perishable things

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  • "What you want is the perishable things that you cannot get fresh in the market." Cited from Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Vol. 1, ed. by Masson
  • Being thus attached to perishable things, they come many times under the dominion of death. Cited from The Upanishads, translated by Swami Paramananda
  • Let him free himself from perishable things, let him prevent the thefts and plundering of those under him. Cited from Saint Augustin, by Louis Bertrand
  • The years that are past ought to have drawn us somewhat away from our hot pursuing after earthly and perishable things. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • But it is no good to be closely attached to the perishable things of this world, and we are compelled to leave what leaves us. Cited from The Queen Pedauque, by Anatole France
  • The perishable things of earth distress me not, only in so far as they affect the imperishable. Cited from Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary, John Kline
  • But in the market-place there are exposed for sale the more perishable things of Moorish living. Cited from Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond, by Budgett Meakin
  • That first blow should have taught thee to disdain all perishable things, and aspire after the soul that had gone before thee. Cited from Stories from the Italian Poets, by Leigh Hunt
  • All perishable things indeed perish, because they are mere modifications, up to (i.e. exclusive of) the soul. Cited from The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya
  • This will account to us why governments suited to the great energies of man have always outlived the perishable things which despotism has erected. Cited from The Complete Works of John Greenleaf Whittier
  • They are perishable things that belong to an Indian squaw. Cited from Michael O'Halloran, by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Hence the Nachiketa fire (sacrifice) has been performed by me with perishable things and yet I have attained the eternal. Cited from The Upanishads, translated by Swami Paramananda
  • He was not only rapid, he was hasty, he was inconsistent; his need of money as well as his love of work made him put his hand to dozens of perishable things. Cited from Essays in Little, by Andrew Lang
  • The secondary providence is recognizable by the influence of heavenly bodies on the order of the coming of perishable things and the preservation of natural things.
  • By our eager desires we give perishable things supreme power over us, and so intertwine our being with theirs, that the blow which destroys them lets out our life-blood. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Psalms, Maclaren
  • Tell your grocer to pack the stuff for a camping trip and to put the perishable things in tight boxes as far as possible. Cited from Outdoor Sports and Games, by Claude H. Miller
  • There is no Christian life worth living except upon condition of wrenching oneself away from dependence upon idolatry of, or longing for, perishable things. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Luke, by Maclaren
  • The martyrdom of Lord William may have cast upon the Family a passing cloud; but whatever compensation the perishable things of this world can afford, they received and accepted. Cited from Hills and the Sea, by H. Belloc
  • It is worn by choice and is typically given to one who has committed to avoiding lust, anger, greed, attachment to perishable things, and ego.
  • Why then should we not use with suitable moderation the goods which Providence offers us, especially as we continue to look on them as perishable things, and as they exalt our appreciation of the Creator. Cited from The Physiology of Taste, by Brillat Savarin
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