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Quotes of phenomenon

  1. As we saw in the Queen's Speech, anti -social behaviour- a phenomenon that I believe to be a genuine worry that is also being fed by a lot of scare stories- is the political theme of the moment. – Kamal Ahmed
  2. Analyses of the movie marketplace points to an interesting phenomenon High -profile movies are continuing to do well year -to -year in the U. S. and overseas- this past summer, for example, the top 10 movies registered at the same level as in '04. – Peter Bart
  3. Leadership has become a heavy industry. Concern and interest about leadership development is no longer an American phenomenon It is truly global. Though I will probably be in less demand, I wanted to move on. – Warren Bennis
  4. Sport is an international phenomenon like science or music. – Avery Brundage
  5. Well, there are more writers of blogs right now than there are readers, so that's clearly a vanity phenomenon – John Doerr
  6. Whether it comes from a despotic sovereign or an elected president, from a murderous general or a beloved leader, I see power as an inhuman and hateful phenomenon – Oriana Fallaci
  7. It's a phenomenon that we don't really understand. – Russell Johnson
  8. Of course the word chaos is used in rather a vague sense by a lot of writers, but in physics it means a particular phenomenon namely that in a nonlinear system the outcome is often indefinitely, arbitrarily sensitive to tiny changes in the initial condition. – Murray Gell-Mann
  9. If sex is such a natural phenomenon how come there are so many books on how to do it? – Bette Midler
  10. Humanity should question itself, once more, about the absurd and always unfair phenomenon of war, on whose stage of death and pain only remain standing the negotiating table that could and should have prevented it. – Pope John Paul II
  11. If that enabled us to predict the succeeding situation with the same approximation, that is all we require, and we should say that the phenomenon had been predicted, that it is governed by the laws. – Henri Poincare
  12. One of my earliest memories... I knew three full verses of the Star Spangled Banner when I was seven or eight years old. And one of the nuns discovered this phenomenon and I was actually sent around from classroom to classroom to do the whole thing. – Dave Van Ronk
  13. Through educational programming, Jewish American History Month will help raise the awareness of a people, their history and contributions. It will help combat anti -Semitism, a phenomenon that is on the rise and that unfortunately still exists in our Nation. – Jan Schakowsky
  14. The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way. – Thomas Sowell
  15. The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence. – Thomas Wolfe

Usage examples for phenomenon

  1. If this were true, it would make the cowbird only half parasitical- an unheard- of phenomenon – Ways of Nature by John Burroughs
  2. Yet behind such a phenomenon there is meaning. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  3. " She does not love me," said Switzer as if stunned by the utterly inexplicable phenomenon – The Major by Ralph Connor
  4. The entire phenomenon had finally ceased, however, greatly to her relief. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  5. Not only is any desired stage of the phenomenon thus easily brought under examination, but the apparatus also affords the means of measuring the time interval between any two stages. – The Splash of a Drop by A. M. Worthington
  6. Magnetic currents are therefore not essential to this phenomenon – New and Original Theories of the Great Physical Forces by Henry Raymond Rogers
  7. A phenomenon like the Ripples, is impossible. – The Star Lord by Boyd Ellanby
  8. They, of course, saw the phenomenon and pointed it out to each other with their fingers, but on their faces could not be seen the least perplexity or emotion. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. This phenomenon was connected with the satellites of Jupiter, and the astronomer's name was Roemer. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  10. It is an interesting phenomenon – The Gods are Athirst by Anatole France
  11. Exactly the same phenomenon faces us in connection with social life. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  12. Up went the car- window, and out went her own head and one shoulder, the better to obtain a view of the phenomenon – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  13. " Father," said Felix, moving to the side of the room where Madame Thuillier and Celeste were seated, " I could not leave before the end of the phenomenon and then I couldn't find a carriage, and I have run the whole way." – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  14. Though I write this description coldly, let it not be supposed that I was not violently agitated and astonished almost into the belief that what I beheld was a mere vision, a phenomenon – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  15. A strange phenomenon here took place. – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  16. The reality of the phenomenon however, is in dispute. – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
  17. But on what does this phenomenon so big with consequences, itself depend? – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  18. She recoiled quickly and started in another direction but the same phenomenon occurred again. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  19. Your Aunt Beulah presents a peculiar phenomenon these days. – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  20. During the time that he was on his feet, Dick noticed that the phenomenon which had so puzzled him ceased. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty