Advent Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Advent
Please enjoy these Advent Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.
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The advent of electronically synthesized sound after
World War II has unquestionably had enormous influence on music in general.
- George Crumb
After the advent of the written word,
the masses who could not - or were not permitted to -
were given sermons by the few who could.
- Theodore Bikel
The salvation of the elect was as certain before His advent,
though accomplished by it, as afterwards.
- John Nelson Darby
The true sovereign is not the American president nor the English king,
but the Lord of the Second Advent.
- Sun Myung Moon
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No one felt it more than the President.
I saw him repeatedly, and he fairly groaned at the
inexplicable delay in the advent of help from the loyal States.
- Henry Villard
Certainly the advent of technology and electronic commerce
has had an immense impact on the real estate industry.
- Michael Oxley
We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism,
the advent of drug dependency, the protests,
marches, strikes and human alienation.
- Alex Campbell
With the advent of spring and beginning of the new
harvest season the creators of abundance,
our peasants, come out to the fields to sow with good aspirations and hopes.
- Islom Karimov
No matter how difficult your situation may be you have
to follow the Lord of the Second Advent completely.
- Sun Myung Moon
With the advent of genetic engineering the time required
for the evolution of new species may literally collapse.
- Dee Hock
Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent,
Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting,
and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
- Karl Rahner
In any case, in so far as our knowledge of the universe carries us,
the advent of civilization for the first time on our
globe represents the highest ascent of the life processes
to which evolution had anywhere attained.
- James H. Breasted
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -
nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror
which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Gratitude in advance is the most powerful
creative force in the universe.
- Neale Donald Walsch
Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
- Winston Churchill
To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright
Your point of view sets you up well in advance
for how you view the events as they unfold.
- Mary Anne Radmacher
You can't say civilization don't advance...
in every war they kill you in a new way.
- Will Rogers
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a
contribution to the advance of peace,
I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
- Douglas MacArthur
It is not possible for civilization to
flow backwards while there is youth in the world.
Youth may be headstrong,
but it will advance its allotted length.
- Helen Keller
However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
- John Dewey
If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams
and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined,
you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau
To receive applause for works which do not demand all
our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit.
It usually means that thereafter we stand still.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection.
Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path,
for they draw only corrupt blood.
- Khalil Gibran
My main mistake was to have made an ancient people
advance by forced marches toward independence,
health, culture, affluence, comfort.
- Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
Some are pre-taped interviews because maybe we can't
get that person live or maybe we're not sure it's going
to work out right so we tape it an hour in advance.
- Bob Edwards
He who could foresee affairs three days in advance
would be rich for thousands of years.
- Thomas Carlyle
With guests who are 'in the middle of the fight,'
we're able to hear their point-of-view on the topics,
as well as advance our own feelings.
- Sean Hannity
Close scrutiny will show that most "crisis situations"
are opportunities to either advance,
or stay where you are.
- Maxwell Maltz
If you ask me a question, don't tell me what the question is in advance,
'cause I'd rather not know.
- Geraldine Ferraro
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
- Henry Ford
The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant
man of letters can understand it,
seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley
and Romanes in the last century.
- Albert J. Nock
Follow me if I advance!
Kill me if I retreat!
Revenge me if I die!
- Ngo Dinh Diem
Diplomacy is not an end in itself if it does not advance U.S.
- John Bolton
The anvil of justice is planted firm,
and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
If I planned everything out in advance,
I'd expire of boredom.
- Peter Straub
If I had a plot that was all set in advance,
why would I want go through the agony of writing the
novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery,
for me at any rate.
- Chaim Potok
There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning
of every great human advance.
Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history,
or nothing happens.
- Coretta Scott King
They urged me to take up winter quarters at the forks of the Platt,
stating that if I attempted to advance further until spring,
I would endanger the lives of my whole party.
- William Henry Ashley
November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community
Centers all around the country have book fairs where
they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
- Anita Diament
But if our sex would but well consider and rationally ponder,
they will perceive and find that it is neither words
nor place that can advance them,
but worth and merit.
- Margaret Cavendish
If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance;
You must stir it and stump it,
and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me,
you haven't a chance.
- William Gilbert
I would point out that the cultural advance of these
people has been suppressed in the past and continues
to be suppressed in the present by policies designed
to keep them in ignorance.
- Hideki Tojo
A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society,
either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions,
or by refusing to compete with man at all.
- Betty Friedan
I don't believe medical discoveries are doing much to advance human life.
As fast as we create ways to extend it we are inventing ways to shorten it.
- Christiaan Barnard
To enjoy enduring success we should travel a little in advance of the world.
- John McDonald
I have never wavered from my intention to advance the
cause of diversity in new and more effective ways.
- Jeb Bush
So what I was essentially doing was,
I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary
software to advance my agenda of becoming the best
at breaking through the lock.
- Kevin Mitnick
The advance guard in the campaign for peace that America
wages today must be the State Department.
- Louis A. Johnson
It therefore become essential for the future of Judaism
itself that its advancement should be correlated with
a similar effort to advance the cause of religion generally.
- Louis Finkelstein
I didn't want the headache of having a publisher reviewing
everything I wrote in advance.
- Mark Millar
Major North and myself went out in advance of the command
several miles and killed a number of buffaloes.
- Buffalo Bill
Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them
in advance that they are doomed to failure.
- Sidney Hook
Social advance depends as much upon the process through
which it is secured as upon the result itself.
- Jane Addams
May the days be aimless.
Do not advance action according to a plan.
- Don DeLillo
I'm publicizing the book that's done.
I'm writing the book that's in the hopper,
and I'm doing a little advance research on the book to come.
- Ann Rule
We need to stop spending money on those weapons systems
that do not advance national security.
- Lawrence Korb
All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak,
and not always with my advance approval,
and I expect that to continue in the future.
- Gerald R. Ford
If what I do prove well, it won't advance.
They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance.
- Anne Bradstreet
Let us tell our legislators in advance,
that this is a right, restraints on which,
we will not, cannot bear; and that every attempt to
restrain it is a palpable wrong on God and man.
- Gerrit Smith
Victory must be assured in advance.
And the American public must be all for it from the outset.
- Evan Thomas
Koranic teaching still insists that the sun moves around the earth.
How can we advance when they teach things like that?
- Taslima Nasrin
A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
- Yves Saint Laurent
The moon and other celestial bodies should be free
for exploration and use by all countries.
No country should be permitted to advance a claim of sovereignty.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
No great advance has been made in science,
politics, or religion without controversy.
- Lyman Beecher
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