Quotation Explorer - 'Replaced'

The politics of the possible was being replaced by the politics of purity. - H.W. Brands
Alone, I relished the bird songs, the drone of hushed conversation from neighboring tables, and the gentle lapping of waves sliding on the shore. I didn't feel the passage of time. There was no destination propelling me forward, no past and no future. Each glorious moment was replaced by the next. - Marilyn Berman
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever. - Samuel Smiles
Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I know you?' - Steven Wright
The squeaking wheel doesn't always get the grease. Sometimes it gets replaced. - Vic Gold
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. - W. H. Auden
The names of entities that have the power to constrain us change with time. Convention and authority are replaced by infirmity. But my attitude toward them has not changed. Has not changed. - Cormac McCarthy
If there has been one overriding change in poetic practice, it is that under the influence of free verse the poets have made a primary virtue out of exactitude and economy of meaning: this has replaced metrical skill as the first thing the poet tunes to. - Martin Langford
Everything but a life can be replaced. - Marty Rubin
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
I am not seeing myself in your eyes, I think someone has replaced me - Zarak Shakeel
Everyone gets forgotten because of Alzheimer's, ignored because of ignorance about oneself and replaced because of trying to stay in the same place. - Amit Abraham
Somewhere along the way, Capitalism reduced the idea of justice to mean just "human rights," and the idea of dreaming of equality became blasphemous. We are not fighting to tinker with reforming a system that needs to be replaced. - Arundhati Roy
Spend every second of every day together as a moment that could never be replaced. - yel
It was as if the rare joy that had formed in my heart was replaced by a pale shadow threatening to engulf me at that very moment. Victory didn’t matter now. She did! - Faraaz Kazi
Slavery remains rife, the shackles are just different. Labels and desires have replaced the cuffs and chains. - Aisha Mirza
There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened. - Douglas Adams
The secret code of success is patience,a virtue that can not be replaced. It takes time to build great dreams. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
The orgasm has replaced the Cross as the focus of longing and the image of fulfillment. - Malcolm Muggeridge
Money has replaced the vote. - Chris Hedges
In the 21st century men’s tits have not just rivalled but replaced women’s as the touchstone of ‘sexy’ in mainstream pop culture, even when the audience for them is other men. - Mark Simpson
Moreover, most people, assuming they had not altogether abandoned religious observances, or did not combine them naively with a thoroughly immoral way of living, had replaced normal religious practice by more or less extravagant superstitions. - Albert Camus
Hate lawyers all you want. Unlike you, we'll never be replaced with robots. Case closed! - Natalya Vorobyova
By 30, we've almost completely replaced our actual childhood with a mythical one. - Marty Rubin
Take not a minute for granted, because that minute can never be replaced. - Melody Carstairs
Have you ever given yourself to a kiss so completely, that you felt like you surrendered some of yourself and replaced it with a part of them? - Ali Harris
When the critic has said everything in his power about a literary text, he has still said nothing; for the very existence of literature implies that it cannot be replaced by non-literature - Tzvetan Todorov
Do the things you like to be happier, stronger & more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication. - Rossana Condoleo
In the literary world today, Christianity has pretty well replaced sex as the present pet taboo, not only because Christianity is so often distorted by Christians as well as non-Christians, but because it is too wild and free for the timid. - Madeleine L'Engle
A moralist will be unsuccessful in trying to displace his love of the world by reviewing the ills of the world. Misplaced affections need to be replaced by the far greater power of the affection of the Gospel. - Thomas Chulmers
How inferior the human machine is, compared to man-made machines. They can be decoked, unscrewed, oiled and parts replaced. Decidedly, nature is not a very wonderful thing. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
Narration, after all, isn’t just a literary function. It represents the human capacity to tell stories in such a manner that they yield meaning. Television replaced this concerted quest for meaning with a frantic pursuit of wonder. - Steve Almond
The fear of love can be replaced by the love of fear - Michael Biondi
Trust is like a valuable antique, once gone, it can never be replaced. - Mouloud Benzadi
Being content with what you have already is an art form that leads to a peace that can’t be replaced by anything else. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Stars are attributed w/ intelligence they don't have, beauty they haven't worked for, loyaly & love they are incapable of reciprocating, and strength they do not possess. They are treated like a beautiful vase of cut flowers. When wilted, simply replaced w/ new blooms. - Pete Townshend
But human beings are like that, she thought. We've replaced nearly all our emotions with fear. - Paulo Coelho
I'm quite certain that if I lost my sense of humor, it would most definitely need to be replaced by a padded cell. - Tanya Masse
It is as if Quincey has replaced the sun in my universe and it is around him that I spin. - Kate Cary
But in our enthusiasm, we could not resist a radical overhaul of the system, in which all of its major weaknesses have been exposed, analyzed, and replaced with new weaknesses.
If the if isn't an if, what if is an if that if has to be replaced by an if that if shall never if that the place of if. - Avakruth
Allaah has not bestowed any blessing upon His slaves then taken it away and replaced it with patience, but what He has compensated them with is better than what He has taken away. - Umar ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azeez
The ideal of a well-stocked mind aiming at excellence in all walks of life has been replaced by the dream of a well-stocked wine cellar, the cellar now being a specially made wine cooler strategically placed in one’s house, to be viewed by even the most unobservant visitor. - Dimitris Mita
When truth is replaced by silence,the silence is a lie. - Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Reprimand not a child immediately on the offence. Wait till the irritation has been replaced by serenity. - Moses Hasid
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