Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice.
With great power comes great dissipation.
Men do not die from overwork. They die from dissipation and worry.
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.
It won't take 40 years for opposition to same-sex marriage to dissipate.
Solitude and retirement cherish grief, employment and exertion are the only means of dissipating it.
Dark economic clouds are dissipating into an emerging blue sky of opportunity.
But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features. Tears, for example.
The morning brought more peace if it did not entirely dissipate fear.
Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
The mind is but too naturally prone to pleasure, but too easily yielded to dissipation.
I know what dissipate means, Arty. I'm not three, for heaven's sake.
The cloud of doubt that surrounds political figures tends to remain and never dissipate or be clarified.
The glamour of air travel - its aspirational meaning in the public imagination - disappeared before its luxury did, dissipating as flying gradually became commonplace.
A blanket could be used to trap my love in, before it dissipates out into the world.
Europe must dissipate any doubts over the euro, affirm that the euro is an irreversible project and act in consequence.
A great many people have come up to me and asked how I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated.
Opportunity never knocks. It hangs thick in the air all around you. You breathe it unthinking, and dissipate it with your sighs.
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.
I love having different cultures around, but when the parent culture kind of dissipates, you're left thinking, 'Well, what's going on?'