I am making this statement as an act of wilful defiance of militaryauthority, because I believethattheWar isbeing deliberately prolonged by those who have the power to end it.
There is no instance of a country having benefitted from prolonged warfare.SunTzu
A prolonged and massive increase in aggregate wealth per capita has taken place over several centuries.robert gilpin
A prolonged and massive increase in aggregate wealth per capita has taken place over several centuries.Chapter Three, Dynamics Of Political Economy, p. 100
In 1987 he was awarded the Tusli Samman award for “creativity, noble traditions, prolonged training and practice leading to heights of achievement in the area considered.”The award to the Koodyataam maestro Mani Madhava Chayar quoted by K.A. Chandrahasan in Performing arts: In pursuit of excellence
To watch a football game is to be in prolonged neurotic doubt as to what you're seeing. It's more like an emergency happening at a distance than a game.jacques barzun
But childhood prolonged cannot remain a fairy-land. It becomes a hell.Louise Bogan
Only a personal experience of it, or a prolonged study of men who have passed into the new life, will enable us to realize what this actually is; but it has seemed to the present writer that to pass in review, even briefly and imperfectly, instances in which the condition in question has existed would be worth while.Richard Maurice Bucke
To rest upon a formula is a slumber that, prolonged, means death.Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., "Ideals and Doubts", 10 Illinois Law Rev 3 (1915).
This used to be about sex. The literature of my people was pornography, filled with cries for mercy, drama enacted on people without prolonged negotiation, partners engaged in a dance in the middle of a bonfire. Now, it's 300-page manuals about how to make sure nothing bad will happen.laura antoniou
Work almost always has a double aspect: it is a bondage, a wearisome drudgery; but it is also a source of interest, a steadying element, a factor that helps to integrate the worker with society. Retirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.Simone de Beauvoir
If peradventure, Reader, it has been thy lot to waste the golden years of thy life thy shining youth in the irksome confinement of an office; to have thy prison days prolonged through middle age down to decrepitude and silver hairs, without hope of release or respite; to have lived to forget that there are such things as holidays, or to remember them but as the prerogatives of childhood; then, and then only, will you be able to appreciate my deliverance.Charles Lamb
A victim mentality is a prolonged form of suicide.steve maraboli
Merle's all-night illumination prolonged itself into an inescapable glow that began to keep him awake.thomas pynchon
Experience shows that what great role pratice and experience play in education; pratice, the prolonged exercice lead to habit: exemple suggests imitation. Habit can become a second nature, but, wrongly directed (or guided), it may also heighten (or intensify) unfortunate tendencies and be an obstacle to progress.african spir
My early years abroad were spent mainly upon the European Continent, and public duties since have led me to make prolonged stays in various Continental states France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Russia where the study of Continental statesmen has been almost forced upon me.Andrew Dickson White
By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.william shakespeare
Thus annihilation means, in the Buddhist philosophy , only a dispersion of matter , in whatever form or semblance of form it may be; for everything that bears a shape was created, and thus must sooner or later perish i.e. change that shape. Therefore, as something temporary, though seeming to be permanent , it is but an illusion, Maya; for eternity has neither beginning nor end, the more or less prolonged duration of some particular form passes, as it were, like an instantaneous flash of lighting.Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, in Isis Unveiled: Secrets of the Ancient Wisdom Tradition, Madame Blavatsky's ..., p.62
[Tonality is] prolonged motion within the framework of a single key-determined progression.Salzer, Felix (1962). Structural Hearing: Tonal Coherence in Music. New York: Dover, p.227.
[Tonality is] directed motion within the framework of a single prolonged sonority.Salzer, Felix (1967). "Tonality in Medieval Polyphony", The Music Forum 1, p.54.
They call it yantra because it restrains prolonged suffering arising from defects (in the form) of desire, anger and so forth.By Raghvabhatta/ commentary on Sardatilaka quoted in p.28
... Norbert Wiener of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a brilliant mathematician who recently won fame with his invention of cybernetics, a new science of communications... His prolonged studies of the striking analogies between the control systems in animal bodies and those in complex machines became the basis of his newly created cybernetics, a science of communications."How U.S. cities can prepare for atomic war" in: LIFE. Vol. 29, nr. 25 (18 dec 1950). p.77
They said: O Noah, indeed thou hast disputed with us and prolonged dispute with us, so bring upon us that which thou threatenest us with, if thou art truthful. He said: Only Allah will bring it on you, if He please, and you will not escape: And my advice will not profit you, if I intend to give you good advice, if Allah intends to destroy you. He is your Lord; and to Him you will be brought back.32-34 Maulana Muhammad Ali translation
prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books involves constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feelings whatever.1946 'Confessions of A Book Reviewer'.
prolonged contact with the computer turns mathematicians into clerks and vice versa.Alan Perlis, "Epigrams on Programming"
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