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Quotes of quarters

  1. I live in a high rise with my family part of the year in New York and I don't know three quarters of the people in the building. We live in the same square -footage and I wouldn't know who they were. – Dan Aykroyd
  2. Three quarters of the East Coast's refinery capability is located in the Philadelphia region. – Robert A. Brady
  3. I do still have some of the experience from playing, but it's been so long since I've been out in those quarters semis, finals, the important final matches, just against the top players. – Jennifer Capriati
  4. Two quarters doesn't make a trend, but it's a heck of a lot better than none. – Phil Condit
  5. Also see how many quarters of corn you will spend in a week in dispensable bread, how much in alms. – Robert Grosseteste
  6. It was impossible for me to believe that conditions in Europe could be worse than they were in the Polish section of Chicago, and in many Italian and Irish tenements, or that any workshops could be worse than some of those I had seen in our foreign quarters – Alice Hamilton
  7. But on the other hand, while disclaiming any change in my opinions, I desire equally to disclaim the representations of those opinions which have been put forward in some quarters – Joseph Barber Lightfoot
  8. A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them. – Carolus Linnaeus
  9. We have to stress our conservative credentials and emphasize that we are the natural, national alternative to the Liberals. Clearly the Alliance has shown it can't break out of its Western box. The Alliance is at single -digit support in three quarters of the country. – Peter MacKay
  10. You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters – Peyton Manning
  11. Over the last several quarters we have been growing faster in Asia and Europe than any other place on the planet. We have 18 percent of the global PC share, about 12 percent in Europe, and 8 percent in Asia. – Kevin Rollins
  12. Mr. Wagner has beautiful moments but bad quarters of an hour. – Gioachino Rossini
  13. Wagner has lovely moments but awful quarters of an hour. – Gioachino Rossini
  14. To what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism against the mighty Johnson! – Anne Seward
  15. Damnation seize my soul if I give your quarters or take any from you. – Edward Teach

Usage examples for quarters

  1. " Mr. Ray is in his quarters colonel. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  2. But it's odd, these and such offers of protection come from many quarters – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. " Madame," said he, " if Monsieur de la Mole were able to come to my quarters I would give him my own bed." – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  4. To have had to hunt for quarters in that town just then would have been no joke. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  5. She did the distance in four hours and three- quarters – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. I must be two minutes and three- quarters late. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  7. Rip followed as the commander led the way to his own quarters – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  8. You are my guest; these are my quarters – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  9. Dinner will be ready in three- quarters of an hour." – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  10. Here let us leave him for a little space, while we hurriedly seek better knowledge of him in other quarters – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
  11. I expect him along in three- quarters of an hour." – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  12. I'll go and get the gold bags, Barry, then I'd better take up quarters at the post. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  13. It will be rather a climb, but it isn't more than three- quarters of an hour from here, and we have not walked all day." – A Christmas Posy by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  14. " You'd better go on back to your quarters she said. – Warlord of Kor by Terry Gene Carr
  15. I'd ha' liked nothin' better than to beat up them quarters – On the Church Steps by Sarah C. Hallowell
  16. As we rounded to under his stern, we could see that he had all his crew of seven or eight men at quarters – Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War by Various
  17. The answer was a cheer; and the cheer carried to Jack, who was still in Davis' quarters – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  18. Two weeks after, Mrs. Maroney, Miss Johnson, and Flora arrived in Chicago, and took up their quarters with Madam Imbert. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  19. You will find the messenger at my quarters – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  20. It was three quarters of an hour before Mark returned. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty

Rhymes for quarters

  • mortars, porters, sorters;
  • supporters, exporters, importers, reporters;