Quotation Explorer - 'Occur'

Accidents will occur in the best regulated families. - Charles Dickens
The more you keep your religious beliefs concealed from others, the lesser religious conflicts occur in the society. - Abhijit Naskar
A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards, as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
The value of things is not the time they last, but the intensity with which they occur. That is why there are unforgettable moments and unique people! - Fernando Pessoa
Because all actions and expressionsstem from the mind, it is vital to know themind as well as decide in what way we’ll use it. Everyone has heard of psychosomatic illness, and most of us acknowledge that psychosomatic sicknesses can and do occur. But whatabout psychosomatic wellness? - H.E. Davey
It is doubtful that real personal change can occur without the conscious and painful process of self-criticism that is required to reject power and ego. - Janis Birkeland
Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: It comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur. - Henry Miller
I feel sad for the people who I hear always plan, plan, plan the next day's event to occur. Life only stands still for them. - Ingrid Nkenlifack
Anytime you meditate, some electric jerks occur in your thigh...the symbol of premonition of an unpleasant event that has happened or will take place in future. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Does it not occur to people that I might be artificial by nature? - Maurice Ravel
Be on the alert to recognize your prime at whatever time of your life it may occur. - Muriel Spark
If worries begin, then realize that the task at hand is going to be disturbed and if worries do not occur, then know that the task will not be disturbed. Worries are obstacles to the work. - Dada Bhagwan
When attachment does not occur when someone gives flowers and no abhorrence occurs when someone throws stones; that is considered equanimity. - Dada Bhagwan
And since, in our passage through this world, painful circumstances occur more frequently than pleasing ones, and since our sense of evil is, I fear, more acute than our sense of good, we become the victims of our feelings, unless we can in some degree command them. - Ann Radcliffe
A writer looks at an issue and asks, 'What if this were to occur? Or what if that was thrown into the mix? What would that look like? - Venita Ellick
Powerlessness can be a self-fulfilling prophesy. There is much that is wrong with America. But it will only be made right only if we force change to occur. - Robert B. Reich
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.
Society collapses when no two come together as one; however, when things do come together true beauty can occur. - James C. Reeves III
What is the own self of God? Where is the existence of God? He is within a human body. If any man achieves the Godhood, then his form will be manifested within others and transform them into his own form in the spiritual world. And that transformation does not occur after death - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
Be true to yourself and the right people and resources always show up. The Universe always conspires for the right meetings to occur. Everything is unfolding as it should. It really is. - Maria Erving
Whatever work you do in this world; the work itself has no value. If there is attachment-abhorrence behind that work, then only you are responsible for the next life. You are not responsible if attachment-abhorrence don’t occur. - Dada Bhagwan
We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur. - Dan Quayle
But in my opinion, all things in nature occur mathematically. - René Descartes
There's only about about 6 to 8 inches between an open book and a human being's heart. A lot can happen in those 7 inches. Perspectives, fresh perspectives occur and minds expand, and I love fiction and I feel like it's a possibility for transformation. - Aline Ohanesian
Keep on doing whatever it is that you have been doing; but, do no attachment-abhorrence. If ‘You’ stay in ‘Your [Pure Soul] state’; attachment-abhorrence will not occur. - Dada Bhagwan
Staring at the blue sky causes insomnia to occur in the human. - Steven Magee
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth. - Denis Diderot
The best mistakes are made when the worst of heart breaks occur. When Love is blind and the captive, faithful. - Solange nicole
Much of our time is spent just maintaining our emotional lives and physical conditions. To move ahead, we often have to clear a trail as we go. Progress and development do not occur without change in our motivations and actions. - James H. Bae
True life is lived when tiny changes occur. - Leo Tolstoy
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur. - Vince Lombardi
EFFECT, n. The second of two phenomena which always occur together in the same order. The first, called a Cause, is said to generate the other -- which is no more sensible than it would be for one who has never seen a dog except in the pursuit of a rabbit to declare the rabbit the cause of a dog. - Ambrose Bierce
It did occur to me that the effect of good literature may be as dizzying as that of alcohol. - Pamela Dean
The most important doctrine I can declare, and the most powerful testimony I can bear, is of the atoning sacrifice of the Lord Jesus Christ. His atonement is the most transcendent event that ever has or ever will occur from Creation’s dawn through all the ages of a never-ending eternity. - Bruce R. McConkie
Global transformation can occur only when each individual has the courage to awaken from this amnesia to our true self and then make conscious choices true to our spirit. The human race is the only species on earth evolved enough to be capable of this privilege. - Patsie Smith
To believe that what has not occurred in history will not occur at all, is to argue disbelief in the dignity of man. - Mahatma Gandhi
Worry is stressing about a situation that may or may not occur and it’s always in the negative sense. - Rob Liano
Desires occur because pratyakhyan [resolutions to not repeat the mistake] were not done. It comes in the memory because pratikraman [repentances] were not done. - Dada Bhagwan
[In the Universe it may be that] Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth. - Stephen Hawking
When great changes occur in history, when great principles are involved, as a rule the majority are wrong. - Eugene V. Debs
The phenomena of nature, especially those that fall under the inspection of the astronomer, are to be viewed, not only with the usual attention to facts as they occur, but with the eye of reason and experience. - William Herschel
Adults need to teach the children they love about sexual abuse so they know what to do if they encounter it. We need to prepare them so they know who to tell, should a violation occur, so they don't have to live with a painful secret, long into adulthood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
When does complete awareness occur? When the ego departs. - Dada Bhagwan
Unexpected and pleasant surprises occur every day...random kindnesses from a stranger; would-be tragic accidents narrowly avoided; sicknesses healed.... We will notice if we look. We will see good sprinkled liberally over every day if we are open. - Steve Goodier
Is it useful to feel fear, because it prepares you for nasty events, or is it useless, because nasty events will occur whether you are frightened or not? - Lemony Snicket
Lasting change cannot occur without transformation of the heart. - Nathan W. Morris
We see what we are only through reflection and thus the more our reflections occur, the less our mistakes will be! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Whatever circumstances may occur, just stay calm and be HAPPY for our rest of life.... - Ish Vanity Wanderer Ish
Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur. - Joanna Russ
Improving intelligence is possible, but it is more likely to occur if children are given the right experiences at the right ages. - Dennis Garlick
work was so great that it cannot be compassed in a few words. death is one of the greatest losses ever to occur to British science.{Describing Ernest Rutherford upon his death at age 66. Thomson, then 80 years old, was once his teacher.} J.J. Thomson - His
World events do not occur by accident. They are made to happen, whether it is to do with national issues or commerce; and most of them are staged and managed by those who hold the purse strings. - Denis Healey
If people say the world we perceive is a 'construct' of our brains, they are saying in effect, that it results from an inveterate habit of thought. Why does it never occur to them that a habit is something you can overcome, if you set about it with enough energy? - Owen Barfield
A big thing will remain a big thing until a bigger thing will occur. - TPK
You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think. - Mortimer Adler
It is generally true that, the more preparations one has for an event, the more inconveniently fast the event will occur. - Monica Fairview
In Kilanga, people knew nothing of things they might have had - a Frigidaire? a washer-dryer combination? Really, they'd sooner imagine a tree that could pull up its feet and go bake bread. It didn't occur to them to feel sorry for themselves. - Barbara Kingsolver
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