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"Beauty,-the fading rainbow's pride." - Fitz-Greene Halleck

"Justice is a fading light." - Sheryl Crow

"I want to die violently instead of fading out sentimentally." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Now it's closing time/the music's fading out." - Tom Waits

"This world A fading Mountain echo Void and Unreal" - Ryokan

"I like people-watching and fading into crowds." - Kristen Johnston

"What if we're all like that? Like ghosts ... in someone's mind ... gradually fading ... fading ... until finally ... one day ... we just disappear ... drift into nothingness. Wouldn't that be sad?" - Walter Wykes

"Fading, fading: strength beyond hope and despair climbing the third stair. Lord, I am not worthy Lord, I am not worthy but speak the word only." - T S Eliot

"New words are always being born and old ones fading away." - Patience Strong

"I'm just trying to remember what self-respect feels like. It's a fading memory." - Misha Collins

"Poetry is a series of explanations of life, fading off into horizons too swift for explanations." - Carl Sandburg

"Our heroes of the former days deserved and gained their never-fading bays." - Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of Roscommon

"Beauty is fading, nor is fortune stable; sooner or later death comes to all." - Propertius

"The fading light is us, and we are, for a moment so brief (...) beautiful." - Gary Shteyngart

"When things become too popular they are always fading away for something else." - Karl Lagerfeld

"Beauty, strength, youth, are flowers but fading seen; Duty, faith, love, are roots, and ever green." - George Peele

"O fairest flower; no sooner blown but blaster, Soft, silken primrose fading timelessly." - John Milton

"When the sun's last rays are fading Into twilight soft and dim." - Theodore L. Barker

"Beauty is fading, nor is fortune stable; sooner or later death comes to all." - Sextus Propertius

"Love the fading flowers as much as you love the undifferentiated which lasts forever." - Frederick Lenz

"I'd be a butterfly; living a rover, Dying when fair things are fading away." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"You went to Woodstock and all that trash, your generation is fading fast." - Rod Stewart

"Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated." - Paulette Alden

"Fading light buttered the ridges until shadows licked them clean and they were lost to nightfall." - Daniel Woodrell

"I've lived the American Dream, but, sadly, for too many, the American Dream is fading." - Cathy Mcmorris Rodgers

"Oh, the self-importance of fading stars. Never mind, they will be black holes one day." - Jeffrey Bernard

"O fairest flower! no sooner blown but blasted, Soft silken primrose fading timelessly." - John Milton

"O fading honours of the dead! O high ambition, lowly laid!" - Walter Scott

"Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated." - Paulette Bates Alden

"Beauty's of a fading nature Has a season and is gone!" - Robert Burns

"O hearts that break and give no sign Save whitening lip and fading tresses!" - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"When I find myself fading, I close my eyes and realize my friends are my energy." - Anonymous

"We must build our faith not on fading lights but on the Light that never fails." - Oswald Chambers

"Beauty's of a fading nature. Has a season and is gone!" - Robert Burns

"O fairest flower! no sooner blown but blasted, Soft silken primrose fading timelessly." - John Milton

"Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth." - Isaac Barrow

"Time's stern tide, with cold Oblivion's wave, Shall soon dissolve each fair, each fading charm." - Anna Seward

"To be in love, where scorn is bought with groans; coy looks, with heart-sore sighs; one fading moment's mirth" - William Shakespeare

"Lost, so small amid that dark, hands grown cold, body image fading down corridors of television sky." - William Gibson

"The light may be fading on the 20th century, but the sun is still rising on America." - William J Clinton

"Operationally, God is beginning to resemble not a ruler but the last fading smile of a cosmic Cheshire cat." - Julian Huxley

"It didn't make me glow. I felt more like I was fading away, like the world had forgotten me." - Lucy Christopher

"Why so large a cost, having so short a lease, does thou upon your fading mansion spend?" - William Shakespeare

"Spring flies, and with it all the train it leads: And flowers, in fading, leave us but their seeds." - Friedrich Schiller

"The light may be fading on the 20th century, but the sun is still rising on America." - Bill Clinton

"Now the sunset breezes shiver, And she's fading down the river, But in England's song forever She's the Fighting Temeraire." - Henry Newbolt

"Heaven gives our years of fading strength Indemnifying fleetness; And those of Youth a seeming length, Proportioned to their sweetness." - Thomas Campbell

"Better a thousand times even a swiftly fading, ephemeral moment of life than the epoch-long unconsciousness of the stone." - Edwin Way Teale

"Staring at the world through the bottom of a glass, all I see is a man who's fading fast." - Merle Haggard

"When you see the setting, wait for the rising. Why worry about a sunset or a fading moon?" - Rumi

"My concern is less the monarchy as such than the attempt of a fading colonial power to hang onto grandeur." - Hilary Mantel

"Those cultural wars, Sexual Revolution issues are fading from the scene, and the coming generation has basically settled them." - David Brooks

"My star was fading, I felt the reins slipping out of my grasp, and could do nothing to stop it." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Surely 't is better, when summer is over To die when all fair things are fading away." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Thus would I double my life's fading space; For he that runs it well, runs twice his race." - Abraham Cowley

"Faint winds, and far away a fading laughter... And the rain and over the fields a voice calling..." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Surely 't is better, when summer is over To die when all fair things are fading away." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"Thus would I double my life's fading space;For he that runs it well, runs twice his race." - Abraham Cowley

"Spring flies, and with it all the train it leads; and flowers, in fading, leave us but their seeds." - Friedrich Schiller

"But from what I can see all around me today, that America is fading fast, if it's not already gone." - John Ratzenberger

"I have short-term memory loss. I know that some of the memories of the Super Bowl championships are fading." - Pat Bowlen

"The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history." - George Orwell

"Scheduling is always tough, no matter what the budget size is, and we had our own run-ins with that on Fading of the Cries." - Thomas Ian Nicholas

"Sensuality reconciles us with the human race. The misanthropy of the old is due in large part to the fading of the magic glow of desire." - Eric Hoffer

"The night kissed the fading day With a whisper: "I am death, your mother, From me you will get new birth."" - Rabindranath Tagore

"What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age." - Sylvia Plath

"You realize who you're in love with is fading fast. You don't know what to do, but in that period time moves so slowly." - Taylor Swift

"Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame, A grave to rest in, and a fading name." - William Winter

"there are only these: sparkling eyes, smudged lipstick, fading starlight, the crunching of feet on gravel, laughter, and a slow walk home." - Jon Mcgregor

"What the trees can do handsomely-greening and flowering, fading and then the falling of leaves-human beings cannot do with dignity, let alone without pain." - Martha Gellhorn

"Tape the sound of the moon fading at dawn. Give it to your mother to listen to when she's in sorrow." - Yoko Ono

"Fading light means more than just the end of another day. Night is when terrible things emerge from their sleep and seek soft flesh and hot blood." - Jim Butcher

"The wave is breaking on the shore, - The echo fading from the chime - Again the shadow moveth o'er The dial-plate of time!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Woo on, with odour wooing me, Faint rose with fading core; For God's rose-thought, that blooms in thee, Will bloom forevermore." - George Macdonald

"Ask me no more where Jove bestows, When June is past, the fading rose; For in your beauty's orient deep These flowers, as in their causes, sleep." - Thomas Carew

"Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I do' go along with that. The memories I value most, I do' ever see them fading." - Kazuo Ishiguro

"Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don't go along with that. The memories I value most, I don't ever see them fading." - Kazuo Ishiguro

"I see a lily on thy brow, With anguish moist and fever dew; And on thy cheek a fading rose Fast withereth too." - John Keats

"O people who take pleasure in a life that will vanish, falling in love with a fading shadow is sheer stupidity" - Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

"I want to see your tailpipe fading off into the sunset." Good luck, I thought. My tailpipe was somewhere on Route 1, along with my muffler." - Janet Evanovich

"I thought that we were getting somewhere, but we're still nowhere at all. I watch your tail lights fading, I try but a tear won't fall." - Miley Cyrus

"Fast fading violets cover'd up in leaves; And mid-May's eldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves." - John Keats

"I address you with neither rancor nor bitterness in the fading twilight of life, with but one purpose in mind: to serve my country." - Douglas Macarthur

"[Donald trump] is moved from the enemy being Barack Obama, now gone, fading is Hillary Clinton, and there is no question he's chosen the enemy." - Mark Shields

"There were moments when she wasn't talking so much as fading into time, dropping back into some funnelled stretch of recent past." - Don Delillo

"Beauty is a fading flower, Truth is but a wizard's tower, Where a solemn death-bell tolls, And a forest round it rolls." - Alfred Noyes

"It's wonderful when you can bring sparkle into people's lives without fading away from your own true color. Keep the hue in you." - Dodinsky

"Eyes fading. Embarrassed at any seriousness in me. Left outside I lose it all. My youth wasted on the bare period of my desires." - Amiri Baraka

"Ask me no more where Jove bestows, When June is past, the fading rose; For in your beauties, orient deep These flow'rs, as in their causes, steep." - Thomas Carew

"Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior." - John Newton

"Beauty is a fading flower,Truth is but a wizard's tower,Where a solemn death-bell tolls,And a forest round it rolls." - Alfred Noyes

"The world is sagging, snagging, scaling, spalling, pilling, pinging, pitting, warping, checking, fading, chipping, cracking, yellowing, leaking, stalling, shrinking, and in dynamic unbalance." - Donald Barthelme

"On the Continent and elsewhere in the West, native populations are aging and fading and being supplanted remorselessly by a young Muslim demographic." - Mark Steyn

"Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!" - Walter Savage Landor

"Our yesterdays Are like a lonely and a ruined land Wherein a breeze of recollection sighs- A fading land to which is no return." - Henry Abbey

"Many ALS patients end up fading away quietly and dying. For me, this was not OK. I did not want to fade away quietly." - Steve Gleason

"When I was publishing my first books, the previous generation of authors was fading away, so I was welcomed because I was a new author." - Orhan Pamuk

"I saw that my image was changing or fading. One of the reasons for taking a break from clubs was to be missed-not forgotten." - Sammy Davis Jr

"'The Leaves Are Fading' had something of a vogue when Antony Tudor made it in 1975, largely because of Gelsey Kirkland's ravishing performance." - Robert Gottlieb

"I was a fairly good amateur musician, and I was an average professional. But the one thing I saw was that the big band business was fading." - Alan Greenspan

"I saw that my image was changing or fading. One of the reasons for taking a break from clubs was to be missed-not forgotten." - Sammy Davis, Jr.

"Often, the roles I'm offered in England are melancholic women who are filled with regret for the past, regret for their fading beauty." - Kristin Scott Thomas

"My star was kind of fading towards the end of the '60s and suddenly I got this call from Fellini, who just appeared to kind of love me!" - Terence Stamp

"Western funerals: black hearses, and black horses, and fast-fading flowers. Why should black be the colour of death? Why not the colours of a sunset?" - Daniele Vare

"Scheduling is always tough, no matter what the budget size is, and we had our own run-ins with that on 'Fading of the Cries.'" - Thomas Ian Nicholas

"Old men, what are they? Fast fading the leaf, Three-footed they walk, yet frail as a child, As a dream set afloat in the daylight." - Aeschylus

"The redness was going out of the light now, the remains of the day were a fading pink, the color of wild roses." - Stephen King

"Through the ample open door of the peaceful country barn, A sun-lit pasture field, with cattle and horses feeding; And haze, and vista, and the far horizon, fading away." - Walt Whitman

"We delight in the mere sight of the delicate glow of fading rays clinging to the surface of a dusky wall, there to live out what little life remains to them." - Junichiro Tanizaki

"The interest in Wisdom is fading. Soon there will not be enough left to support the aphorism, even though it tries to amuse by half-mocking the Wisdom it propounds." - Mason Cooley

"Love knows no limit to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything. Love still stands when all else has fallen." - Blaise Pascal

"The dead leave their shadows, an echo of the space within which once they lived. They haunt us, never fading or growing older as we do. The loss we grieve is not just their futures but our own." - Kate Mosse

"I HIDE myself within my flower That wearing on your breast, You, unsuspecting, wear me too- And angels know the rest. I hide myself within my flower, That, fading from your vase, You, unsuspecting, feel for me Almost a loneliness..." - Emily Dickinson

"I'm the girl who is lost in space, the girl who is disappearing always, forever fading away and receding farther and farther into the background. Because with every day that goes by, I feel myself becoming more and more invisible" - Elizabeth Wurtzel

"If you say the Rosary faithfully unto death, I do assure you that, in spite of the gravity of your sins, 'you will receive a never-fading crown of glory'" - Louis de Montfort

"He had mourned each of those great trains as, one by one, they were pulled off the lines and left to rust in some yard, like old aristocrats, fading away; antique relics of times gone by." - Fannie Flagg

"If you are a star in Hollywood then you are always a star in your eyes, but not always in the eyes of new directors for whom your great performances are always fading into the past." - Lee Grant

"Memory, even in the rest of us, is a shifting, fading, partial thing, a net that doesn't catch all the fish by any means and sometimes catches butterflies that don't exist." - Rebecca Solnit

"Noah Calhoun watched the fading sun sink lower from the wrap around porch of his plantation-style home.He liked to sit here in the evenings, especially after working hard all day." - Nicholas Sparks

"Come watch with me the shaft of fire that glows In yonder West: the fair, frail palaces, The fading Alps and archipelagoes, And great cloud-continents of sunset-seas." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"How fading are the joys we dote upon! Like apparitions seen and gone; But those which soonest take their flight Are the most exquisite and strong; Like angel's visits short and bright, Mortality's too weak to bear them long." - John Norris

"But see the fading many-coloured Woods, Shade deep'ning over shade, the country round Imbrown; crowned umbrage, dusk and dun, Of every hue from wan declining green To sooty dark." - James Thomson

"A bright spring day was fading into evening. High overhead in the clear heavens small rosy clouds seemed hardly to move across the sky but to be sinking into its depths of blue." - Ivan Turgenev

"Now the frosty stars are gone: I have watched them one by one, Fading on the shores of Dawn. Round and full the glorious sun Walks with level step the spray, Through his vestibule of Day." - Bayard Taylor

"Oh sad vicissitude Of earthly things! to what untimely end Are all the fading glories that attend Upon the state of greatest monarchs, brought! What safety can by policy be wrought, Or rest be found on fortune's restless wheel!" - Thomas May

"And let th' aspiring Youth beware of Love, Of the smooth glance beware; for 'tis too late; When on his heart the torrent softness pours, Then Wisdom prostrate lies, and fading Fame Dissolves in air away." - James Thomson

"No! 'Tis the pang alone to part From those we love, that rends the heart; That agony to save Some nameless pow'r in nature strives; Our fading hope in death revives, And blossoms in the grave." - Anne Home Hunter

"Twas not the fading charms of face That riveted Love's golden chain; It was the high celestial grace Of goodness that doth never wane - Whose are the sweets that never pall, Delicious, pure, and crowning all." - Abraham Coles

"Stranger, pause and look; From the dust of ages Lift this little book, Turn the tattered pages, Read me, do not let me die! Search the fading letters finding Steadfast in the broken binding All that once was I!" - Edna St Vincent Millay

"Speed Limit - A sign that tells you at what speed the car that's rapidly fading from view in your rearview mirror is going; a law that provides the sole means of support for many small-town police departments." - Richard Turner

"Come watch with me the shaft of fire that glows in yonder West; the fair, frail palaces, The fading Alps and archipelagoes and great cloud continents of sunset-seas." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading." - W H Auden

"The nastiness of women [in the 14th century] was generally perceived at the close of life when a man began to worry about hell, and his sexual desire in any case fading." - Barbara Tuchman

"A final reminder. Whenever you are in Paris at twilight in the early summer, return to the Seine and watch the evening sky close slowly on a last strand of daylight fading quietly, like a sigh." - Kate Simon

"Deep in my soul, I've been so lonely, all of my hopes fading away. I've longed for love, like everyone else does, I know I'll keep searching after today." - Bob Seger

"We adorn graves with flowers and redolent plants, just emblems of the life of man, which has been compared in the Holy Scriptures to those fading beauties whose roots, being buried in dishonor, rise again in glory." - John Evelyn

"Blooming under a cold moon, we are like fireworks... Rising, shining, and finally scattering and fading. So until that moment comes when we vanish like fireworks... Lets us sparkle brightly, Always..." - Tite Kubo

"[Memory] is a passion no less powerful or pervasive than love. It is [the ability] to live in more than one world, to prevent the past from fading, and to call upon the future to illuminate it." - Elie Wiesel

"How fading are the joys we dote upon! Like apparitions seen and gone. But those which soonest take their flight Are the most exquisite and strong,- Like angels' visits, short and bright; Mortality 's too weak to bear them long." - John Norris

"Unable to make radio contact with this second plane I felt my chances were fading fast. Dropping the radio mic, I sprinted up to the deck... and saw a huge ship bearing down on me!" - Abby Sunderland

"Speed Limit ? A sign that tells you at what speed the car that's rapidly fading from view in your rearview mirror is going; a law that provides the sole means of support for many small-town police departments." - Richard Turner

"Believe me, if all those endearing young charms, Which I gaze on so fondly today, Were to change by tomorrow, and fleet in my arms, Like fairy gifts fading away!" - Thomas Moore

"Leave me, O Love which reachest but to dust, And thou, my mind, aspire to higher things; Grow rich in that which never taketh rust; Whatever fades, but fading pleasure brings." - Philip Sidney

"Ah, with the Grape my fading Life provide, And wash the Body whence the Life has died, And lay me, shrouded in the living Leaf, By some not unfrequented Garden-side." - Omar Khayyam

"Come watch with me the shaft of fire that glows In yonder West: the fair, frail palaces, The fading Alps and archipelagos, And great cloud-continents of sunset-seas." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"Pale in her fading bowers the Summer stands,Like a new Niobe with clasped hands,Silent above the flowers, her children lost,Slain by the arrows of the early Frost." - Richard Henry Stoddard

"his eyes took in the barren slopes and the scattered boulders and the lonley gray road windingits way into the fading hills,and i could feel him thinking to himself this is no place to die" - Kevin Brooks

"She enjoys rain for its wetness, winter for its cold, summer for its heat. She loves rainbows as much for fading as for their brilliance. It is easy for her, she opens her heart and accepts everything." - Morgan Llywelyn

"The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted." - Jan Peter Balkenende

"I found myself facing a Christian Science Reading Room. My God! It had been eight years. There had never been any renunciation of religion on my part, but like so many people, it was a gradual fading away." - Henry Fonda



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