Quotation Explorer - 'Occasional'

... and thereof do I repent: I only plucked an occasional flower when I might have gathered an ample harvest of fruit -- such are the just grounds for the regrets I have ...
Love is always true and eternal.Love can't be untrue or occasional. - Debasish Mridha
In our family histories, the frontier between fact and fiction is vague, especially in the record of events that took place before we were born, or when we were too young to record them accurately; there are few maps to these remote regions, and only the occasional sign to guide the explorer. - Adam Sisman
As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did. - Robert Benchley
Some families are an odd melting pot of strangers with the occasional offering of obligation. - Donna Lynn Hope
Designer of information superhighways need to take the occasional stroll down memory lane. - Geoffrey Bowker
A good story should provoke discussion, debate, argument...and the occasional bar fight. - J. Michael Straczynski
Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination. - Voltaire
There is nothing like the occasional outburst of profanity to calm jangled nerves. - Kirby Larson
The repetition of small efforts will accomplish more than the occasional use of great talents.
Never let the occasional delays in your life dampen your dreams - Bernard Kelvin Clive
If you can overcome the occasional angst, you may have the chance to see some interesting things, perhaps the same things the tour buses bring people to see, but purified by solitude, if you will. In any case, do not stay in the hotel room. That is the only place you are vulnerable. - James Salter
Never lose sight of this important truth, that no one can be truly great until he has gained a knowledge of himself, a knowledge which can only be acquired by occasional retirement. - Johann Georg von Zimmermann
Don't refuse to go on an occasional wild goose chase -- that's what wild geese are for. - Anonymous
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Remember, people who peek through keyholes have to expect an occasional poke in the eye. - Gary K. Wolf
My very small part in WATCHMEN is that, every now and then, Alan would phone me: ''Neil, you're an educated man. Where does it say...''He would need a quote from the Bible, or an essay about owls. I was his occasional research assistant. - Neil Gaiman
He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful. - Sydney Smith
Women need food, water, and complimentsThat's right.And an occasional pair of shoes. - Chris Rock
Gratitude shouldn't be an occasional incident but a continuous attitude. - Anthony Nyuiemedy-Adiase
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. - Ogden Nash
If we dare examine our decisions, we will see our values woven in and through every single one of them. Therefore, it would do us well to take an occasional peek to insure that our values remain at their peak. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Show us a man who never makes a mistake and we will show you a man who never makes anything. The capacity for occasional blundering is inseparable from the capacity to bring things to pass. The only men who are past the danger of making mistakes are the men who sleep at Greenwood.
But I've grown thoughtful now. And you have lost Your early-morning freshness of surprise At being so utterly mine: you've learned to fear The gloomy, stricken places in my soul, And the occasional ghosts that haunt my gaze. - Siegfried Sassoon
The human situation, in general or in particular, is slightly worse (ignoring an occasional hiccup in the graph) at any given moment than at any preceding moment. - FARRELL J.G.
Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement! God wills to be displayed and known and loved and cherished and worshiped. - John Piper
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