Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.
Humor bathing motivation
I mean, you could claim that anything's real if the only basis for believing in it is that nobody's proved it doesn't exist!
hermione-granger skepticism Logic
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Morality Compassion Basis
There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.
The basis of action is lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream.
imagination Dreams hopeless
The truth was, history repeated itself on a daily basis; mistakes were made over and over. People were haunted by what they had done, and by what they hadn't had time to do.
The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life.
wilhelm-reich anxiety orgasm
He began to realize that you cannot even fight happily with creatures that stand upon a different mental basis to yourself.
tolerance fighting Tolerance
Hate people on an individual basis only - you must actually get to know someone at least slightly before you can properly hate him or her.
Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.