Authors that match 'verge'.

Jacques Verges French Lawyer (1925-)

Quotations that match 'verge'.

Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared. Jane Porter
[ Bosoms Brightness Happiness Heart Itself Kindred Light Losing May Mirror Nay Original Particle Pass Perfected Ray Redoubled Reflects Shared Strikes Sunbeam Thousand Through Till Which Without]
I'm one of those people who when I go over a bridge, I want to jump. It's just this intense tickle in the back of my throat. It's like I'm on the verge the whole time I'm walking over that bridge, and I'm not going to get a release until I jump. Willem Dafoe
[ Back Bridge Get Go Going Intense Jump Just Over Release Those Throat Tickle Time Until Verge Walking Want Whole]
While nothing is certain, I firmly believe our nation is on the verge of a nuclear energy renaissance. Michael K. Simpson
[ Believe Certain Energy Firmly Nation Nothing Nuclear Our Renaissance Verge While]
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really. Tennessee Williams
[ Another Characters Desperate Easier Found Fragile Frightened Hysteria Identify Life Out Person Reach Really Seemingly Strong These Upon Verge Were]
Today, the forces of competition, technology, and globalization have converged to spur innovation and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry. Arthur Levitt
[ Business Competition Done Forces Globalization Industry Innovation Securities Spur Technology Today Transform Way]
All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women. Germaine Greer
[ Death Man Masculine Only Shortage Societies Society Survive Verge Will Women]
Yet, Puerto Rico's economic convergence and political integration with the rest of the nation is in a state of arrest - even though the island has been within the national borders, political system and customs territory of the U.S. for a century. Dick Thornburgh
[ Arrest Been Borders Century Convergence Customs Economic Even Integration Island Nation National Political Puerto Rest Rico State System Territory Though Within Yet]
Once the troops move into Cambodia, the colleges and universities of this country were on the verge of civil war. Many closed down. The students were up in arms. And it looked very much like there were going to be real problems in this country. William Kunstler
[ Arms Cambodia Civil Closed Colleges Country Down Going Into Looked Many Move Much Once Problems Real Students Troops Universities Up Verge Very War Were]
The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him. Jose Ortega y Gasset
[ Creation Creatures Efficacy Forgot Fruitful God Him His Inside Made Magic Man Metaphor Most Perhaps Potentialities Seems Tool Verges Which]
I don't believe we're seeing the beginning of a divergence. We have seen a partial divergence on this case. Mario Monti
[ Beginning Believe Case Divergence Partial Seeing Seen]
Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith. Paul Tillich
[ Act Being Concerned Consists Earnestly Faith Give God Life Meaning Name Reality Reflects Ultimate Verge Vitally Which Whoever]
Here, on the river's verge, I could be busy for months without changing my place, simply leaning a little more to right or left. Paul Cezanne
[ Busy Changing Could Here Leaning Left Little Months More Place Right River Simply Verge Without]
If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing an entire generation of our young people, killing and dying in the streets of America. Ron Dellums
[ America Dying Entire Generation Killing Known Losing Our Streets Truth Verge Young]
Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible, and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity, as soon as it has passed that point, begins to verge towards decay. Robert Blair
[ Begins Decay Makes Maturity Passed Point Progress Rational Sensible Soon Throughout Towards Vegetable Verge Whatever Whole World]
We can believe that we know where the world should go. But unless we're in touch with our customers, our model of the world can diverge from reality. There's no substitute for innovation, of course, but innovation is no substitute for being in touch, either. Steve Ballmer
[ Being Believe Course Customers Either Go Innovation Know Model Our Reality Should Substitute Touch Unless Where World]
To my mind, what we ought to have maintained from the beginning was the strictest neutrality. If we had done this, I do not believe we would have been on the verge of war at the present time. George William Norris
[ Been Beginning Believe Done Had Maintained Mind Neutrality Ought Present Strictest Time Verge War Would]
Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system. Kay Bailey Hutchison
[ Action Also Baby Boomers Country Ensure Leadership Long-Term Million Need Our Retirement Security Shore Social Survival System Take Up Verge]
At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible to hold these divergent people together, but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions, comparatively few went back to the mills. And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Aside Back Belonged Comparatively Conducted Craft Divergent Everyone Few First Hold Impossible Little Men Mills Predicted Skilled Some Strike These Together Unions Violence Went Whole Whom Would]
We take people to the threshold of religion. Our aim is to induce immediate experience that is beyond the odd, beyond the strange, and beyond the weird. It verges on the wholly other. Larry Harvey
[ Aim Beyond Experience Immediate Induce Odd Other Our Religion Strange Take Threshold Verges Weird Wholly]
When I was little I always thought I was marked out, special, on the verge of something momentous. I used to tingle with anticipation. Felicity Kendal
[ Always Anticipation Little Marked Momentous Out Something Special Thought Tingle Used Verge]
Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous. Yehudi Menuhin
[ Chaos Compatibility Continuity Creates Disjointed Divergent Harmony Imposes Incongruous Melody Music Order Out Rhythm Unanimity Upon]
You know, we all have our inner demons. I, for one - I can't speak for you, but I'm on the verge of moral collapse at any time. It can happen by the end of the show. Glenn Beck
[ Any Collapse Demons End Happen Inner Know Moral Our Show Speak Time Verge]
Try hard to find out what you're good at and what your passions are, and where the two converge, and build your life around that. Joshua Lederberg
[ Around Build Converge Find Good Hard Life Out Passions Try Two Where Your]
To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy. Henri Cartier-Bresson
[ Becomes Breath Capture Converge Faculties Fleeting Great Hold Image Intellectual Joy Mastering Moment Photograph Physical Precise Reality]
I was a very early believer in the idea of convergence. Jean-Marie Messier
[ Believer Convergence Early Idea Very]
The un-conscious distortion of the facts is almost harmless compared to the unconscious neglect of an animal's mental life until it verges on the unusual and marvelous. Edward Thorndike
[ Almost Animal Compared Distortion Facts Harmless Life Marvelous Mental Neglect Unconscious Until Unusual Verges]
Of course the orders all converge backward in time, to different degrees. George G. Simpson
[ Backward Converge Course Degrees Different Orders Time]
Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Culture Debate Divergence Enrich History Only Our Views]
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost. John Foster Dulles
[ Ability Art Away Brink Get Getting Go Into Lost Necessary Run Scared Try Verge War Without]
For life is tendency, and the essence of a tendency is to develop in the form of a sheaf, creating, by its very growth, divergent directions among which its impetus is divided. Henri Bergson
[ Among Creating Develop Directions Divergent Divided Essence Form Growth Impetus Life Tendency Very Which]
Seriously, we are in the midst of the convergence of voice and data and that is challenging the infrastructure of the telephone companies. There are huge commercial interests in the basic technology, but even more so in content delivery and control of content. Steve Crocker
[ Basic Challenging Commercial Companies Content Control Convergence Data Delivery Even Huge Infrastructure Interests Midst More Seriously Technology Telephone Voice]
Our species is on the verge of changes that will fundamentally alter what it means to be human... and we are the people driving that change. Daniel Keys Moran
[ Alter Change Changes Driving Fundamentally Human Means Our Species Verge Will]
We are confronting a situation in which the Administration, in my view, is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy. Paul Sarbanes
[ Administration Again Bankruptcy Confronting Crisis Manufacturing Once Security Situation Social System Verge View Which]
When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution. Abdullah Ibrahim
[ Arrive Change Converge Find Knowledge Mind Peace Place Resolution Resolve Self Space Things Time Understanding]
I find it difficult to believe that God would want us to strip the courts of their powers to interpret the laws of this land, albeit with the divergent opinions. I shudder that my colleagues do not understand the dynamics of the Federal judiciary. Alcee Hastings
[ Albeit Believe Colleagues Courts Difficult Divergent Dynamics Federal Find God Interpret Judiciary Land Laws Opinions Powers Shudder Strip Their Understand Us Want Would]
Splitting and gradual divergence of genera is exemplified very well and in a large variety of organisms. George G. Simpson
[ Divergence Exemplified Genera Gradual Large Organisms Splitting Variety Very Well]
The divergence of songs in the new population away from those in the progenitor population would only be prevented if these processes were balanced by repeated immigration and subsequent breeding: song flow. Peter R. Grant
[ Away Balanced Breeding Divergence Flow Immigration New Only Population Prevented Processes Repeated Song Songs Subsequent These Those Were Would]
There is an inevitable divergence between the world as it is and the world as men perceive it. J. William Fulbright
[ Between Divergence Inevitable Men Perceive World]
Numbers of snipes breed every summer in some moory ground on the verge of this parish. Gilbert White
[ Breed Every Ground Numbers Parish Some Summer Verge]
Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost
[ Difference Less Made Roads Took Traveled Two Wood]
Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon's verge. Lord Byron
[ Between Horizon Hovers Life Morn Night Star Two Upon Verge Worlds]
The administration in my view is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy. Paul Sarbanes
[ Administration Again Bankruptcy Crisis Manufacturing Once Security Social System Verge View]
Wherever there is one job on the verge of being lost, I will fight to save it. Wherever there is one company looking to grow in West Virginia, I will fight to make that growth a reality. Joe Manchin III
[ Being Company Fight Grow Growth Job Looking Lost Make Reality Save Verge Virginia West Wherever Will]
Nobody should have to be a systems integrator to make a convergence network work in their home. Steve Case
[ Convergence Home Make Network Nobody Should Systems Their Work]