Quotation Explorer - 'Period'

The Bible states in Psalms 139:14 that you are fearfully and wonderfully made and that you are a wonderful work of art. That makes you uniquely special. It only makes sense for you to just be the special you that you were created to be period. - DeWayne Owens
It is seldom that domestic violence is an isolated episode; rather it is comprised of a number of episodes over an extended period of time. - Asa Don Brown
DAY, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. This period is divided into two parts, the day proper and the night, or day improper -- the former devoted to sins of business, the latter consecrated to the other sort. These two kinds of social activity overlap. - Ambrose Bierce
A large proportion of mankind, like pigeons and partridges, on reaching maturity, having passed through a period of playfulness or promiscuity, establish what they hope and expect will be a permanent and fertile mating relationship. This we call marriage. - C.D. Darlington
You must learn the art of disappearance to protect yourself from the stupid! This art will save your time and your energy and it will keep your mind’s purity. And what is this art? It is to isolate yourself for a particular period of time from the society! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I feel about my dogs now, and all the dogs I had prior to this, the way I feel about children—they are that important to me. When I have lost a dog I have gone into a mourning period that lasted for months. - Mary Tyler Moore
Man is not the owner of mind but only a user. The nature owns mind, man hires only a small portion of it that too for a brief period. - Thiruman Archunan
Having a pleasant time can extend a long period of time to have a fun time. - Travis Polso
Some Christians believe the harder that one thinks, the colder faith will grow. Augustine grew more brilliant as he grew more pious, more creative as he became more orthodox. His period of heresy was imitative, but his traditional Christianity took mental risks. - John Mark Reynolds
The only period where there is lesser competition for opportunities are during times of difficulties. - Auliq-Ice
I am convinced that human history has not yet begun, that we find ourselves in the last period of the prehistoric. - Bartolomeo Vanzetti
INTERREGNUM, n. The period during which a monarchical country is governed by a warm spot on the cushion of the throne. The experiment of letting the spot grow cold has commonly been attended by most unhappy results from the zeal of many worthy persons to make it warm again. - Ambrose Bierce
MILLENNIUM, n. The period of a thousand years when the lid is to be screwed down, with all reformers on the under side. - Ambrose Bierce
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
There is a stillness between us, a period of restlessness that ties my stomachin a hangman’s noose. It is this same lack in noise that lives, there! in thedarkness of the grave, how it frightens me beyond all things. - Nathan Reese Maher
Periods are a period when nature forces prostitutes to go on leave. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
...Material goods have gained an increasing and finally inexorable power over the lives of men as at no previous period in history. - Max Weber
At every period of history, people have believed things that were just ridiculous, and believed them so strongly that you risked ostracism or even violence by saying otherwise. If our own time were any different, that would be remarkable. As far as I can tell it isn't. - Paul Graham
On the Brevity of Our TiesTies in this world last only for a time. We are husband and wife, parent and child, for a short period only. Once this reality sinks in, we cannot help treasuring each moment of our brief association. - Kentetsu Takamori
countries who have a longer past are better able see further forward into the future and think about extending the time period that they've already been around into the distant future. - Hal Hershfield
Although not a very old man, I have yet lived a great deal in my life, and I have known sorrow too bitter and joy too keen to allow me to become either cast down or elated for more than a very brief period over any success or defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives. - Amit Abraham
Loneliness is the worst pain that human can go through specially the period time when technology that is design to keep people away from each other and that period is now (21-Century). - Nadair Desmar
Zen is the period of time during which a person has true clarity of vision. - Dr. Ernst Arnold
What drove us crazy wasn't necessarily the sexual freedom his critic claimed he was unleashing, but freedom, period. Freedom to be yourself, to express yourself, to wear what you wanted to wear, to look the way you wanted to look, to have your own style, your own talk. - Larry Geller, Joel Spector, Patricia Romanowski
Don't ever marry a person you don't truly love. Don't believe what people often say, that the love will develop in future.Those whose love develop in future are very few. If after a period of time you've been dating and the love doesn't seem to grow, I strongly advise you have to re-think. - Prince Akwarandu
The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way. - Judith Martin
What God says to His Church at any given period depends altogether upon her moral and spiritual condition and upon the spiritual need of the hour. - A.W. Tozer
CANNIBAL, n. A gastronome of the old school who preserves the simple tastes and adheres to the natural diet of the pre-pork period. - Ambrose Bierce
CHILDHOOD, n. The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth -- two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age. - Ambrose Bierce
YEAR, n. A period of three hundred and sixty-five disappointments. - Ambrose Bierce
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
No person who has not spent a period of his life in those 'stark and sullen solitudes that sentinel the Pole' will understand fully what trees and flowers, sun-flecked turf and running streams mean to the soul of a man.
Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and shortened period of mental assimilation. - Konstantin Stanislavsky
Life depends on you and your choices. The real value of your life largely depends on what you do with your life. You either move the world or the world moves you! You were born to either show the world why you were born or the world shows you why you were born, period! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When does God turn a want into a need? When you feel the same way almost every day. Your thoughts can be distracted for a short period of time, but your mind will always take you back to the one place that feels like home. - Shannon L. Alder
Sincerity is nothing to express, it appears over the period. Just try to hold and wait.... - Muhammad Danish Adeel
In 1963, while my brothers were engaged in their lives, I call this period of my life 'my character-building years.' I adhered to the saying, 'When the going gets tough, the tough get going. - Marc Ashton
When I began to write fiction that I knew would be published as science fiction, [and] part of what I brought to it was the critical knowledge that science fiction was always about the period in which it was written. - William Gibson
AGE, n. That period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still cherish by reviling those that we have no longer the enterprise to commit. - Ambrose Bierce
Fashion and music are the same, because music express its period too. - Karl Lagerfeld
I am not afraid of giving bad reviews. If I don't like a book, I don't like it. Period. I don't do promotion - Bookvergent
It is absurd to expect the inclinations and wishes of two human beings to coincide, through any long period of time. To oblige them to act and live together is to subject them to some inevitable potion of thwarting, bickering, and unhappiness. - William Godwin
Don't ever regret being honest. Period. - Taylor Swift
Youth is a period of missed opportunities. - Cyril Connolly
You gotta dream? You gotta protect it. People can't do somethin' themselves, they wanna tell you you can't do it. If you want somethin', go get it, period. - Steven Conrad
You should base everything on what you see with your own eyes, hear with your own ears and feel with your own heart. Period. Always believe what you KNOW about a person, not what you HEAR. - Tanya Masse
I write whenever it suits me. During a creative period I write every day; a novel should not be interrupted. - François Mauriac
I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness. - Drew Barrymore
Life's Irony; Some will be made to see the light of opportunities only during crises period. - Auliq-Ice
The duty of the one who wants to be silent is to be silent, period! Give little thought to the cacophony of the masses when silence is the best option and silence will speak for itself - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Monty Python's usual schoolboy humour is here let loose on a period of history appropriately familiar to every schoolboy in the West, and a faith which could be shaken by such good-humoured ribaldry would be a very precarious faith indeed.
Naturally, people especially in America live in the moment and, given the crisis orientation of cable news, think that [the 2000s are] the worst period the country has ever gone through. Not really. - Ivan Eland
When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience of total loss. It was more than that. It was the period in which we suffered more total losses than in all the rest of our life put together. - John Berger
Training is the word we use now. To train means to teach a particular skill over a period of time. Every time you get up, show up, work out, you are training yourself to be better, to live happier and healthier. Don’t expect results in a snap. Remember, change takes however long it takes. - Toni Sorenson
It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed. - Henry James
The advancement of the arts from year to year taxes our credulity, and seems to presage the arrival of that period when human improvement must end. - Henry L. Ellsworth
Autumn is my favourite season of all. It is a transitory period that allows the earth to rest before it sees the harshness of winter and hears the promise of spring. - Kamand Kojouri
When you think about the period in which Agatha Christie's crime novels were written, they are actually quite edgy for the time. - Sara Sheridan
I definitely believe marijuana helps with menstruation. Since I started smoking pot, my girlfriend’s period has become painless for me - Randy Kagan
Every child deserves a home and love. Period.
I wonder how one can hate to love and love to hate the same person over a period of time in a relationship - Amit Abraham
When you are not needed, you are not needed. Period! - honeya
Put your seed in the soil, no matter the dormancy period, with faith, there shall surely be germination - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
So many will try to destroy me. So many, over and over, coming in periods of greatness. But in this period, I cannot be broken: GAGAKLEIN. - Lady Gaga
If there are trust issues during the dating period, marriage is not going to solve it! #Tip - A.H. Carlisle III
The average person living to age 70 has 613,000 hours of life. This is too long a period not to have fun.
A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible - indeed, inevitable - the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody. - Arthur C. Clarke
I wrestled through many sleepless nights after God became real to me. I can only describe this period of my life as 2 years of mental agony. - C.L. Cagan
Whenever that tiny bulb of revelation flashes over your head, it almost always follows a period of uncertainty. These periods are usually dark and distorted, with nary a sliver of light, yet they serve us because they contribute to understanding. - Nichole Beamer
For a period of time you must be financially selfish. - Moosa Rahat
He who hasn't experienced a full depression alone and over a long period of time--he is a child. - Jens Bjørneboe
I believe almost every author have gone through the terribly uncomfortable period between the time of shedding the seeds of a story and waiting to see it flourish as a published book, spending hours watering and fertilizing it. This is a dreadful period, frustrating and depressing. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
True patriotism sometimes requires of men to act exactly contrary, at one period, to that which it does at another, and the motive which impels themthe desire to do rightis precisely the same. - Robert E. Lee
the sculpting of the brain’s circuitry during this period of brain growth depends to a great degree on what a child experiences day-to-day. - Lisa Lantieri
Most of life is just a preparation for getting ready to be dead for a very long period of time. - William Faulkner
Childhood, n. The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age. - Ambrose Bierce
Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos. - Frank Herbert
The mass of your visions depends on the size of your dreams and distance they can cover within a given period of your life. - Israelmore Ayivor
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening. - Helen Mirren
And all Negroes at some period of their lives there is that yearning for a sense of group unity that is the yearning of men for a flag: for a unity that cannot be compromised, that cannot be bought; that is conscious of itself, of its strength, that is militant. - Ralph Ellison
The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences. - Winston S. Churchill
The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century. - Dan C. Quayle
We meet lots of people in a lifetime and we lose some of them over a period of time . But every person who comes in lives has a purpose to serve.. NO MEETING IS AN ACCIDENT, EVERY PERSON THAT WE MEET PLAYS A ROLE IN OUR LIVES, WHETHER WE REALIZE IT OR NOT. - Raj Kiran Atagaraha
Childhood is the best period of life... - Ray
The period of time between eligibility to vote and the start of adulthood is a window of opportunity that the liberals are willing to exploit to their advantage. - Mike Klepper
Just as I had to go through a transition period, I guess [my friends and family] did, too.
Every day solitude for a particular time period is a good way to refresh physically and is a great opportunity to rise spiritually! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Every age has its own outlook. It is specially good at seeing certain truths and specially liable to make certain mistakes. We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistake of our own period. And that means the old books. - C.S. Lewis
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