Quotes with falls
I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.
Every time a child says "I don't believe in fairies" there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
Pete Pan (1928)
Increased wages, higher pensions, more unemployment insurance, all are of no avail if the purchasing power of money falls faster.
There is too much emphasis on the alleged need for more purchasing power. What the country needs stable purchasing power. Increased wages, higher pensions, more unemployment insurance, all are of no avail if the purchasing power of money falls faster.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who read too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Keep an open mind -- but not so open that your brain falls out.
The quote has been attributed to many different scientists.
History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet: the statue falls from the pedestal. Columns, arches, pyramids, what are they but heaps of sand; and their epitaphs, but characters written in the dust?
The Sketch Book
Life never falls, but never gets out of falling. It is poised in a persistent state of almost-fell.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
Thou hast existed as a part; thou shalt disappear into that which produced thee. This, too, nature wills. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature and end thy journey in content, just as the olive falls when it is ripe, thanking the tree on which it grew and blessing the nature that gave it birth.
The price of every thing rises and falls from time to time and place to place; and with every such change the purchasing power of money changes so far as that thing goes.
Truth is not a crystal one can put in one’s pocket, but an infinite fluid into which one falls headlong.
The Man without Qualities (1930-1942)