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Quotes of prominent

  1. Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people. – George Ade
  2. The great power the president has is that he is the most prominent person in the biggest media event on the planet. He has the attention of the nation and the world. When he speaks, everybody listens. – David Frum
  3. On embarking to return we could perceive no sign of One Tree Island; and as we swept down towards the sea the leafy top of a tree seen in the clear water under the boat was the only evidence of its existence; though a few hours ago it had formed so prominent an object. – George Grey
  4. But maybe because the dot -com world gives people positions at a younger age, and many women are prominent in this business, it will help change the view about who can run big companies. – Christie Hefner
  5. On the other hand, in a society whose communication component is becoming more prominent day by day, both as a reality and as an issue, it is clear that language assumes a new importance. – Jean-Francois Lyotard
  6. For a century after the reign of Frederick, Prussia remained the most prominent Germanic state in Europe. – Kelly Miller
  7. In all highly civilised communities Pretence is prominent and sooner or later invades the regions of Literature. – James Payn
  8. But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long -term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past. – Donna Rice
  9. Death has always had a prominent place in my mind. There are times when I think somebody might kill me. – Dennis Rodman
  10. This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that, as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent and, after a fashion familiar. I must state it in my own way, although one in vain seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view. – Josiah Royce
  11. There is no self -knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men, especially the most prominent one of the community, the master's master, the genius of the age. – Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  12. What you have is two men seeking the White House; they're both products of prominent New England families. They both went to private boarding schools. They both went to a prestigious university. – Mark Shields
  13. That subject has lost its one time appeal to economists as our science has become more abstract, but my interest has even grown more intense as the questions raised by the sociology of science became more prominent – George Stigler
  14. I thought my nose was too prominent so I had this corrected via plastic surgery in 1959. – Marie Windsor

Usage examples for prominent

  1. He had four terms, and met some men there as fellow- members who afterwards became very prominent men. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  2. And it is the condition of the people which ought always to be the prominent subject of interest to those who study the records of the Past. – History of the United Netherlands, 1598 by John Lothrop Motley
  3. His eye fell upon the Mungana, who had also been destined to play a prominent part in that ceremony. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  4. She ran over the cases of a number of prominent single women. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  5. A white man, to whom a prominent negro physician had gone for advice on a case concerning his arrest on a charge of having no lights on his automobile, said, 'If I were a negro, I would rather appear before a Russian court than come before a court here for trial. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  6. The man's prominent mouth and long upper lip emerged. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. Mr. Carroll held in his hand a number of papers, prominent among them being three or four telegrams. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. He was received with distinction everywhere- a fact partly due to his prominent position in Parliament, and partly to his social importance and the acknowledged beauty of his wife. – A Manifest Destiny by Julia Magruder
  9. He says it had 'very large, prominent black eyes, which gave it an innocent look. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  10. A fine grand piano stood open in a prominent place. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  11. This was exactly what he did not want to do; but, under the circumstances, there was no help for it, and the young gentleman who expected to form such a prominent portion of the fair set out by the side of the friend whom he had injured while thinking to do him a favor. – The Adventures of a Country Boy at a Country Fair by James Otis
  12. They were among the most prominent men of the city and province. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  13. One day we hope to see you take a prominent part in the government of the country. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  14. The language used, however, must be taken as expressing the feeling with which Dante looked back after an interval of nearly twenty years- for the Paradise was probably completed very shortly before the poet's death- upon the events in which he had borne a somewhat prominent part. – Dante: His Times and His Work by Arthur John Butler
  15. He attained a very prominent place in this branch of work among men of science. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  16. The farmer was the prominent man in the neighborhood, and the aim of every young man was to get a farm of his own. – The-Chignecto-Isthmus-and-its-first-settlers by Trueman, Howard
  17. Exactly; and if you had no means of getting away, would you not hoist a flag on some prominent place where it would be seen by a passing vessel? – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  18. Practical knowledge of this kind would have justly given her a prominent place on any Committee. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  19. But now agriculture, the most prominent branch of production in the whole Old World, was again supreme, and more than ever. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  20. 2. A prominent person. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks