Quotation Explorer - 'Occurred'

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
I never drink while I'm working, but after a few glasses I get ideas that would never have occurred to me dead sober. - Irwin Shaw
I am quite sure that our views on evolution would be very different had biologists studied genetics and natural selection before and not after most of them were convinced that evolution had occurred. - J.B.S. Haldane
Violence is not the answer, it doesn’t work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred... The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion. - Martin Scorsese
It never occurred to us that the Earth itself might have been unyielding - Toni Morrison
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of ancestors' by the records of history? - Cicerone Marco Tulliio
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths. - Bertrand Russell
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian. - Lee Simonson
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. - Cicero
Everything originates first in the mind and all things are born there primarily. After the thought has occurred, manifestation happens. - Poonam Dhandhania
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history? - Marcus Tullius Cicero
[My study of the universe] leaves little doubt that life has occurred on other planets. I doubt if the human race is the most intelligent form of life. - Harold Urey
As long as one sees faults with the world, he prevails in the knowledge of the senses. The inner purification has not yet occurred in him. - Dada Bhagwan
We must adjust our plans to succeed in light of the changes that have occurred. - Andrea Goeglein
It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception. - Albert Einstein
Nescire autem quid antequam natus sis acciderit, id est semper esse puerum. (To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.) - Marcus Tullius Cicero
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down. I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught. - Georgia O'Keeffe
The truth about your own life is not always easy to accept, and sometimes hasn't even occurred to you. - Anna Quindlen
It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess. - Harper Lee
He was the oldest. When we left Kentucky, our folks told him to look after me. Didn't say a word to me. Wouldn't have occurred to them. - Micheal Punke
It had never occurred to me that our lives, which had been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed. - Kazuo Ishiguro
To give an accurate description of what has never occurred is not merely the proper occupation of the historian, but the inalienable privilege of any man of parts and culture. - Oscar Wilde
One day when I was praying, it suddenly occurred to me thatI was talking to myself. - Peter O' Toole
Nature is full of infinite causes that have never occurred in experience. - Leonardo Da Vinci
As it was, she always did whatever occurred to her, which was, admittedly, not difficult for someone in her position, coming from a background where rick of failure was minimal; in fact, you had to work hard to fail in her world. - Hanif Kureishi
I advise all people that have had an interaction with the police to obtain a copy of the police report, as you may find a very different story in there to what actually occurred. - Steven Magee
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