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Quotes of earlier

  1. Harvard Medical School, the University of South Florida and the American Psychiatric Association have all conducted studies showing that the earlier one begins gambling, the more likely it is he or she will become an addicted, problem gambler. – Spencer Bachus
  2. I always thought of myself as a later bloomer, so I like some of my work more later than earlier – Robert Duvall
  3. Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate. – Raymond E. Feist
  4. Yeah, well, it did earlier but as Bobby and I have played together, our thing as a unit has become so strong that they kind of had to get in where they fit in. And most people do. – Charlie Hunter
  5. What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade. – Gertrude Jekyll
  6. The NAACP was even considering earlier this summer reassessing their position on school integration. – Tom Joyner
  7. Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure. – Paul de Man
  8. It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison. – Ashley Montagu
  9. Those early steps are very important in understanding the evolution. But in themselves, maybe now you need the later records to understand the significance of the earlier records! – Evan Parker
  10. Earlier feminists were almost universally pro -choice and have dominated political debate until now. Having access to abortion was viewed as the only way women could have full equality with men, who, until recently, couldn't get pregnant. – Kathleen Parker
  11. I had just done what she does in the story just about a year earlier I moved from New Jersey and came to New York and was working at a bar, and you know, trying to make it. – Piper Perabo
  12. In my earlier paintings, I wanted the space between the picture plane and the spectator to be active. – Bridget Riley
  13. We've got a bit of growth a bit earlier than expected. – Stuart Rose
  14. At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match. – Sachin Tendulkar
  15. In earlier times, so many people sang much more. You know as a kid you'd go to some kind of religious training and or summer camp or whatever it was and you'd learn to sing a lot of songs. – Michael Tilson Thomas

Usage examples for earlier

  1. The older folks get, the earlier they go to bed and the earlier they rise. – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  2. It would be so much easier if one knew earlier in the day. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. Nor did he return a minute earlier than he would otherwise have done. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  4. I would ask you to come earlier but this will be the best time for me. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  5. Very late; she might have dressed earlier – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  6. On the table in the middle of the room there was a little group on which Mrs. Ascher had been at work earlier in the day. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  7. David Spafford had come a day earlier than he had been expected, to surprise Kate, and Kate was off having a good time with some one else. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  8. In some years it may be a month or a fortnight earlier just as the weather is. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. No earlier and no later. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  10. A few weeks earlier Rose would have found it hard to leave Polly, and she did regret it, but the fact that Uncle John would be with her on the way back to Aunt Rose made it easier. – Princess Polly's Playmates by Amy Brooks
  11. They'll have to clear out to Bhulwana a little earlier than usual. – The Lamp in the Desert by Ethel M. Dell
  12. She looked at him, and repeated her earlier question. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  13. He could have killed Jadiver earlier and hadn't. – Tangle Hold by F. L. Wallace
  14. She also began to think of England, where she had spent some happy days of her earlier life. – Henrietta Maria by Henrietta Haynes
  15. " You mean earlier suggested Teddy. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  16. Years earlier he had wondered how it was that he had not fallen in love with her instead of with Lois. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  17. My uncle has been killed by a fall from his horse, and I have come into my property earlier than I expected. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  18. Please tell me about your earlier life. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  19. Earlier in the evening their peculiar actions had attracted her attention. – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  20. Alarmed beyond the power of words to express, Jimmie crept into the hiding place they had used earlier in the evening and waited. – Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam by G. Harvey Ralphson