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Sustenance Quotes

We’ve collected the best Sustenance Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Violette Leduc, Chaka Fattah, Chris Pine, Frank Langella, James Gleick. Use them as an inspiration.

There’s no sustenance in the past.
Violette Leduc
Currently, more than 4.7 million African Americans receive Social Security benefits, and nearly 8 million people with disabilities depend on Social Security for their daily sustenance.
There’s some beautiful filmmaking on television. I’m getting a lot of my artistic sustenance from what’s happening there.
It’s interesting to fantasize having a man sink his teeth into your neck for sustenance, knowing that it isn’t going to be terribly painful but rather very exciting.
Information is not knowledge, and knowledge is not wisdom. Readingeven browsing – an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. Patience is a virtue, gluttony a sin.
As our bodies live upon the earth and find sustenance in the fruits which it produces, so our minds feed on the same truths as the intelligible and immutable substance of the divine Word contains.
Nicolas Malebranche
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
Traditional models of work only let us cross out the needs on the very bottom of the pyramidbasic sustenance. On the flipside, independent employment within the network of the new sharing economy addresses our needs for a sense of community and belonging, autonomy and respect, creativity and problem solving.
How my parents are in the kitchen is a good indicator of their parenting style. Mum cooks for sustenance, wants to get in and out, the job done quickly. My Dad wants to prance around in the kitchen, create a curry – and a mess – and entertain everyone.
I yearn for intellectual sustenance on vacation but want, of course, to avoid tedium or boredom. I want to read something that will entertain me but also help me appreciate what I am seeing.
The prime communities of the Southwest are survival communities. Their sustenance is governed by rainfall and wind direction. You can study little enclaves of plant materials, how they huddle together for protection. Some are nurse crops.
Antoine Predock
The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.
Traditionally, sport has looked down at number crunchers, but the reality is that they give sport the financial sustenance it needs.
Think of our physical sustenance. It is truly heaven-sent. The necessities of air, food, and water all come to us as gifts from a loving Heavenly Father.
I love the accessibility that my great nation affords us, but it is virtually inescapable for most people in America, and many places abroad, to rely on inexpensive yet unhealthy meals as a main source of sustenance.
I eat healthily as much as I can – meat, protein, carbs as well. I like my pasta; I like my rice. I like to have that sort of sustenance in me, because I’m always thinking of survival.
Those who do not need to provide or have not built the vehicles of their own sustenance can afford to be less hardworking and driven than those who carry the burden of necessity.
Challenges keep evolving as you move into different stages. When you are at a prototype stage, it’s about getting that sustenance money. Then, talent becomes an issue; your early hires are difficult to get when you aren’t too big. Later, it’s about handling growth; then, you have competition.
Nowadays, what an award gives is a sense of solidarity with the poetry guild, as it were: sustenance coming from the assent of your peers on the judging panel.
I come from a home where my mother was the only emotional umbrella under which we found all the warmth and comforts and sustenance. My father would come and go, and not as often as we’d want him to.