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Roman poet 65-8 BC
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
American president 1913-1994
A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself. Only then does he discover all the latent strengths he never knew he had and which otherwise would have remained dormant.
I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing.
In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
It's extraordinary how we go through life with eyes half shut, with dull ears, with dormant thoughts. Perhaps it's just as well; and it may be that it is this very dullness that makes life to the incalculable majority so supportable and so welcome.
American writer 1783-1859
There is in every woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
American politician and member 1948-
True enough, Osama bin Laden is dead and other al-Qaeda leaders have joined him. But, the assassination of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi is a brutal reminder that radical Islamic terror groups have not disappeared and certainly are not dormant.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder
German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic 1744-1803
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant, they is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
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