Quotation Explorer - 'Gap'

One of the characteristic problems of our time is how to close this gap between capabilities and foresight. - Edward Tenner
Technology has bridged the gap of distant communication,bringing friends and family closely together but no matter the number of ‘likes’, tweets, chats, comments, posts and shares, none can compare to a sincere smile, a kind kiss and a warm hug - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Hypocrisy is our friend. Power structures have to pretend to hold values in order to win the loyalty of at least some of society. We can use the gap between those professed values and reality to move people to try to change the reality towards the values. - Justin Podur
The gap between intentions and actions is character. - Orrin Woodward
Painting relates to both art and life. Neither can be made - I try to act in the gap. - Robert Rauschenberg
This book fills a much-needed gap. - Moses Hadas
Mechanics of Mind: I feel the greatest source of despair stems not from what we do on a daily basis, but the pace at which our mind thinks vis-a-vis our progression in real life that matters - the greater the gap the more the despair! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Why are the police REALLY having trouble recruiting officers - especially Black officers? We have to bridge the gap between community and law enforcement. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
Author challenges parents to bridge the gap with maturing, more independent kids with what he calls "Knock and Pray". He says parents should invite their kids to unscheduled times to "pray... big". - Jay Payleitner
Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us. - Oprah Winfrey
If I wrote what I really think, I would be so sad all the time. We create to fill a gap - not just to avoid the idea of dying, it's to fill some particular gap in ourselves. - Joss Whedon
With growing disbelief, Jess yet again felt herself slipping into the gap - that gap of perception between what is really happening to a person and what others think is happening. - Helen Oyeyemi
When along the pavement,Palpitating flames of life,People flicker around me,I forget my bereavement,The gap in the great constellation,The place where a star used to be - D.H. Lawrence
Music fills the gap between the conscious and the subconscious mind with endless joy and bliss. - Debasish Mridha
A crime is born in the gap between the morality of society and that of the individual. - Håkan Nesser
There should be a little gap between you and your friends, though you'll miss their companionship and you'll also miss their disrespect. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When comparing 100 years of experience to 1, there is a way to close the gap. One must simply understand the choices that were taken, the roads that were walked, and that there are no guarantees to an unseen future. - Lionel Suggs
There is a magical dream that fills the gap between birth and death; we call it life. - Debasish Mridha
In reality, we live in everyone. I live in you. You live in me. There is no gap, no distance. We all are eternally one. - Amit Ray
The more the world commits to programs for poverty and education, the greater the gap for those with intellectual disabilities. That’s because money goes where results are quick and quantifiable, which is not likely for people with intellectual disabilities. - LAWRENCE DOWNES
There is a little Juliet inside me, hoping I will lock eyes with my Romeo on the other side of a fish tank or through a gap in a library bookcase. Hell, even if it's behind the condiments section in a supermarket. I don't really mind. - Jessica Thompson
What begins will eventually end. The gap between is life. - Debasish Mridha
Where you are today and where you want to be lies a gap. That gap is the price you have to pay to get to the top. - Oscar Bimpong
The security theater we are witnessing in our election system boasting the illusion of security via ‘clunky as heck’ and air gap defense will do nothing against the real and sophisticated adversarial landscape that is zeroing in on our democracy - James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink. - George Orwell
In English, we don't have a word for people who aren't virgins. What the non-virgin lexical gap really made me think was that our obsession with sexual purity is such that once you are no longer this THING, you are indescribable.
You can never live in the past. You always live in the tiny gap between the present and the future. - Debasish Mridha
Stories close the gap and reconcile between what we want life to be and how it actually is. - Khaled Hosseini
People have the false habit of putting an artificial gap between the spiritual and the financial. We cannot accept this habit because life is an integral whole which we should understand deeply. - Samael Aun Weor
We feel in one world, we think and name in another. Between the two we can set up a system of references, but we cannot fill in the gap. - Marcel Proust
Music has infinite power to reach the gap between the heart and the soul to create infinite and ineffable joy. - Debasish Mridha
To love and be loved is so precious. And, when you lose the person you love, it tears a deep hole in your heart. If the gap and void within your heart is deep, so was the love - Luan
I wasn’t finished with you, Pru, he said softly. I had plans.Oh boy. Maybe I had plans, too.Yeah? Closing the gap between them, one of his hands went to her hip, the other slid up her back to anchor her to him. Tell me. Tell me slowly and in great detail. - Jill Shalvis
There is a gap between what we know and what we want to experience. Either, fear will keep us tethered to the familiar or plung us into the sea. The bridge is either God or ourselves, and with each big decision we must choose who we trust the most. - Shannon L. Alder
I will meet you in that gap where consciousness meets unconsciousness. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Mind gives us an existence in duality; Spirituality gives us the knowledge in non-duality. Unless we narrow this gap, we will never experience the ultimate reality. - Gian Kumar
Dying is not romantic, and death is not a game which will soon be over... Death is not anything...death is not...It's the absence of presence, nothing more...the endless time of never coming back...a gap you can't see, and when the wind blows through it, it makes no sound... - Tom Stoppard
The greater the gap between self perception and reality, the more aggression is unleashed on those who point out the discrepancy. - Stefan Molyneux
The biggest gap in your life is that between what you know and what you do." - - Bob Proctor
Consciousness resides in the gap between electrons, protons, and neutrons. - Debasish Mridha
This is my answer to the gap between ideas and action - I will write it out. - Hortense Calisher
This is my sin for giving in to my own weaknesses. My heart just couldn't keep up with the gigantic gap between dreams and reality. -Jellal Fernandes - Hiro Mashima
That gap between half sleep and half awakening has always been occupied by nostalgia. - Shreya Gupta
Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it.
A man's power is in the half-light, in the half-seen movements of his hand and the unguessed-at expression of his face. It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires. - Hilary Mantel
It's ONLY with a NEW MINDSET and SWIFT Action that you can span the gap between WHO and WHERE you are, and WHO and WHERE/WHAT you want to BE, DO and HAVE - Tony Dovale
You think an Air Gap is a defense? Sofacy, Stuxnet, Uroburos, AirHopper, BitWhisperer and ProjectSauron…enough said! - James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
This book fills a much needed gap. - Moses Hadas
Silence can be breathing space and spawn release and wellness in a time of appalling inflation of words. But silence may be intolerably screaming, if it means absence of communication, deficiency in friendship and emotional deficit. A gap of silence) - Erik Pevernagie
The essence of death is discovered in the gap between one moment ceasing and another one beginning. That essence is the wakefulness that is our true nature. - Enza Vita
The gap between understanding and misunderstanding can best be bridged by thought! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
...and awakening, at that moment, to the thrilling prospect of complete surrender, not just of one’s lips but of one’s entire body to a lover’s mercy, we recognized that the gap between compassion and surrender is love’s darkest, deepest region. - Orhan Pamuk
It's ONLY with a NEW MINDSET and a SWIFT Action that you can span the gap between WHO and WHERE you are, and WHO and WHERE/WHAT you want to BE, DO and HAVE - Tony Dovale
Until you experience real loneliness, you shall never know what real loneliness is. So many people feel miserable and lonely just because they ignore their inner man, create a gap between themselves and their inner man, and neglect their true self! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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