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Quotes of Receiving

  1. Hearing the word is the devout receiving of the will of God. – William Ames
  2. A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet -ring without the iron or gold. – Aristotle
  3. From then on, I realized this is what I want to do, what I'm supposed to do: Giving energy and receiving it back through applause. I love it. That's my world. I love it. I enjoy it. I live for it. – Erykah Badu
  4. On receiving from the people the sacred trust twice confided on my illustrious predecessor, and which he has discharged so faithfully and so well, I know that I can not expect to perform the arduous task with equal ability and success. – Martin Van Buren
  5. There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law- that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief. – Barbara Castle
  6. The relation between a poet and audience is really insignificant. What matters is the poet is hearing something that he is broadcasting. And whether there is anybody with a receiver isn't the reason he does it. He hopes there is somebody receiving it. – Peter Davison
  7. It was very early, and we were still like beta or alpha stage, and so we started receiving a ton of download. The server became overloaded, and that's when I realized that this had a huge market. – Shawn Fanning
  8. I entered the Physics Department in 1950, receiving a Master's degree in 1953 and a Ph. D. in 1956. It is difficult to convey the sense of excitement that pervaded the Department at that time. – Jerome Isaac Friedman
  9. Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving of life. – George MacDonald
  10. My wife, my family, my friends- they've all taught me things about love and what that emotion really means. In a nutshell, loving someone is about giving, not receiving – Nicholas Sparks
  11. We were in Little Rock. We were assessing a very important issue. In the midst of our discussions, we were receiving urgent inquiries from The Washington Post asking about interviews. – Kenneth Starr
  12. Upon receiving my notification of acceptance to the university, my parents noticed that they were obliged to submit to the university, among other things, a copy of my official family register. After much mental anguish, they decided to inform me of the secret of my birth. – Koichi Tanaka
  13. All too many young people are receiving mixed messages and inaccurate information about drugs. – John Walters
  14. It is important that gang members are aware that if they engage in aggravated assault, maiming, kidnapping, or manslaughter that they will receiving a minimum sentence of 30 years. – Albert Wynn

Usage examples for Receiving

  1. Cicero, receiving this answer, consulted with his friends. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. Eunice did not answer all his letters, but she took pleasure in receiving them. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  3. No man would exchange his labour without receiving an ample quantity of food in return. – An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus
  4. I am receiving badly. – The Radio Amateur's Hand Book by A. Frederick Collins
  5. Dic paused for an answer, but receiving none, continued with emphasis:- " I did not go into the house. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  6. Not receiving any reply, the judge repeated: Your name? – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  7. We are parsonage people, and we are accustomed to receiving men and women as worthy of our trust, until we find them different. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  8. He told me, yesterday, he was surprised at not receiving an answer from Mrs. Clifton, and at the silence of Sir Arthur. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  9. To enter her door was at once to get the impression that one was receiving a high privilege. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  10. In this they are receiving help from the Government. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  11. This speech is in accordance with instructions which Mr. Gerard is receiving – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  12. " Lady Janet is receiving some visitors," she said. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  13. I tried him, and he promised to follow us presently to the East India House to sign papers to- night in order to the settling the business of my receiving money for Tangier. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. It was almost the same as if he were receiving relief himself. – True and Other Stories by George Parsons Lathrop
  15. On our left the Foot Guards and Fusiliers of the 1st German Guard Division, after receiving a terrible pounding from our guns when they poured into Royston at the heels of our Mounted Infantry, had fought their way up the heights to within fifteen hundred yards of our trenches on the upper slopes of the ridge. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  16. Receiving visiters, giving Mr. Falkirk his tea, sitting with him through the evening; until, at last, it was done and he had gone, and she could be alone. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  17. For some time after receiving this letter, Jasper had expected the appearance of this Pierre Landis, then had forgotten him. – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  18. Instead, he died somewhere abroad without receiving much of anything for his invention. – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  19. I've been on the receiving end- a while back. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  20. I will only say, duchess, that you are not forgotten, that we regret receiving so few letters from you, and that, whether near or far away, you and yours are always loved. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official