Quotation Explorer - 'Gradually'

We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions.
With the beginning of life, comes the thirst for truth, whereas the ability to lie is gradually acquired in the process of trying to stay alive. - Gao Xingjian
LearningTo believe you are magnificent. And gradually to discover that you are not magnificent. Enough labor for one human life. - Czesław Miłosz
Since the beginning of physics, symmetry considerations have provided us with an extremely powerful and useful tool in our effort to understand nature. Gradually they have become the backbone of our theoretical formulation of physical laws. - Tsung-Dao Lee
Adults tend to repress their pleasure. Sad to say, I think we become adults only through disappointment, grief, and lies. So of course gradually we become tough, less sensitive. - Jean-Louis Gassee
Gradually you became my worst memories with a beautiful past - Sudeshna Dutta
He with whom neither slander that gradually soaks into the mind, nor statements that startle like a wound in the flesh, are successful may be called intelligent indeed. - Confucius
It's essential to tailor rehab to what impassions someone. The brain gradually learns by riveting its attention-through endless repetitions. - Diane Ackerman
It is the artist who tries to gradually accustom people to the possibilities of a better state of things. - C.A. Dawson Scott
I gradually realized that I was seeing another example of creative ebb, another step by another art on the road that may indeed end in extinction. - Stephen King
Allowing people to contribute in your life is a leap of faith. And that comes gradually with self actualization and overcoming fears of uncertainty. - Deepak Chandra
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. - Mark Twain
Now, as we close one chapter, the pen is gradually inking up, preparing itself to write the next. - Mie Hansson
Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer. - Rainer Maria Rilke
An activity originally intended to be performed by low-status, clerical and more often than not, female computer programming was gradually and deliberately transformed into a high-status, scientific, and masculine discipline. - Nathan L. Ensmenger
You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That's why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence. - Octavia E. Butler
I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light. - Isaac Newton
Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance. - Václav Havel
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. And however undramatic the pursuit of peace, that pursuit must go on.[Address before the United Nations, September 20 1963] - John F. Kennedy
Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still. - Robert Sternberg
If your grip on coins of life is not strong enough than they will gradually slip away from your hands,for surely one day you will find that your hands are empty - Kiran
Gradually my whole concept of time changed until I thought of a month as having twenty-five days of humanness and five others when I might just as well have been an animal in a steel trap. - Florence King
When I feel broken, I cry like the monsoons; and when I glue the pieces back together, I swell and surge like the sea. And then I gradually become tranquil, peaceful, calm... - Subarna Prasad Acharya
Love is always fake gradually it disappears - Rushabh Patel
Dan P. McAdams argues that children develop a narrative tone which influences their stories for the rest of their lives. Children gradually adopt an enduring assumption that everything will turn out well, or badly, depending on their childhood. - David Brooks
I am still hoping to see an America that would gradually move beyond race, only in times when old ideas would no longer lives and the new will grow with the young generation. - Henry Johnson Jr
In the vast reaches of the dry, cold night, thousands of stars were constantly appearing, and their sparkling icicles, loosened at once, began to slip gradually toward the horizon. - Albert Camus
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
Life is like getting dropped off in the middle of the woods, and then year by year, gradually walking home. - April Foiles
Organic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoan to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoan, who gives us this assurance. - Bertrand Russell
Friendships unfold gradually as women share intimacies with one another- this takes time. You need to be willing to let your friends know the real you, but you don't want to spill your guts out the first time you're out to lunch. - Irene S. Levine
The spiritual journey is an adventure of exploration that gradually starts to open up before us when we are ready to begin asking the questions, Who am I? and Who are you? - Mac MacKenzie
There seemed to be endless obstacles preventing me from living with my eyes open, but as I gradually followed up clue after clue it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear. - Joanna Field
If any choose to maintain, as many do, that species were gradually brought to their maturity from humbler forms ... he is welcome to his hypothesis, but I have nothing to do with it.
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. - Margaret Halsey
I gradually became aware that my interiority was inseparable from my exteriority, that the geography of my city was the geography of my soul. - Aleksandar Hemon
Where love is absent, violence is a glaring possibility. Introduce love into any situation and violence gradually evaporates. - Pooja Ruprell
The lines gradually become their own demiurges and, like some witless yet miraculous participant, I witness the birth on paper of sentences that have eluded my will and appear in spite of me on the sheet, teaching me something that I neither knew nor thought I might want to know. - Muriel Barbery
The begining of every new thing is difficult! We grow convenience as gradually it becomes the part of our hours. What matters is CONSISTENCY. - Hira Shahid Kazim
Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art. - Virgil
Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one to. - Jane Austen
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