"So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories." "There’s a very basic human, non-verbal aspect to our need to make music and use it as part of our human expression. It doesn’t have to do with body movements, it doesn't have to do with articulation of a language, but with something spiritual."
I believe in good. It is an ephemeral and elusive quality. It is the center of my beliefs, but it cannot be strengthened by talking about it.Edward Teller
How very paltry and limited the normal human intellect is, and how little lucidity there is in the human consciousness, may be judged from the fact that, despite the ephemeral brevity of human life, the uncertainty of our existence and the countless enigmas which press upon us from all sides, everyone does not continually and ceaselessly philosophize, but that only the rarest of exceptions do.Arthur Schopenhauer
I don't mind being ridiculed - well, I guess I would mind a little, but it would only last a few minutes - it's all very ephemeral; it doesn't really matter what people think of me.
Your face is neither infinite nor ephemeral. You can never see your own face, only a reflection , not the face itself.
A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture , designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.
You judge of the continuous existence of the world , as an ephemeral insect might judge of yours. The world is eternal for you, as you are.
True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories...but American-style nostalgia is about as ephemeral as copyrighted déjà vu .
We come humbly to say to the men in the forefront of our government that the civil rights issue is not an ephemeral, evanescent domestic issue that can be kicked about by reactionary guardians of the status quo; it is rather an eternal moral issue which may determine the destiny of our nation (Yeah) in the ideological struggle against communism .
Since the beginning of 1979, it has often been said that the Shiite religion, like the ephemeral French Republic of 1792 is "one and indivisible ".
I don't seek discomfort . But, very often, you realise that what you fear is actually quite ephemeral; something's different, something's unfamiliar; therefore, it must be worse.
We now demand the light artillery of the intellect ; we need the curt, the condensed, the pointed, the readily diffused / in place of the verbose , the detailed, the voluminous, the inaccessible. On the other hand, the lightness of the artillery should not degenerate into pop-gunnery/by which term we may designate the character of the greater portion of the newspaper press/their sole legitimate object being the discussion of ephemeral matters in an ephemeral manner.
In her world , the high and the low, the light and the dark, the eternal and the ephemeral, are balanced in perfect equilibrium ...
In the theater, everything is ephemeral. Everything is almost weightless and without a very clear definition of how you made it.
...the river valley is a magic box. To those who would observe , the pattern of colour and movement paint a picture that is a masterwork resulting from millions of years of nature's efforts, yet dynamic and ephemeral.
Sound is ephemeral, fleeting, but some sort of a physical manifestation can help you hold on to it longer in time . I'm sure of this; I've always thought the sound that you make is just the tip of the iceberg , like the person that you see physically is just the tip of the iceberg as well.
How very paltry and limited the normal human intellect is, and how little lucidity there is in the human consciousness , may be judged from the fact that, despite the ephemeral brevity of human life, the uncertainty of our existence and the countless enigmas which press upon us from all sides, everyone does not continually and ceaselessly philosophize , but that only the rarest of exceptions do.
Behind each woman rises the austere , sacred and mysterious face of Aphrodite . That was the face Zorba was seeing and talking to, and desiring. Dame Hortense was only an ephemeral and transparent mask which Zorba tore away to kiss the eternal mouth.