Quotation Explorer - 'Departure'

ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannon- shot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it. Dr. Samuel Johnson beautifully said of another author's ideas that they were "concatenated without abruption." - Ambrose Bierce
There is a time for departure even when there is no certain place to go. - Tennessee Williams
Departure of a year welcomes so many new memories - Munia Khan
Set out from any point. They are all alike. They all lead to a point of departure. - Antonio Porchia
(Her husband's departure ...) had picked Mildred up by the hair and dropped her down at the doorstep of insanity.From "Butterfly on F street - Edward P. Jones
Of the gladdest moments in human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of Habit, the leaden weight of Routine, the cloak of many Cares and the slavery of Civilization, man feels once more happy. - Richard Francis Burton
At the time of departure from this beautiful world, you will able to take only one asset with you, and that is the love you gave away and the love you have received. - Debasish Mridha
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it. - Howard Zinn
Many Buddhist temple priests regard their parishioners as possessions and fear their departure as a diminishing of assets. - Kentetsu Takamori
The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways - I to die, and you to live. Which is better God only knows. - Socrates
I prepared excitedly for my departure, as if this journey had a mysterious significance. I had decided to change my mode of life. "'til now," I told myself, "you have only seen the shadow and been well content with it; now, I am going to lead you into the substance."
I am just like you,Destined to play my part.And leave,In the nature of my departure at least,Some kind of sweet message behindIn the fathomless pattern I make. - Scott Hastie
When the silence of the night becomes the chanting of poetry, the departure of con-cavity - Goitsemang Mvula
let this be our beautiful departure from stagnation; let our minds come alive; enter another dimension; go beyond the stars eagerly struggling to find that... which our naked eyes did not know existed; rise like a falcon born to soar and not be alone but be present amongst others. - Muhammad Iqbal
There's a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go. - Tennessee Williams
There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go. - Tennessee Williams
The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our ways--I to die and you to live. Which is the better, only God knows. - Socrates
Luz's manner of speaking made it clear that she had no idea what she might say next. It wasn't that she made things up, strictly speaking--only that facts were merely a point of departure for her. - Daniel Alarcón
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all. - Edmund Burke
I am looking forward to the departure of the corrupt Obama administration in 2017. - Steven Magee
Complete departure of kashay (anger-pride-deceit-greed) is Moksha (Liberation). At first, there is the departure of kashays and then there will be ‘that’ [Liberation]. - Dada Bhagwan
The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our separate ways, I to die, and you to live. Which of these two is better only God knows. - Socrates
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