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.
Urban people, of course, are terribly scared nowadays. They may yearn for society, but it is risky to go around talking to strangers, for a lot of reasons, one being that people are so accustomed not to have many human contacts that they are afraid they may find out they really prefer life that way.russell baker
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.
That the Macedonians and their kings did in fact speak a dialect of Greek and bore Greek names may be regarded nowadays as certain.
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
Many persons nowadays seem to think that any conclusion must be very scientific if the arguments in favor of it are derived from twitching of frogs' legs especially if the frogs are decapitatedand thaton the other handany doctrine chiefly vouched for by the feelings of human beings^with heads on their shouldersmust be benighted and superstitious.william james
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
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
Gays have become colossal bores. Once interesting and iconoclastic, all they seem to crave nowadays is the State’s pension and seal of approval. They ought to go back to the days of the Stonewall Riots, when the police’s violations of privacy and private property were the object of their anger and activism.ilana mercer
"Yes, nowadays everything is being mortgaged, or is going to be." This said, Kostanzhoglo's temper rose still further. "Out upon your factories of hats and candles!" he cried. "Out upon procuring candle-makers from London, and then turning landowners into hucksters! To think of a Russian pomiestchik, a member of the noblest of callings, conducting workshops and cotton mills! Why, it is for the wenches of towns to handle looms for muslin and lace."
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 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
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
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.