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Quotes of applied

  1. Theology is a science of mind applied to God. – Henry Ward Beecher
  2. I never met a Jesuit before I applied for the order. – Daniel Berrigan
  3. More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding. – Paul D. Boyer
  4. The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied – George Catlin
  5. I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar. – Miguel de Cervantes
  6. When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death. Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it. – John Cusack
  7. I never took my SAT's. I never applied to college. I moved right out here and jumped into the thick of things. Whether that was the smart move or not, I'm sitting here talking to you now, so it paid off. – Scott Foley
  8. Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts. – Ernest Hemingway
  9. I was fortunate to find an extraordinary mathematics and applied mathematics program in Toronto. – Walter Kohn
  10. We have an electronic vein we have tapped and applied it to a rock setting like tons of bands out there. – Mike Lowry
  11. The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency. – Robert Rainy
  12. Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country. – Maximilien Robespierre
  13. But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools. – Buffy Sainte-Marie
  14. Where force is necessary, there it must be applied boldly, decisively and completely. But one must know the limitations of force; one must know when to blend force with a maneuver, a blow with an agreement. – Leon Trotsky
  15. I suppose you could sum up the religious aspects of my boyhood by saying it was a time of life when I was taught the difference between right and wrong as it specifically applied to Catholicism. – Robert Vaughn

Usage examples for applied

  1. Very strong salt and water, when frequently applied has been known to cure wens. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  2. You have applied for a position on the ambulance corps. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  3. Name applied by the French to a confederacy of four Iroquoian tribes. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  4. Kauffmant should be applied by the mother. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  5. He roused him up however, and made him explain how the remedy was to be applied – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  6. The description Wasson had applied to Henry Livingstone, Bassett himself applied to the two ranch hands later on, during their interview. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. The crew obeyed, and the match was instantly applied – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. Somebody actually applied to see the invisible lady. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  9. A pointer held in the slide rest, and applied as in Fig. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  10. For she applied it to time as well as space. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood
  11. It is merely the theory of evolution applied to the soul, with this difference: that in its later stages it has become a deliberate and a conscious evolution, and not an unconscious one. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  12. Guntello applied a few. – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  13. I then applied some solution to the eyes of one of them. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  14. It must be a theory which can be applied directly to the particular case. – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  15. I would advise its use on all soils if applied at the right time and in the right manner. – The Apple by Various
  16. The application of ice keeps the parts to which it is applied in a chilled condition. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  17. The law became something they made, not something someone else applied to them. – Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660 by Wilcomb E. Washburn
  18. Even if we succeeded on a laboratory scale, how could it be applied on a practical, worldwide scale? – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  19. Here business was an art, and he applied himself to it like an artist. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. I see I've applied in the wrong quarter. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell