Almost dying Quotes

The good guest is almost invisible, enjoying him or herself, communing with fellow guests, and, most of all, enjoying the generous hospitality of the hosts.

Emily Post

In love deceit almost always outstrips distrust.

François La Rochefoucauld, Duc De

No mind is much employed upon the present; recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.

Samuel Johnson

Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object.

Chuck Close

The idea that the sole aim of punishment is to prevent crime is obviously grounded upon the theory that crime can be prevented, which is almost as dubious as the notion that poverty can be prevented.

Henry Louis Mencken

A grievance is most poignant when almost redressed.

Eric Hoffer

This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key.

Sally Schneider

Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insurmountable.

Thomas Troward

The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.

Albert Camus

It is already possible to imagine a society in which the majority of the population, that is to say, its laborers, will have almost as much leisure as in earlier times was enjoyed by the aristocracy. When one recalls how aristocracies in the past actually behaved, the prospect is not cheerful.

W. H. Auden

It is almost impossible to think of something no one has thought of before, but it is always possible to add different frills.

ISAAC ASIMOV

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is really a large matter - it's the difference between a lightning bug and the lightning.

Mark Twain

Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.

J G Ballard

Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.

J G Ballard

As strange as this may sound, I very seldom read fiction. Because my novels require so much research, almost everything I read is non-fiction-histories, biographies, translations of ancient texts.

Dan Brown

Fiction writing is great. You can make up almost anything..

Ivana Trump

Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.

Edward Gorey

The impatient may not always be wrong on issues, but they are almost always wrong in their attitudes.

R. J. Rushdoony

Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that humor excites in those who lack it.

George Saintsbury

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.

G.K. Chesterton

Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle headedness - and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all, that is what I was at nineteen and twenty.

Mark Twain

Almost all these hot spots around the world, most have been destroyed to the point where there is no wildlife and very little of the natural world left.

Jim Fowler

Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.

John Keats

Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.

Winston Churchill

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