If all human lives depended upon their usefulness - as might be judged by certain standards - there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world
If all human lives depended upon their usefulness - as might be judged by certain standards - there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world.
The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping.
I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door-or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in terrific bills.
Biotech is a terrific industry, but it's not like having a big chip-manufacturing industry.
(Computer dating) It's terrific if you're a computer.
My father was a tremendous extrovert, always managing to be the center of attention and the life of the party. Mom was just the opposite - quiet, suffering, and neurotic as Hell. Quite a combination, those two. Dad was a terrific ham and Mom was very introverted, and basically sad and self-conscious.
So many plays with magic in them that would be a terrific invitation to an imaginative animation team.
Claim it means: You did a terrific job.
What it really means: You are a total asshole.
On the highest steeps of Space he will have his dwelling-place,
In those far, terrific regions where the cold comes down like Death
Gleams the red glint of his pinions, smokes the vapor of his breath.
Floating downward, very clear, still the echoes reach the ear
Of a little tune he whistles and a little song he sings,
Mounting, mounting still, triumphant, on his torn and broken wings!