Quotations on Departure
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After the departure of the land parties, I embarked with six men on thursday, the 21st april, on board my newly made boat and began the descent of the river.
- William Henry Ashley
(Keywords: Men, April, Departure, Land)
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Society, Policy, Being, Circumstances, Departure, Justice, Lies, Suspicion)
I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.
- Lizzy Caplan
(Keywords: Character, Departure, Now, Personality, Pretty)
The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Defense, Departure, Enemy)
It actually was a complete departure having a woman playing M. I didn't realize at the time that it would be so noticed.
- Judi Dench
(Keywords: Time, Departure, Woman)
The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide. A harbour like St. Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of time by the arrival or departure of the sea.
- John Dyer
(Keywords: Time, Departure, Sea, Space)
I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure, a field of action for performers to express an expressive need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey.
- John Eaton
(Keywords: Music, Action, Departure, Thinking)
The myths have always condemned those who "looked back." Condemned them, whatever the paradise may have been which they were leaving. Hence this shadow over each departure from your decision.
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Keywords: Decision, Departure, Paradise, May, Myths, Shadow)
It's upsetting that it is such a big deal. I wish it weren't an issue all the time. It's funny that people say it's a departure, because I've been acting since I was a child. I've played three gay roles out of hundreds.
- Randy Harrison
(Keywords: Funny, Time, People, Acting, Departure, Gay)
In this life struggle, here I am among you fully cognizant that a true believer has no fear of what God has ordained for him. Those who are visited by fear live only for their present, under the illusion that the world began with them and will end with their departure.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Life, God, Fear, Departure, End, Illusion, Present, Struggle, Will, World)
Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
- Paul de Man
(Keywords: Hope, Departure, Desire, Modernity, Present)
The Halifax area has long played a major role in Canada's military operations, being the port of departure for convoys, naval task forces and army units over the past 100 years or so.
- Alex Morrison
(Keywords: Army, Being, Canada, Departure, Military, Past, Years)
Often have I wondered with much curiosity as to our coming into this world and what will follow our departure.
(Keywords: Curiosity, Departure, Will, World)
I have always detested any departure from reality, an attitude which I relate to my mother's poor mental health.
- Jean Piaget
(Keywords: Health, Mother, Attitude, Departure, Mental health, Poor, Reality)
The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics.
- Elihu Root
(Keywords: Nature, Peace, War, Departure, Fact, Human nature, Result, State)
Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Keywords: Change, Men, Peace, Awareness, Departure, Evil, May, Sadness)
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.
- Walt Whitman
(Keywords: Beauty, Actions, Departure, Independence)
The country experience was more of a departure. When you consider my education and my upbringing, you can see that was more of country rock outgrowth of my popular music aspirations.
- Tom Wopat
(Keywords: Education, Experience, Music, Aspirations, Country, Departure, Popular)
Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one.
- Francis Wright
(Keywords: Ideas, Action, Departure, Ethics, First, Morals, Now, Right, Sight, Wrong)