Quotation Explorer - 'Several'

Snuffy and the Bull is one of several short stories from a time in our history which has been woven into the quilt of America and found within the eclectic tapestry of our culture. - Regine' Ivory-Barlow
POLYGAMY, n. A house of atonement, or expiatory chapel, fitted with several stools of repentance, as distinguished from monogamy, which has but one. - Ambrose Bierce
In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others of which we could have no idea before, so that we cannot solve one doubt without creating several new ones. - Joseph Priestley
Anyone who is going to be a writer knows enough at fifteen to write several novels. - May Sarton
Silence allows people to put thoughts into words. Some people might need several minutes to put thoughts into words. Silence may indicate the person is reflecting on experiences, and he or she may just need time to process. - Richard E. Dodge
If [we] have a good, miserable day once in a while, or several in a row, stand steady and face them. Things will straighten out. There is great purpose in our struggle in life. - Boyd K. Packer
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. - W. C. Fields
I walk in and out of several worlds every day. - Joy Harjo
Life is a whim of several billion cells to be you for a while - Groucho Marx
The only way to live several lives in one lifespan is to write stories. - Vishwas Mudagal
Life has let me down several times, that I have learnt to cope with my pain in different situations while at the same time, learning through comparing my past problems and the current obstacles am facing. - Auliq Ice
A good book should leave you....slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it. - William Styron
If, as I have reason to believe, I have disintegrated the nucleus of the atom, this is of greater significance than the war.[Apology to the international anti-submarine committee for being absent from several meetings during World War I.] - Ernest Rutherford
Immature citizens in several sizes were massed before a large factorylike structure where advanced techniques transformed them into true-thinking right-acting members of the three social classes, lower, middle, and upper middle. - Donald Barthelme
But it isn’t a rough draft either. The one I turned in several months ago was rough. There were some bad plot holes, some logical inconsistencies, pacing problems, and not nearly enough lesbian unicorns. - Patrick Rothfuss
Relative calm is expected in South Central Los Angeles for the next several weeks, as looters stay home and try to program their new VCRs.
I’ve only been to jail a few times, but in several different countries, at that. No, I've only been to jail a few times. But I still claim the ability to write a "serious" novel. - Roman Payne
At some point, our lips met and it was perhaps the most wonderful thing I'd ever experienced. And truly, I guess there wasn't just one kiss, but several. A polite frenzy. A mass migration of delicate wildebeest kisses. I remember them as one transcendent event, though. - Dean Hale
When some one steals a small hope from you, you can do nothing, only can see dreams stolen... It's small thing, but means a lot... Waiting for several such moments, when your dreams are stolen......it's life you had no choice just feel it and forget..... - Nutan Bajracharya
Most people can't understand why they want to read so much.Likeminded types understand that they wish they had more time to read. When studying famous intellects, a pattern emerges of phases of insatiable reading for several years followed by a personal transformation into great achievements. - Peter Rogers
SIREN, n. One of several musical prodigies famous for a vain attempt to dissuade Odysseus from a life on the ocean wave. Figuratively, any lady of splendid promise, dissembled purpose and disappointing performance. - Ambrose Bierce
Globally, millions of married men and women engage the servicesof sex workers each year. Despite growing health concerns aboutthe increased risk of STDs and HIV AIDS this trade continues toblossom, leading to the premature termination of several lives andthe dissolution of several marriages. - Oche Otorkpa
Li, a willowy manboy with a shock of black hair atop a mouthful of bad teeth was the brother-in-law he had introduced to industrial espionage several years back. Rong often regretted that. - Michael Benzehabe
I write across several genres. I’m a slut for words. I can’t keep it in my literary pants. - Fierce Dolan
Now when you say staring, are you including yourself in this assessment? I recall you taking in the view on several occasions.""For the last time, I was not staring at you." I was a terrible liar. "Now, if you're done, I'd like to finish asking my question. - Stacey O'Neale
CLEOPATRA: My salad days,When I was green in judgment: cold in blood,To say as I said then! But, come, away;Get me ink and paper:He shall have every day a several greeting,Or I'll unpeople Egypt. - William Shakespeare
Life Teaches You Several Things,It says 'Hi' & Gives You 'Good',It Says 'Hello' & Gives you 'Better',It says ''Wait" & Gives You "The Best - Pritam Ganguly
Thought: everyone had their own thought, but those who writes had their own view and people make several views on that one view. Its not fair, he who thinks only can describe what the reality is not by others. - Nutan Bajracharya
You travelamong the starswhilst I grovelupon this earth.Deep down I knew,it would takeseveral more lifetimesbefore I couldreach you. - Xue Yun
As many arrows, loosed several ways, come to one mark... so may a thousand actions, once afoot, end in one purpose. - William Shakespeare
A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted. You should live several lives while reading it." -- (born June 11 1925) - William Styron
Life can be seen through several spectrums of light, but it’s the person who is doing the soul searching that defines what they may see. - Nadège Richards
Winners are those who fell several times and still chose to stand back up, regardless. - Gugu Mona
Emotion is bad if it hinders the mind from thinking. Anemotion that opens the mind to contemplate severalaspects of things at once is better than one that fixesthought to an obsession. - A.C Grayling
After several minutes of utterly dull conversation I began to think of her not as a woman but as a human, then not as a human but as an animal, then not as an animal but as a source of high-grade protein.
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several--from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy. - Jean de la Bruyere
Irony: Taking a 170-year-old envy-based "philosophy," which has led to the murder of several hundred million human beings and the oppression of billions more, and calling it "progressive". - Larken Rose
A writer always begins by being too complicated—he’s playing at several games at once. - Jorge Luis Borges
There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting. - David Letterman
It would only take one generation of forgetfulness to put us back intellectually several hundred years. - Dean Tollefson
I'm sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne and the people who write about this and made people think about it. I'm rather proud of the fact that I know several astronauts who became astronauts through reading my books. - Arthur C. Clarke
Well, they each seem to do one thing well enough, but fail to realize that literature depends on doing several things well at the same time. - Julian Barnes
First, stop making formula films that people have already started rejecting.This year, several big budget films haven't been entertained by the audience.Still stars continue to dictate terms.The youth wants new good content.From htcafeSaturday,Dec.20,2014 - Anurag Kashyap
A wise human’s life contains several journeys among several experiences, each of them takes him/her to a new level of wisdom in which makes him/her refuses to return to how he/she was before that experience. - Sameh Elsayed
I've always liked Anna, but according to my mother, her family is complete New Money, and my grandmother has pointed out on several occasions that they're not even really Southern. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
PERORATION, n. The explosion of an oratorical rocket. It dazzles, but to an observer having the wrong kind of nose its most conspicuous peculiarity is the smell of the several kinds of powder used in preparing it. - Ambrose Bierce
When several villages are united in a single complete community, large enough to nearly or quite self-sufficing, the state comes into existence, originating in the bare needs of life, and continuing in existence for the sake of a good life. - Aristotle
Just as the light of a candle has the power to dispel darkness in a room, so also the light developed in one man can help dispel darkness in several others. - Sayagyi U Ba Khin
Although there are several 'schools of thought' relating to why God allows mental, emotional, and physical afflictions, it essentially remains a mystery"~ [2012] - R. Alan Woods
I noticed a phenomenon that doesn't often happen toa man: several women turned round as he passed them. - Patrick Modiano
As Richard has pointed out on several occasions, I subscribe to the irregular verb theory of life: I am a trained investigator, you have a healthy curiosity, she/he is a nosy parker. - Val McDermid
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. - James M. Barrie
For several years more I maintained public relations with the Almighty. But privately, I ceased to associate with him. - Jean-Paul Sartre
If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States. - Henry A. Wallace
A glass of water with peace is better than several glasses of wine with trouble. Here's a glass of water . . . Cheers to the good life - Constance Friday
Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away. - Sir Thomas Beecham
Whence but from heaven, could men unskilled in arts,In several ages born, in several parts,Weave such agreeing truths? Or how, or why, Should all conspire to cheat us with a lie? - John Dryden
WHERE YOUR DREAMS WANDER,THERE U MAKE SEVERAL BLUNDER,EVEN IT HURT MISTAKES THUNDER,IT WILL CARVE U STRONGER,ONE DAY THE WORLD WONDER. - merlin8thomas
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work. - Thomas A. Edison
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time. - Friedrich Nietzsche
College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night? - David Wood
My spirit has been around far longer than my soul--I've lived several lifetimes already. And one this novel has been written, I will have lived several more. - Terry A. O'Neal
It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells... to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin. - Dave Barry
If all the exposure in elevators and cafés and cars and televisions and kitchen radios was put together, the average person listens to several hours of music every day ["The Music In You," Aeon, January 8, 2015]. - Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis
There are several paths to success; We are given multiple opportunities to achieve our potential throughout our lives. Some get there a little faster than others. But one thing is for sure; NO ONE gets there without first having a goal then taking action and LOTS of it! - Rachael Bermingham
It's sad that several political parties still count the dead, the starving, the unemployed by their religion, caste, creed and sect. The young generation needs to engage in politics of right vs wrong and not right vs left. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice. - Mark Twain
I'm struck by the insidious, computer-driven tendency to take things out of the domain of muscular activity and put them into the domain of mental activity. The transfer is not paying off. Sure, muscles are unreliable, but they represent several million years of accumulated finesse. - Brian Eno
The central thought of the Scriptures is that God intends to work Himself in Christ through the Spirit into us, that God and we, we and God, might be really one in life, in nature, and in the Spirit. To show this God uses several figures or symbols in the Bible. - Witness Lee
Realization hits you several times until you can't get up. - Davin Turney
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