Quotes of latent

  1. To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things. – Ansel Adams
  2. Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark. – Henri Frederic Amiel
  3. I didn't grow up with my mother, and so losing her for real was like, some sort of latent childhood, some sort of unresolved issue. When she left for real, it was sort of like, I was done. – Billy Corgan
  4. Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words. – Northrop Frye
  5. If you don't fix latent failures in your system, you're asking for trouble. – John Gould
  6. But heat can also be produced by the friction of liquids, in which there could be no question of changes in structure, or of the liberation of latent heat. – Hermann von Helmholtz
  7. If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be. – John Heywood
  8. I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self -interest. – Joseph Lancaster
  9. Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite- a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood. – Frederica Montseny
  10. No matter what his position or experience in life, there is in everyone more latent than developed ability; far more unused than used power. – James Cash Penney
  11. I firmly believe that we have more latent musical talent in America than there is in any other country. But to dig it out there must be good music throughout the land, a lot of it. Everyone must hear it, and such a process takes time. – John Philip Sousa
  12. At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on. – Robert Stone

Usage examples for latent

  1. It is marvellous what an amount of latent torment there is in boys, ready to come out the moment an object presents itself. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. There was a latent cruelty under his air of civility which astonished and terrified her. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  3. The vines were husky and had more latent buds than I had believed possible. – Old Plymouth Trails by Winthrop Packard
  4. Naturally we were quite ignorant of the depths of cruelty latent in the German nature, or of the manoeuvres on the part of Bismarck which had led to the declaration of war. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  5. No one can understand the latent possibilities of physical development he possesses till he has seen the agricultural labourer eat. – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  6. There was latent jealousy in his face now, as he drew near. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  7. These qualities may be latent in Lincoln, but do not yet come to daylight. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  8. It is true that Aristophanes did not bring back again the golden days of Greece; true that his comedy revealed a corruption latent in Athenian life. –  by
  9. However, patience; perhaps the shock of events will arouse and bring in action now latent but good and energetic qualities. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  10. What had once touched and moved him unspeakably in Agatha's face was the capacity it had, latent in its tragic lines, for expressing terror. – The Flaw in the Crystal by May Sinclair
  11. These are the shades of the British constitution in which its latent beauties consist;" and he affirmed his conviction that this privilege would prove " an advantage to the nobility of Ireland, and an improvement in the system of representation in the House." – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  12. For some weeks after, she was jealous of latent design to bring their religion to bear upon her; but perceiving not a single direct approach, not the most covert hint of attack, she became gradually convinced that they had no such intent. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  13. " Some latent vanity and love of the world. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  14. Yet it must always have been latent in you - you make one feel it. – The Inside of the Cup, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  15. But the thought of it had remained latent within her for long months, and frightful evidence thereof now burst forth. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  16. The highest aim of the alchemist was the evolution of a divine and immortal being out of a mortal and semi- animal man; the development, in short, of all those hidden properties which lie latent in man's nature. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  17. The Provinces were fighting for their existence, unconscious of their latent strength, and willing to trust to France or to England, if they could only save themselves from being swallowed by Spain. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  18. " I'm afraid your knowledge, Burt, resembles latent heat," laughed Leonard. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  19. They appear to act by means of some latent power, some reserved force, which acts secretly, by mere presence. – Character by Samuel Smiles
  20. Not having felt, for many months, the least desire for liquor, he imagined that even the latent inclination which existed, as he readily supposed, for some time, had become altogether extinguished. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English

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