Quotations that match 'seized'.

I was fourteen when Kissinger made his secret trip to China, and then there was subsequently Nixon's trip to China, and I was very much seized with an interest in China. John Pomfret
[ China Fourteen His Interest Kissinger Made Much Nixon Secret Seized Subsequently Then Trip Very]
With the people, especially a people seized of property, resides the aggregate of original power. Ezra Stiles
[ Aggregate Especially Original Power Property Resides Seized]
It's because it was at a time when women didn't have any power. It was so unusual for a young woman in her 20s to have power that I seized the power but tried not to flaunt it. Marlo Thomas
[ Any Because Her Power Seized Time Tried Unusual Woman Women Young]
Marx, as we have seen, solved it by declaring capital to be a different thing from product, and maintaining that it belonged to society and should be seized by society and employed for the benefit of all alike. Benjamin Tucker
[ Alike Belonged Benefit Capital Declaring Different Employed Maintaining Marx Product Seen Seized Should Society Solved Thing]
In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously. Godfrey Reggio
[ Brother Each Five Follow Idea Justice Much Order Person Poor Seized Social Takes Teaching Very Vow Vows Wanted Which Young]
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]
It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof. John Desmond Bernal
[ Advance Any Characteristic Essence Explanations Full Long Often Possible Proof Science Scientist Seized Their]
Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver, which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine. Isabella Bird
[ Beast Bit Claimed Dried Everybody Gold Liver Medicine Powdered Seized Twice Upon Weight Which Worth]
Opportunities multiply as they are seized. Sun Tzu
[ Multiply Opportunities Seized]
But, on balance, we seized the marketplace. We've got a great infrastructure. And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some external factors and some internal factors. Jim Cantalupo
[ Areas Balance Because External Factors Got Great Infrastructure Internal Marketplace Seized Some Struggling Yes]
The true picture of the past flits by. The past can be seized only as an image which flashes up at the instant when it can be recognized and is never seen again. Walter Benjamin
[ Again Flashes Image Instant Never Only Past Picture Recognized Seen Seized True Up Which]
Just when I think I hate fashion, I hate clothes, I'm seized by this crazy thing that I have to do. I have this little studio now where I just draw. I can be in the room for three days and not even look up. Isaac Mizrahi
[ Clothes Crazy Days Draw Even Fashion Hate Just Little Look Now Room Seized Studio Thing Think Three Up Where]
The government paid the family of Richard Nixon $18 million for papers, tape recordings and other materials seized after Watergate. Dexter S. King
[ After Family Government Materials Million Nixon Other Paid Papers Recordings Richard Seized Tape Watergate]
I think that there are empty ecological niches in the literary landscape crying to be filled and when a book more or less fills a niche it's seized on, even when it's a far from perfect fit. Edmund White
[ Book Crying Ecological Empty Even Far Filled Fills Fit Landscape Less Literary More Niche Niches Perfect Seized Think]
Faith is permitting ourselves to be seized by the things we do not see. Martin Luther
[ Faith Ourselves Permitting See Seized Things]
I have seized the light. I have arrested its flight. Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre
[ Arrested Flight Light Seized]
Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries from the 13th to the 20th. Lance Morrow
[ Across Carried Catholic Centuries Church Force Ii Mind Roman Seized Vatican]
It was implicitly supposed that every living thing was distinctively plant or animal; that there were real and profound differences between the two, if only they could be seized. Asa Gray
[ Animal Between Could Differences Distinctively Every Implicitly Living Only Plant Profound Real Seized Supposed Thing Two Were]
They have seized upon the government by bribery and corruption. They have made speculation and public robbery a science. They have loaded the nation, the state, the county, and the city with debt. Denis Kearney
[ Bribery City Corruption County Debt Government Loaded Made Nation Public Robbery Science Seized Speculation State Upon]
Wealth should not be seized, but the god-given is much better. Hesiod
[ Better God-Given Much Seized Should Wealth]
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth. Pliny the Elder
[ Avarice Lust Mankind Possess Rather Seems Seized Than Their Them Totally Upon Wealth]
Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians. David Brinkley
[ Absolute History Never Numerous Politicians Power Press Seized]
So I still seized the power, but I felt that if I officially made myself the boss, in black and white, it would be too intimidating for the other producers and the other men who worked on the show. In other words, I had the power, but I gave them the title. Marlo Thomas
[ Black Boss Felt Gave Had Intimidating Made Men Myself Officially Other Power Producers Seized Show Still Them Title Too White Words Worked Would]