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Quotes of deliberation

  1. Deliberation n The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered on – Ambrose Bierce
  2. There is one final point I would like to make this week As I said on the floor of the House during deliberation of this latest supplemental hope is something Americans should never lose Let each of us both by our words and actions continue to provide that hope – Jo Bonner
  3. Deliberation is the work of many men Action of one alone – Charles de Gaulle
  4. After careful deliberation I voted today to reauthorize the Patriot Act – Jim Gerlach
  5. What do we tell our children Haste makes waste Look before you leap Stop and think Don't judge a book by its cover We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation – Malcolm Gladwell
  6. Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor One must exercise proper deliberation plan carefully before making a move and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance – Horace
  7. The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness – Julia Ward Howe
  8. The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough – Andrew Jackson
  9. Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy – Jesse Jackson
  10. The key to this collaboration which we undertook after much deliberation was to stretch creatively New characters new locales new form the novella – Jonathan Kellerman
  11. The possible solutions to a given problem emerge as the leaves of a tree each node representing a point of deliberation and decision – Niklaus Wirth
  12. We Americans are world leaders and we must lead by example particularly in times that require careful deliberation before any precipitous action lest we fail to walk in the shoes of those we might injure – Peter Yarrow
  13. So with truth there is a certain moment when one can say this is the truth and here I put a dot a stop and I go to another thing A judge has to put an end to a deliberation But for a historian there's never an end to the past It can go on and on and on – A. B. Yehoshua

Usage examples for deliberation

  1. “ I should like to know she answered with averted eyes and a slow deliberation where and how you spend so much of your time – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Joe decided after some deliberation that Whispering Winds had found him made him as comfortable as possible and leaving Mose on guard had gone out to hunt for food or perhaps back to the Indian encampment – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  3. “ Marjorie took the gun down from the wall aimed it with great deliberation and fired – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  4. There was something terrifying in the stately deliberation with which she moved – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  5. “ A farmer woman came in for a doll's head which she chose with incredible deliberation and pains – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  6. Sitting down by the table he spread the letter out and read it with great deliberation – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  7. “ Susan had not been brought to the Continent without serious prior deliberation – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  8. It came certainly with a German accent and with a foreigner's deliberation but it came at once and clearly – A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories by William D. Howells
  9. In deliberation here held it was determined that Pompey and Crassus should be consuls again for the following year that Caesar should have a fresh supply of money and that his command should be renewed to him for five years more – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  10. So after long deliberation he decided on steering back again especially as the wind was blowing directly up the bay – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  11. There are no papers interrupted Captain Clubbe with a calm deliberation quite untouched by his companion's hurry – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. But in the moment of action coolness and deliberation must be regarded your fire made with precision and aim and when ordered to charge with the bayonet you must proceed to the assault with a quick and firm step without trepidation or alarm – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  13. This gave me an opportunity of observing his firmness good sense and usefulness in deliberation and in critical situations and much use indeed was required of these qualities when everything around was lowering and terrific – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  14. After four days' cool deliberation it was decided to shoot the leaders ” – The Evolution of Sinn Fein by Robert Mitchell Henry
  15. “ I should say returned Harlan after due deliberation that it belonged to you – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  16. On this point then from first to last there is need of deliberation and care – Treatises on Friendship and Old Age by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  17. “ Mr Carlyle bent his head in deliberation – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  18. It is reported that he replied with gentle deliberation Well yes I should like to see some young man offer the new editor a chair – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  19. When this has occurred we have decided and the deliberation is at an end – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  20. He proceeded always with the most impressive deliberation – Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane

Rhymes for deliberation