There is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war.
Yet this inconstancy is such As you too shall adore; I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more.
Then talk not of Inconstancy, False Hearts, and broken Vows; If I, by Miracle, can be This live-long Minute true to thee, 'Tis all that Heav'n allows.
The consciousness of the falsity of present pleasures, and the ignorance of the vanity of absent pleasures, cause inconstancy.
There is nothing in this world constant, but inconstancy.