I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
Great problems are now being handled, keeping every thinking man in suspense; the unity or multiplicity of human races; the creation of man 1,000 years or 1,000 centuries ago; the fixity of species, or the slow and progressive transformation of one species into another; the eternity of matter; the idea of a God unnecessary: such are some of the questions that humanity discusses nowadays.Louis Pasteur
A “strange coincidence,” to use a phrase By which such things are settled nowadays.
Why is the human skull as dense as it is? nowadays we can send a message around the world in one-seventh of a second, but it takes years to drive an idea through a quarter-inch of human skull.charles kettering
nowadays you don't go around on the street kicking people, punching people because if you do (makes gun shape with hand), well that's it I don't care how good you are.bruce lee
The tendency nowadays to wander in wildernesses is delightful to see. Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains isgoing home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.john muir
Though we are mighty fine fellows nowadays, we 822 cannot write like Hazlitt.Robert Louis Stevenson
It's very hard not to be a scoundrel nowadays. Everywhere there are pressures that work towards our personal and collective debasement.nelson rodrigues
Are animals like car-crashes -- Acts of God or mere Accidents -- bizarre, tragic, farcical, plotted nowadays into a scenario by an ingenious storyteller, Mr C Darwin?Peter Greenaway
What is peddled about nowadays as philosophy, especially that of N.S. [National Socialism], but has nothing to do with the inner truth and greatness of that movement [namely the encounter between global technology and modern humanity] is nothing but fishing in that troubled sea of values and totalities.Martin Heidegger
The city is quite calm nowadays, even though residual criminal acts remain. On terrorist issues we bet on Serval. People rely on Serval for this kind of issue, much more than on the UN soldiers.
Logic is usually understood nowadays as a study of certain formal systems, though in former times there were philosophers who held that the subject matter of logic was the formal rules of human thought.
In all engineering disciplines nowadays, software engineering excluded, there exists an established engineering process to develop a system, which is accompanied by a number of suited modeling description techniques. Software engineering, being a rather new field, has not as yet established any clear methodical guidance or a fully standardized modeling notation.
"In fact," said Rabbit, "Tigger's getting so Bouncy nowadays that it's time we taught him a lesson. Don't you think so Piglet?"a. a. milne
It's important to get with the majority, isn't it? That's that's a big thing nowadays, isn't it, Reverend?
Common sense seems very uncommon now-a-days
God has matured. He is not the impulsive, bowelless being of the Testaments - the vehement glorymonger, with His bag of cheap carny tricks and his booming voice - the fiery huckster with his burning bushes and his wonder wands. nowadays God knows what He wants and He knows who He wants.nick cave
There is a trouble called Twitter, the finest lies are here. nowadays, social media is actually the headache of societies.recep tayyip erdoğan
The United States, ever since its founding fathers, has had an ideal, a mission to the world. In the '40s, it sacrificed the lives of many young people to achieve the freedom of the world. nowadays, we need to focus on democracy and free trade.
nowadays most men lead lives of noisy desperation.james thurber
There is no business like show business, Irving Berlin once proclaimed, and thirty years ago he may have been right, but not anymore. nowadays almost every business is like show business, including politics, which has become more like show business than show business is.russell baker
nowadays, one of the churches of Tlön maintains platonically that such and such a pain, such and such a greenish-yellow colour, such and such a temperature, such and such a sound, etc., make up the only reality there is. All men, in the climactic instant of coitus, are the same man. All men who repeat one line of Shakespeare are William Shakespeare.jorge luis borges
And when languages are lost most of the knowledge that went with them gets lost. People do care about identity as they want to be different. nowadays we want access to everything but we don't want to be thought of as no more than people on the other side of the world .
nowadays, it is hard to imagine any revelation so intimate that it would offend the public's sense of decency.
nowadays people of so-called health and strength are nothing more than aggressive. Indulging with meat and sake is not the way of human beings.
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