Top 30 Perennial Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Perennial Quotes from famous people such as Anthony McCarten, Gary Lineker, Cal Ripken, Jr., H. W. Brands, Paul Pierce, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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We’re living in extraordinary times, all the time. The issues that assail us are perennial. They haven’t changed since the Greeks picked up a pen.
Anthony McCarten
The World Cup is every four years, so it’s going to be a perennial problem.
Gary Lineker
I think Nick Markakis is a perennial All-Star, and nobody knows about him. I think people are learning about how good he is.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
There has always been interest in certain phases and aspects of history – military history is a perennial bestseller, the Civil War, that sort of thing. But I think that there is a lot of interest in historical biography and what’s generally called narrative history: history as story-telling.
H. W. Brands
When you come off a losing season – one of the worst seasons in all of basketball – and get guys like Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett, two perennial All-Stars, we felt like we had a championship team.
Paul Pierce
I once termed my sense of dress as ‘urban farmer’ and that became a perennial source of bullying from my friends, particularly my brother.
Alexander Gilkes
Turkey must find its place if, of course, it can heal its internal sores, and none is more malignant than the perennial Kurdish issue.
Noam Chomsky
It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences.
E. T. Bell
I have raised beds, perennial beds, cut flower beds. I have an island on a pond that’s just covered in peonies. I have an herb garden, tons of vegetables, raspberries. I have everything. I’m a green guy.
Steve Zahn
When I was drafted in Cleveland, I wanted to turn this team back into a perennial playoff contender and to win the Super Bowl.
Joe Thomas
Ordinary Muslims in Europe, who suffer from the demoralisation caused by living as perennial objects of suspicion and contempt, are far from thinking of themselves as a politically powerful, or even cohesive, community, not to speak of conquerors of Europe.
Pankaj Mishra
Falsehood is a perennial spring.
Edmund Burke
There are perennial stories like ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and those sorts of things, which have been around since almost as long as film, and ‘Frankenstein’ is another one. They’re perennial favorites, which get remade every 20 years, and that’s OK.
Peter Jackson
India’s water challenges are intractable, messy and perennial.
Rohini Nilekani
Let’s face it, first-time assistant coaches normally don’t walk into jobs with two perennial All-Stars on a team that just got bounced in the Western finals. Normally, they get a job in the middle of a year, playing for lottery balls.
J. B. Bickerstaff
Silence is ever speaking; it is the perennial flow of language.
Ramana Maharshi
I think that one of the nice things about the Yellow Submarine movie is that it seems to be perennial. People enjoy watching from each generation. And it was like the Beatles themselves. You know the Beatles seem to find new audience each time another generation comes along.
George Martin
Zombies are kind of a perennial.
Ruben Fleischer
My mother was a secretary that elevated herself to having her own international company, my father elevated himself to an NBA player and perennial all-star. So I learned from my parents that it’s about hard work, about both of them getting their education, putting people first and leading a life of integrity.
Brian J. White
There’s a perennial debate about whether the propagandistic tripe produced by establishment media outlets is shaped more by evil or by stupidity. Personally, I think it’s both: a healthy dose of each is needed. The system design is malicious, while those who serve as its public face are generally vacant.
Glenn Greenwald
It’s strange how ‘Fawlty’ has become a perennial. I keep meeting new generations of schoolboys who know the lines better than I did when I said them. The program has sensational sales in video. I’m mercifully on a small percentage.
Prunella Scales
There is no arguing with the pretenders to a divine knowledge and to a divine mission. They are possessed with the sin of pride, they have yielded to the perennial temptation.
Walter Lippmann
A perennial problem that has faced the Scottish Highlands is that, time and again, too many of the more talented young people have had to move elsewhere – even abroad – through a lack of opportunities that should have been available.
Charles Kennedy
If you think about it, candidate Obama, Sen. Obama, was running on sort of long-run economic issues, like restoring prosperity to the middle class, dealing with the perennial problem of health care in the United States. He talked a lot about the budget deficit, about the need to transition to clean energy.
Christina Romer
To get people to do needed things is the perennial hard task of government, not to mention of religion and philosophy.
Gore Vidal
Even a casual reader of the financial pages knows that microcaps are a perennial headache for regulators and, above all, for investors because they have been prone to abuse by stock manipulators.
Gary Weiss
The feeling of self-discovery, for me, is perennial.
Jason Reynolds
I am a political prisoner. I am a political prisoner because I am a casualty of a perennial war that is being fought between the oppressed Irish people and an alien, oppressive, unwanted regime that refuses to withdraw from our land.
Bobby Sands
Individuals fail to recognise how their perennial state of sleep deficiency has come to compromise their mental aptitude and physical vitality, including the slow accumulation of ill health.
Matthew Walker
The Torah is the foundational text for Jewish law, but the Haggadah is our book of living memory. We are not merely telling a story here. We are being called to a radical act of empathy. Here we are, embarking on an ancient, perennial attempt to give human lives – our lives – dignity.
Jonathan Safran Foer