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Occupies Quotes

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AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because
of what it has been taken to represent.
It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged
populations feel await them.
- Susan Sontag

Men resemble great deserted palaces:
the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off
wings where he never ventures.
- Francois Mauriac

When an idea exclusively occupies the mind,
it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.
- Swami Vivekananda

For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery.
For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.
- Marshall McLuhan

 

A first love always occupies a special place.
- Lee Konitz

John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country.
It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few
but brings danger to the many.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

March 11, 2004, now occupies a place in the history of infamy.
- Jose Maria Aznar

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The city of London, within the walls,
occupies a space of only 370 acres, and is but the
hundred and fortieth part of the extent covered by the whole metropolis.
- Henry Mayhew

The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority
of those who work for their own bread.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

The true God He has extension, and form,
and dimensions.
He occupies space; has a body, parts,
and passions; can go from place to place.
He can eat, drink, and talk.
- Orson Pratt

We say that someone occupies an official position,
whereas it is the official position that occupies him.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

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

Sculpture occupies the same space as your body.
- Anish Kapoor

Each atom of the Holy Spirit is intelligent,
and like all other matter has solidity,
form, and size, and occupies space.
- Orson Pratt

Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others,
no matter if he occupies a throne.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life.
Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead
to a life that is mostly disappointing.
- Bo Bennett

I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually
occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction.
- Anthony Kiedis

Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper.
Success is one day's insolence.
- Elias Canetti

My sense is that jurists from other nations around
the world understand that our court occupies a very
special place in the American system,
and that the court is rather well regarded in comparison,
perhaps, to their own.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally
occupies a higher plane that mere politics.
Great writers can express moods through melody and
capture experiences we share most powerfully -
love,
lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph,
yearning and confusion.
- Tony Snow

In the literature of France Moliere occupies the same
kind of position as Cervantes in that of Spain,
Dante in that of Italy, and Shakespeare in that of England.
His glory is more than national - it is universal.
- Lytton Strachey

The very special place that a language occupies among
institutions is undeniable,
but there is much more to be said-, a comparison would
tend rather to bring out the differences.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

In November 2000, the Republicans stole from America
our most precious right of all:
the right to free and fair elections...
Now President Bush occupies the White House,
but with questionable legitimacy.
- Cynthia McKinney

There are colors and feelings and emotional terrain
that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.
- Bono

My formula for living is quite simple.
I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night.
In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
- Cary Grant

Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central
Europe while we have the industrial portions.
We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball.
- Henry L. Stimson

Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming
and wants to occupy his country and kill him,
and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.
- Bashar al-Assad

Well, I think that when you direct a movie or write it.
And in the case of the two movies I did,
I wrote and directed, they occupy a special place for you.
- Sean Penn

The important thing to understand about legislators
is that there are dozens of competing interests and issues that occupy them.
They are stretched thin.
- Mark Shields

We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something,
and the women who do nothing; the first being of course
the only creditable place to occupy.
- Lucy Larcom

U2 is an original species...
there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain
that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.
- Bono

Colonialism is an idea born in the West that drives Western countries -
like France,
Italy, Belgium, Great Britain - to occupy countries outside of Europe.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

I occupy much of my time in theological studies for
which I have a natural inclination.
- Cole Younger

U2 is an original species...
there are colors and feelings and emotional terrain
that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.
- Bono

Under the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney,
the United States has given up the moral high ground
that we used to occupy as an international leader.
- Marty Meehan

Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book.
Difficult is to occupy someone's heart;
know that you're really loved.
- Carlos Drummond de Andrade

Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days.
- Ted W. Engstrom

As long as you don't forgive, who and whatever it is
will occupy rent-free space in your mind.
- Isabelle Holland

If you are not too large for the place you occupy,
you are too small for it.
- James A. Garfield

When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves
with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger,
but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
- Mark Rutherford

But the thing that will always occupy me the most is music.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

The eyes like sentinel occupy the highest place in the body.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

But if Sharon wants to occupy Gaza, let him come.
Israel will pay the price.
- Ahmed Yassin

I have seen one shrike occupy himself for hours in sticking up on thorns,
a number of small fishes that the fishermen had thrown on the shore.
The fishes dried up and decayed.
- John Bachman

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy
ourselves keeping the sun off our skin,
the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.
- Erma Bombeck

The few bright meteors in man's intellectual horizon
could well be matched by women,
were she allowed to occupy the same elevated position.
- Ernestine Rose

Those placed in the position which I now occupy,
commonly feel concern about their worthiness to receive
the great honour which has been done them.
- Cecil Frank Powell

Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped,
while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to
occupy the central place in the scientific study of language.
- Roman Jakobson

It is one of the chief skills of the philosopher not
to occupy himself with questions which do not concern him.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

We are a conquering race.
We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands.
- Albert J. Beveridge

A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of,
meet death with.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

I want that which is hilarious and that which is heartbreaking
to occupy the same territory in the book because I
think they very often occupy the same territory in life,
much as we try to separate them.
- Richard Russo

The condition of the tribes which occupy the country
set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous,
and encourages the hope of their early civilization.
They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state
and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits.
- Martin Van Buren

You tend to meet on a more regular basis with people in your industry,
and reality being what it is, you tend to meet with
them at the particular level that you occupy;
so that develops a fraternity relationship.
- Lew Wasserman

I was a very happy child, so to speak.
But, since we didn't have video games or television,
and very little radio, in terms of a form of entertainment,
I used to read a lot and I would draw a lot,
and those two things used to occupy my time.
- Mako

Ever since I could first write I have been doing so.
When I was taught how to write and read at school,
I made up my mind that this was what I love to do best
and this was the world I was going to occupy.
- Anita Desai

If you take a book of a thousand pages on the Second World War,
in which 50 million people died, the concentration
camps occupy two pages and the gas chambers ten or 15 lines,
and that's what one calls a detail.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

In the first place, it must be remembered that our
point of view in examining the construction of a play
will not always coincide with that which we occupy
in thinking of its whole dramatic effect.
- Andrew Coyle Bradley

It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply
in matters that concern the body;
for instance,
to be over much occupied about exercise,
about eating and drinking, about easing oneself,
about sexual intercourse.
- David Bailey

Would you allow a people to come from somewhere else
and occupy a part of the United States,
and set up an independent state, and,
after 50 years, you would not be able to stay on this land?
- Hassan Nasrallah

Then I realized my early work did have something special
that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them.
They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history
and probably always will.
- Dario Argento

Now, we occupy a lowly position, both in space and
rank in comparison with the heavenly sphere,
and the Almighty is Most High not in space,
but with respect to absolute existence,
greatness and power.
- Maimonides

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business.
We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk;
it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with
the individuality of our wine.
- Isak Dinesen

Though race-related issues continue to occupy a significant
portion of our political discussion,
and though there remain many unresolved racial issues in this nation,
we, average Americans, simply do not talk enough with
each other about things racial.
- Eric Holder

We have to be thankful considering our number as a
family we enjoy very good health generally but you
may be sure me and my partner have quite enough to
exercise our minds and occupy our attention.
- John Hawley

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

An idea not coupled with action will never get any
bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Various Turkish people invaded southwest Asia during
the Middle Ages and carved an empire for themselves
from lands occupied by the indigenous Semitic and Indo-European inhabitants.
- John Shimkus

When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents.
I believe that education is a capital investment.
- Arlen Specter

Somewhere, everywhere, now hidden, now apparent in
what ever is written down,
is the form of a human being.
If we seek to know him, are we idly occupied?
- Virginia Woolf

No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.
- Letitia Landon


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