Quotation Explorer - 'Pressing'

A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country? - George Washington
Time seems so inconceivably vast, until it crushes, pressing you paper-thin between one broken-heartbeat passed, and the laughter yet to come. - Elyse Draper
If you are a worrywart you can't be a ninja. You can't rise up and fight when the weight of the world is pressing you down. Your family needs you to be sane and not bogged down in fear. - Anna M. Aquino
Memories come back, pressing in on you, like ghost faces in the darkness pushing up the glass, trying to get into the lit room. - Julia Green
Our first and most pressing problem is how to do away with warfare as a method of solving conflicts between national groups within a society who have different views about how the society is to run. - Margaret Mead
There is only one world the world pressing against you this minute. - Storm Jameson
Seated by her side in the narrow cabin, pressing cold compresses to her forehead and holding her while she vomited, he felt profoundly happy.... - Isabel Allende
A gentleman would have announced himself! I told him, pressing against the side of the tub. And a scoundrel would have joined you.-- Kit Marlowe to the witch Gillian (shortly before joining her in the tub!) - Karen Chance
In history, truth should be held sacred, at whatever cost . . . especially against the narrow and futile patriotism, which, instead of pressing forward in pursuit of truth, takes pride in walking backwards to cover the slightest nakedness of our forefathers. - Col. Thomas Aspinwall
My vocal chords fought to contain the memories that leaked out; I felt the weight off it all pressing down on me. - Jake Wood
The Anxiety of Sunday afternoon: your unlived lives and infinite possibility pressing upon the constraints of reality. - Alain de Botton
Prayer is a heart exercise. It’s an act of communicating with God about what’s most important and pressing in your life. - Jim George
When flash of hope scans through your dreams. When news of goodness skims the surface of your expectations and bravery abates, break not, keep pressing less the dreams of your fingers suffer extinction. - Darmie Orem
Perhaps the most pressing need for there to be a forever after, is because that is how long it will take man to thank his Creator for all His wondrous deeds. - Sara Loo
It is always perilous to suppose that the past is over and done with or that it can ever safely be disconnected from the pressing concerns of the present. - Christopher Kelly
You seem to look upon depression as the hand of an enemy trying to crush you…Do you think you could see it instead as the hand of a friend, pressing you down to the ground on which it is safe to stand? - Parker J. Palmer
Entrepreneurship is like a weighing machine whose load content should tilt towards passion to solve a pressing need, more than passion to make money. - Auliq-Ice
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn. - Peter Drucker
Your world is as big as you make it.I know, for I used to abideIn the narrowest nest in a corner,My wings pressing close to my side. - Georgia Douglas Johnson
The elevator can take you up to greater heights ONLY IF you take positive action by pressing the button. Greatness in life is all about the right choices you make. - Olawale Daniel
Seeds strive to become plants by forcing their way through the soil. We can learn from this and push through the struggles we face in life. If they can survive, we can do much more. Keep pushing and pressing forward. Your best is yet to come! - Kemi Sogunle
PIANO, n. A parlor utensil for subduing the impenitent visitor. It is operated by pressing the keys of the machine and the spirits of the audience. - Ambrose Bierce
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