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Quotes of gradually

  1. For me everything in the film was gradually building, becoming more emotional, so it helped. At the end of it all I was emotionally drained. At that point I took Rose's view, that this has to happen, there's nothing I can do about it. – Camilla Belle
  2. It gradually dawned upon me that there was no one more difficult to please than my mother. – Georg Brandes
  3. The whole structure of science gradually grows, but only as it is built upon a firm foundation of past research. – Owen Chamberlain
  4. After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess. – Carol P. Christ
  5. It was also my idea that the advisory committees of the Academy should replace the legal committees of the German Reichstag, which was gradually fading into the background in the Reich. – Hans Frank
  6. Making the City Of Joy gave me the best political education of my life. It became a wrestling match between an Englishman who had gradually ceased to be a Marxist, and a culture that was becoming more Marxist by the day. – Roland Joffe
  7. And so, little by little, I gradually divested myself of pretty nearly all of the guest conducting I used to do, because I was at the same time working in the places like the Met, where I could work in this sort of depth. – James Levine
  8. So there was a fire inside me. And that fire inside you, it can be turned into a negative form or a positive form. And I gradually realised that I had this fire and that it had to be used in a positive way. – John Newcombe
  9. An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents: What does happen is that the opponents gradually die out. – Max Planck
  10. What you do, is you gradually become more and more experienced, and more and more realistic about dramatic tolerance, i. e. about how long the play should be. – Ridley Scott
  11. Gradually I became aware of details: a company of French soldiers was marching through the streets of the town. They broke formation, and went in single file along the communication trench leading to the front line. Another group followed them. – Ernst Toller
  12. One other fact is significant: the domestic feasts and sacrifices of single families, which in David's time must still have been general, gradually declined and lost their importance as social circles widened and life became more public. – Julius Wellhausen
  13. It's like with a girl: it's more fun to meet and slowly, gradually learn things about each other. A little mystery is always nice and it's interesting to still learn new things about someone you are involved with. – Larry Wilcox
  14. Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed. – P. G. Wodehouse
  15. We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away. – Zhuangzi

Usage examples for gradually

  1. Now I no longer go there every day, but only every two days, so the report will gradually die away. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 by Rupert Hughes
  2. Gradually his mind cleared. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  3. 146 Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then criticism will gradually yield to him. – Maxims and Reflections by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  4. The strange taste became gradually less strange and less unpleasant to the young girl; daily a few drops were added, until at last, scarcely thinking what she did, she would drink nearly the fill of the little cup, while the servant laughed as of old. – Life of Saint Monica by F. A. (Frances Alice) Forbes
  5. The girl looked at me, and the terror in her eyes gradually died out... – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  6. The Colonel had gradually slipped into the position of Boss of the camp. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  7. The moment Madame Defarge took up the rose, the customers ceased talking, and began gradually to drop out of the wine- shop. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  8. The smile returned very gradually and the anxious pressure of the hand relaxed. – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  9. Slowly, gradually I was coming to believe that." – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  10. I can only hope the whole thing may gradually wear itself out. – The Limit by Ada Leverson
  11. He had gradually gone more and more into the spirit of the young folks' party matter, and had even astonished his wife by the things he did and proposed. – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  12. Terror spread through the quarter, and gradually half the city was aroused. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  13. They tell me, however, that the stick is gradually going out of fashion. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. The plan gradually grew as they worked, and a little surprise was added, which was a great success. – Spinning-Wheel Stories by Louisa May Alcott
  15. Gradually it had insisted on the attention. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  16. And gradually Frank also had come to know that she knew, and, man- like, he spent less and less time in his now uncomfortable home. – Studies in love and in terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  17. Thus the ice pressed gradually on, and in ten hours the work was done. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  18. As David listened the look of trouble his face had worn all that day gradually faded away, and the old happy smile took its place. – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  19. The girls were no worse than other girls, but they had started out on a wrong track, and gradually the whole flock of them, one led on by what another would say or do, were down upon me. – A Flock of Girls and Boys by Nora Perry
  20. But these hopes gradually died out. – The Living Link by James De Mille