Quotations that match 'prompt'.

The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do. Horace
[ Anger Cannot Irritation Prompted Restrain Temper Their Them Undone Will Wish]
Researches tested a new form of medical marijuana that treats pain but doesn't get the user high, prompting patients who need medical marijuana to declare, "Thank you?" Jimmy Fallon
[ Declare Form Get High Medical Need New Pain Patients Prompting Researches Tested Thank Treats User]
I hope to God that the inner strength that will vindicate my deeds will in good time spring forth from my own people. I have done as I had to on the prompting of my inner voice. Kurt Huber
[ Deeds Done Forth God Good Had Hope Inner Own Prompting Spring Strength Time Vindicate Voice Will]
The mystery is what prompted men to leave caves, to come out of the womb of nature. Stephen Gardiner
[ Caves Come Leave Men Mystery Nature Out Prompted Womb]
Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity. Gary Ryan Blair
[ Any Caution Course Creative Destructive Essential Even Failure Goal High Inaction More Opportunity Perhaps Promotes Prompts Risk Risks Seize Stakes Success Taking Thoughtless Wasteful Where Which]
What I've deduced from Obama's teleprompter is this: The Obama Doctrine is, essentially, that America sucks. Everything is our fault. And to go forward, we must castrate everything that has kept us secure, because, y'know, we wouldn't want to continue to be safe and strong anymore, right? Doug Giles
[ America Anymore Because Continue Deduced Doctrine Essentially Everything Fault Forward Go Kept Know Must Obama Obama Our Right Safe Secure Strong Sucks Us Want]
The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music. John Drinkwater
[ Expression Finds Good His Into Music Musician Own Perception Poet Poetry Prompted Terms Translates]
Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles. Paul Fussell Car
[ Advertise Americans Anxiety Automobiles College Known Only Prompts Rear Status Their Them University Whose Window World]
The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes. Andre Gide
[ Beautiful Madness Most Prompts Reason Things Those Writes]
I think that many of my ideas are correct, but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas I have about human evolution. Donald Johanson
[ Alter Before Bet Correct Death Discoveries Evolution Human Ideas Made Many Other Prompt Think Various Will]
Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end. Leon Askin
[ Bombarded Came Date December Dream End Harbour Japanese Opening Pearl Prompt Put Theater Unfortunately Washington]
The very best impromptu speeches are the ones written well in advance. Ruth Gordon
[ Advance Best Impromptu Ones Speeches Very Well Written]
The prompt assimilation of that intelligence will be essential if we are to avoid another September 11th. Adam Schiff
[ Another Assimilation Avoid Essential Intelligence Prompt September Will]
If anyone thinks that Jews can steal into the land of their fathers, he is deceiving either himself or others. Nowhere is the coming of Jews so promptly noted as in the historic home of the Jews, for the very reason that it is the historic home. Theodor Herzl
[ Anyone Coming Deceiving Either Fathers Himself Historic Home Into Jews Land Noted Nowhere Others Promptly Reason Steal Their Thinks Very]
One of the best things about paintings is their silence - which prompts reflection and random reverie. Mark Stevens
[ Best Paintings Prompts Random Reflection Reverie Silence Their Things Which]
A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions. Augustus Hare
[ Actions After Children Enough Enthusiasm Fated Give Great Her Lose Lost May Mixing Mother Prompt Remain Should Still Support Sure Them Through World]
It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate. Eric Hoffer
[ Action Acts Brand Distant Hope Opiate Prompts While]
Having committed ourselves to Iraq, we must prevail, and to prevail, we must fund all of the requirements for our military. We must do it adequately and promptly, and the administration is doing neither. Jack Reed
[ Adequately Administration Committed Doing Fund Having Iraq Military Must Neither Our Ourselves Prevail Promptly Requirements]
Since our complex societies are highly susceptible to interferences and accidents, they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt disruption of normal activities. Jurgen Habermas
[ Accidents Activities Certainly Complex Disruption Highly Ideal Normal Offer Opportunities Our Prompt Since Societies Susceptible]
I now bid farewell to the country of my birth - of my passions - of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies - whose factions I sought to quell - whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim - whose freedom has been my fatal dream. Thomas Francis Meagher
[ Aim Been Bid Birth Country Death Dream Factions Farewell Fatal Freedom Intelligence Invoked Lofty Misfortunes Now Passions Prompted Quell Sought Sympathies Whose]
When our spelling is perfect, it's invisible. But when it's flawed, it prompts strong negative associations. Marilyn vos Savant
[ Associations Flawed Invisible Negative Our Perfect Prompts Spelling Strong]
After the war, prompted by the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, I entered Parliament so that a priest could speak out for the poor, as canon law at that time still permitted. Abbe Pierre
[ After Archbishop Canon Cardinal Could Entered Law Out Paris Parliament Permitted Poor Priest Prompted Speak Still Time War]
Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Check Concern Demands Giving Impersonal Little Mailing May More Personal Pity Prompts Represent Soul Sympathy Than True Which]
Defence was an afterthought, prompted by necessity; and its introduction as a State function, though effected doubtless with a view to the strengthening of the State, was really and in principle the initiation of the State's destruction. Benjamin Tucker
[ Afterthought Defence Destruction Doubtless Effected Function Initiation Introduction Necessity Principle Prompted Really State Strengthening Though View]
We ought instead of retreating should follow up the enemy and take Richmond. And in full view of all responsible for such declaration, I say to you all, such an order can only be prompted by cowardice or treason. Philip Kearny
[ Cowardice Declaration Enemy Follow Full Instead Only Order Ought Prompted Responsible Retreating Richmond Say Should Such Take Treason Up View]
I caught on fire twice on the stage, but I was promptly put out. It was just my leg. Tre Cool
[ Caught Fire Just Leg Out Promptly Put Stage Twice]
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country. Maximilien Robespierre
[ Applied Consequence Country Democracy Distinct General Inflexible Justice Less Most Natural Only Pressing Principle Prompt Severe Terror Than Then Virtue Wants]
So with that will prompt and prepared to serve all those whom I perceive to be servants of my Lord, I will speak of three things with simplicity and love as if I were speaking to my own soul. Ignatius Loyola
[ Lord Love Own Perceive Prepared Prompt Servants Serve Simplicity Soul Speak Speaking Things Those Three Were Whom Will]
Public emergencies may require the hand of severity to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty, but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Compassion Emergencies Ever Fall Guilty Hand Heavily May Methods Milder Personally Prompts Public Require Severity Those Urges]
I address myself to the Communists, to those Communists who were prompted to join the Party by the progressive ideas of mankind and socialism, and not by selfish personal interests - let us represent our pure and just ideas by pure and just means. Janos Kadar
[ Address Communists Ideas Interests Join Just Mankind Means Myself Our Party Personal Progressive Prompted Pure Represent Selfish Socialism Those Us Were]
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind. Leo Rosten
[ Absence Advises Another Any Before Contradict Discovers Fonder Grow Heart Hesitate Leap Look Lost Makes Mind Often Out Promptly Proverbs Reader Sagacity Sight Soon Us Warns]
I'm just preparing my impromptu remarks. Winston Churchill
[ Impromptu Just Preparing Remarks]
I always said that I wouldn't use a teleprompter, and if I start to sing real flat, I'll hang it up. Jimmy Buffett
[ Always Flat Hang Real Said Sing Start Up Use]
He who truly believes that which prompts him to an action has looked upon the action to lust after it, he has committed it already in his heart. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Action After Already Believes Committed Heart Him His Looked Lust Prompts Truly Upon Which]
Hurricane Katrina, coupled with Hurricane Rita, which came promptly on Katrina's heels, claimed more than 1,200 American lives. Together, they caused more than $200 billion in damage. Ellen Tauscher
[ American Billion Came Caused Claimed Coupled Damage Heels Hurricane Katrina Lives More Promptly Rita Than Together Which]
Ask those who love Him with a sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend. Alphonsus Liguori
[ Amid Ask Conversation Divine Find Friend Greater Him Life Love Loving Relief Sincere Tell Than Their Those Troubles Will]
Foreign nationals entering the United States illegally who are taken into custody by the Border Protection Corps or by State or local law enforcement authorities must be promptly delivered to a federal law enforcement authority. John Culberson
[ Authorities Authority Border Corps Custody Delivered Enforcement Entering Federal Foreign Illegally Into Law Local Must Nationals Promptly Protection State States Taken United]
It is a great evil, as well as a misfortune, to be unable to utter a prompt and decided 'no'. Charles Simmons
[ Decided Evil Great Misfortune Prompt Unable Utter Well]
If we attend continually and promptly to the little that we can do, we shall ere long be surprised to find how little remains that we cannot do. Samuel Butler
[ Attend Cannot Continually Ere Find How Little Long Promptly Remains Shall Surprised]
For anyone to open their heart, they need the right atmosphere, and something to prompt them. For my mother it was her trip abroad: she was in a very relaxed, understanding environment. I was very sympathetic towards her. Jung Chang
[ Abroad Anyone Atmosphere Environment Heart Her Mother Need Open Prompt Relaxed Right She Something Sympathetic Their Them Towards Trip Understanding Very]
Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity. Gary Ryan Blair
[ Caution Course Destructive Even Failure Inaction More Opportunity Perhaps Promotes Prompts Risks Seize Thoughtless Wasteful Which]
There is no harm in being sometimes wrong- especially if one is promptly found out. John Maynard Keynes
[ Being Especially Found Harm Out Promptly Sometimes]
The beginning of a plot is the prompting of desire. Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
[ Beginning Desire Plot Prompting]
And, finally, Lincoln was not a good impromptu speaker; he was at his best when he could read from a carefully prepared manuscript. Though maybe a teleprompter could have helped that! David Herbert Donald
[ Best Carefully Could Finally Good Helped His Impromptu Lincoln Manuscript Maybe Prepared Read Speaker Though]
I wish you to inform the Court that my absence, though deliberate, is not intended in any way to be disrespectful. Nor is it prompted by any fear of the punishment which might be inflicted on me. Bram Fischer
[ Absence Any Court Deliberate Disrespectful Fear Inflicted Inform Intended Might Nor Prompted Punishment Though Way Which Wish]
America's greatness has been the greatness of a free people who shared certain moral commitments. Freedom without moral commitment is aimless and promptly self-destructive. John W. Gardner
[ Aimless America Been Certain Commitment Commitments Free Freedom Greatness Moral Promptly Self-Destructive Shared Without]
The basic guarantees of our Constitution are warrants for the here and now, and unless there is an overwhelmingly compelling reason, they are to be promptly fulfilled. Arthur J. Goldberg
[ Basic Compelling Constitution Fulfilled Guarantees Here Now Our Overwhelmingly Promptly Reason Unless Warrants]
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful. Charles Simmons
[ Also Attention Delightful Duty Easy Energy Favorable Form Fortune Good Habit Influence Little Make Manners Only Part Reputation Usefulness Will]
Bush is a very poor impromptu speaker. He does fine in small groups but when speaking without a script in front of large groups or answering questions he wasn't prepped for, he has problems. Peter Schuyler
[ Answering Bush Does Fine Front Groups Impromptu Large Poor Problems Questions Script Small Speaker Speaking Very Without]
I know where I'm going to be, I'm not traveling here and there and everywhere. That didn't necessarily prompt me to it but it definitely opened up my mind of saying okay, maybe this is a good time to do this. Nia Long
[ Definitely Everywhere Going Good Here Know Maybe Mind Necessarily Okay Opened Prompt Saying Time Traveling Up Where]
That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been. Lascelles Abercrombie
[ Been Broadly Epic Independently Invented Invention Itself Many Needs Poetry Prompted Say Similar Times Which]
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never! Winston Churchill
[ Anything Away Back Danger Double Flinching Half Meet Never Ought Promptly Reduce Run Threatened Try Turn Will Without]
The more wild and incredible your desire, the more willing and prompt God is in fulfilling it, if you will have it so. Coventry Patmore
[ Desire Fulfilling God Incredible More Prompt Wild Will Willing Your]
A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment. Warren E. Burger
[ Abolishing Arrest Certain Consequences Deterrent Effect Factor Far Finality Greater Judgment Penalty Point Poverty Prompt Some Swift Than Trial]
One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself. Jack London
[ Cannot Having Itself Nature Recoil Upon Violate Without]
Law is stable; the societies we are speaking of are progressive. The greater or less happiness of a people depends on the degree of promptitude with which the gulf is narrowed. Henry James Sumner Maine
[ Degree Depends Greater Gulf Happiness Law Less Narrowed Progressive Societies Speaking Stable Which]