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Quotes of falling

  1. The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness, and peril of falling – Saint Aurelius Augustine
  2. Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten. – Robert. L. Ehrlich
  3. The second stage set in ten or fifteen days after the bombing. Its first symptom was falling hair. Diarrhea and fever, which in some cases went as high as 106, came next. – John Hersey
  4. It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error. – Robert Jackson
  5. We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters. – Robert E. Lee
  6. The University of Nebraska says that elderly people that drink beer or wine at least four times a week have the highest bone density. They need it- they're the ones falling down the most. – Jay Leno
  7. The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling but in rising again after you fall. – Vince Lombardi
  8. Is it possible that literacy standards are falling because young Australians are growing up in a culture in which they can be entertained and informed, and in which they can communicate effectively, without having to master any but the most rudimentary literacy skills? – Hugh Mackay
  9. Every time I get a script it's a matter of trying to know what I could do with it. I see colors, imagery. It has to have a smell. It's like falling in love. You can't give a reason why. – Paul Newman
  10. Supposing you have tried and failed again and again. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford
  11. Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall. – Salman Rushdie
  12. The interesting thing is that I found scenes which I put together which could appeal to almost every woman, or apply to almost every woman after the war. Falling in love, dancing, marrying. – Maximilian Schell
  13. The supply of words in the world market is plentiful but the demand is falling Let deeds follow words now. – Lech Walesa
  14. When you feel a connection, a gut connection, a heart connection, it's a very special thing. What's familiar to everyone is watching people falling in love; it doesn't happen on screen that often. People fall in lust, then they're suddenly together. – Alfre Woodard

Usage examples for falling

  1. " Yes," she broke in, " but I came near falling down this time. – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  2. Of the reason for my falling asleep I have no doubt. – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  3. Do you know every officer of our company is down, and the men are falling back?" – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry
  4. How still it was outside the house with the snow falling – Bride of the Mistletoe by James Lane Allen
  5. " Oh," she cried, falling back into her chair, " you surely did not believe me!" – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  6. I'm falling in love with the South now, but I won't let myself fall too deep in, till I've seen the North. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  7. It was more like mountain climbing than anything else, except that there was no danger of falling – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. You see, the tide is falling – The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune by Wilbur Lawton
  9. 2304, the contact will be at the end H only; hence the surfaces will soon compress, on account of all the strain of the key falling on a small area, and the key will get loose. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  10. He says that he has waited long time, and the flowers are falling from the rose- tree, and he is very sad. – Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness by Henry van Dyke
  11. She caught her breath, and came near falling – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  12. Everything was falling away from her and dying, like the nature about her that also seemed to be burning out and drawing its last breath. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  13. I know I felt like falling – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  14. Naturally I have wondered what things your eyes have been falling on. – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  15. It made them of course useless, but how could they help falling in love with her? – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  16. She would only have had herself to blame for falling into the trap. – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli
  17. Tears were falling from her eyes at last. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  18. No girl likes to be warned against falling in love, whether the warning be needed or not needed. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  19. It's no use, I am falling I can hold no longer! – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  20. " Well, the way business has been falling off-" " Perhaps you would prefer to sell out to me," she remarked quietly. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon