Something begins, begins;Starlit and sunlit, something walks abroadIn flesh and spirit and fire.Something is loosed to change the shaken world.stephen vincent benét
Dr Slade went in to lunch in a state of desperate boredom tempered with resentment; it had shaken him a little to see how bad luck could be prolonged to such unlikely lengths.paul bowles
Death has shaken out the sands of thy glass.john gardiner calkins brainard
Persecution has not crushed it, power has not beaten it back, time has not abated its force, and, what is most wonderful of all, the abuses and treasons of its friends have not shaken its stability.horace bushnell
”And I would like a medium Vodka dry Martini — with a slice of lemon peel. shaken and not stirred, please. I would prefer Russian or Polish vodka.”ian fleming
What is that ‘something’, some inherent strength? Doubtless it lies in the liberal character of the Indian civilization, which allows for cross-fertilization with other cultures, without losing its own identity. Even time (kala), the great devourer, has stood testimony to the fact that the deep foundations of Indian culture could not be shaken either by internal upheavals, however great may have been their magnitude.... " the soul of India lives on!"B B Lal, Archaeologist, . (Quotes on Hinduism)
shaken and broken, our people behold the loss of the men of Stalingrad. Three hundred and thirty thousand German men have been senselessly and irresponsibly driven to death and destruction by the inspired strategy of our World War I Private First Class. Führer, we thank you!Variant translation: Our People stand shocked in front of the downfall of the men of Stalingrad. Three hundred thousand men were hounded into death and doom without sense or responsibility by the work of the world-war private. Führer, we thank you!
A thought by thought is piled, till some great truth Is loosened, and the nations echo round, shaken to their roots, as do the mountains now.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Grow as a palm-tree on God's Mount Zion; howbeit shaken with winds, yet the root is fast.samuel rutherford
I dimly guess what Time in mists confounds; Yet ever and anon a trumpet sounds From the hid battlements of Eternity; Those shaken mists a space unsettle, then Round the half-glimpsed turrets slowly wash again.Francis Thompson
Alternate translation: Nothing is so certain as that the evils of idleness can be shaken off by hard work. (translator unknown).Letter LXI: On meeting death cheerfully, line 2.
He disrupted things and that’s fine, but now things have been shaken up so much that it’s been shaken up into little bits and the little bits have been shaken up into even smaller bits. We are saying let’s put it all back together.charles thomson
The great extension of our experience in recent years has brought light to the insufficiency of our simple mechanical conceptions and, as a consequence, has shaken the foundation on which the customary interpretation of observation was based.niels bohr
When taken, To be well shaken.colman, george, the younger
When your whole world is shaken from all the risks we have taken, Dance with me, dance with me into the colors of the dusk.ben harper
When he is forsaken, Withered and shaken, What can an old man do but die?thomas hood
[T]he sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken. … They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and great glory... I tell you the truth, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened.jesus christ
As she stumbled forward she cried out in her mind, which was as dark, as shaken as the subterranean vault, “Forgive me. O my Masters, O unnamed ones, most ancient ones, forgive me, forgive me!” There was no answer. There had never been an answer.ursula k. le guin
He confronts a basic tool of the measurers the statistical technique called factor analysis, developed by the influential English psychologist Charles Spearman and demonstrates persuasively how factor analysis led to the cardinal error in reasoning of confusing correlation with cause, or, to put it another way, of attributing false concreteness to the abstract. It is this sort of performance that makes the book's eventual refutation of Arthur Jensen seem incidental, for it is far more absorbing to have our powers of reason challenged than it is to have our social consciences shaken.stephen jay gould
At one time, many philosophers held that faultless "laws of thought" were somehow inherent, a priori, in the very nature of mind. This belief was twice shaken in the past century; first when Russell and his successors showed how the logic men employ can be defective, and later when Freud and Piaget started to reveal the tortuous ways in which our minds actually develop.jean piaget
Grow as a palm-tree on God's Mount Zion; howbeit shaken with winds, yet the root is fast.P. 294. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
The son of Saturn gave The nod with his dark brows. The ambrosial curls Upon the Sovereign One's immortal head Were shaken, and with them the mighty mount, Olympus trembled.Homer, The Iliad, Book I, line 666. Bryant's translation.
The great extension of our experience in recent years has brought light to the insufficiency of our simple mechanical conceptions and, as a consequence, has shaken the foundation on which the customary interpretation of observation was based.Niels Bohr, "Atomic Physics and the Description of Nature" (1934)
Love is not love Which alters when it alteration find, Or bends with the remover to remove: O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark, That looks on tempests and is never shaken.Sonnet CXVI. (Venus and Adonis (1593))
One day I decided to try to have a complete day without tea. I was quite shaken. I was quite disturbed.Morrissey, interviewed for Victoria Wood's Nice Cup of Tea (2013), BBC Televison
For there are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion, That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
ERUDITION, n. Dust shaken out of a book into an empty skull.Ambrose Bierce The Cynic's Word Book (New York: Doubleday, Page, 1906) p. 98.
The shocks were so violent and varied, and succeeded one another so closely, that I had to balance myself carefully in walking as if on the deck of a ship among waves, and it seemed impossible that the high cliffs of the Valley could escape being shattered. In particular, I feared that the sheer-fronted Sentinel Rock, towering above my cabin, would be shaken down, and I took shelter back of a large yellow pine, hoping that it might protect me from at least the smaller outbounding boulders.John Muir in: "John Muir and the March 26, 1872, Owens Valley Earthquake".
Earthquakes may be brought about because wind is caught up in the earth, so the earth is dislocated in small masses and is continually shaken, and that causes it to sway.Epicurus in: The 1855 Wairarapa Earthquake Symposium, John Townend, Rob Langridge, September 2005
Just as a solid rock is not shaken by the storm, even so the wise are not affected by praise or blame.Translator: Acharya Buddharakkhita (Quotes)