Quotations that match 'instances'.

The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self. Anatole Broyard
[ Between Cannot Debate Feel Human Instances Life Makes Many Self Tension Us Yes]
War, in some instances, especially defensive, has been authorized by Heaven. Ezra Stiles
[ Authorized Been Defensive Especially Heaven Instances Some War]
Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it. George Washington
[ Conduct Distinguished First Force Greater Instances Operate Rigor Some Than Therefore Will Wish]
An anxious unrest, a fierce craving desire for gain has taken possession of the commercial world, and in instances no longer rare the most precious and permanent goods of human life have been madly sacrificed in the interests of momentary enrichment. Felix Adler
[ Anxious Been Commercial Craving Desire Enrichment Fierce Gain Goods Human Instances Interests Life Longer Madly Momentary Most Permanent Possession Precious Rare Sacrificed Taken Unrest World]
The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly. Jean Piaget
[ Changed Changing Current Ever History Instances Just Knowledge Many Moment More Past Rapidly State]
The film director, in many instances, has to swallow somebody else's decision about the final form of something. It's so hard as to be intolerable. Trevor Nunn
[ Decision Director Else Film Final Form Hard Instances Intolerable Many Somebody Something Swallow]
To be sure, in some instances these proceedings have been unconstitutional, but we must remember that it is not the first time since a war that there have been changes in governments by such methods. Frank B. Kellogg
[ Been Changes First Governments Instances Methods Must Proceedings Remember Since Some Such Sure These Time Unconstitutional War]
The independent role of morphology in mate choice is revealed by the rare instances where the usual association between song and morphology is disrupted. Peter R. Grant
[ Association Between Choice Disrupted Independent Instances Mate Morphology Rare Revealed Role Song Usual Where]
The joke that I make is that there are instances on the TV series that happen to me, - except on Sex and the City they always make it better or worse than real life and I am actually saying that in a joking way. Candace Bushnell
[ Actually Always Am Better City Except Happen Instances Joke Joking Life Make Real Saying Series Sex Than Tv Way Worse]
Don't get yourself in certain circumstances or instances, because it's not a good feeling to be sitting in that chair where you've got 12 people that are in control of your life. You have an opportunity to be in control of your life for yourself by the decisions that you make. Puff Daddy
[ Because Certain Chair Circumstances Control Decisions Feeling Get Good Got Instances Life Make Opportunity Sitting Where Your Yourself]
In some instances, the accuracy of past-life memories can be objectively verified, sometimes with remarkable detail. Stanislav Grof
[ Accuracy Detail Instances Memories Objectively Remarkable Some Sometimes Verified]
I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. James Madison
[ Believe Encroachments Freedom Gradual Instances More Power Silent Sudden Than Those Violent]
The information gained from these techniques was valuable in some instances, but there is no way of knowing whether the same information could have been obtained through other means. Dennis C. Blair
[ Been Could Gained Information Instances Knowing Means Obtained Other Same Some Techniques These Through Valuable Way Whether]
Nevertheless, as is a frequent occurrence in science, a general hypothesis was constructed from a few specific instances of a phenomenon. Sidney Altman
[ Constructed Few Frequent General Hypothesis Instances Nevertheless Occurrence Phenomenon Science Specific]
There have been a couple of instances prior to now where members of the House have filed resolutions calling for release of the sealed files which were developed during the course of our committee's investigation. Louis Stokes
[ Been Calling Committee Couple Course Developed During Filed Files House Instances Investigation Members Now Our Prior Release Resolutions Sealed Were Where Which]
So, it, of course, makes one wonder how many other people there might be who are completely innocent, who have been sent by the U.S. to countries where they've been interrogated, and in some instances it seems tortured. Jane Mayer
[ Been Completely Countries Course How Innocent Instances Makes Many Might Other Seems Sent Some Tortured Where Wonder]
Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously. Barbara Deming
[ Actually Certain Conspicuously Course Deter Deterrence Doubt Fails Generally Instances Jails Others Punishing Said Speaking Too Troublesome Try Works]
I will admit, like Socrates and Aristotle and Plato and some other philosophers, that there are instances where the death penalty would seem appropriate. Jack Kevorkian
[ Admit Appropriate Aristotle Death Instances Other Penalty Philosophers Plato Seem Socrates Some Where Will Would]
On big issues like war in Iraq, but in many other issues they simply must be multilateral. There's no other way around. You have the instances like the global warming convention, the Kyoto protocol, when the U.S. went its own way. Hans Blix
[ Around Big Convention Global Instances Iraq Issues Kyoto Many Multilateral Must Other Own Protocol Simply War Warming Way Went]
Looking ahead, I can see more and more instances where I will disagree with the president on very fundamental issues. The largest, for me, is education. Jim Jeffords
[ Ahead Disagree Education Fundamental Instances Issues Largest Looking More President See Very Where Will]
So high do these plants stand in the favour of the Chinese gardener, that he will cultivate them extensively, even against the wishes of his employer; and, in many instances, rather leave his situation than give up the growth of his favourite flower. Robert Fortune
[ Against Chinese Cultivate Employer Even Extensively Favour Favourite Flower Gardener Give Growth High His Instances Leave Many Plants Rather Situation Stand Than Them These Up Will Wishes]
We've built the largest empire in the history of the world. It's been done over the last 50 years since World War II with very little military might, actually. It's only in rare instances like Iraq where the military comes in as a last resort. John Perkins
[ Actually Been Built Comes Done Empire History Ii Instances Iraq Largest Last Little Might Military Only Over Rare Resort Since Very War Where World Years]
Many instances exist of small children who seem to remember and describe their previous life in another body, another place, and with other people. These memories emerge usually shortly after these children begin to talk. Stanislav Grof
[ After Another Begin Body Children Describe Emerge Exist Instances Life Many Memories Other Place Previous Remember Seem Shortly Small Talk Their These Usually]
I respect people who feel things passionately. I do. But when someone is a judge, that is not what they should bring to the bench. It is not really passion, except in rare instances, that serves the bench well. It is, rather, an ability to understand the law and follow it. Charles Schumer
[ Ability Bench Bring Except Feel Follow Instances Judge Law Passion Passionately Rare Rather Really Respect Serves Should Someone Things Understand Well]
In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. Hillary Clinton
[ Also Change Girls Globalization Instances Many March Meant Must Too Women]
Synaptic summation is the technical term used in neurophysiology for those instances in which some neuron C is fired only by a combination of neurons A and B. Gregory Bateson
[ Combination Fired Instances Only Some Technical Term Those Used Which]
Watching baseball under the lights is like observing dogs indoors, at a pedigree show. In both instances, the environment is too controlled to suit the species. Melvin Maddocks
[ Baseball Both Controlled Dogs Environment Indoors Instances Lights Observing Pedigree Show Species Suit Too Under Watching]
It is not secret here in Congress we have not had the discipline in many instances to keep our hands out of the cookie jar of Social Security. Now to stop this I propose that in the future that Congress cannot get its hands on the money in the first place. Jeff Miller
[ Cannot Congress Cookie Discipline First Future Get Had Hands Here Instances Jar Keep Many Money Now Our Out Place Propose Secret Security Social Stop]
Twins are usually hailed with delight, because they swell the power of the family, though in some instances they are put to death. John H. Speke
[ Because Death Delight Family Hailed Instances Power Put Some Swell Though Twins Usually]
The term 'giant' is used too often to describe artists. But in the case of Akira Kurosawa, we have one of the rare instances where the term fits. Martin Scorsese
[ Artists Case Describe Fits Giant Instances Kurosawa Often Rare Term Too Used Where]
The music industry's actions at the time of 9/11 and since have been actions driven by patriotism in most instances, and greed and stupidity to a lesser degree. Sounds like real life doesn't it? Ronnie James Dio
[ Actions Been Degree Driven Greed Industry Instances Lesser Life Most Music Patriotism Real Since Sounds Stupidity Time]
Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Apply Criteria Entering Failure Implications Instances Involves Nature Necessarily Only Prevailing Questioning Scarcely Sense Spaces Specifically Success Technical Where]
Even though Article IV of the Constitution says that treaties are the 'supreme law of the land,' in most instances they're not even law. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Article Constitution Even Instances Iv Land Law Most Says Supreme Though Treaties]
I am decidedly of the opinion that in very many instances we can trace such a necessary connexion, especially among birds, and often with more complete success than in the case which I have here attempted to explain. Alfred Russel Wallace
[ Am Among Attempted Birds Case Complete Connexion Decidedly Especially Explain Here Instances Many More Necessary Often Opinion Success Such Than Trace Very Which]
Mr. Darwin contributes some striking and ingenious instances of the way in which the principle partially affects the chain, or rather network of life, even to the total obliteration of certain meshes. Richard Owen
[ Affects Certain Chain Contributes Darwin Even Ingenious Instances Life Mr Network Obliteration Partially Principle Rather Some Striking Total Way Which]
The War has been waged with success, although there have been in some instances errors and misfortunes. But the heart of the nation is sounder and its hopes brighter. Gideon Welles
[ Although Been Brighter Errors Heart Hopes Instances Misfortunes Nation Some Sounder Success Waged War]
In many instances, order is apprehended first of all by the senses. Rudolf Arnheim
[ Apprehended First Instances Many Order Senses]
Wherever modern translations of marked excellence were already in existence efforts were made to secure them for the Library, but in a number of instances copyright could not be obtained. James Loeb
[ Already Copyright Could Efforts Excellence Existence Instances Library Made Marked Modern Number Obtained Secure Them Translations Were Wherever]
Sometimes I'll turn the channel and there's the movie and I can honestly say that those last few minutes always fascinate me. It's one of the rare instances when image, music, and drama work effectively. Madeleine Stowe
[ Always Channel Drama Effectively Fascinate Few Honestly Image Instances Last Minutes Movie Music Rare Say Sometimes Those Turn Work]
Secretary Powell and I agree on every single issue that has ever been before this administration except for those instances where Colin's still learning. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Administration Agree Been Before Colin Ever Every Except Instances Issue Learning Powell Secretary Single Still Those Where]
In rare instances you have to give up what you thought was a great scene. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Give Great Instances Rare Scene Thought Up]
In fact, I had to make an enormous adjustment to this, not only in listening to it but in playing with it. It's a full sound. In some instances, you must have the volume to get the effect. Chico Hamilton
[ Adjustment Effect Enormous Fact Full Get Had Instances Listening Make Must Only Playing Some Sound Volume]
Capturing any member of any terrorist cell or any insurgent cell that we may happen to come across is always very, very valuable, and the thing that interests me is that in most instances after a time people talk and they tell us what they know. John Abizaid
[ Across After Always Any Capturing Cell Come Happen Instances Interests Know May Member Most Talk Tell Terrorist Thing Time Us Valuable Very]