Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of mutual love have missed the best thing a life has to give.
GG Allin: There's such a fierce intense fire burning inside of me, so much that it just wants to explode.gg allin
There is an emerging scientific consensus that global warming is making hurricanes more intense and more destructive. It turns out that Katrina fits into a pattern that scientists and greens have been trying to warn us about for a long time.johann hari
My whole existence has been devoted to science and to teaching, and these two intense passions have brought me very great joy.charles fabry
One truth we have been able to count on concerning scientific persuit over the centuries has been that only testable theories survive the intense scrutiny of experimental science.john moffat
...he had often been at the foot of it [Mount Kenya], but had not ascended it to any great altitude on account of the intense cold and the white matter which rolled down the mountain with a great noise,... ~ Johann Ludwig Krapf
Non-action is unceasing activity. The sage is characterized by eternal and intense activity. His stillness is like the apparent stillness of a fast rotating gyroscope.ramana maharshi
There is an inconvenience which attends all abstruse reasoning. that it may silence, without convincing an antagonist, and requires the same intense study to make us sensible of its force, that was at first requisite for its invention. When we leave our closet, and engage in the common affairs of life, its conclusions seem to vanish, like the phantoms of the night on the appearance of the morning; and 'tis difficult for us to retain even that conviction, which we had attain'd with difficulty.David Hume
Another potent element of the new cult milieu was the therapy sect, which offered believers the chance to achieve their full human potential through personal growth and self-actualization by taking total responsibility for one's actions. The prototypical movement of this kind was est (Erhard Seminar Training), in which intense and often grueling sessions forced followers to confront a new view of reality.
In tracking down and eliminating terrorists, we need to change our metaphor from a "war on terror" exactly what, pray tell, is that? to the mind-set of Interpol tracking down master criminals through intense global cooperation among nations, or the FBI stalking the Mafia, or local police determined to quell street gangs without leveling the entire neighborhood in the process.