Quotations that match 'striking'.Here we are, we're alone in the universe, there's no God, it just seems that it all began by something as simple as sunlight striking on a piece of rock. And here we are. We've only got ourselves. Somehow, we've just got to make a go of it. We've only ourselves.
[ Alone Began Go God Got Here Just Make Only Ourselves Piece Rock Seems Simple Somehow Something Striking Sunlight Universe]
But it required a disastrous, internecine war to bring this question of human freedom to a crisis, and the process of striking the shackles from the slave was accomplished in a single hour.
[ Accomplished Bring Crisis Disastrous Freedom Hour Human Process Question Required Shackles Single Slave Striking War]
It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature.
[ Acids Amino Bases Biochemical Biochemistry Ever Four Generalizations Hardly Mentioned Minor More Nature Reservations Same Striking Surprisingly Textbooks Throughout Twenty Which]
Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth. It is a medieval city full of young people. A wonderful, striking combination.
[ City Combination Earth Favorite Full Medieval Places Striking Wonderful Young]
One of the most striking signs of the decay of art is when we see its separate forms jumbled together.
[ Art Decay Forms Most See Separate Signs Striking Together]
Striking out Ruth and Gehrig in succession was too big an order.
[ Big Gehrig Order Out Ruth Striking Succession Too]
Striking out batters was easy.
[ Batters Easy Out Striking]
Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.
[ Hot Iron Make Only Strike Striking While]
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
[ Hot Iron Make Strike Striking Till Wait]
We believe that the world, too, can destroy apartheid, firstly by striking at the economy of South Africa.
[ Africa Apartheid Believe Destroy Economy Firstly South Striking Too World]
The first two Prime Ministers whom I served, Ted Heath and Margaret Thatcher drew strikingly different lessons from the Second World War.
[ Different Drew First Heath Lessons Margaret Ministers Prime Second Served Ted Thatcher Two War Whom World]
The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.
[ Anywhere Country Deeper Fights Freedom Man Mind Priestcraft Priests Striking Struck Than]
I feel strikingly domestic. We're in our own world with two busses and trucks.
[ Busses Domestic Feel Our Own Trucks Two World]
The most striking development of the great depression of 1929 is a profound skepticism of the future of contemporary society among large sections of the American people.
[ American Among Contemporary Depression Development Future Great Large Most Profound Sections Skepticism Society Striking]
From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment.
[ Angle Application Critical Demands Judgment Looks Lowered Opinion Proof Public Purity Racial Remains Striking Theories Upon Whichever]
In turning from the smaller instruments in frequent use to the larger and more important machines, the economy arising from the increase of velocity becomes more striking.
[ Arising Becomes Economy Frequent Important Increase Instruments Larger Machines More Smaller Striking Turning Use Velocity]
I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience - it also marks the time, which is four o clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
[ Also Attention Audience Awful Clock Deal Description Eastern Four Great Hemisphere Marks Morning Open Rising Saves Striking Sun Time Which]
Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.
[ Imagination Keyboard Note Striking Uttering Word]
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
[ Bears Been First Learned Oldest Politics Profession Resemblance Said Second Striking]
While all of these are important and significant events, it is the United States' foreign policy that furthers the advancement of freedoms and rights for women that is the most striking for me.
[ Advancement Events Foreign Freedoms Furthers Important Most Policy Rights Significant States Striking These United While Women]
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
[ Fear Get Never Out Striking Way Your]
It's the same with visual arts, you have some really cool, wonderful striking images that make you think and then again you have wonderful striking images that just take you away from the existing world for a second. And I like the latter a bit more.
[ Again Arts Away Bit Cool Existing Images Just Latter Make More Really Same Second Some Striking Take Then Think Visual Wonderful World]
But what is striking about this, in a town that often talks about tax cuts, we could quite easily, Republicans and Democrats working together, do something that everybody in America desires, and that is a simplification of our Tax Code.
[ America Code Could Cuts Democrats Desires Easily Everybody Often Our Quite Republicans Simplification Something Striking Talks Tax Together Town Working]
For in 1900 all electromagnetic radiation of longer wavelengths was already known at least to the extent that one could not seek in it the more striking characteristics of X-rays such as, for example, the strong penetrating power.
[ Already Characteristics Could Electromagnetic Example Extent Known Least Longer More Penetrating Power Radiation Seek Striking Strong Such Wavelengths X-Rays]
Belladonna, n.: In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.
[ Beautiful Deadly English Essential Example Identity Italian Lady Poison Striking Tongues Two]
As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.
[ Batters Been Born Easy Felt Got Just Most Mound Natural Out Pitcher Pitching Relationship Soon Strange Striking Thing World]
As a West Side kid fooling around with boxing gloves, I had been, for some reason of temperament, more interested in dodging a blow than in striking one.
[ Around Been Blow Boxing Dodging Fooling Gloves Had Interested Kid More Reason Side Some Striking Temperament Than West]
Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom.
[ Aliens Become End Evil Feature Inhabitants Kingdom Knavery May Much Seems Striking Will]
It's striking that Native Americans evolved no devastating epidemic diseases to give to Europeans, in return for the many devastating epidemic diseases that Indians received from the Old World.
[ Americans Devastating Diseases Epidemic Europeans Evolved Give Indians Many Native Old Received Return Striking World]
In my second year in graduate school, I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking.
[ Computer Course Graduate Lightening School Second Striking Took Year]
There is a strange kind of human being in whom there is an eternal struggle between body and soul, animal and god, for dominance. In all great men this mixture is striking, and in none more so than in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
[ Amadeus Animal Being Between Body Dominance Eternal God Great Human Kind Men Mixture More Mozart None Soul Strange Striking Struggle Than Whom]
From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. Equality
[ Blow Cannot Dangerous Equality Highest Identity Interests Neighbor Our Own Rights Springs Striking Subvert Without Your]
The striking thing about the Precious Blood is the bond it establishes between love and suffering in our experience, a bond that has become so close that we have come to think of suffering accepted with joy as the most authentic sign of love with any depth at all.
[ Accepted Any Authentic Become Between Blood Bond Close Come Depth Establishes Experience Joy Love Most Our Precious Sign Striking Suffering Thing Think]
Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male.
[ Call Civilization Discovery Fire Greatest Human Male Next Striking Triumph Wheel]
The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking. In each instance there were warning signs before the attack, and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots.
[ Attack Before Between Connect Dots Each Failed Government Harbor Instance Our Parallels Pearl Signs Striking Warning Were]
Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
[ Back Fear Hold Out Striking]
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.
[ Affects Certain Chain Contributes Darwin Even Ingenious Instances Life Mr Network Obliteration Partially Principle Rather Some Striking Total Way Which]
We, to some degree, are like what we are because we inherited certain things from the Greeks and the Romans. One of them that's so striking is the whole area of politics.
[ Area Because Certain Degree Greeks Inherited Politics Romans Some Striking Them Things Whole]
The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.
[ Being Building Clock Come Communism Concrete Crashing Crushed Down Freeing Instead Must Ourselves Reason Rubble Save Stopped Striking Try Yet]
Heat can also be produced by the impact of imperfectly elastic bodies as well as by friction. This is the case, for instance, when we produce fire by striking flint against steel, or when an iron bar is worked for some time by powerful blows of the hammer.
[ Against Also Bar Blows Bodies Case Elastic Fire Flint Friction Hammer Heat Impact Imperfectly Instance Iron Powerful Produce Produced Some Steel Striking Time Well Worked]
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
[ Hard Often Power Revealed Striking True]