Quotations that match 'terrifying'.

That war has brought with it a truly incredible development of means of destruction and a terrifying prospect of rapid and almost limitless development in that direction. Cordell Hull
[ Almost Brought Destruction Development Direction Incredible Limitless Means Prospect Rapid Terrifying Truly War]
And when you're on your own there is that terrifying possibility that you may be the only person on the planet who thinks it's funny - and you have no way of finding out. Denis Norden
[ Finding Funny May Only Out Own Person Planet Possibility Terrifying Thinks Way Your]
All of a sudden to get all of this attention, and to be away from home and working all the time was hard. I was on planes all the time. I didn't see my friends. I cried a lot. It was quite terrifying. Kate Moss
[ Attention Away Cried Friends Get Hard Home Lot Planes Quite See Sudden Terrifying Time Working]
It's terrifying, that unconditional love you have for a child. I still wonder if she really came from me, from my womb. It's a miracle. I don't understand it. I live it very intensely. Anne Parillaud
[ Came Child Intensely Live Love Miracle Really She Still Terrifying Unconditional Understand Very Womb Wonder]
Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic experience that can affect every aspect of a child's life, growth, and development. Lucille Roybal-Allard
[ Affect Aspect Child Development Every Experience Growing Growth Home Life Terrifying Traumatic Up Violent]
Performing was terrifying. Bryan Ferry
[ Performing Terrifying]
If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Ability Almost Also Comprehension Develop Find Global His Include Intelligence Make Man Men Peaceful Sentence Solution Suicide Terrifying Think Thought War Weapons Would]
Songwriting is the most terrifying thing to me, because you are really laying your heart out there. David Friedman
[ Because Heart Laying Most Out Really Songwriting Terrifying Thing Your]
Writing stopped being fun when I discovered the difference between good writing and bad and, even more terrifying, the difference between it and true art. And after that, the whip came down. Truman Capote
[ After Art Bad Being Between Came Difference Discovered Down Even Fun Good More Stopped Terrifying True Whip Writing]
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever. Thomas A. Edison War
[ Abandon Absolutely Appalled Brain Dare Day Death Even Fearful Fighter Force Forever Inflict Machine Man Order Potentialities Science Spring Terrifying Torture War Will]
My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father, basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective. Augusten Burroughs
[ Abuse Basically Beat Bright Drawn Father Had Hatred Images Level Mean Mother Parents Physical Really Reflective Relationship Television Terrifying Think Up Were Would]
Eight shows a week is daunting, and it can be terrifying. But it just instills such a sense of confidence and growth. Brooke Shields
[ Confidence Daunting Eight Growth Just Sense Shows Such Terrifying Week]
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help. Ronald Reagan
[ English Government Help Here Language Most Terrifying Words]
As a working actor, all I want to do is work. That's it. It's terrifying when you don't work. It's very hard when you don't work. There have been times when I've been out of work for like six months. I feel theatre to me is like manna. Sandra Oh
[ Actor Been Feel Hard Months Out Six Terrifying Theatre Times Very Want Work Working]
I rent houses in LA when I'm filming. I find the isolation there terrifying. There's nowhere to go, there's nowhere to be with people. I'm not a beach bunny. Kathleen Turner
[ Beach Bunny Filming Find Go Houses Isolation La Nowhere Rent Terrifying]
There were also horror shows on the radio. Very terrifying and thrilling to me as a kid. They had all these creepy sound effects. They would come on at ten o'clock at night, and I just would scare myself to death. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Also Clock Come Creepy Death Effects Had Horror Just Kid Myself Night Radio Scare Shows Sound Ten Terrifying These Thrilling Very Were Would]
Nature is in austere mood, even terrifying, withal majestically beautiful. Frederick Soddy
[ Austere Beautiful Even Mood Nature Terrifying Withal]
Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want. Clive Barnes
[ Available Culture Democratic Entirely Everybody First Governed Most Television Terrifying Thing Truly Want]
I write of the wish that comes true - for some reason, a terrifying concept. James M. Cain
[ Comes Concept Reason Some Terrifying True Wish Write]
Women are incredible in groups together. Terrifying. Men have nothing on them. Michael Hutchence
[ Groups Incredible Men Nothing Terrifying Them Together Women]
I noticed this process of waking, and predicted with terrifying logic that one of these years not far away I would be awake continuously and never slip back, and never be free of myself again. Annie Dillard
[ Again Awake Away Back Continuously Far Free Logic Myself Never Noticed Predicted Process Slip Terrifying These Waking Would Years]
Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living. Doug Coupland
[ Blot Children Clowns Drink Living Out Ravages Terrifying]
In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us. David Mamet
[ Find Ratify Terrifying Threaten Us Which World]
There's one more terrifying fact about old people: I'm going to be one soon. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Fact Going More Old Soon Terrifying]
I have to bring to your notice a terrifying reality: with the development of nuclear weapons Man has acquired, for the first time in history, the technical means to destroy the whole of civilization in a single act. Joseph Rotblat
[ Acquired Act Bring Civilization Destroy Development First History Man Means Notice Nuclear Reality Single Technical Terrifying Time Weapons Whole Your]
The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew's cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo's choice to know the truth. It's a beautiful, beautiful story. Keanu Reeves
[ Andrew Beautiful Choice Cinema Consequences Cost Explore Films Important Know Knowledge Larry Motifs Often Second Story Terrifying Theme Think Third Truth Which]
If it were possible to have a life absolutely free from every feeling of sin, what a terrifying vacuum it would be. Cesare Pavese
[ Absolutely Every Feeling Free Life Possible Sin Terrifying Vacuum Were Would]
The most terrifying moment in my life was October 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I did not know all the facts - we have learned only recently how close we were to war - but I knew enough to make me tremble. Joseph Rotblat
[ Close Crisis Cuban Did During Enough Facts How Knew Know Learned Life Make Missile Moment Most October Only Recently Terrifying Tremble War Were]
The most terrifying thing I can think of is being alone - and I mean utterly alone, like no one else in the world alone - at night. That's the nucleus of the first story in my collection and it's also where the title came from for the book. Paul Kane
[ Alone Also Being Book Came Collection Else First Mean Most Night Nucleus Story Terrifying Thing Think Title Utterly Where World]
We're in an emergency situation. The United States has become an absolutely terrifying country, and I would hope that I could participate in some way in stopping the horror and the brutality. Wallace Shawn
[ Absolutely Become Brutality Could Country Emergency Hope Horror Participate Situation Some States Stopping Terrifying United Way Would]
It's true, I had an extremely delicious life, but that was my life at home, and perhaps because I was only a child, or for whatever reasons, I found the company of others, especially other boys, quite terrifying and upsetting. Harry Mathews
[ Because Boys Child Company Delicious Especially Extremely Found Had Home Life Only Other Others Perhaps Quite Reasons Terrifying True Upsetting Whatever]
All of life and human relations have become so incomprehensibly complex that, when you think about it, it becomes terrifying and your heart stands still. Anton Chekhov
[ Become Becomes Complex Heart Human Life Relations Stands Still Terrifying Think Your]
All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them. Simone de Beauvoir
[ Always Destroy Fact Him His However Idols Made Man May Point Power Subordinate Terrifying Them Why Will]
When the facilities of the government of the United States are drawn on an individual, it can be terrifying. Lee J. Cobb
[ Drawn Facilities Government Individual States Terrifying United]
I think that black Africa is extremely terrifying. Black Africa can become a maelstrom of warring tribes without the outside world needing to feel the need to do anything about it. John Keegan
[ Africa Anything Become Black Extremely Feel Maelstrom Need Needing Outside Terrifying Think Tribes Warring Without World]
Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us. Georges Bataille
[ Above Alone Aspect Crime Elude Fact Far Hidden Hides Human Impenetrable Most Secret Species Terrifying Things Those Us Which]
I started studying what the nature of a monument is and what a monument should be. And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile, almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere. Maya Lin
[ Almost Designed Ends Futile Iii Memorial Monument Nature Nowhere Passage Should Started Studying Terrifying War World]
Nature reserves the right to inflict upon her children the most terrifying jests. Thornton Wilder
[ Children Her Inflict Jests Most Nature Reserves Right Terrifying Upon]
What the scientists have in their briefcases is terrifying. Nikita Khrushchev
[ Scientists Terrifying Their]
We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict. Jim Morrison
[ Anyone Else Fear Feelings Inflict Less More Our Own Pain Personal Private Solitary Terrifying Than Violence]
I didn't choose the fact that I was gay, but I did choose whether to live my life as a gay woman-that was the terrifying thing for me. Especially being a gay actress. Portia de Rossi
[ Actress Being Choose Did Especially Fact Gay Life Live Terrifying Thing Whether]
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk. Joyce Brothers
[ Accept Being Embarrassed Fail Follow Hurt Love Other Risk Risking Rule Should Simple Surely Take Terrifying Think Times Too Us Vulnerabilities Will Worst]
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture. Salvador Dali Art
[ Architecture Art Beauty Edible Nouveau Terrifying]
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Charms Devoid Make Mornings Terrifying Up Waking World Worthwhile]
The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century. E. L. Doctorow
[ Because Century Made Need Reason Terrifying Vacuum Witnesses Writer Writers]
Losing my anonymity in this world I think is something that I find terrifying. Alex O'Loughlin
[ Anonymity Find Losing Something Terrifying Think World]
I think it's really terrifying that a country based on the foundations and ideals of God, is now systematically removing God from everything. Everything! Stephen Baldwin
[ Based Country Everything Foundations God Ideals Now Really Removing Systematically Terrifying Think]
This free will business is a bit terrifying anyway. It's almost pleasanter to obey, and make the most of it. Ugo Betti
[ Almost Anyway Bit Business Free Make Most Obey Pleasanter Terrifying Will]
You have to find a balance with food in your life - you can't take out food. It can be absolutely terrifying. Carre Otis
[ Absolutely Balance Find Food Life Out Take Terrifying Your]
My friends never talk to me about my poetry because they're embarrassed that I write it or they're embarrassed by what I write about which are not such extraordinarily terrifying things, but they are the state of human existence. Peter Davison
[ Because Embarrassed Existence Extraordinarily Friends Human Never Poetry State Such Talk Terrifying Things Which Write]
My mother brought me magicians and witches, because I was very ugly, really revolting. So she thought somebody had put a spell on me - this is the truth - so she made me drink some horrible terrifying potions, for year. Roberto Benigni
[ Because Brought Drink Had Horrible Made Magicians Mother Put Really Revolting She Some Somebody Spell Terrifying Thought Truth Ugly Very Witches Year]
Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized, there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons, and a strong desire to get rid of them. Joseph Rotblat
[ Abhorrence Arms Before Desire Get Instinctive Long Nuclear Potential Race Recognized Rid Strong Terrifying Them Weapons Widespread]
I have found life an enjoyable, enchanting, active, and sometime terrifying experience, and I've enjoyed it completely. A lament in one ear, maybe, but always a song in the other. Sean O'Casey
[ Active Always Completely Ear Enchanting Enjoyable Enjoyed Experience Found Lament Life Maybe Other Sometime Song Terrifying]
I'm intimidated every day I go on the stage and everyday I go on a movie set. It's terrifying and I always want to reshoot the first day or the first week, I'm so terrified. Catherine Zeta-Jones
[ Always Day Every Everyday First Go Intimidated Movie Set Stage Terrified Terrifying Want Week]