We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Cease Quotes from Andrew Lansley, W. Somerset Maugham, Johan Huizinga, Nasser Hussain, Eileen Caddy. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
We should not make the mistake of equating the E.U. with Europe. Outside the E.U., we wouldn’t cease to be Europeans. But, an exit would definitely risk losing those opportunities for our children while growing no similar opportunities elsewhere.
Habits in writing as in life are only useful if they are broken as soon as they cease to be advantageous.
Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical or it will cease to be culture.
Michael Atherton’s powers of concentration never cease to amaze me. When you need reminding what Test-match batting is all about, who else would you have at the other end?
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
By irreducibly complex I mean a single system composed of several well-matched, interacting parts that contribute to the basic function, wherein the removal of any one of the parts causes the system to effectively cease functioning.
I wish your increase in holiness, number, love, religion, and righteousness; and wait you, and cease to contend with these men that are gone from us, for there is nothing that shall convince them but judgment.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
The present danger which this country faces is at least as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan. Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country, as we know it, may cease to exist.
For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment comes when they cease being bodies in other men’s command and find that they control their own time, when they learn their own voice and authority.
When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.
I read for interest and enjoyment, and when I cease to enjoy it I stop.
May it be long before the people of the United States shall cease to take a deep and pervading interest in the Fourth of July, as the birthday of our national life, or the event which then occurred shall be subordinated to any other of our national history.
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.
I think the brain is essentially a computer and consciousness is like a computer program. It will cease to run when the computer is turned off. Theoretically, it could be re-created on a neural network, but that would be very difficult, as it would require all one’s memories.
I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close. I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Anything you loved, however intensely, becomes mortifying the moment you cease to love it.
God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason.
Any time you see something out there floating around that’s not really reality, it’s better to just cease it and stop it.
If these theatres didn’t exist, the tradition of British theatre would cease to exist.
We never do anything well till we cease to think about the manner of doing it.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
I work out in a studio. Every day, regardless where I am, at least two hours. I need it. I can’t cease it.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
I think that once you become a parent, you cease to think of yourself as a hero or heroine.
The storm and stress period of women and the new social and psychological formations thereby entailed must indeed extend far into the twentieth century. This period of conflict will cease only when woman within and out of marriage shall have received legal equality with man.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
I believe that when the public lacks even the most fundamental access to what its governments and militaries are doing in their names, then they cease to be involved in the act of citizenship.
While Lincoln thus became a lawyer, he did not cease to remain a politician.
He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
As the Bible inculcates upon man but one duty in respect to sin, and that is immediate repentance, abolitionists believe that all who hold slaves, or who approve the practice in others, should immediately cease to do so.
We do want more, and when it becomes more, we shall still want more. And we shall never cease to demand more until we have received the results of our labor.
The threat of gold redeemability imposes a constant check and limit on inflationary issues of government paper. If the government can remove the threat, it can expand and inflate without cease. And so it begins to emit propaganda, trying to persuade the public not to use gold coins in their daily lives.
I’m still a soldier, fighting with my pen and paper for peace till the day I cease.
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
When, President Obama, do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that madness of yours still to mock us? When is there to be an end to that unbridled audacity of yours swaggering about as it does now?
Now that I am a deputy, I will cease to be an agitator.
Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
Do you mortify? Do you make it your daily work? Be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you.
I refuse to buy a PS3 or Xbox for my home for fear that it might ruin my life. I think I would cease to accomplish anything productive, would quickly dispense with all human contact, and would very well end up with a nasty case of arthritis in my over-used digits from constant gameplay.
Justice to my readers compels me to admit that I write because I have nothing to do; justice to myself induces me to add that I will cease to write the moment I have nothing to say.
The Obama Justice Department has decided to cease the prosecution of the Muslim Brotherhood’s U.S.-based front groups, identified as unindicted coconspirators in the Holy Land Foundation case – the largest terrorism finance case in U.S. history.
President Obama, like every other leader on Earth, is still going to be looking out for national and economic interests. States don’t cease to be states overnight just because they get a great visionary as their new president.
We are determined that our nation shall cease to be a burden on other countries but shall contribute positively to world prosperity, while observing fully the fair trade practices in international commerce.
The problem with allowing God a role in the history of life is not that science would cease, but rather that scientists would have to acknowledge the existence of something important which is outside the boundaries of natural science.
The church acknowledges some Scientologists choose to sever communications with family members who leave. The church says it is a fundamental human right to cease communication with someone. It adds disconnection is used against expelled members and those who attack the church.
It seems as if life and hope must cease together.
I spent years studying the teachings of Patanjali, and he reminded us several thousand years ago that when we are steadfast – which means that we never slip in our abstention of thoughts of harm directed toward others – then all living creatures cease to feel enmity in our presence.
You cease to move into yourself, away from others. You give up your antagonism. You begin to move toward others in love. God moved toward you in gracious, outgoing love, and you move toward others in that same outgoing love.
To say that people would cease to come to California if they would have to pay more taxes is to underestimate the advantages of being in California – mightily.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
We are a country that lacks riches. The Jewish brain, that’s what we have. Everything that we’ve had and will have in this country is the direct and clear product of higher education. If we harm this system, we will drastically decline and cease to exist.
Capital, however capital may be defined, would practically cease to exist as an income producing fund, for the simple reason that if money, wherewith to buy capital, could be obtained for one-half of one per cent, capital itself could command no higher price.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
I never contemplated any kind of existence or identity after my career. I never thought at some point the entertainment industry is going to be through with me. And when it first occurred to me that my career was going to cease to be ascendant, then I freaked out.
I find all folklore challenging, and I never cease to be grateful that I became a professional folklorist.
What you want to worship above youth, I think, is beauty, and beauty is so beyond just appearances after a while. Because you can be with someone who’s good-looking; if they open their mouths and they’re an idiot, then they cease to be beautiful very quickly.
Without a function, we cease to be. So, I will write till I die.
When philosophers try to be politicians they generally cease to be philosophers.
The will of God is eternal because He does not begin to will what He did not will before, nor cease to will what He willed before.
We cease loving ourselves if no one loves us.
I don’t fret much about the natural life spans of shoe companies. If stores don’t do the right things, they cease to exist, and that doesn’t trouble me at all.
We recognise that, with time, every human being will cease being, will only have been. And so we seek to resist time. We rebel against it. We are drawn like lovers to the unreachable past, to imagined memories, to nostalgia.
The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion.
The bread while becoming by virtue of Christ’s words the body of Christ does not cease to be bread.
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
We should continue all the time to look out for those who have less, to stand for those who can’t, to reach out across differences, to use our land intelligently, to open our borders and welcome those who seek harbour, and never, ever cease to be curious, ask questions, and to explore and search.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. Like friends, too, we should return to them again and again for, like true friends, they will never fail us – never cease to instruct – never cloy.
That which is not, shall never be; that which is, shall never cease to be. To the wise, these truths are self-evident.
The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human.
Quit Babylon for love of the Babylonians.And do not seek ease or security you can obtain by using Babylon. What will it avail you to cease living in Babylon if you do not also cease living on Babylon?
People never cease to amaze me.
You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside.
From that moment, I did not cease to pray to God that by his grace it might one day be permitted to me to learn Greek.
People really are very concerned when they put their head on the pillow at night – they’re concerned that America may cease to be what America has been because we are leveraging the future of our children and our grandchildren.
In this era of the global village, the tide of democracy is running. And it will not cease, not in China, not in South Africa, not in any corner of this earth, where the simple idea of democracy and freedom has taken root.
People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don’t know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.
I transcend earthly bounds. I never cease to amaze myself because I haven’t yet found my limits. I am quite ready to accept the limits of what I can do, but every time I feel that way – boom! – God touches me and I do something that’s even more stupendous than whatever I’ve done up to then.
Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another.
When you cease from labour, fill up your time in reading, meditation, and prayer: and while your hands are labouring, let your heart be employed, as much as possible, in divine thoughts.
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
I carry a lot of feminine energy as well as masculine energy, and that’s the hit that people are getting. That vulnerable thing is not what we assume with black males. You get it, and then they cease to become scary. They become human. You cease to have a bogeyman.
Of course everybody’s thinking evolves over time. Only dead people cease learning, and I am not certified dead yet. So I am still learning.
And once you cease to be a real person, you stop being a good actor.
It appears to me impossible that I should cease to exist, or that this active, restless spirit, equally alive to joy and sorrow, should be only organized dust.
But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants.
In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also.
Faith is not a thing which one ‘loses’, we merely cease to shape our lives by it.
The past is past and I guess if you live in the past, you cease to live.
One is still what one is going to cease to be and already what one is going to become. One lives one’s death, one dies one’s life.
If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.
What Clinton did with Lewinsky was despicable but was no threat to the nation. That he lied about it repeatedly and to the public is a reason for us to cease to trust him and for him to resign.
When we have nothing to cling to as our own and cease thinking of ourselves as people who must defend privileges, we can open ourselves freely to others with the faithful expectation that our strength will manifest itself in our shared weakness.
Just try to be the best you can be; never cease trying to be the best you can be. That’s in your power.
The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists’ discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.