Fade Away Quotes

Fade Away Quotes by Dorothy West, Rebecca Solnit, Joseph Addison, Susan Polis Schutz, Sylvia Engdahl, Paula Deen and many others.

Beauty is but skin deep, ugly to the bone. And when bea

Beauty is but skin deep, ugly to the bone. And when beauty fades away, ugly claims its own.
Dorothy West
To lose yourself: a voluptuous surrender, lost in your arms, lost to the world, utterly immersed in what is present so that its surroundings fade away. In Benjamin’s terms, to be lost is to be fully present, and to be fully present is to be capable of being in uncertainty and mystery.
Rebecca Solnit
The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.
Joseph Addison
The most painful love there is, is the love left unshown
A love that cannot be expressed, affection left unknown
The love that withholds touching,afraid of what it would say
And the most painful thing about unexpressed love is..,
it never fades away
Susan Polis Schutz
What is it, I wonder, that makes two people suddenly become important to each other? So important that everything else around them just fades away?
Sylvia Engdahl
Cooking has always brought me a happiness that I didn’t think was available. I just fire up the stove, and things start to fade away.
Paula Deen
Not all living creatures die. An amoeba, for example, need never die; it need not even, like certain generals, fade away. It just divides and becomes two new amoebas.
George Wald
Great projects, like great careers and relationships that last, are gardens. They are tended, they shift, they grow. They endure over time, gaining a personality and reflecting their environment. When something dies or fades away, we prune, replant and grow again.
Seth Godin
Human civilization has been no more than a strange luminescence growing more intense by the hour, of which no one can say when it will begin to wane and when it will fade away.
W. G. Sebald
Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.
Douglas MacArthur
You want to do Olympics just like you do a pro football game or a basketball game? Be my guest. Watch it all fade away.
Dick Ebersol
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
Bertrand Russell
Ask yourself: What did I eat for breakfast today? What did I eat for dinner last night? You see how fast reality fades away?
Chuck Palahniuk
Happy indeed is the naturalist: to him the seasons come round like old friends; to him the birds sing: as he walks along, the flowers stretch out from the hedges, or look up from the ground, and as each year fades away, he looks back on a fresh store of happy memories.
John Lubbock
For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I look around for the counter that sells my scent, but I’m so petrified that if I spray it in the air, nothing will come out. And then Mia’s scent seems to fade away and everything else fades away with it and I know that all I have to do to recapture it is press the spray button again.
Melina Marchetta
As time passes, my story fades away.
Dave Dravecky
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
R. Buckminster Fuller
It’s better to burn out, than to fade away.
Neil Young
Everybody can perform, there are so many outlets. Musicians are no longer limited. In the past, the record companies made most of the money. I for one am not sorry to see them fade away.
Jake Holmes
Like an old photograph, time can make a feeling fade, but the memory of a first love never fades away.
Tim McGraw
The sickness rolled through me in great waves. After each wave it would fade away and leave me limp as a wet leaf and shivering all over and then I would feel it rising up in me again, and the glittering white torture chamber tiles under my feet and over my head and all four sides closed in and squeezed me to pieces.
Sylvia Plath
I don’t have the passion anymore, and so remember, it’s better to burn out than to fade away.
Kurt Cobain
When the sunset of life arrives, and its twilight shadows fade away; while dreams of the next begin to appear more vividly; may the inner-light essence of the Buddha, and all the radiant awakened ones, continuously guide us onwards and upwards, on the path of spiritual enlightment.
Surya Das
Some days are diamonds, some days are rocks. Some doors are opened, some roads are blocked. Sundowns are golden, then fade away. And if I never do nothing, I’ll get you back someday.
Tom Petty
The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. But neither, in my experience, do we ever reach a plane of detachment regarding our parents, however wise and old we may become. To pretend otherwise is to cheat.
John le Carre
Blue is the only color which maintains its own character in all its tones it will always stay blue; whereas yellow is blackened in its shades, and fades away when lightened; red when darkened becomes brown, and diluted with white is no longer red, but another color – pink.
Raoul Dufy
As cities grow and technology takes over the world, belief and imagination fade away, and so do we.
Julie Kagawa
Any captain can only do his best for the team and for cricket. When you are winning, you are a hero. Lose, and the backslappers fade away.
Richie Benaud
Old anchormen, you see, don’t fade away. They just keep coming back for more. And that’s the way it is, Friday, March 6, 1981.
Walter Cronkite
Meditation gives us peace of mind without a tranquilizer. And unlike a tranquilizer, the peace of mind that we get from meditation does not fade away. It lasts for good in some corner of the inmost recesses of our aspiring heart.
Sri Chinmoy
Being different is … interesting; there’s nothing implicitly inferior or superior about it. Great difference, of course, produces natural caution; and if the differences are too extreme … well, then, reality tends to fade away.
Edward Albee
When a passion is not realized … it fades away, or becomes ideal worship–Dante–Petrarch–that sort of thing!
Ada Leverson
Evil can be helped to fade away more quickly if we remain in obedience to the Law of Love – evil must be overcome with good.
Peace Pilgrim
It’s really interesting making films and actually seeing the life that they have in the subsequent years and seeing which ones stand up over time and which ones sort of fade away.
Guy Pearce
I watch with breaking heart as you slowly fade away
Nicholas Sparks
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone. Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own! Create and cultivate Inner Beauty that never fades away but grows and matures with Time!
Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
Widows tend either to fade away when husbands die, committing emotional suttee, or else find that a new life burgeons. Here in Christchurch, a lot of burgeoning goes on.
Fay Weldon
Insignificant mortals, who are as leaves are, and now flourish and grow warm with life, and feed on what the ground gives, but then again fade away and are dead.
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior. In other words, begin to act the part, as well as you can, of the person you would rather be, the person you most want to become. Gradually, the old, fearful person will fade away.
William Glasser
Home is behind, the world ahead, And there are many paths to tread Through shadows to the edge of night, Until the stars are all alight. Then world behind and home ahead, We’ll wander back and home to bed. Mist and twilight, cloud and shade, Away shall fade! Away shall fade!
J. R. R. Tolkien
Magic never dies. It merely fades away.
Terry Pratchett
Alas! When duty grows thy law, enjoyment fades away.
Friedrich Schiller
Glamour is a shooting star, it catches your eye, but fades away, beauty is the sun always brilliant day after day.
Michael Dolan
Politics, differences of religion or race, all that fades away when we are confronted with the awesome power of nature, and we’re reminded that all we have is each other.
Barack Obama
Only when self moves out of the way can His spectacular glory come cascading through your life. When Jesus is in His rightful place, all insecurity will fade away and His lasting loveliness will become the mark of your life.
Leslie Ludy
People should have all their big adventures while they’re still under the age of fourteen. If you don’t, you start to lose your passion for big adventures. It just begins to fade away bit by bit and then you forget you ever wanted adventures in the first place.
Ellen Potter
Now the darkness only stays at night time In the morning it will fade away Daylight is good at arriving at the right time No it’s not always going to be this grey.
George Harrison
Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality.
Hermann Minkowski
I run because long after my footprints fade away, maybe I will have inspired a few to reject the easy path, hit the trails, put one foot in front of the other, and come to the same conclusion I did: I run because it always takes me where I want to go.
Dean Karnazes
Romance lasts forever, love don’t fade away. They may take away our future, but they can’t stop yesterday.
John Denver
Your heart weeps a little bit when you have to say goodbye to a crew you spend two months with, but when it comes to the part, when you live so close to someone for two months, it kind of fades away and then you see her again on screen later on.
Josephine de La Baume
Like a raisin in the sun; that will swivel up and fade away. Your success dreams will swivel up and fade away, if you are not motivated enough to work for them.
Jon Jones
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Fill with mingled cream and amber, I will drain that glass again. Such hilarious visions clamber Through the chamber of my brain — Quaintest thoughts — queerest fancies Come to life and fade away; What care I how time advances? I am drinking ale today.
Edgar Allan Poe
The flowers of life are but illusions. How many fade away and leave no trace.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life.
Pete Maravich
If we trace the history of any nation backwards into the past, we come at last to a period of myths and traditions which eventually fade away into impenetrable darkness.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
If you have an effect that nobody can replicate, then your phenomenon fades away. So if you want to to have a legacy, then you jolly well better have an effect that replicates.
Susan Fiske
Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad.
George Jones
When our star shines, someone else’s fades away; when our dream is fulfilled, someone else’s turns into a nightmare!
Mehmet Murat Ildan
It’s better to fade away like an old soldier than to burn out.
John Lennon
But that’s what we all are-just stories. We only exist by how people remember us, by the stories we make of our lives. Without the stories, we’d just fade away.
Charles de Lint
Remember, grab you’re future with both hands and mold it into what you want it to be. It’s the determined, who create the life they want, while the idle sit by and watch it fade away into nothingness. The future belongs to the exceptional individuals, who can see the light of the future, at the end of the tunnel.
James D. Watson
Because ALS is underfunded, patients have had no option but to fade away and die. That is not OK.
Steve Gleason
I’ll stutter step, then drop the shoulder, a little pump, a little Kobe Game 7 fade-away, and the hooks coming too. And Malcolm [Subban] knows, he’s got an inch on me but he can’t defend that. He knows that.
P. K. Subban
Once the amateur’s naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
In meditation all the fake dull thoughts that you think, all the ridiculous philosophies, the necessities, all the things that won’t matter a bit when you are dead – fade away.
Frederick Lenz
You have much more power when you are working for the right thing than when you are working against the wrong thing. And, of course, if the right thing is established wrong things will fade away of their own accord.
Peace Pilgrim
I listened to them fade away till all I could hear was my memory of the sound.
Ken Kesey
Life goes on, end of tunnel, TV set
Spot in the middle
Static fade, statistic bit
And soon I fade away, fade away
Dave Matthews
Never mind what haters say, ignore them ’til they fade away.
Some people seem to fade away but then when they are truly gone, it’s like they didn’t fade away at all.
Bob Dylan
A terminal diagnosis can really mess with your head. Honestly, it makes you want to run away to the moon. Many ALS patients want to fade away quietly. This was not for me.
Steve Gleason
…great feeling of enthusiasm..this human component began to fade away, leaving only that supernatural enthusisam which must always be at the root of our perseverance.
Salvador Bernal
The world has turned over many times since I took the oath on the plain at West Point?but I still remember the refrain of one of the most popular ballads of that day which proclaimed most proudly that old soldiers never die; they just fade away.
Douglas MacArthur
You need some insecurity if you’re an actor. It keeps the pot boiling. I haven’t yet started to think about retiring. I was shocked when I heard about Paul Newman retiring at age 82. Most actors just fade away like old soldiers.
Al Pacino
Filmmakers don’t work for posterity. We create with celluloid and chemical pigments that don’t last very long. They fade away. In 200 years there will be nothing left of our work but dust.
Louis Malle
I didn’t know that painters and writers retired. They’re like soldiers – they just fade away.
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
When I’m lying wrapped up in your arms, the whole world just fades away. The only thing I hear is the beating of your heart.
Faith Hill
Old actors never die, they don’t even fade away. They’re always available.
Russell Johnson
The more the pleasures of the body fade away, the greater to me is the pleasure and charm of conversation.
Psychoanalysis will fade away just as mesmerism and phrenology did, and for the same reason – its exploded pretensions will deprive it of recruits
Frederick Crews