Quotes by occupy

Quotes 1 till 15 of 21.

1 2 Next 
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
    - +
    +1
    It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    - +
     0
    A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
  • Ahmed Ben Bella
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
    Ahmed Ben Bella
    - +
     0
    Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries - like France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
  • Anita Desai
    Anita Desai
    Indian novelist 1937-
    Anita Desai
    - +
     0
    Ever since I could first write I have been doing so. When I was taught how to write and read at school, I made up my mind that this was what I love to do best and this was the world I was going to occupy.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
    - +
     0
    For if the proper study of mankind is man, it is evidently more sensible to occupy yourself with the coherent, substantial and significant creatures of fiction than with the irrational and shadowy figures of real life.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
    Philip Roth
    - +
     0
    I wouldn't mind writing a long book which is going to occupy me for the rest of my life.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
    - +
     0
    In the exhaustless catalogue of Heaven's mercies to mankind the power we have of finding some germs of comfort in the hardest trials, must ever occupy the foremost place.
    Source: Barnaby Rudge
  • Andrew Coyle Bradley
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    American lawyer 1844-1902
    Andrew Coyle Bradley
    - +
     0
    In the first place, it must be remembered that our point of view in examining the construction of a play will not always coincide with that which we occupy in thinking of its whole dramatic effect.
  • Cary Grant
    Cary Grant
    English-born American actor 1904-1986
    Cary Grant
    - +
     0
    My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
  • Nuclear weapons continue to occupy a unique place in global security affairs. No other weapons, in my opinion, anyway, match their potential for prompt and long-term damage and their strategic impact.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
    Lord George Byron
    - +
     0
    Poetry should only occupy the idle.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    - +
     0
    Rational free spirits are the light brigade who go on ahead and reconnoiter the ground which the heavy brigade of the orthodox will eventually occupy.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    - +
     0
    The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
    - +
     0
    The Occupy Wall Street protests are shining a national spotlight on the most powerful, dangerous and secretive economic and political force in America.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
    - +
     0
    The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts.
1 2 Next 
All occupy famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 21 found