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Evangelista Torricelli Quotes and Sayings

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The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out,
by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect.
Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering
figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite
distance beyond the confines of the world?
- Evangelista Torricelli

Is it a surprise that into the vessel,
in which the mercury has no inclination and no repugnance,
not even the slightest, to being there,
it should enter and should rise in a column high enough
to make equilibrium with the weight of the external air which forces it up?
- Evangelista Torricelli

We have made many glass vessels...
with tubes two cubits long.
These were filled with mercury, the open end was closed with the finger,
and the tubes were then inverted in a vessel where there was mercury.
- Evangelista Torricelli

Many have argued that a vacuum does not exist,
others claim it exists only with difficulty in spite
of the repugnance of nature;
I know of no one who claims it easily exists without
any resistance from nature.
- Evangelista Torricelli

 

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

Don't Wait!
Start on your dreams, your impulses,
your longings, your special occasions today.
Because this is your moment.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Know that you are special, and unique in all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner PHOTO

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without wearing any mask we are conscious of,
we have a special face for each friend.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I wasn't anything special as a father.
But I loved them and they knew it.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I haven't got any special religion this morning.
My God is the God of Walkers.
If you walk hard enough,
you probably don't need any other god.
- Bruce Chatwin

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys
on a minor planet of a very average star.
But we can understand the Universe.
That makes us something very special.
- Stephen Hawking

I have no special talent.
I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein

Truth has no special time of its own.
Its hour is now - always.
- Albert Schweitzer

From the time I was a little boy I found myself reading
history when I had a choice.
I read a lot of things, but history had a special appeal for me.
- Donald Kagan

When you're special to a cat, you're special indeed,
she brings to you the gift of her preference of you,
the sight of you, the sound of your voice,
the touch of your hand.
- Lester B. Pearson

It may have lost its special-ness forever and the clubs
might not being doing well but I think standup is in
the best shape it has been in a long time.
- Marc Maron

When you start believing you're something special,
then you're not going to be striving to move forward.
- Robin Trower

A special kind of beauty exists which is born in language,
of language, and for language.
- Gaston Bachelard

The special counsel has not advised Mr. Rove that he
is a target of the investigation and affirmed that
he has made no decision concerning charges.
- Robert Luskin

Special effects are characters.
Special effects are essential elements.
Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there.
- Laurence Fishburne

As time goes on, all schools only get left alive if
they have found something special themselves.
- Ninette de Valois

I pledge to you today that as president,
in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase
in special education ever.
- Al Gore

We had grain but no mills, so I designed a special
mill of wood so we could make flour.
- Mikhail Kalashnikov

Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation
of general statements about empirical fact with the
logical elements and structure of theoretical systems.
- Talcott Parsons

I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see -
you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing,
in a very special location.
- Bob Balaban

It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial
contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
- Walter Annenberg

There have been high crimes and misdemeanors,
but they have been committed by the special prosecutor and the Congress,
not the president.
- Donella Meadows

It is difficult for the common good to prevail
against the intense concentration
of those who have a special interest,
especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
- Jimmy Carter

I hate that people think going to the theatre is a special occasion.
I wish people would treat it as normally as going to the cinema.
- Brenda Blethyn

It's really exciting and kind of special,
especially having our own band.
It's just completely different.
- Nicole Appleton

The love of these people and of my fans mean more than
any award or special accomplishment.
- Wynonna Judd

Plays are so much more special if they've never ever had a production,
but I think you can really work on a play and make
it better with each production.
- Beth Henley

Every now and then you'll nail one that's really,
really special.
And that's what you live for.
- Bob Seger

There was no instruction to be thankful that the Christians were special people,
chosen people.
There was no nationalistic, political or ethnic superiority to be thankful for.
- John Clayton

I have the normal complement of anxieties,
neuroses, psychoses and whatever else -
but I'm absolutely nothing special.
- Clive Barker

It wasn't the greatest script in the world,
but not many people can say they've played a wicked
king in a swashbuckling Arthurian special-effects monster movie.
- David Thewlis

My wife and I have spent half our lives,
half our adult lives, trying to save special parts of California.
- Pete McCloskey

They don't have special rights because we have civil
rights laws that protect them.
The laws work both ways.
- Tom Allen

Oprah is more than an institution.
Oprah is a very special star in the firmament.
I can't imagine a greater success than she's enjoyed.
- Phil Donahue

When I was little I always thought I was marked out,
special, on the verge of something momentous.
I used to tingle with anticipation.
- Felicity Kendal

Obviously every one of them was special to that particular team,
all the people that were involved with it.
- Mark Messier

The Parent Trap wouldn't have been as special without
the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills.
- Maureen O'Hara

It was really cool going to Sea World.
We had an amazing time.
They were amazing to us.
We got to swim with the dolphins, and it was really special.
- Sarah Chalke

Love is a special word, and I use it only when I mean it.
You say the word too much and it becomes cheap.
- Ray Charles

For many of us who were born and raised in this country,
including me, it's sometimes easy to forget how special America really is.
- Marco Rubio

The government, which was designed for the people,
has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers,
the special interests.
An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.
- Woodrow Wilson

There is an intimacy about the Opry Theater that gives
an entertainer a special charge.
- Charley Pride

The English language is nobody's special property.
It is the property of the imagination:
it is the property of the language itself.
- Derek Walcott

Johnny Depp is so special that he is like a Martian.
In fact, that's what I call him, Martian.
- Penelope Cruz

I try to never lose sight of what a special time it
is to be a women's basketball player.
- Sue Wicks

The owner of the New York Yankees, Mr. George Steinbrenner
who I had the greatest respect for,
I want to thank him for giving me the opportunity to
win that special ring in 1996.
- Wade Boggs

Phil Ramone is very special.
Barbra Streisand or Diana Ross...
they are the best.
- Giorgio Moroder

With prose you can incorporate more details,
develop scenes, sustain the tension in a special way.
Prose has its own speed.
- Robert Morgan

I learned at an early age that I was given something special when I was born,
and that was the gift of music.
- Randy Bachman

To believe Christ's cross to be a friend,
as he himself is a friend, is also a special act of faith.
- Samuel Rutherford

This season is my most special and most cherished.
All my focus is on getting that championship back here.
- Lorrie Fair

It is wonderful...
Steve and Dan took professional football to a whole
different level with the way they played the game.
The fact that Steve is going in with Dan is very special.
- Frank Gifford

I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom,
who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life,
but who joined the army after war was declared.
- Patrick MacGill

Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act,
but with a special function of its own in human experience.
- Johan Huizinga

Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary
techniques and very impressive special effects but
sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
- Catherine Deneuve

The chemistry involved made everything Factory did quite special.
- Peter Hook

I got to play on a couple of records with the Rolling Stones,
and that was really special to me.
- Benmont Tench

When I was at school at Paris, I had special lessons
from Mademoiselle Antoine,
an actress at the Comedie Francaise,
and I was taken to every sort of play.
I felt very grand.
- Vivien Leigh

Everything they say about Elvis today is true.
He was just one great guy.
He wasn't jealous of anyone.
I would say Elvis was really someone special when you add it all up.
- Bobby Vinton

I teach at Eastern University, which is highly committed
to doing work among the poor and the oppressed peoples of the world.
We have a special commitment to the city.
- Tony Campolo

The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state,
the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the
good of the people as a whole.
- Arthur Capper

I don't want to sound as if I'm doing something tremendously special.
But I am a jazz fan.
- Norman Granz


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