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Quotes of alter

  1. Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you. – William Frederick Book
  2. You can't get an actor to do something that is beyond his range, so you have to be aware of the range of the actor and, if necessary, alter the part to suit the actor. – John Boorman
  3. My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down -home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out. – Chris Brown
  4. God cannot alter the past, though historians can. – Samuel Butler
  5. I had been warned not to get on a motorcycle, sort of. I think there is a clause in most general basic contracts to keep yourself in one piece and not alter your looks without telling them first. – Charisma Carpenter
  6. Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter – Nadine Gordimer
  7. The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. – Lee Iacocca
  8. I think that many of my ideas are correct, but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas I have about human evolution. – Donald Johanson
  9. I think the motive is to establish in federal law the personhood from conception forward and try and alter the Constitution through statute. – Zoe Lofgren
  10. I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time -saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored. – Paul Lynde
  11. Our Lord did not try to alter circumstances. He submitted to them. They shaped his life and eventually brought him to Calvary. I believe we miss opportunities and lovely secrets our Lord is waiting to teach us by not taking what comes. – Mother Maribel
  12. It's not my job to try and alter the director's style- he's in charge, and I'll always give him my trust. – Ewan McGregor
  13. When friends asked me, Can we help? I'd say, Not unless you can alter time, speed up the harvest or teleport me off this rock. I used that line from Star Wars. – Charlie Sheen
  14. No change in the balance of political parties can alter the general determination that no class should be excluded from contributing to and sharing responsibility for the state. – Gustav Stresemann

Usage examples for alter

  1. We must keep an eye upon them, but not on any account alter our course." – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. When you tried to alter my opinion of Mr. Vimpany some time since, I did my best to make my view your view. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  3. If he has done wrong he must alter his life and do better for the future. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  4. But I will not do it- and my will no one, and no force, can alter – The Passing of Ku Sui by Anthony Gilmore
  5. That would be ruin to everything, but I warn you, that if you do, it will not alter me. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  6. Tongues alter with the rest. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  7. " You can't alter him, my dear. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  8. The hours passed slowly on; evening, however, at length approached, and I was afraid that during the night Dubois would alter the brig's course, and that we should manage to escape. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. " Don't you know Fleda better, Papa," said Florence, " than to try to make her alter her mind? – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  10. But then Minnie had never been anything but a young lady until she married Eustace, and Lady Markland- ah, nothing could alter the fact that Lady Markland had already lived a life with which Theo had nothing to do. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  11. Nothing could alter that fact. – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  12. And so do I, Penny agreed, but that doesn't alter facts. – Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery by Joan Clark
  13. They are as nice as can be about it but that does not alter the facts. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  14. That is the one thing which has been worrying me all along- even though it did not alter matters; for surely a man must enjoy himself somehow ... – The Silent Mill by Hermann Sudermann
  15. I will now give you two words in one of the languages that John Eliot had to learn, and then, perhaps, you will alter your opinion. – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  16. It will be a long time before we alter that. – Beside Still Waters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  17. That is satisfactory so far, said Thorndyke, though he may alter his tone when the case comes into Court. – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  18. But if we fairly recognize it, we shall be the first to alter our ways. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  19. To be sure, that's so, she consented; but that doesn't alter t' fact 'at we want 'em, does it? – Windyridge by W. Riley
  20. You can't alter it and you can't understand it. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain

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  • Circumstances alter cases.;