Quotes by occasions
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American socialite and style icon 1915-1978
All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
Frank Lloyd Wright
American architect 1869-1959
Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasions to change.
James Russell Lowell
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves.
American politician 1940-
But on those occasions when I do strongly disagree with the Democrats and I don't say anything, I think I forfeit my right to have people pay attention to me when I say the things that I don't like about what Republicans are saying.
Ancient Chinese text
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
British-Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and actor 1918-2002
Contraceptives should be used on all conceivable occasions.
British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say ''no.'' I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.
Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men.
American lawyer and academic 1956-
I thought that by saying no and explaining my reasons my employer would abandon his social suggestions. However, to my regret, in the following few weeks, he continued to ask me out on several occasions.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
In revolutions the occasions may be trifling but great interest are at stake.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
It is disturbing to discover in oneself these curious revelations of the validity of the Darwinian theory. If it is true that we have sprung from the ape, there are occasions when my own spring appears not to have been very far.
St. Teresa of Avila
Spanish saint, mysticist 1515-1582
It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.
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