• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cherishment Encouragement; comfort. "Rich bounty and dear cherishment ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cherishment The act of giving physical comfort or pleasure.
    • n cherishment Encouragement; support.
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  • Buddha
    “Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.”
  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    “Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.”
  • Max Eastman
    Max Eastman
    “The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness.”
  • Lao-Tzu
    “A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.”
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    “A decadent civilization compromises with its disease, cherishes the virus infecting it, loses its self-respect.”
  • Robert Brault
    Robert Brault
    “I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.”


In literature:

Your future is beautiful; cherish the sweetest dreams; the woman you love will realize them all.
"The Cross of Berny" by Emile de Girardin
He was now a composer of some note and decided it was high time to carry out his cherished desire.
"The World's Great Men of Music" by Harriette Brower
So Sigmund cherished him as his own son, and he grew strong and valiant and loved Sigmund as his father.
"The Story of Sigurd the Volsung" by William Morris
He felt the shock known to all who cherish a vision for a dozen years, and then suddenly front the changed reality.
"Rousseau" by John Morley
She should be so loved and cherished, she must needs love in turn.
"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Neither is it a matter of equal rights alone, although it must always cherish the social bond which that principle represents.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
The Czar, on his side, cherished hopes of ending the war while Fortune smiled on his standards.
"The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)" by John Holland Rose
But all had gone successfully so far, and he actually began to cherish hope that he would escape detection.
"The Redemption of David Corson" by Charles Frederic Goss
I feel that I must still cherish the presumptuous hope that you will yet relent.
"Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue" by Warren T. Ashton
Her words made some impression upon his mind, but it is not always easy to displace cherished dreams.
"From Canal Boy to President" by Horatio Alger, Jr.

In poetry:

When he told of fraud and wrong,
Sin and shame and judgment near,
Felix trembled as his tongue
Laid the cherished vices bare.
"Felix trembled" by John Bowring
Colors, odors, that are cherished,
Haply hint we once were flowers;
Memory alone has perished
In this garished world of ours.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part V" by Madison Julius Cawein
But still we'll cherish in our hearts,
And live those days again,
When awkardly we read our books,
Or trembling held the pen.
"Memories Of Schooldays" by Thomas Frederick Young
(For, in those distant days, it seems,
We cherished sundry idle dreams,
And with our flowing foolscap reams
The Fates defied.)
"To E." by Amy Levy
O tender arms that meet and clasp!
Gather and cherish while ye may.
The morrow knoweth God. Ye know
Your own are yours to-day.
"Gloucester Harbor" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
Thy soul and life shall perish,
And thy name as last night's wind;
But Earth the deed shall cherish
That thou today shalt find.
"Earth The Healer, Earth The Keeper" by William Morris

In news:

Little Miss Landyn Elizabeth Tickle , cherished daughter of Matthew Edmond Tickle and Shelby Rebecca Strahan, of Newport, departed this life Friday, Aug 3, 2012.
Seeking a future for Ticonderoga 's cherished public schools.
August, with all the heat and a few storms that take down some cherished trees, is the time to take stock of all we have done this season, good and bad.
McCarty's advice to kids: Dream but cherish the here and now.
Baylor fans cherish national championship, look forward to more.
I like many things about it, but I particularly cherish its book reviews.
GAPYEONG, South Korea — Tens of thousands of mourners sobbed, sang, prayed and vowed to cherish the Rev.
Here in the United States, we cherish the right to dissent, to criticize our leaders, even to insult them.
Amateur astronomers who cherish Vermont's dark night skies suffered a blow on Tuesday when residents of this economically depressed town voted to allow construction of a prison nearby.
Cherished grandfather of John A. Joseph C and Laurie L Wissler and Matthew A Sesow (Leslie) and Stephen M Sesow.
Cherished Grandmother of Margarita Passione.
There is a new wave of Hawaiian patriots dedicating their lives to the cause of promoting their cherished culture in and beyond the 21st century.
Cherish Bee McCallum has been hired as emergency services clinician at The Center, South Peninsula Behavioral Health Inc.
In an Oct 28, 2011 photograph, conservative political pundit Glenn Beck speaks during the Cherish the Child Foundation benefit for the Smoky Mountain Children's Home.
On their new Matador release, Cherish the Light Years, love is here.

In science:

This is the cherished Lanczos solution in comoving coordinates.
The general double-dust solution
Eyring and Wigner in order to explain the Arrenius type thermal activation in the chemical reactions. Up to now this approach cherishes great popularity. A lot of modifications are proposed for its best adaptation to challenges such as liquids, solids, interfaces etc.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos
To use Pleba´nski’s cherished terminology (apparently first introduced by Newman ), BAB is an earthly ob ject (self-dual: heavenly, anti-self-dual: hel lish, both: earthly).
Minimally modified self-dual 2-forms gravity
T-physics source of some cherished lower dimensional field theories.
Super Yang-Mills theory in 10+2 dimensions, The 2T-physics Source for N=4 SYM and M(atrix) Theory
T theories that connect to well known and cherished theories in 1T-physics.
Super Yang-Mills theory in 10+2 dimensions, The 2T-physics Source for N=4 SYM and M(atrix) Theory