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Chuck Yeager American Aviator (1923-)

Quotations that match 'eager'.

When rough times have fallen upon our state in the past, Texans have always responded with generosity and an eagerness to help. The compassionate response to the fires has proven that this community spirit is alive and well. Randy Neugebauer
[ Alive Always Community Compassionate Eagerness Fallen Fires Generosity Help Our Past Proven Responded Response Rough Spirit State Texans Times Upon Well]
We may be so eager to protect the right to dissent that we lose sight of the difference between dissent and subversion. Richard Perle
[ Between Difference Dissent Eager Lose May Protect Right Sight Subversion]
In my early days, I was eager to learn and to do things, and therefore I learned quickly. Sitting Bull
[ Days Eager Early Learn Learned Quickly Therefore Things]
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure. William Ellery Channing
[ Blunder Cuts Down Eager Every Fruit Ignorance Impatient Made Order Over Person Pleasure Pursuit Reach Same Savage Smile Tree]
Activity in politics also produces eager competition and sharp rivalry. John George Nicolay
[ Activity Also Competition Eager Politics Produces Rivalry Sharp]
If I win seven tournaments in a row, I get so confident I'm in a cloud. A loss gets me eager again. Chris Evert
[ Again Cloud Confident Eager Get Gets Loss Row Seven Tournaments Win]
When a man's willing and eager the god's join in. Aeschylus
[ Eager God Join Man Willing]
People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about. Anton Chekhov
[ Always Eager Existence Lead Lonely Minds Something Talk Their]
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope. George Eliot
[ Call Despair Eagerness Hope Often Only Our Painful]
A bore is a vacuum cleaner of society, sucking up everything and giving nothing. Bores are always eager to be seen talking to you. Elsa Maxwell
[ Always Bore Bores Cleaner Eager Everything Giving Nothing Seen Society Sucking Talking Up Vacuum]
We read advertisements... to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready - even eager - to discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it. Daniel J. Boorstin
[ Advertisements Along Always Announcement Desires Discover Eager Enlarge Even Knowing New Our Product Read Ready Really Wanted Without]
Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person's point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people. Arlo Guthrie
[ Accept Also Another Challenge Challenges Eagerly Everyone Express Only Other Own Person Point Responsibility Serving Terms Those Tolerate Understanding View Your]
Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock. James A. Baldwin
[ Born Changed Changes Eager Go Most Our Shock Similar State Through Us Were]
And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art. Albrecht Durer
[ Art Decided Eager Foundation Geometry Painting Principles Right Rudiments Since Teach Youngsters]
Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men. George P. Baker
[ Drama Eagerly Everywhere Holding Laughter Mankind Men Mirror Nature Responsive Reveals Sensitive Tears Up Welcomed World]
I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary. Harry Houdini
[ Amused Countries Eager Make Money Most New Ordinary Out Paris Russia See Something Think Those Willing]
When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose. Abdallah II
[ Better Days Disappointed Eager Every Hope Hopes Lose Nations Need Opportunity Ready Talk Tell Their Time Want]
Being a Christian, I'm eager to introduce people to Jesus. I just don't think I should do it in the science classroom. Kenneth Miller
[ Being Christian Classroom Eager Introduce Jesus Just Science Should Think]
That was one of the best, exciting things for me to play with them. They were very young and eager to go. I'd been playing with a band that was mostly old folks that had been together so long we couldn't do anything to excite each other. Earl Scruggs
[ Anything Band Been Best Each Eager Excite Exciting Folks Go Had Long Mostly Old Other Play Playing Them Things Together Very Were Young]
Thirteen years after the end of the Soviet Union, the American press establishment seemed eager to turn Ukraine's protested presidential election on November 21 into a new cold war with Russia. Stephen Cohen
[ After American Cold Eager Election End Establishment Into New November Presidential Press Russia Seemed Soviet Thirteen Turn Ukraine Union War Years]
There are some liberals eager to embrace a culture void of morals, but the majority of America is made up of honest, hard-working families who turned out in droves to protect the traditional way of life. John Doolittle
[ America Culture Droves Eager Embrace Families Hard-Working Honest Liberals Life Made Majority Morals Out Protect Some Traditional Turned Up Void Way]
Isn't it sad to go to your grave without ever wondering why you were born? Who, with such a thought, would not spring from bed, eager to resume discovering the world and rejoicing to be part of it? Richard Dawkins
[ Bed Born Discovering Eager Ever Go Grave Part Rejoicing Resume Sad Spring Such Thought Were Why Without Wondering World Would Your]
I had looked forward so eagerly to leaving the horrible place, yet when my release came and I knew that God's sunlight was to be free for me again, there was a certain pain in leaving. Nellie Bly
[ Again Came Certain Eagerly Forward Free God Had Horrible Knew Leaving Looked Pain Place Release Sunlight Yet]
Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
[ Always Arrange Believe Benefit Eager Easy Facts Masses Nothing Since Something Their]
I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me. Zane Grey
[ Achievement Ahead Arise Eagerness Energy Full Knowing Lies Well]
The police chief of Hiroshima welcomed me eagerly as the first Allied correspondent to reach the city. Wilfred Burchett
[ Allied Chief City Correspondent Eagerly First Hiroshima Police Reach Welcomed]
It's a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies. Iris Chang
[ Ads Babies Chinese Couples Culture Eager Filtered Into Learn Mainstream More Open Our Population See Segment Thing Tv White Wonderful]
Parents with meager means have the same aspirations for their children as other parents. Children from poor families have the same needs as other children. Mark Sanford
[ Aspirations Children Families Meager Means Needs Other Parents Poor Same Their]
I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity. Bryant H. McGill
[ Curiosity Eager Entertainment Never Rather Read Satisfy Understanding]
Women are always eagerly on the lookout for any emotion. Stendhal
[ Always Any Eagerly Emotion Lookout Women]
When two people first meet, they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other, when you get close to them, you discover that you're suddenly eager to know him or her even better. Zhang Ziyi
[ Begin Better Close Discover Each Eager Even First Friendship Get Her Him Kind Know Meet Only Ordinary Other Suddenly Them Two Understand Very]
At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves. Jean Baudrillard
[ Audience Dancing Eager Faces Male More Naked Obscene Shows Still Strip Than Their Themselves Watch Were Women]
The service of philosophy, of speculative culture, towards the human spirit, is to rouse, to startle it to a life of constant and eager observation. Walter Pater
[ Constant Culture Eager Human Life Observation Philosophy Rouse Service Speculative Spirit Startle Towards]
Unlike most other children, - especially unlike those of to-day - who are eager to become men and women as speedily as possible, I had a terror of growing up, which became more and more accentuated as I grew older. Pierre Loti
[ Became Become Children Eager Especially Grew Growing Had Men More Most Older Other Possible Speedily Terror Those To-Day Unlike Up Which Women]
Americans have always been eager for travel, that being how they got to the New World in the first place. Otto Friedrich
[ Always Americans Been Being Eager First Got How New Place Travel World]
The year 1915 was one of meager results, the advantages remaining on the side of the Central Powers, with this understanding, however: The Allies were growing stronger because Great Britain was making rapid progress in marshaling her resources for war. Kelly Miller
[ Advantages Allies Because Britain Central Great Growing Her However Making Meager Powers Progress Rapid Remaining Resources Results Side Stronger Understanding War Were Year]
As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted. Manfred von Richthofen
[ Become Boy Cadet Consulted Corps Eager Eleven Entered Father Little Particularly Were Wished Wishes]
Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Cannot Eagerness Exist Great Honor Pleasure Pursuit Sin Wealth Without]
But once I went for it, left my inhibitions aside and saw its eventual success, it made me much more comfortable and eager THIS time around to take it to a whole new level. Jason Biggs
[ Around Aside Comfortable Eager Eventual Inhibitions Left Level Made More Much New Once Saw Success Take Time Went Whole]
Human folk are as a matter of fact eager to find intelligence in animals. Edward Thorndike
[ Animals Eager Fact Find Folk Human Intelligence Matter]
God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers. Richard Holloway
[ Act After Children Disciplines Each Eagerly Feeble Filled God Him His Hunger Little New Offers Only Prayer Respond Searching Self-Control Shall Small Strength Thirst Waiting Will]
I'm not eager to jump into marriage again. I'm in the corner right now, wearing my dunce cap. That area is obviously a nightmare. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Again Area Cap Corner Dunce Eager Into Jump Marriage Nightmare Now Obviously Right Wearing]
Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education. William Godwin
[ Eagerness Educate Education Ends Forget Haste Our Us]
The province was surrounded by powerful tribes of Indians who watched the white settlers with an eager hostility, and seized every occasion to molest them by secret inroad, and often by open assault. John P. Kennedy
[ Assault Eager Every Hostility Indians Molest Occasion Often Open Powerful Province Secret Seized Settlers Surrounded Them Tribes Watched White]
Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Combat Comes Demand Eager Female Medals Much Officers Promotions Women]
The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a liar after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy. Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
[ After Approval Control Convinces Cookie Eager Happy Himself His Impulses Knows Liar Lies Make New Really Reports Simply Taking Then Truth Version Will Your]
Plan Colombia was supposed to reduce Colombia's cultivation and distribution of drugs by 50 percent, but 6 years and $4.7 billion later, the drug control results are meager at best. Jan Schakowsky
[ Best Billion Colombia Control Cultivation Distribution Later Meager Percent Plan Reduce Results Supposed Years]
The man of petty ambition if invited to dinner will be eager to be set next his host. Theophrastus
[ Ambition Dinner Eager His Host Invited Man Next Petty Set Will]
We must not, however, be like the leaders of the great romantic revolt who, in their eagerness to get rid of the husk of convention, disregarded also the humane aspiration. Irving Babbitt
[ Also Aspiration Convention Disregarded Eagerness Get Great However Humane Husk Leaders Must Revolt Rid Romantic Their]
There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Between Book Deal Difference Eager Great Man Read Tired Wants]
You are just as capable of making a mistake as anyone else. By insisting too eagerly upon a small right, you may turn it into a wrong against yourself and also against your neighbor. Lawrence G. Lovasik
[ Against Also Anyone Capable Eagerly Else Insisting Into Just Making May Mistake Neighbor Right Small Too Turn Upon Wrong Your Yourself]
The kind of people I look for to fill top management spots are the eager beavers, the mavericks. These are the guys who try to do more than they're expected to do - they always reach. Lee Iacocca
[ Always Beavers Eager Expected Fill Guys Kind Look Management Mavericks More Reach Spots Than These Top Try]
In all the great periods of the drama perfect freedom of choice and subject, perfect freedom of individual treatment, and an audience eager to give itself to sympathetic listening, even if instruction be involved, have brought the great results. George P. Baker
[ Audience Brought Choice Drama Eager Even Freedom Give Great Individual Instruction Involved Itself Listening Perfect Periods Results Subject Sympathetic Treatment]
So I started to learn Russian and I was one of those probably way too eager, annoying young actor kids who was trying to change all my lines to Russian, much to the dismay of the director and Nic Cage. Jared Leto
[ Actor Annoying Cage Change Director Dismay Eager Kids Learn Lines Much Nic Probably Russian Started Those Too Trying Way Young]
The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes. Spencer Bachus
[ Booming Cash Construction Eager Federal Fill Free Gladly Growth Happy Hire Immigrants Industry Jobs Low Many Our Paid Rapid Spawned State Suburbs Taxes Them These Wage]
I had in effect a user base eager to buy porn but no one to sell it to them. Benjamin Cohen
[ Base Buy Eager Effect Had Sell Them User]
I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math. Andrew Shue
[ Been Before Day Eager Excited First Had Here Learn Math Months Never Shortage Six Starting Students Teacher Teachers These Were Without]
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree. Frank Howard Clark
[ Advancing Alarm Arm Between Boldly Brilliance Chairs Christmas Corner Eager Falling Fragrant Grasping Kisses Knee Legs Moving Pleasure Reassured Retreating Rising Sudden Tables Take Taking Toys Tree]
When I finished the role of Christ, I felt as though I'd been let out on parole. A man who has served 18 months isn't eager to go back to prison. Max von Sydow
[ Back Been Christ Eager Felt Finished Go Man Months Out Parole Prison Role Served Though]
South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge. Tom Peters
[ Africa Any Challenge Compete Eager Global New Ready South Take Tools Village Workforce]
For at the same time many people seem eager to extend the circle of our moral consideration to animals, in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting more suffering on more animals than at any time in history. Michael Pollan
[ Animals Any Circle Consideration Eager Extend Factory Farms History Inflicting Laboratories Many Moral More Our Same Seem Suffering Than Time]
None are so eager to gain new experience as those who don't know how to make use of the old ones. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
[ Eager Experience Gain How Know Make New None Old Ones Those Use]
As we grew to love South Australia, we felt that we were in an expanding society, still feeling the bond to the motherland, but eager to develop a perfect society, in the land of our adoption. Catherine Helen Spence
[ Adoption Australia Bond Develop Eager Expanding Feeling Felt Grew Land Love Motherland Our Perfect Society South Still Were]
The reason there's so much ignorance is that those who have it are so eager to share it. Frank Howard Clark
[ Eager Ignorance Much Reason Share Those]
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Age Almost Begun Cooled Disappear Eager Entirely Evening Frequently Happiest Infirmities Large Life Midday Middle Morning Most Passions Period Probably See Shadows Which Yet Youth]
Every good picture leaves the painter eager to start again, unsatisfied, inspired by the rich mine in which he is working, hoping for more energy, more vitality, more time - condemned to painting for life. John French Sloan
[ Again Condemned Eager Energy Every Good Hoping Inspired Leaves Life Mine More Painter Painting Picture Rich Start Time Unsatisfied Vitality Which Working]
There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth. Peter Straub
[ Adventure Alarmed Books Boys Corrupt Eager Historical Imagined Innocent Kenneth Librarian Lot Might Mystery Novels Roberts Were Whatever Youth]
The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him. Xun Zi
[ Affection Animal Believe Boasts Conducts Deception Desires Eager Engages Enthusiastically Him Himself Make Man Others Petty Should Think Wants Well Yet]
The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager, voluntary violence by females, and to the growing evidence that women can be just as aggressive as men. Katherine Dunn
[ Aggressive Eager Evidence Females Growing How Just Large Men More Potent Question Reacts Society Violence Voluntary Women]
If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country, the federal government should be eager to become partners with us in rebuilding our city. Jane Byrne
[ Become City Country Crisis Eager Energy Facing Federal Government Now Other Our Partners Reason Rebuilding Should Than Us]
I realize we're not promised tomorrow. Believe me, I realize that. But if God blesses me and lets me stay, I love my life so much, it is such a good life. I am eager to throw myself at His feet, but I don't want to get on the first busload that is going. Barbara Mandrell
[ Am Believe Blesses Eager Feet First Get God Going Good His Lets Life Love Much Myself Promised Realize Stay Such Throw Tomorrow Want]
What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels. Saint Augustine
[ Anger Around Bonds Burst Caught Eager Enough Fear Happily Jealousy Love Loved Most Needed Painful Quarrels Red-Hot Sure Suspicions Those Would Wrapped]
Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys. Mark Akenside
[ Eagerly Fantastic Imaginary Joys Painted Pursues Seeks Toys Trifles]
I've never understood why artists, who so often condescend to the cliches of their own culture, are so eager to embrace the cliches of cultures they know nothing about. Brad Holland
[ Artists Cliches Culture Cultures Eager Embrace Know Never Nothing Often Own Their Understood Why]
In all worldly things that a man pursues with the greatest eagerness he finds not half the pleasure in the possession that he proposed to himself in the expectation. Robert South
[ Eagerness Expectation Finds Greatest Half Himself Man Pleasure Possession Proposed Pursues Things Worldly]
I was very excited about the idea that I could be an idealist, that I could be my age, the eager beaver who had hope in the justice system and the one who gets disappointed just like the audience. Elisabeth Rohm
[ Age Audience Beaver Could Disappointed Eager Excited Gets Had Hope Idea Idealist Just Justice System Very]
Just over 800 people were gathered around the cooking stage, all eager to learn about my five-minute flavor cooking. The demonstration had to be done right then and there, in front of everyone. Rocco DiSpirito
[ Around Cooking Demonstration Done Eager Everyone Five-Minute Flavor Front Gathered Had Just Learn Over Right Stage Then Were]
Bin Laden is remarkably eager for Americans to know why he doesn't like us, what he intends to do about it and then following up and doing something about it in terms of military actions. Michael Scheuer
[ Actions Americans Bin Doing Eager Following Intends Know Laden Military Remarkably Something Terms Then Up Us Why]
If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search. John Templeton
[ Become Eager How Humble Increasingly Know Little May More Search]
He was scarcely then a year old, and knew so little of herding that he had never turned a sheep in his life; but as soon as he discovered it was his duty to do so I can never forget with what anxiety and eagerness he learned his different evolutions. James Hogg
[ Anxiety Different Discovered Duty Eagerness Evolutions Forget Had Herding His Knew Learned Life Little Never Old Scarcely Sheep Soon Then Turned Year]
Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went. Omar Khayyam
[ Argument Came Did Doctor Door Eagerly Evermore Frequent Great Heard Myself Out Saint Same Went Young]
I was young and so eager to make some money as well as get exposed and show my talent. Young Buck
[ Eager Exposed Get Make Money Show Some Talent Well Young]
It is said that many children who live in the central provinces, away from the ocean, have a great longing to see it. I who had never been away from the monotonous country surrounding us looked forward eagerly to seeing the mountains. Pierre Loti
[ Away Been Central Children Country Eagerly Forward Great Had Live Longing Looked Many Monotonous Mountains Never Ocean Provinces Said See Seeing Surrounding Us]
Most of us are not real eager to grow, myself included. We try to be happy by staying in the status quo. But if we're not willing to be honest with ourselves about what we feel, we don't evolve. Olympia Dukakis
[ Eager Evolve Feel Grow Happy Honest Included Most Myself Ourselves Quo Real Status Staying Try Us Willing]
There's more than a few remnants left in German welfare policy today. Many Germans eagerly condemn Hitler's fascism but won't examine the other reasons why the Third Reich succeeded for a season. Suzanne Fields
[ Condemn Eagerly Examine Fascism Few German Germans Hitler Left Many More Other Policy Reasons Reich Remnants Season Succeeded Than Third Today Welfare Why Won]
The stalwart soul has the will to live and is eager for the race. Taylor Caldwell
[ Eager Live Race Soul Will]