Quotes of random

  1. Know what you're trying to do before you do it. Turning knobs at random isn't enlightening any more than throwing paint at a wall blindfolded will let you paint a nice picture. – Steve Albini
  2. With random urinalysis, there's a clear choice- either get high or go to jail. – Brian Baird
  3. That's the way both they and I travel sometimes. Pick road at random and when it's time to pull over, you pull over and hope you can find a place to crash. – Jello Biafra
  4. Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them. – Doug Coupland
  5. I was always playing the Hammond Organ back to front even during the days of the Nice, going back to 1968. Really what I was doing there, was choosing notes at random and trying to make some sense of them, improvising back to front. – Keith Emerson
  6. Sometimes I will click on a random sequence of notes- not to actually use it in a song, but to see if I can find maybe a simple pattern that I can build off of. – Ken Hill
  7. The main thing I'm into is going about on a bike, taking random routes; I'm really into the idea of making up journeys, and just seeing where they take you, because they always end up taking you someplace freaky. – Tom Jenkinson
  8. Although I insist that God has always had the power to intervene directly in nature to create new forms, I am willing to be per -suaded that He chose not to do so and instead employed secondary natural causes like random mutation and natural selection. – Phillip E. Johnson
  9. The Syrian regime is helping the insurgency in Iraq and allowing all kinds of militants to come in and out, and go to Iraq to attack random soldiers and innocent people. – Walid Jumblatt
  10. Self -control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence. – Franz Kafka
  11. But in fact, when you try to model that on a computer you find that because of the very structure of matter and of the chemical bonds that are the basis of every organism, evolution is not random at all. It will tend to follow certain paths. – Kevin Kelly
  12. Random violence is incredibly infectious. – Nicholas D. Kristof
  13. This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven. – Thomas Moore
  14. If a terrorist group wanted to hit Britain, all they'd have to do is kill 100 random celebrities. The country would have a nervous breakown. – Chris Morris
  15. I like to do chill things on dates. I think it would be fun to go to the zoo. I know it's really weird and random but I love animals. It'd be like a day of doing silly things, while enjoying nature. – Ashlee Simpson

Usage examples for random

  1. I answered her at random – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. The speaker that fires his force and emphasis at random into a sentence will not get results. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  3. The young child now takes a current word into use, a little at random and now makes a new one, so as to save the interruption of a pause for search. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  4. Crooked Nose knew better than to shoot at random – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  5. " No, of course not," said Arthur, answering almost at random and thinking how best he might explain the sacrifice which he had made without taking too much credit to himself. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. Are you there, Random – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  7. How little did the speaker of those few and random words know what courage he had given to a drooping heart, what renewed energy to a breaking spirit! – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  8. In fact, all she could catch were random words, words that only drifted through her consciousness and failed to stick or make any sense. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. This plate shall be the " cup," we will so say, of the candle; this spirit shall be our fuel; and I am about to place this chimney over it, because it is better for me to do so than to let things proceed at random – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  10. The name of the Marquis de Suarez, when she uttered it, had been but a shaft hurled at random – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  11. To rush at random into the immense- burning building would have been madness. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. You will remember, Baron, I said, speaking at random but gravely, and as though some special meaning lurked in my words, that this young lady comes of a race who do not readily change. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. The lad spoke to her, giving expression to his sympathy, and she accepted it; but she said such strange things, and answered him so utterly at random that he began to fear that grief had turned her brain. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Their search, at first random now became definite. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  15. Plainly Mataafa does not act at random – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  16. You are a mere child, a baby, you speak at random – A Little Rebel by Mrs. Hungerford
  17. It was a coincidence that there should be a band of nurses on board the ship, with costumes almost precisely like hers and the Head Sister's, chosen apparently at random by John Hasle: but then, after all, there was a strong resemblance in the dresses of all nurses, provided the colours happened to be the same. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  18. The random shot had told. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  19. And so on he takes us, apparently at random through the whole range of his sense impressions. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  20. Several plantation houses along the west coast had been burned, and through the rain random gunfire could still be heard as slaves were being pursued. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover

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