Quotes of ingrained

  1. People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom. – Francis Bacon
  2. Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure. – Gary Ryan Blair
  3. I was influenced when I was younger by the cartoon movies that Disney put out, like Cinderella and what not. I watched those movies over and over when I was younger and the music is ingrained into my head. Nowadays, I'm still humming the tunes. It taught me the fundamentals. – Zac Efron
  4. A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories. – Andy Goldsworthy
  5. Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed. – Benjamin Graham
  6. How thoroughly it is ingrained in mathematical science that every real advance goes hand in hand with the invention of sharper tools and simpler methods which, at the same time, assist in understanding earlier theories and in casting aside some more complicated developments. – David Hilbert
  7. If you already have a piece of music ingrained in your body, why would you not play it? – Keith Jarrett
  8. Clinton's fakery was so deft and deeply ingrained that it was impossible to tell where it ended and the real Bill Clinton began. This constituted a kind of political genius. – Rich Lowry
  9. Isn't it amazing how celebrity status preempts even the most ingrained hatreds? – Camryn Manheim
  10. Violence and irrationality were so long and thoroughly cultivated among the Irish, and so perfectly ingrained into their nature, that modern civilization has as yet been unable to extract the virus. – Thomas Mellon

Usage examples for ingrained

  1. It was a perilous study for a republican youth in whom the military instincts were as ingrained as the genius for rule. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. The Herr Rath was a sturdy republican, and had an ingrained aversion to the nobility as a class. – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  3. Possibly not so pure as we may think, however, and with a simplicity ingrained with some bigotry and a good deal of conceit. – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin
  4. What we shall see will be an ingrained twitching or a fixed grimace. – Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic by Henri Bergson
  5. The abrupt reversal of policy was felt as a humiliation, and the ingrained mental habits engendered by the traditional policy towards Ireland yielded slowly, grudgingly, and fearfully to the proof of error in South Africa. – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  6. He's intensely polite; politeness is ingrained in his nature. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  7. In the best of us sin is ingrained – Quiet Talks about Jesus by S. D. Gordon
  8. It weighed him down until the desire to be rid of it almost became overpowering at times; but his caution was ingrained and powerful, and so it was that he resisted the temptation to confide in his partner, although the effort left him tired and inert. –  by
  9. He was a hard- faced, unwashed creature, whose swarthy features were ingrained with sweat and dirt. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  10. In fact, the habit of allowing for the effect of perspective is so thoroughly ingrained in human beings that the child is not aware that he is making this allowance, but thinks that he draws the side of the house as he sees it. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  11. A certain coarse cleverness, a certain ingrained assurance and unconquerable self- confidence keeps them hardy. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  12. Ages of ingrained royalistic principles were shocked and shattered by the enormity of the thing the man she loved had asked of her, and yet cold reason told her that it was the only way. – The Mad King by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  13. It had been deeply ingrained – The Beginning by Henry Hasse
  14. Plutarch has no faith in instant conversion, reversing in a moment the ingrained tendencies of years, and setting a man on a lofty height of perfection, with no fear of falling away. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  15. Several times he gave up and floated quietly, but courage was ingrained in him; deep down beneath his consciousness was a vitality, an inherited stubborn resistance to death, of which he knew nothing. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  16. A miserable but hopeful sight it is; hopeful because it bears testimony to the ingrained desire that English lads have for active healthy play. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  17. Men came with crude English and bluntly read the dictionary and the proper rules of grammar and they were checked to see if their early bad- speech habits were corrected, and to what degree the Holden machine could be made to help repair the damage of a lifelong ingrained set of errors. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  18. The blood surged hotly, in a dark flush, beneath Laurence Stanninghame's bronzed face, as he pictured the full force and passion of those parting utterances murmured into his ear instead of confided only to cold, inanimate paper; then the demon of cynicism ingrained within him came uppermost with hateful and haunting suggestions: She is safe? – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  19. Why should play be instinctive in its forms, showing certain complex and ingrained channels of expression, if it were merely the discharge of surplus force? – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
  20. The assembly was moved to mingled admiration and astonishment, for most of the colonists would as soon have thought it a sin to work their beasts of burden as their Indians, so deeply ingrained was their belief that the natives were created to serve them. – Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by Francis Augustus MacNutt