Perish Quotes On Fools, Piper, Perform, Change, Together

Perish Quotes On Fools, Piper, Perform, Change, Together

Perish Quotes On Fools, Piper, Perform, Change, Together
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Perish Quotes:

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

Abraham Lincoln

We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain – that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

Abraham Lincoln

If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.

Khalil Gibran

The vegetable life does not content itself with casting from the flower or the tree a single seed, but it fills the air and earth with a prodigality of seeds, that, if thousands perish, thousands may plant themselves, that hundreds may come up, that tens may live to maturity; that, at least one may replace the parent.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggles and it will only perish through eternal peace.

Adolf Hitler

For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Jesus Christ

Freedom requires religion just as religion requires freedom. Freedom opens the windows of the soul so that man can discover his most profound beliefs and commune with God. Freedom and religion endure together, or perish alone.

Mitt Romney

An energetic man will succeed where an indolent one would vegetate and inevitably perish.

Jules Verne

Don’t despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.

Ben Okri

Remove idleness from the world and soon the arts of Cupid would perish.

Francois Rabelais

I do not ask for the riches that perish or the fame that fades away like a morning mist.

Mother Angelica

What I’m trying to do is fulfill what my father said, which is, ‘We have to find a way to live together as brothers and sisters, or together we’re going to perish as fools.’

Bernice King

When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.

Hilaire Belloc

The peoples of this world must unite or they will perish.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

Some men spend their lives watching bees and ants, noting down the habits of these insects; my pleasure is to watch the human mind, noting how unselfish instincts rise to the surface and sink back again, making way for selfish instincts, each equally necessary, for the world would perish were it to become entirely selfish or entirely unselfish.

George A. Moore

If nations perish, it is not because of their devotion to liberty, but for their disregard of its requirements.

William Lloyd Garrison

If the State cannot survive the anti-slavery agitation, then let the State perish. If the Church must be cast down by the strugglings of Humanity to be free, then let the Church fall and its fragments be scattered to the four winds of Heaven, never more to curse the earth.

William Lloyd Garrison

The English Bible – a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power.

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt.


All that is not perfect down to the smallest detail is doomed to perish.

Gustav Mahler

All our compatriots know that the loss of Mongolia would mean the demise of our country. We would rather resist Russia and die heroically than succumb to Russia and perish shamefully.

Sun Yat-sen

I pray that all polar opposites learn to agape love, live, and work together as brothers and sisters – or perish as fools.

Alveda King

He would be a very absurd legislator who should pretend to set bounds to his country’s welfare, lest it should perish by knowing no bounds.

Horace Walpole

The one thing that you simply have to remember all the time that you are there, is that Hollywood is an oriental city. As long as you do that you might survive. If you try to equate it with anything else you’ll perish.

Olivia De Havilland

My friends were dropping like flies, and the government wasn’t doing anything. You don’t watch an entire generation take water hoses and dogs on the front line during the ’60s or watch another generation perish from AIDS and then get to drive around in big cars and do nothing.

Jenifer Lewis

It dawned on me then that you either had to survive apartheid, or you had to perish with it. And I decided to survive.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

In fighting nature, man can win every battle except the last. If he should win that too, he will perish, like an embryo cutting its own umbilical cord.

Thor Heyerdahl

I have many deep thoughts in God, but I take my own measure, lest I perish by boasting… For I myself, though I am in chains and can comprehend heavenly things, the ranks of the angels and the hierarchy of principalities, things visible and invisible, for all this I am not yet a disciple.

Ignatius of Antioch

Music is my breath, blood and food – without music I would perish; the actor in me would die.


If there is no music, I will perish. While I have not learnt music, I can play the tune that comes into my head on the keyboard.


Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.

Mikhail Bakunin

Everything will pass, and the world will perish but the Ninth Symphony will remain.

Mikhail Bakunin

In 1957, I decided: write or perish.

James Salter

With each new day in Africa, a gazelle wakes up knowing he must outrun the fastest lion or perish. At the same time, a lion stirs and stretches, knowing he must outrun the fastest gazelle or starve. It’s no different for the human race. Whether you consider yourself a gazelle or a lion, you have to run faster than others to survive.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

For we are born in other’s pain, and perish in our own.

Francis Thompson

If imperialism is not banished from the country, China will perish as a nation. If China does not perish, then imperialism cannot remain.

Chiang Kai-shek

Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species, which, from one cause or another, perish either before, or soon after attaining maturity.

Richard Owen

The things we make have one supreme quality – they live longer than us. We perish, they survive; we have one life, they have many lives, and in each life they can mean different things. Which means that, while we all have one biography, they have many.

Neil MacGregor

The latest revelation – from no Mount Sinai, Sermon on the Mount or Bo tree – is the outcry of mute things themselves that we must heed by curbing our powers over creation, lest we perish together on a wasteland of what that creation once was.

Hans Jonas

Only when manhood is dead – and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it – only then will we know what it is to be free.

Andrea Dworkin

People think I’m a very serious actor, which I am. But you know, if you don’t have a sense of humor doing what I do, you perish.

Martin Landau

You can’t perish because of your own feelings; you have to embrace those things as an actor because it’s part of your palette.

Martin Landau

The conventional, and painfully artificial, separation of the human realm from the natural other is bound to perish, albeit over a period of time, until we are obliged to learn how to cultivate our gardens under the most demanding conditions.

John Burnside

Now, with a click of a button, one has access to amazing content across a wide plethora to choose from; hence, traditional filmmakers will have to evolve in order to cater to the palate of the newly empowered end consumer or perish.

Pooja Bhatt

I’m an academic. It’s publish or perish.

Daniel J. Bernstein

Thousands of people perish in the Straits of Florida every year. We understand it within the context of the Cuban reality.

Joe Garcia

Profit or perish… There are only two ways to make money: increase sales and decrease costs.

Fred DeLuca

As we were all growing up, there used to be a very big mantra in India which was called ‘export or perish.’ There was a long period when we used to focus on import substitution.

Uday Kotak

Not only is natural burial by far the most ecologically sound way to perish, it doubles down on the fear of fragmentation and loss of control. Making the choice to be naturally buried says, ‘Not only am I aware that I’m a helpless, fragmented mass of organic matter, I celebrate it. Vive la decay!’

Caitlin Doughty

I do wonder why modern society has made monogamy the one and only option. In England, it’s always, ‘Are you with him, or him?’ Perish the thought it might be both.

Jade Jagger

At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.

Alfred Noyes

But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing. How few of us ever emerge from such beginning! How many souls perish in its tumult!

Kate Chopin

I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether.

Henry Cabot Lodge

The old university attitude of ‘publish or perish’ has changed. Students and academics are realising that institutions such as Imperial College are also wealth-generators. It is very satisfying to be in a university where you have the freedom to innovate and yet know that there is a path to translate your work into industry.

Chris Toumazou

But I do not admit the comparison between your slaves and even the lowest class of European free labourers, for the former are allowed the exercise of no faculties but those which they enjoy in common with the brutes that perish.

Fanny Kemble

An animal that embarks on forming states without greatly restricting egoism will perish.

Erwin Schrodinger

Cheating is not the American way. It is small, while we are large. It is cheap, while we are richly endowed. It is destructive, while we are creative. It is doomed to fail, while our gifts and responsibilities call us to achieve. It sabotages trust and weakens the bonds of spirit and humanity, without which we perish.

Terrence McNally

I live about 60 miles northwest of New York City, and whenever there’s news of a big snowstorm coming, everyone runs for the store. The perishable items are usually the first things to go, which doesn’t make sense because they perish.

Susan Beth Pfeffer

We shall perish by guile just as we slew.


The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.

Walter Scott

Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.

Will Durant

He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery!

Anne Frank

You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?

Robert Louis Stevenson

Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness.

John Calvin

I dare not stay home while Quichuas perish. What if the well-filled church in the homeland needs stirring? They have the Scriptures, Moses, and the prophets, and a whole lot more. Their condemnation is written on their bank books and in the dust on their Bible covers.

Jim Elliot

The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.

Virginia Woolf

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

Virginia Woolf

Perish the infamous doctrine that man can have property in man. Let us resent with indignation every effort to put a chain upon our minds.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.

Anatole France

Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.


Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.

H. G. Wells

The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.

Charlie Chaplin

There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.

Alfred Adler

We view ourselves on the eve of battle. We are nerved for the conquest and must conquer or perish. It is vain to look for present aid: None is at hand. We must now act or abandon all hope!

Sam Houston

Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.


I took up arms for the freedom of my color. It is our own – we will defend it or perish.

Toussaint Louverture

Logic is like the sword – those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.

Samuel Butler

The world and that which, by another name, men have thought good to call Heaven (under the compass of which all things are covered), we ought to believe, in all reason, to be a divine power, eternal, immense, without beginning, and never to perish.

Pliny the Elder

What is Perish?

Perish means death, particularly in a violent or unexpected way.

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