spheeris

There is at least one point in the history of any company
when you have to change dramatically to rise to the
next level of performance.
Miss that moment - and you start to decline.
- Andy Grove

Nobody wanted to touch Decline III when they found out what it was about.
- Penelope Spheeris

I don't believe in myths of decline or myths of progress,
even as regards the literary scene.
- Harold Bloom

Fear tends to manifest itself much more quickly than greed,
so volatile markets tend to be on the downside.
In up markets, volatility tends to gradually decline.
- Philip Roth

As a result of the awareness and consciousness of decline,
an awareness and consciousness of a national ethnicity
or an Islamic identity also came into being.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

There's evidence of a social decline in direct proportion
to technology and the industrialization of the motion picture industry.
- Mark Rydell

I'm sure Putnam is right that there's been a decline
in certain kinds of organizations like bowling leagues.
But people participate in communities in other ways.
- Peter L. Berger

The unions may continue to decline, but if they do,
it'll be their fault.
- Jacques Delors

We can recognize the dawn and the decline of love by
the uneasiness we feel when alone together.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Science, which is not so attached to 'truth' as it once was,
ut more to immediate 'effectiveness',
is now drifting towards a decline, it's civic fall from grace.
- Paul Virilio

Nature's laws must be obeyed, and the period of decline begins,
and goes on with accelerated rapidity.
- Warren De la Rue

It is instructive, for instance, to trace the computer
industry's decline in vision,
idealism, creativity, romance and sheer fun as it becomes
more and more important and prosperous.
- Robert Shea

All of journalism is a shrinking art.
So much of it is hype.
The O.J.
Simpson story is a landmark in the decline of journalism.
- Dick Schaap

I decline all noisy, wordy, confused,
and personal controversies.
- Josiah Warren

By use you possess gain; by disuse you decline and lose.
- Edwin Louis Cole

We decline the claim to power by parties which want
to own their followers body and soul,
and which want to put themselves over and above the whole nation.
- Franz von Papen

I decline to discuss, under compulsion,
where I have sung, and who has sung my songs,
and who else has sung with me, and the people I have known.
- Pete Seeger

Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior.
A burning stick, though turned to the ground,
has its flame drawn upwards.
- Saskya Pandita

If people have bought something of mine,
they know by now that I will decline writing it for the movies.
- Patricia Highsmith

It's amazing to hear, as a voice matures and then starts to decline,
what kind of emotion is still conveyed by a really good vocalist.
- Tom Wopat

In addition to the decline in competition,
American politics today is characterized by a growing
ideological polarization between the two major political parties.
- Thomas E. Mann

I decline to accept the end of man.
- William Faulkner

The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual,
and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline,
we go down without taking notice on't.
- Mary Astell

I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination.
- Scott Adams

All languages had their birth, their apogee and decline.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Republics decline into democracies and democracies
degenerate into despotisms.
- Aristotle

During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets,
taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our
human intelligence to decline.
- Bob Graham

This cream will help one's nature strengthen and grow,
The diet gives support in my decline.
- Du Fu

Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person
isn't embarrassed that he or she asked.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The individual organs follow the same pattern as the whole organism,
i.e.
they have their period of growth, of stationary,
maximum activity and then of aging decline.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters,
boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline.
In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero.
- Dick Schaap

Be assured that I did not become the Mayor of Chicago
to preside over its decline.
- Jane Byrne

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ
in color for a full hour,
there would be a considerable number of stations
which would decline to carry it on the grounds
that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
- Edward R. Murrow

Television, although It's in steep decline,
still occasionally gives voices to people who don't have voices.
- Christopher Eccleston

I cannot resign myself to the decline of Europe,
and of France.
- Jacques Delors

Our American friends offer us money,
arms,
and advice.
We take the money, we take the arms,
and we decline the advice.
- Moshe Dayan

It will take a long time, and certainly the West will
remain the dominant civilization well into the next century,
but the decline is occurring.
- Samuel P. Huntington

Success comprises in itself the seeds of its own decline
and sport is not spared by this law.
- Pierre de Coubertin

We have had actually a decline in government service overall,
but the growth is in high-tech areas,
specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments.
- Alexis Herman

It's moving in the right direction.
It was in decline under the previous administration.
- John Prescott

For instance, why are we terrorizing this country,
leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline,
as somebody, as somebody mentioned?
- Christiane Amanpour

Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators,
but death is the great divorcer for ever.
- John Keats

In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river,
as we ascended the brow of a small hill,
a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us,
and made us prisoners.
- Daniel Boone

Suicide bombers caused us more than 50 percent of our casualties.
The fence works.
There is a decline in the number of those terrorist
attacks against Israelis.
- Silvan Shalom

But I decline to say who has ever listened to them,
who has written them, or other people who have sung them.
- Pete Seeger

It's better to finish at the peak or soon after it,
than to wait until the audience notices a decline.
- Eberhard Weber

The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the
most depressing phenomena of our time.
- Luis Bunuel

If I have to climb to heaven on a ladder,
I shall decline the invitation.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Even if the dollar does decline during the coming months,
the delays in the response of exports and imports to
the more competitive dollar will mean that the increase
in aggregate demand from this source may not happen for a year or more.
- Martin Feldstein


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