Quotation Explorer - 'Particularly'

The dew has fallen with a particularly sickening thud this morning. - Douglas Adams
I think it's not particularly necessary to lead a religious life. People progress just as well in music, or art, or math or science or gardening or whatever. It all seems to work as well and the process is good. - Jim Henson
Perhaps these pages are more particularly addressed to poor students. As for the rest of my readers, they will accept such portions as apply to them. I trust that none will stretch the seams in putting on the coat, for it may do good service to him whom it fits. - Henry David Thoreau
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. - Franklin P. Jones
A professional is a person who can do his best at a time when he doesn't particularly feel like it.
Facing the world full of confidence is sometimes out of your league particularly if you have come up against or been compromised by adversity in some form. - Auliq Ice
Open your mind to new experiences, particularly to the study of other ­people. Nothing that happens to a writer however happy, however tragic is ever wasted. - P.D. James
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. - Sinclair Lewis
INCOMPATIBILITY, n. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination. Incompatibility may, however, consist of a meek-eyed matron living just around the corner. It has even been known to wear a moustache. - Ambrose Bierce
PALACE, n. A fine and costly residence, particularly that of a great official. The residence of a high dignitary of the Christian Church is called a palace; that of the Founder of his religion was known as a field, or wayside. There is progress. - Ambrose Bierce
NIRVANA, n. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. - Ambrose Bierce
Of all the things in the world, I'm particularly amazed at, is the conviction with which the MIND, endorses an Idea, which is phenomenal, as it differentiates the Genius from Mediocre, or not to forget the human stupidity in particular! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought-- particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things. - Woody Allen
If you explore beneath shyness or party chit-chat, you can sometimes turn a dull exchange into an intriguing one. I've found this to be particularly true in the case of professors or intellectuals, who are full of fascinating information, but need encouragement before they'll divulge it. - Joyce Carol Oates
Funny, I don't particularly care for either "laws" or "order". Liberty is messy. Freedom yields imperfect results. - A.E. Samaan
I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it. - Diana Princess of Wales
While these Christians (the majority in a recent poll) are particularly concerned that religious freedoms are being eroded in this country, they also want Judeo-Christians to dominate the culture, - David Kinnaman
EVANGELIST, n. A bearer of good tidings, particularly (in a religious sense) such as assure us of our own salvation and the damnation of our neighbors. - Ambrose Bierce
MYRMIDON, n. A follower of Achilles -- particularly when he didn't lead. - Ambrose Bierce
In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning. - George Orwell
There is something particularly fascinating about seeing places you know in a piece of art - be that in a film, or a photograph, or a painting. - Sara Sheridan
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. - Bertrand Russell
I think that it's important for scientists to explain their work, particularly in cosmology. This now answers many questions once asked of religion. - Stephen Hawking
The following Discourse [on art, by Sir Joshua Reynolds] is particularly Interesting to Blockheads as it endeavours to prove that There is No such thing as Inspiration & that any Man of a plain Understanding may by Thieving from Others become a Mich Angelo. - William Blake
I am not particularly interested insaving time; I prefer to enjoy it. - Eduardo Galeano
Heaven knows where I'll end up - it's a safe bet I'll never be at the top of anything! Nor do I particularly care to be. - H.P. Lovecraft
It is important not to allow ever wider coalition-building to become an end in itself. As we saw in the Gulf War of 1990, international pressures, particularly those exerted from within an alliance, can result in the failure to follow actions through and so leave future problems unresolved. - Margaret Thatcher
Reckless behavior, particularly in young boys, may be the uncontrolled expression of a legitimate, even Godly, desire to strive after great and noble deeds. And when the desire for adventure follows a God-honoring course, exciting things can happen. - Hal and Melanie Young
The author likens crisis, and particularly war, to stop motion photography in its capacity to make changes plain that are ordinarily too gradual to be seen. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
MANES, n. The immortal parts of dead Greeks and Romans. They were in a state of dull discomfort until the bodies from which they had exhaled were buried and burned; and they seem not to have been particularly happy afterward. - Ambrose Bierce
If you hire only those people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don't particularly like.
When I get hold of a book I particularly admire, I am so enthusiastic that I loan it to someone who never brings it back. - Edgar Watson Howe
The feminine section of the proletarian army is of particularly great significance... the success of a revolution depends on the extent to which women take part in it. - Vladimir Lenin
CURSE, v.t. Energetically to belabor with a verbal slap-stick. This is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance. - Ambrose Bierce
I have learned that as soon as you introduce controls on human behavior, you lose the game, particularly when those controls are at odds with the work. - John Seddon
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left. - Margaret Thatcher
There is nothing particularly wrong with salmon, of course, but like caramel candy, strawberry yogurt, or liquid carpet cleaner, if you eat too much of it you are not going to enjoy your meal. - Lemony Snicket
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. - Groucho Marx
It is the nature of a man as he grows older, a small bridge in time, to protest against change, particularly change for the better. - John Steinbeck
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. - Henry Ford
GENEALOGY, n. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. - Ambrose Bierce
There are as many violent women as men, but there's a lot of money in hating men, particularly in the United States -- millions of dollars. It isn't a politically good idea to threaten the huge budgets for women's refuges by saying that some of the women who go into them aren't total victims. - Erin Pizzey
Mere grimness is as easy as grinning; but it requires something to put a handsome face on a story. Narratives become of suspicious merit in proportion as they lean to Newgate-like offenses, particularly of blood and wounds... - Leigh Hunt
States should have the right to enact... laws...particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live. - George W. Bush
But in practical affairs, particularly in politics, men are needed who combine human experience and interest in human relations with a knowledge of science and technology. - Max Born
Read over your compositions, and wherever you meet with a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out. - Samuel Johnson
The power of the Executive to cast a man into prison without formulating any charge known to the law and particularly to deny him the judgement of his peers is in the highest degree odious and is the foundation of all totalitarian government whether Nazi or Communist. - Winston S. Churchill
The artist, and particularly the poet, is always an anarchist in the best sense of the word. He must heed only the call that arises within him from three strong voices: the voice of death, with all its foreboding, the voice of love and the voice of art. - Federico García Lorca
Books seem the most potent source: each one is the sum total of a life that can be inhaled in a single day. I read fast, so I'm hoovering up lives at a ferocious pace, six or seven or eight in a week. I particularly love autobiographies: I can eat a whole person by sundown. - Caitlin Moran
All we think about in the cycle of violence is men. If we miss the oestrogen factor we cannot solve the cycle of violence. We cannot bring peace to the world unless we hold women accountable and morally responsible, particularly for their attacks upon children. - Stefan Molyneux
I was going into shock. The pain wasn’t getting any better, and I thought that I would probably black out before I found out how this was going to end. Just as well—I was never particularly good at finishing things. - Joe Schreiber
Once I saw a chimpanzee gaze at a particularly beautiful sunset for a full 15 minutes, watching the changing colors [and then] retire to the forest without picking a pawpaw for supper. - Adriaan Kortlandt
Children are particularly literary, for they say what they feel not what someone has taught them to feel. - Fernando Pessoa
... I think this Law, by which I am punished, is both unreasonable in itself, and particularly severe... Polly Baker - Benjamin Franklin
I think about life, and I think about death. And neither of them particularly appeal to me.
No human being, particularly a young, attractive woman, is so alone that there is no one to miss her when she disappears. - Maj Sjöwall
Ivy was particularly adept at being ignorant but could cause extensive havoc with the smallest scrap of information. - Gail Carriger
The self-help movement that began in the latter half of the twentieth century suffers particularly from this flaw, for the personal and interpersonal skills it seeks to cultivate are almost always designed to get us more of what we think we want, rather than to bring about a change of heart. - C. Terry Warner
A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded. - Daniel Handler
One evening, after a particularly terrible row, the prince smashed his princess over the head with an old wooden clock and she tumbled to the floor, dead. - Brooke Warra
I don't have any idea of who or what God is. But I do believe in some great spiritual power. I feel it particularly when I'm out in nature. It's just something that's bigger and stronger than what I am or what anybody is. I feel it. And it's enough for me. - Jane Goodall
Doing abominations is against the law, particularly if the abominations are done while wearing a lobster bib. - Woody Allen
Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen. - Homer
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]