Quotes: immediately

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  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian arts 1887-
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    A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    As soon as you become aware that something is not working, immediately shift your focus to the desired result.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
    Sydney Smith
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    A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
  • Alexander Chase
    Alexander Chase
    American journalist and editor 1926-
    Alexander Chase
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    A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.
  • John Gray
    John Gray
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    A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
  • After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile.
  • Allen Klein
    Allen Klein
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    Any attempts at humor immediately after September 11th were deemed tasteless.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    Become aware of internal, subjective, sub-verbal experiences, so that these experiences can be brought into the world of abstraction, of conversation, of naming, etc. with the consequence that it immediately becomes possible for a certain amount of control to be exerted over these hitherto unconscious and uncontrollable processes.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
  • Billy Childish
    Billy Childish
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    Bowie and McCartney arrived, and the biscuits and caviare started and I left immediately. I don't like shouting across rooms, with people in shiny suits who look like used-car salesmen.
    Source: Tim Teeman, The importance of being Childish, The Times, 2006-12-02
  • Charles Peters
    Charles Peters
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    Bureaucrats write memoranda both because they appear to be busy when they are writing and because the memos, once written, immediately become proof that they were busy.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
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