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Strains Quotes

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In microbiology the roles of mutation and selection
in evolution are coming to be better understood through
the use of bacterial cultures of mutant strains.
- Edward Lawrie Tatum

Novel technologies and ideas that impinge on human
biology and their perceived impact on human values
have renewed strains in the relationship between science and society.
- Paul Berg

Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients
in hordes to their knees;
Just give me a home,
in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Living the past is a dull and lonely business;
looking back strains the neck muscles,
causing you to bump into people not going your way.
- Edna Ferber

 

Neither of us entered marriage thinking it wouldn't be a strain.
Life has strains in it, and he's the person I want to strain with.
- Patricia Arquette

Besides the physical strains I realized men can be
pigs to women even when it's a man dressed as one.
- Michael Rosenbaum

The recollection of how, when and where it all happened
became vague as the lingering strains hung in the rafters of the studio.
I wanted to shout back at it, Maybe I didn't write you,
but I found you.
- Hoagy Carmichael

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For the purposes of the play, it was perfect to be
able to use that and the stresses and strains that there were.
At the end of the play, the mother realizes the terrible things she had done.
- Fay Wray

If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in
1970 as the war on cancer,
we would have cured many strains.
I think Jack Kemp would be alive today.
And that research has saved or prolonged many lives,
including mine.
- Arlen Specter

I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the
political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country -
but it's controllable,
it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people.
- John Abizaid

There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Assuming that his talent can survive the increasing strain,
there is one scarcely avoidable danger that lies ahead
of the pupil on his road to mastery.
- Eugen Herrigel

Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
- George Eliot

The anchors now made are contrived so as to sink into
the ground as soon as they reach it,
and to hold a great strain before they can be loosened
or dislodged from their station.
- William Falconer

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day,
if I did not laugh I should die.
- Abraham Lincoln

We see considerable strain in Russia,
and that's obviously a matter of concern to us.
It's in the very strong self-interest of Russia to
continue on the reform path.
- Warren Christopher

I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near
got thrown out of college.
But I can show you where the greatest advancement of
mankind comes under stress and strain,
not comfort.
- Don Young

But what if I fail of my purpose here? It is but to
keep the nerves at strain,
to dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall,
and baffled, get up and begin again.
- Robert Browning

Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,
$3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation
has come under considerable strain.
- Paul Gillmor

No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice;
no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life.
- Ernest Renan

We manage the fear, I manage the fear,
but it certainly takes its toll, the strain does.
- Christiane Amanpour

What breaks capitalism, all that will ever break capitalism,
is capitalists.
The faster they run the more strain on their heart.
- Raymond Williams

Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics.
There are social cross-currents.
We see failed marriages.
But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens.
- Earl Blumenauer

Even though the vast majority of my work was outside television,
the amount of creation and inventing that went into
the TV shows was non stop and,
unknown to me, a great strain.
- Paul Daniels

Writers who have nothing to say always strain for metaphors to say it in.
- Florence King

Let it be remembered, too, that at a time of war,
nearly every one is under great strain.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

I am still feeling my calf strain, so I have been unable to train this week.
I will again have to sit out the weekend action,
but the lads are climbing ever higher to safety.
- David Ginola

Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
- Robert Lynd

A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
- George Eliot

Both politicians and journalists face situations which
strain their honesty and humanity.
My opinion is that politicians on the average stand
up somewhat better than journalists.
- John McCarthy

The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children
were an unnatural strain on parents.
So they provided jails called schools,
equipped with tortures called an education.
- John Updike

No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant association.
- Johnny Weissmuller

It is always a strain when people are being killed.
I don't think anybody has held this job who hasn't
felt personally responsible for those being killed.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

The human organism inherits so delicate an adjustment to climate that,
in spite of man's boasted ability to live anywhere,
the strain of the frozen North eliminates the more
nervous and active types of mind.
- Ellsworth Huntington

It definitely puts a strain on family life -
I miss them like mad.
Being a working mother I've been juggling house and career from day one.
I want to hold out for telly for the second half of the year.
- Louise Jameson

It is my greatest joy to live a really good part,
even though it imposes great strain.
An artist is tired but proud when he has created a great work of art.
So it is with the actor who really lives a great role
and is proud of the part he played.
- Conrad Veidt

Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel.
Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion.
To that strain Christians have looked back,
and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

Well, one hopes that if you're really related to the
core of your particular culture,
you have profound commitments to it,
and that you are aware of how much you can strain it
before you do violence to its essential nature.
- Chaim Potok

When we won the league championship,
all the married guys on the club had to thank their
wives for putting up with all the stress and strain all season.
I had to thank all the single broads in New York.
- Joe Namath

Soaring prescription drug costs have placed a tremendous
strain on family budgets.
They have also imposed a heavy burden on employers -
both public and private -
who are struggling to provide affordable health insurance
coverage to their workers.
- Susan Collins

There are roles I want that my agency might not want
me to do because of the subject matter or whatever.
Or there are roles that people won't bring to me because
they don't think I'll do it.
And that is a big strain because an actor wants to act.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

As a result, the highly civilized man can endure incomparably more than the savage,
whether of moral or physical strain.
Being better able to control himself under all circumstances,
he has a great advantage over the savage.
- Lafcadio Hearn

There was a very serious communist strain among American
intellectuals before the war.
America was a more tolerant place in those days,
and Communists were not treated as pariahs.
That ended with the McCarthy era.
- Ken Follett

At a time when we're having to take such difficult
decisions about how to cut back without damaging the
things that matter the most,
we should strain every sinew to cut error,
waste and fraud.
- David Cameron

As a great man's influence never ends,
so also there is not definite finality,
no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries,
ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs
of a growing population and an enlarging domain.
- Cleveland Abbe

Two new reports indicate that, under Bush,
the Army is overstretched and under enormous strain.
The National Guard and reserves have been weakened
and we are experiencing numerous recruiting problems.
- Jim Clyburn

Donald had reached its further edge,
and could hear the rush of the stream from the deep
obscurity of the abyss below,
when there rose from the opposite side a strain of
the most delightful music he had ever heard.
- Hugh Miller

Asean is obviously a very important association for us.
Over the past 30 years Asean has made great strides
in regional cooperation covering a number of areas,
although recently it has been under strain because
of the financial crisis and other challenges.
- Hassanal Bolkiah

The enemy is not just terrorism.
It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism,
by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition
of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of
Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion,
and distorts both.
- John Cornyn

I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain,
not to shrink to a grain of sand.
Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the
highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential
until it cries for mercy.
- Og Mandino

We strain to tell Americans and aliens in this country
that there's nothing unique about America,
nothing unique about American civilization,
nothing that requires their allegiance,
nothing of great value that they should sacrifice for.
- Tom Tancredo

In World War II the hostility and the exasperation
resulting from the statification of the economy and
the strain of the war have been directed as much against
the government as against private capital.
- C. L. R. James

There was absolutely no strain in marriage.
Marc and I understand that this is a business.
We have no problem separating our personal life with our personal life.
And we have a very strong relationship.
- Rita Mero

Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and
I have seen some strange things together,
you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing,
am mad.
That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves
has at the last turn my brain.
- Bram Stoker

There has been growing quite a strain of irritating
feeling between our government and the Russians and
it seems to me that it is a time for me to use all
the restraint I can on these other people who have
been apparently getting a little more irritated.
- Henry L. Stimson

I'd rather play a tune on a horn, but I've always felt
that I didn't want to train myself.
Because when you get a train, you've got to have an engine and a caboose.
I think it's better to train the caboose.
You train yourself, you strain yourself.
- Don Van Vliet

The fibers of all things have their tension
and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
- Henry David Thoreau

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

If the economy is strained, then Social Security,
like the rest of the government, will be,
too.
- Mark Dayton

They have shrunk from inquiry, though they have strained after punishment.
I have in every shape dared the one,
that I might,
so far as lay in my power, be able to secure the other.
- Joseph Howe

Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences,
for there is no worse torture than that of laws.
- Francis Bacon

I like the fact that this kind of family has been seen
in a movie a million times:
teenage kids,
the family is a bit strained and they don't have enough money,
but in the background the guy used to be a Gene Simmons type.
- Gary Cole

For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch;
more fasting was required,
and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world;
celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them,
and second marriages were prohibited.
- Robert Rainy

The Devil is like a strainer that separates the mud from the gold.
- Carlos Santana

I wasn't straining at the bit to become a movie star
any more than I had plotted to get out of vaudeville
and into Broadway musicals.
- Ethel Merman

It is not the straining for great things that is most effective;
it is the doing the little things,
the common duties, a little better and better.
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

I used to spend most of my time straining to be a nice
guy so people would like me.
- Elia Kazan

Great poetry is always written by somebody straining
to go beyond what he can do.
- Stephen Spender

It is not uncommon in modern times to see governments
straining every nerve to keep the peace,
and the people whom they represent, with patriotic
enthusiasm and resentment over real or fancied wrongs,
urging them forward to war.
- Elihu Root

Illegal immigration is crisis for our country.
It is an open door for drugs, criminals,
and potential terrorists to enter our country.
It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial,
healthcare, and education systems.
- Timothy Murphy


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