Quotation Explorer - 'Appropriate'

PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into politics and finance, and the place is now used as a lecture hall by the Audible Reformer. When disturbed by his voice the ancient echoes clamor appropriate responses most gratifying to his pride of distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. - E.W. Howe
...while cleverness is appropriate to rhetoric, and inventiveness to poetry, truth alone is appropriate to history. - Procopius of Caesarea
It’s my opinion that only in times of utter depression or lofty peace is it appropriate to be creative. - Nicholas Trandahl
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage like the princess in the fairy tale 'til its appropriate liberator comes to set it free. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Islam affords women their rightful status, and encourages them to work in all sectors, as long as they are afforded appropriate respect. - Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan
Appropriate boundaries create integrity. - Rae Shagalov
And that's the world in a nutshell, an appropriate receptacle. - Stan Dunn
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. In fact, it is as difficult to appropriate the thoughts of others as it is to invent. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Apply analysis when appropriate, but keep it on a short leash when joy beckons. - Alan Cohen
Healing requires a legitimated, credible and culturally appropriate system. - Mildred Blaxter
I recently cleared up my Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS). The condition is real, it has a sound foundation as to why it occurs in the human, and can be cleared up by taking the appropriate steps. - Steven Magee
Right is not always right. If you are appropriate, then you are always right. - Debasish Mridha
Education has multiple purposes, but learning how to ask essential questions and how to challenge dogma,tradition, and injustice in appropriate and constructive ways is its highest purposes. - Gregory S. Prince, Jr.
I wonder how appropriate it is to try to 'argue someone into the kingdom.' Many apologists hotly deny any such charge, but I don't believe them. The tenor of almost all apologetics literature makes it plain that this is their intent. - Robert M. Price
Why does a government agency that has no connection with my community have the right to dictate what is appropriate for it? - Simon S. Tam
Well, here we are."Sometimes a statement of the bloody obvious was the only appropriate way forward. As if to give life ceremonious permission to proceed. - Michel Faber
With practice, INTJs become skilled at nodding and making responsive noises at appropriate times,while internally wondering whether dolphins have language or thinking about how Star Wars breaksthe laws of physics. - Anna Moss
ABASEMENT, n. A decent and customary mental attitude in the presence of wealth or power. Peculiarly appropriate in an employee when addressing an employer. - Ambrose Bierce
The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action. There is no fixed teaching. All I can provide is an appropriate medicine for a particular ailment. - Bruce Lee
Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick
Friends are great and always seem to work by the appropriate will of God.
It's really seeing student involvement as a variety of opportunities that are appropriate for each given student and responsive to their individual needs and their desires for their educational experience. - Adam Fletcher
Andalways embrace things, people earthsky stars, as I do, freely and withthe appropriate sense of space. - Frank O'Hara
Liberty is like those solid and tasty foods or those full-bodied wines which are appropriate for nourishing and strengthening robust constitutions that are used to them, but which overpower, ruin and intoxicate the weak and delicate who are not suited for them. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
One is said to be enlightened with the Right Knowledge when his conduct is appropriate in any situation. - Dada Bhagwan
Mine is to chew on the appropriate texts and make them delectable. - Gregory of Nyssa
Sometimes saying goodbye to the ones you love can be the most appropriate thing to do in order to help them understand there are consequences for each and every choice we make. - Raphael Zernoff
When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is any thing you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. - Edgar Watson Howe
DISOBEY, v.t. To celebrate with an appropriate ceremony the maturity of a command. His right to govern me is clear as day, My duty manifest to disobey; And if that fit observance e'er I shut May I and duty be alike undone. Israfel Brown - Ambrose Bierce
Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive. - Eric A. Burns
there can be occasions when we suddenly and involuntarily find ourselves loving r=the natural world with a startling intensity, in a burst of emotion which we may not fully understand, and the only word that seems to me to be appropriate for this feeling is joy - Michael McCarthy
It is generally agreed that "Hello" is an appropriate greeting because if you entered a room and said "Goodbye," it could confuse a lot of people.
In the moment, you most likely won't know how valuable such detours will prove to be, but life has a way of revealing the hidden magic in these moments down the road at the appropriate time. - Shannon Ables
historical arguments; traditional apologetics breaks down here. Since man is here dealing with God and this by definition means with the invisible, impalpable, uncontrollable, only one attitude is appropriate and required : believing trust, trusting faith. - Hans Küng
Clarity of your thoughts makes your actions precise :-) Whenever you feel your actions are not appropriate, watch out your thoughts... :-) - Raj Vanjara
To me, being appropriatedoes not always mean conforming. Often it means justthe opposite. Sometimes, refusing to conform and even confrontingis not only appropriate but necessary to change theworld for the better. - Donda West
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