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Quotes of intensity

  1. I always liked the intensity of the recording. – Chris Bailey
  2. To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt. – Mikhail Bakunin
  3. Between parts I was too old for and roles that were too overwhelming, out of reach then for my voice. I carved out a niche with the Wagnerian repertoire since I am attracted by its theatrical intensity – Placido Domingo
  4. Poetry being the sign of that which all men desire, even though the desire be unconscious, intensity of life or completeness of experience, the universality of its appeal is a matter of course. – John Drinkwater
  5. What gets me upset about with the newer players is their lack of intensity They tend to go through the motions a little bit. They don't understand that you've got to practice the way you play. – Al Kaline
  6. I realized poetry's the thing that I can do 'cause I can stick at it and work with tremendous intensity – Philip Levine
  7. Certain kinds of speed, flow, intensity density of attacks, density of interaction... Music that concentrates on those qualities is, I think, easier achieved by free improvisation between people sharing a common attitude, a common language. – Evan Parker
  8. In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity, at different periods of time, the consideration of the comparative skill and intensity of labour, required for that particular commodity, needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods. – David Ricardo
  9. All I want to see from an actor is the intensity and accuracy of their listening. – Alan Rickman
  10. When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself. – Bertrand Russell
  11. I want some day to be able to love with the same intensity and unselfishness that parents love their children with. – Shakira
  12. The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons. – Susan Sontag
  13. You try to stay within the rules for the sake of the game, but you can always turn up the intensity – Lawrence Taylor
  14. We still seem to trigger that intensity in people, which was quite incredible. – Roger Andrew Taylor

Usage examples for intensity

  1. His gaze hurt with its intensity its strange, penetrating power. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  2. Thus, then, the shape of the earth can be calculated from the length of its day and the intensity of its gravity. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  3. A certain intensity crept into her voice. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. He spoke in a low voice, and with a solemn emphasis that betrayed the intensity of his feeling. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  5. While he had known that Caroline was his own, he had borne his love more patiently than does many a man of less intensity of feeling. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. And then he took her two hands in his, and regarded her with such an intensity of look that she almost drew back, afraid. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  7. The idea grew more terrible in its intensity hour by hour. – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  8. She had been hoping all this time, with an intensity that increased second by second against the current of her words, that it would not in the end come to this. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  9. Everything melted away before the almost spiritual intensity of her gaze. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  10. His intensity strengthened, feeding on her doubt. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  11. Never had she looked more beautiful as she stood there, an image of will, daring, defiant, and indomitable, with eyes darkened by intensity of emotion, voice half sad, half stern, and outstretched hand on which the wedding ring no longer shone. – Pauline's Passion and Punishment by Louisa May Alcott
  12. " She'd do anything in the world for you, Roddy," she said, with a vaguely troubled intensity – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  13. Fulvia, to whom this clear- cut southern foliage was as new as the pure intensity of light that bathed it, seemed to herself to be moving through the landscape of a dream. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  14. Yes," he said, with a hurried intensity now taking the place of his feeble whisper, " I remember- I see all clearly now. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  15. The national spirit of the Dutch residents was roused to intensity – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  16. But at this point, the whole audience were galvanised into an intensity of confused emotion by the entrance of the Executive of the Allied Unions, led by McNish himself. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  17. This intensity of suffering seemed to shake his whole life to its foundation. – Beside Still Waters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  18. No one ever felt this intensity of jealous rage about a mother or a sister. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  19. With a cry, terrible in its intensity and despair, she sank across the table. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  20. He longed for her presence, her look, her touch; and yet with equal intensity he shrank from seeing her. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward