The northern ocean is beautiful , ... and beautiful the delicate intricacy of the snowflake before it melts and perishes, but such beauties are as nothing to him who delights in numbers, spurning alike the wild irrationality of life and baffling complexity of nature’s laws.
What's come to perfection perishes. Things learned on earth, we shall practise in heaven. Work done least rapidly, Art most cherishes.Robert Browning
Literature is doomed if liberty of thought perishes.
Everything lives and perishes through magnetism; one thing affects another one, even at great distances, and its "congenitals" may be influenced to health and disease by the power of this sympathy, at any time, and notwithstanding the intervening space.Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
I am the family face; Flesh perishes, I live on, Projecting trait and trace Through time to times anon, And leaping from place to place Over oblivion.thomas hardy
"Whoever accelerates the media of earth, water and air centrifugally perishes unconditionally, for in so doing they reduce the Blood of the Earth (water) to a pathogenic state and make it the most dangerous enemy of all living and growing things."viktor schauberger
A good man ("un homme de bien", Fr.) never wholly perishes, the best part of his being outlives (or survives) in eternity.african spir
Man passes away; his name perishes from record and recollection; his history is as a tale that is told, and his very monument becomes a ruin.washington irving
When one's mind dwells on the objects of Senses, fondness for them grows on him, from fondness comes desire, from desire anger. Anger leads to bewilderment, bewilderment to loss of memory of true Self , and by that intelligence is destroyed, and with the destruction of intelligence he perishes
As the soul is the life of the body, so God is the life of the soul. As therefore the body perishes when the soul leaves it, so the soul dies when God departs from it.
Whither depart the souls of the brave that die in the battle, Die in the lost, lost fight, for the cause that perishes with them?arthur hugh clough
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