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Sometimes you need to stand with your nose to the window and have a good look at jazz. And I've done that on many occasions
View quotes by J J Johnson

I am sometimes lost for words and in those rare occasions life seems even the more precious.
View quotes by Christopher Guest

There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
View quotes by Titus Maccius Plautus

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
View quotes by Herbert Hoover

The previous generation, such as Alec Stewart and Nasser Hussain, lost to Australia on many occasions.
View quotes by Andrew Strauss

I played great today, a really solid match, and on those occasions when it happens it feels really good because there are days where it doesn't!
View quotes by Daniel Nestor

We share their pain intensely, just as they and so many other peoples of the world did with us on other occasions. [on the terrorist attacks in London, 7th July 2005]
View quotes by Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

You knew when you were in a match against Steffi Graf. They were great occasions, at the same time you had a lot of bullet shots flying past you!
View quotes by Arantxa Sánchez-vicario

If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart.
View quotes by Jesse Jackson

It has degenerated into a physical nature, especially on recent occasions where I have been spat upon. [On abuse suffered at the hands of Scotland fans]
View quotes by Berti Vogts

We are apt to mistake our vocation by looking out of the way for occasions to exercise great and rare virtues, and by stepping over the ordinary ones that lie directly in the road before us
View quotes by Hannah More

I saw Luiz Felipe Scolari on three occasions. There were potential developments...he then declared he had no interest in the job. We never offered him the job. My first choice was always Steve McClaren.
View quotes by Brian Barwick

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.
View quotes by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
View quotes by Jim Rohn

On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.
View quotes by Emma Goldman

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive. It will often be exercised when wrong, but better so than not to be exercised at all.
View quotes by Thomas Jefferson

A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
View quotes by James Russell Lowell

Meanness inherits a set of silverware and keeps it in the bank. Economy uses it only on important occasions, for fear of loss. Thrift sets the table with it every night for pure pleasure, but counts the butter spreaders before they are put away.
View quotes by Phyllis McGinley

''I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot... and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that's precisely why I succeed''.
View quotes by Michael Jordan

Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say 'no.' I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.
View quotes by Aleister Crowley

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