sustain

September 4th, 2012 | 172 Entries

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172 Entries for “sustain”

  1. Sustain the life you live
    if that life isn’t enough
    then sustain for the life you want

    Grow wiser and richer
    build all your dreams up high
    Until you can sustain life to a different standard

    By Harley URL on 09.04.2012

  2. for something to sustain us, it is inevitable that we first have to find what it is that we must sustain. Are we sustaining hunger? Happiness? Are we trying to sustain our appetites? Well, the question is, sustainability is important to us as a human, as it is in human nature that we must sustain anything.

    By Ebony URL on 09.04.2012

  3. Sustain life in the only way you know how. Forget those who condemn you for being different. Just know that you are able to sustain your life and relationships and can be happy. Some people will never know how that feels. If your not happy, work to change and sustain a new life.

    By Harley URL on 09.04.2012

  4. Well, I suppose it means to support, to help grow. Sustain. Hmm, you know, just like how a child needs their parents, or a plant needs water to grow, in life you need sustenance to progress.

    By kvm URL on 09.04.2012

  5. the planet staying as one no change no pain to it growing without damage staying the sae sustainability is more of what i’m talking about you know? like science class? when you learn about it. the best for earth.

    By Tiffanny URL on 09.04.2012

  6. Susie, she was a wild one,
    Nancy, she was the gentle one
    Alice, she showed me another world
    Rachel, she showed me a home,
    None could sustain me for long

    By Simon Says.. URL on 09.04.2012

  7. To sustain this feeling, I’d probably have to die. I sustain this perfection I’d have to watch you as i took my last breath. It’s selfish yes, but it’s MINE. And so very few things can be mine. I love you and you’re perfection and for that to be sustained, I’d die…

    By Anika URL on 09.04.2012

  8. What the hell does sustain even mean. Usually I’m good with words. But the first thing I thought of was, “I has to sustain myself from busting into tears today.” but I know it’s not the right word. The right word would be restrain. Oh well.

    By DestinyDreamer on 09.04.2012

  9. In music sustain is a parameter of musical sound over time. it denotes the period of time during which the sound remains before it comes inaudible or silent.

    By selma on 09.04.2012

  10. I can only sustain interest in the world I see and touch and smell with newsprint or smoke or blind images caught under my finger nails.

    By nannan URL on 09.04.2012

  11. My life was sustained, balanced on something that was shaky and invisible. It’s like we all coasted on glass, not realizing it was shattering beneath us. I could look back and see the real reason life was so messed up now- we all sustained ourselves on things that truly didn’t matter.

    By Faith URL on 09.04.2012

  12. Sustain confidence. Avoid contempt. Do what you want and continue to support what you desire. Only you have the decision to make life changes. Another’s job is to see just what you are able to while they also have the right to chances.

    By Isabel URL on 09.04.2012

  13. “We can’t sustain ourselves this way.”

    “I know.”

    She passed me a mug of coffee. It was like drinking stale black sugar lumps. I could barely keep the stuff down.

    “We’ll have to start running again.”

    She shook her head. “Nuh-uh. I don’t want to.”

    “But you just said…”

    “I know what I said,” she growled, biting into a strip of year-old beef jerky. “But I’m terrified, you know?”

    “I know.”

    By Belinda Roddie URL on 09.04.2012

  14. How long can I go on? It feels like I’m about to break. My body is weak and my thoughts run to dark places. But there’s a little bit left. I think.

    By Soft URL on 09.04.2012

  15. “Someday”, I murmur, more to myself than anyone else. But it’s alright. I’m most definitely used to it now.
    “Someday.” It feels self-important in my mouth, and I like the weight of its syllables on my tongue. The words start to flow before I can suppress them, quiet and fast. “Someday, he will come to his senses, and he will realize what a good friend I have been all along. And he will dump his girlfriend and kiss me and tell me that I am all he’s ever wanted.”

    It is wishful thinking, but it sustains me.

    By WearyWater URL on 09.04.2012

  16. sustainability is something we all want. sustainable products, sustainable life, sustaining our own lives as well as others’ are all desirable in our culture today.

    By Liz on 09.04.2012

  17. Caius didn’t try to sustain friendships. He didn’t need them, so why put effort into them? If people wanted to force themselves into his airspace, he guessed that was their business, but it didn’t mean he had to indulge them. He found that the less interested he acted the sooner people left him alone. And that was good.

    At least, it had been until Delaney.

    By Julia A. URL on 09.04.2012

  18. to help something that’s alive to stay alive, something you can nurture and help grow. an emotion.a relationship that is precious to you. a structure that is supporting or being supported

    By Holly Janser on 09.04.2012

  19. This is deja vu, the taste of repetition all that sustains me from falling over the edge. I know I have seen this before, heard these sounds, felt these vibrations. Why is it always when the world is darkest, when I am sitting in the backseat of a car, staring out the windows at the flashing, whirring, streetlamps, that I get the feeling I have been running around this wheel for so long I don’t even know which way is up?

    By cmsiena URL on 09.04.2012

  20. The tree helps to sustain the Earth,
    as the Earth spins further and further away from the Sun.
    The only thing that can sustain it.

    The mother cries when her son wanders off to college, but he has learned to live his life alone.

    By Courtney on 09.04.2012

  21. I’ve never been able to sustain a good relationship with anyone and I really wish I could understand why. I guess I’m too hard to deal with, but in reality, I just want to be loved by anyone or anything. Any sign of affection always makes me happy, I guess that’s why I get too attached a majority of the time.

    By Em on 09.04.2012

  22. With a heavy sign, the sunflower bowed its withered head. To my surprise, it had lasted a few days in the Los Angeles air.

    By Adam URL on 09.04.2012

  23. It was difficult to sustain the beast that was growing inside her. That was gnawing away at her conscience. She wanted so baldy to do what she knew she should not; to hurt those who did nothing but love her. But she had to feed the beast. And the beast wanted blood.

    By Amandajs URL on 09.04.2012

  24. It was getting harder and harder to sustain the tough girl bravado I had been displaying since the hunt had begun. I was exhausted, extremely dehydrated and I was out of options. The creature was advancing now, though slower, no longer bothering to run. It was just as aware as I was that I had no way to escape.

    By Bernadette URL on 09.04.2012

  25. Breathe in, breathe out. Focus. Sustain your energy. Feel the air circulate throughout your body. Focus. Sustain energy.

    What does that mean, anyway? Aren’t human being in a constant state of sustaining energy? As long as they’re living, that is.

    By Raneem URL on 09.04.2012

  26. to continue is
    always a losing game because
    Eventually even forever
    comes to an end

    By alias URL on 09.04.2012

  27. I tried to sustain something in my life. But one thing lead to another. Sometimes life doesn’t want us to sustain things… sometimes we just keep going, making new challenges, solving problems that don’t exist. But our lives are still being sustained by the weight of our own hands, by our perception and our dreams.

    By Jay Matlock on 09.04.2012

  28. To keep something in place or order. Makes me feel like I can’t do what I want sometimes. I don’t like rules. Also can be good. Like…sustaining life. That’s good.

    By JustMe on 09.04.2012

  29. Her breath wavered.

    What else was she supposed to do? It’s not like she had been given much of an option. Her son depended on her. His sick, tired eyes were burnt into her skull.

    She held out her hand, shaking from fear. “It’ll be twenty dollars sir.”

    “You know this is illegal, right?”

    By Katelin on 09.04.2012

  30. … in the silence of the night
    the stars sustain my dreams
    so when the day breaks I can live them.

    By gypsypriestess URL on 09.04.2012

  31. Sustain, to sustain life, friendship, happiness. Such a common word but it is a work of survival, a word of hope. If that’s the way to want to look at it. Sustain, don’t give up, just keep on keeping on and never forget what it means to sustain yourself.

    By Shae on 09.04.2012

  32. I had to sustain my family from a young age. My sister relied on me from day one. People had been depending on me

    By Brittany on 09.04.2012

  33. hold up. to keep from collapsing. to hold in place. I sustained my friendship.

    By Rachel Levin on 09.04.2012

  34. My first thought when I saw this is of the sun. It’s sustaining power, light, and heat it provides for the planet Earth and it’s inhabitants. It’s such a great wonder of creation, I say. Depending on one’s worldview, some may say it’s a fantastic marvel of chance and time, while others may say it’s an absolutely awesome creation of God.

    By Matthew on 09.04.2012

  35. Sustained by you,
    Sustained by them,
    Sustained by Him.
    By prayer,
    By your words,
    By their faith in me.
    Pack me a lunch-box filled with knowledge to fill my hunger for wisdom.
    Sustain me with all these things.
    Please.

    By Tobi. URL on 09.04.2012

  36. Sustain, a word of hope,
    A word to drain,
    A word of love,
    And a word of pain,
    Sustain is to last,
    Or to sustain is to end
    You must choose

    By Logan Biesemeyer on 09.04.2012

  37. i’ve been here living in this world for quite some time some may say i am lucky blessed well off i say yes i am all of those things but that does not mean i am satisfied i want more to be more to do more to see more to love more and as i live this far away from you i pray to God that i do all of those things and return sustaining life in myself and finding new ways to love and be who i am.
    you may not be the one, but for now i fear i cannot sustain myself without you.

    By C. Ritchie URL on 09.04.2012

  38. It was a simple plan for men with vast cash reserves and a network of muppets who owed them favours. Sustain the pressure financially until he rolls over. All they had to do was to keep the law suits rolling, which meant accusing him of anything they could think of. None of it had to be true. You just had to keep going until he ran out of money and couldn’t afford a fight. Then you stick the boot in.

    By sharon london on 09.04.2012

  39. I feel like I need love to sustain life. I have always felt this uneasy feeling of emptiness without my father in my life. So I was striven to obtain anything to complete myself and sustain the love within me, though a small flame, it is still burning.

    By Bree URL on 09.04.2012

  40. It is hard to sustain any kind of an effort when you are lacking sleep. You keep on doing something, doggedly, but the real effort, the kind that brings results, just isn’t there. Take a nap, for crying out loud, and come back to it later.

    By Kathleen Gabriel on 09.04.2012