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Life. A spiritual pickle preserving the body from decay.
Life and Living
Ambrose Bierce

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Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Autumn
Robert Browning

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Thy decay's still impregnate with divinity.
Decay
Lord Byron

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Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
Age and Aging
Daniel Defoe

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All human things are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Death and Dying
John Dryden

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All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Fate
John Dryden

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Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay.
Wealth
Oliver Goldsmith

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I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.
Decay
Henry Miller

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To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.
Civilization
George Orwell

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Expansion means complexity and complexity decay.
Focus
C. Northcote Parkinson

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If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays.
Literature
Ezra Pound

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When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony. [Julius Caesar]
Love
William Shakespeare

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Our works decay and disappear but God gentlest works stay looking down on the ruins we toil to rear.
Work
Dr. Walter Smith

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All bodies are slow in growth but rapid in decay.
Health
Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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Absorption in ease is one of the most reliable signs of present or impending decay.
Laziness
Richard Weaver

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Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
Adventure
Alfred North Whitehead

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun