Quotes: minute

Quotes 91 till 102 of 102.

  • Those minute critics who seem to think that when they detect the occasional errors of a great man, they in some degree reduce him to their own level.
    Source: History of civilization II, 314
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    To sum up: 1. The cosmos is a gigantic fly-wheel making 10, 000 revolutions a minute. 2. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it. 3. Religion is the theory that the wheel was designed and set spinning to give him the ride.
  • We carry a new world here, in our hearts. That world is growing this minute.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    We humans appear on the cosmic calendar so recently that our recorded history occupies only the last few seconds of the last minute of December 31st.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 57 min 0 sec
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute - then it's longer than any hour. That's relativity!
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
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    When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
    Gloria Steinem
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    Whenever one person stands up and says, “Wait a minute, this is wrong,” it helps other people do the same.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
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    Whether you want to admit it or not, people begin to judge you the minute you walk in the door.
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
    Richard Bach
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    Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    A gentleman that loves to hear himself talk, will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month.
  • Edgar Allan Poe
    Edgar Allan Poe
    American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
    Edgar Allan Poe
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    Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.