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No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results?
- John Barton

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A large volume of adventures may be grasped within
this little span of life,
by him who interests his heart in everything.
- David Grayson

I have never quite grasped the worry about the power of the press.
After all, it speaks with a thousand voices,
in constant dissonance.
- Eric Sevareid

Extend a hand whether or not you know it shall be grasped.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

 

When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular
feeling about the family,
they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism
of family values for their own purposes.
- Christopher Lasch

The world can only be grasped by action,
not by contemplation.
The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
- Diane Arbus

If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs,
its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
- Rose Kennedy

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Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice;
journalism what will be grasped at once.
- Cyril Connolly

Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by,
and turned to, the infinite.
- Paul Tillich

Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.
- Mao Tse-Tung

I so wanted to perform, and I grasped every opportunity.
- Trevor Nunn

We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the sermon on the mount.
- Omar N. Bradley

One needs but to say that, in the case of an unfamiliar sequence of syllables,
only about seven can be grasped in one act,
but that with frequent repetition and gradually increasing
familiarity with the series this capacity of consciousness may be increased.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern,
a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary
and which itself contains the answer to the question
of a meaning of our life.
- Paul Tillich

They have stolen the public lands.
They have grasped all to themselves,
and by their unprincipled greed brought a crisis of
unparalleled distress on forty millions of people,
who have natural resources to feed, clothe and shelter the whole human race.
- Denis Kearney

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

The mind has exactly the same power as the hands:
not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
- Colin Wilson

Once we doubt ourselves, success slips beyond our grasp.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you
never get the urge to throw a snowball.
- Doug Larson

Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Leaders grasp nettles.
- David Ogilvy

On a grassroots level we say that man can touch more than he can grasp.
- Gabriel Marcel

But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
- Anne Bronte

The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp.
It was like being schizophrenic; there was her,
the woman on television, and the real me.
- Jessica Savitch

You have to remember we're just performers,
that we seldom have any kind of grasp on real life.
- Tom Kenny

I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything
that's even in one textbook.
- Joshua Lederberg

I am conscious of my inability to grasp,
in all its details and positive developments,
any very large portion of human knowledge.
- Mikhail Bakunin

I think music needs to be presented in a way so that kids can grasp songs,
dances, simple music that's associated with some particular
defining moment in human experience.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

Star Trek has brought so much of what I want within my grasp.
- DeForest Kelley

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
- John Berry

But by reading them again and again finally I was able
to grasp the essential part.
What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me!
I wept for joy.
- Ho Chi Minh

Altogether, St.
Louis is a growing place, and the West has a large hand and a strong grasp.
- Maria Mitchell

A statesman...
must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events,
then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
- Otto von Bismarck

Surely God would not have created such a being as man,
with an ability to grasp the infinite,
to exist only for a day!
No, no, man was made for immortality.
- Abraham Lincoln

Can't disagree with the need for a grasp of history.
- Gwen Ifill

Sure, science involves trial and error.
Scientists refine theories each day.
But as they do, they help us grasp more clearly the
wonders of the world and the universe.
- Tony Snow

What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress
who ever eludes his grasp?
- William Osler

Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us,
as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
- James Russell Lowell

One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth,
is that of Not Going.
- Anthony Burgess

The spoken word was the first technology by which man
was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way.
- Marshall McLuhan

I don't feel that I have any great grasp of technique
that I should pass along to people.
- Carol Kane

A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve,
which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
- Charles de Gaulle

Slavery to monarchs and ministers, which the world
will be long freeing itself from,
and whose deadly grasp stops the progress of the human mind,
is not yet abolished.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

I believe though I do not comprehend,
and I hold by faith what I cannot grasp with the mind.
- Saint Bernard

Software is like entropy.
It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing,
and obeys the second law of thermodynamics;
i.e.
it always increases.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily,
Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings,
and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean.
- Ben Nicholson

It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues
believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.
- Conrad Hall

For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it
really is than to persist in delusion,
however satisfying and reassuring.
- Carl Sagan

We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church,
which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning,
its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is.
- Arthur Middleton

I believe Georgia should aspire to nothing less than greatness.
And I believe greatness is within our grasp.
- Sonny Perdue

I am a hidden meaning made to defy.
The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny.
As living, revolutionary clay.
- Muhammad Iqbal

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from
the grasp of executive power.
- Daniel Webster

Listen to any musical phrase or rhythm,
and grasp it as a whole, and you thereupon have present in you the image,
so to speak, of the divine knowledge of the temporal order.
- Josiah Royce

In twenty years you'll look back at photos of yourself
and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility
lay before you and how fabulous you really looked.
- Mary Schmich

At the lowest cognitive level, they are processes of experiencing,
or, to speak more generally, processes of intuiting
that grasp the object in the original.
- Edmund Husserl

In fact, it is often times a detriment for the Government
to preemptively legislate on an issue before we can
either define it or grasp its impact.
- Steve Buyer

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp.
Or what's a heaven for?
- Robert Browning

Sometimes it takes years to really grasp what has happened to your life.
- Wilma Rudolph

Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism,
as it's increasingly an art of gesture alone.
- Andrew Eldritch

They who grasp the world, The Kingdom,
and the power, and the glory, Must pay with deepest misery of spirit,
Atoning unto God for a brief brightness.
- Stephen Phillips

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea.
He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer,
a port to seek.
- Henry B. Adams

It is far better to grasp the universe as it really
is than to persist in delusion,
however satisfying and reassuring.
- Carl Sagan

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement
until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
- William James

Art is the most passionate orgy within man's grasp.
- John Donne

Only when one is able to grasp wideness can one possess it.
- Ella Maillart

Less emphasis on inventories, I think,
may tend to dampen business cycles, because business
cycles are typically in the grasp of inventory cycles
and heavy industry cycles.
- Paul A. Volcker

The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach.
This is possible but not attractive.
- Fran Lebowitz

What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity.
I don't feel required to grasp all the time.
- David Guterson

Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good
television news is always substance over form.
- Jessica Savitch

I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the
world from one good Washington dinner party than from
all the background information NBC piles on my desk.
- Barbara Walters


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