Quotes of Carrying

  1. When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice. – Otto von Bismarck
  2. My mother learned that she was carrying me at about the same time the Second World War was declared; with the family talent for magic realism, she once told me she had been to the doctor's on the very day. – Angela Carter
  3. This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs. – Haile Gebrselassie
  4. Just carrying a ruler with you in your pocket should be forbidden, at least on a moral basis. The ruler is the symbol of the new illiteracy. The ruler is the symptom of the new disease, disintegration of our civilisation. – Friedensreich Hundertwasser
  5. The employers cannot carry on industry nor accumulate profits if they have not got the good will of the workers or their acquiescence in carrying on such industry. – James Larkin
  6. I shall have less cause to regret the carrying my intended purpose into effect, foreseeing that you may immediately fill with advantage, the vacancy which will presently happen. – Henry Laurens
  7. Incendiary capitalism is carrying its out evil works more dangerously than ever, and is doing so in the increasingly dangerous neighborhood of the powder kegs that are the great European military powers. – Karl Liebknecht
  8. Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations. – James Madison
  9. The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking. – Will Rogers
  10. So if you look back over the long history of China, they've never tried to take over the world, but they've been quite aggressive in their own neighborhood... in carrying out their own purposes and interests in their sphere of the world. – Fred Thompson
  11. Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice. – Arnold J. Toynbee
  12. The position the Government finds itself in is not one of constructing a law, but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. – Charles Tupper
  13. For, quite literally, the whole world today is looking for us to take the lead in carrying out those obligations imposed on the American people as a whole by the beautiful, compassionate and courageous principle of noblesse oblige. – Robert Welch

Usage examples for Carrying

  1. It is certainly difficult carrying on politics under these conditions. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. How much did you say he was carrying – The Deserter by Charles King
  3. You were a fool to come into that house without carrying it in your hand. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  4. She knew what he meant by that quick movement that he gave, as if rolling aside some weight that he'd been carrying – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  5. And what are you carrying in your basket, my pretty little maid? – Bo-Peep Story Books by Anonymous
  6. The wife of one of the prisoners had come with her husband, carrying her child. – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  7. At the door I met a little girl who was carrying a cup in her hands, and I slipped past her and opened the door. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  8. It is better than carrying them about London. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  9. Do you hear how he is carrying on up there? – Plays: The Father; Countess Julie; The Outlaw; The Stronger by August Strindberg
  10. Then he went back to him, carrying his candle in his hand. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  11. " The shots don't hurt at all, and they make it easier, carrying the baby. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  12. It was a bitter, miserable hour; we buried it in our heart's blood, but still we felt as though we were being rushed along as by a river, which was carrying us forward to fresh, strong life. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  13. She is carrying a little child in her arms. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  14. He took the body from Ailwin's arms, carrying it as gently as if anything could have hurt it now; and he and Mildred walked away towards the spot where the bee- shed had stood. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  15. But I shall have to take my brother and sister into my confidence, as I shall want their help in carrying out my plan. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  16. They think he was followed from Peebles, and murdered for the sake of money that he was carrying in a bag he had with him. – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  17. Suddenly Julie turned away and sat down by an open window, carrying her eyes far from the house and its stores. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. I do not see how you intend carrying out that argument. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  19. Immediately at its close he went away, carrying Burns with him. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond