Quotes of stationary

  1. We are either progressing or retrograding all the while. There is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life. – James Freeman Clarke
  2. Moreover, since the sun remains stationary whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth. – Nicolaus Copernicus
  3. The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed, the adult is stationary the old man approaches it with his back turned. – Denis Diderot
  4. No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time. – Emma Goldman
  5. I haven't had a stationary home since going with the circus, but since my parents lived in Lafayette about 25 years ago and my sister lives here now, I always claim it as home. – Emmett Kelly
  6. There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive. – Johann Kaspar Lavater
  7. The individual organs follow the same pattern as the whole organism, i. e. they have their period of growth, of stationary maximum activity and then of aging decline. – Wilhelm Ostwald
  8. Now I walk every where I can. I also ride a stationary bicycle for a total of 30 minutes. I do it three or more times a week now and I have lost 20 pounds. – Della Reese
  9. The rise or fall of wages is common to all states of society, whether it be the stationary the advancing, or the retrograde state. – David Ricardo
  10. By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric field and thus giving them a certain velocity, it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral, stationary atoms. – Johannes Stark
  11. The NFL today has bigger, stronger, bodies than ever, moving faster than ever, hitting a stationary object harder than ever before- so the physics of the hit have changed. – Leigh Steinberg
  12. Either the car is stationary or it's on the move. – Murray Walker
  13. Now he must not go the wrong way round the circuit, and unless he can spin himself stationary through 360 degrees I fail to see how he can avoid doing so. – Murray Walker

Usage examples for stationary

  1. The symptoms are slight, and though it is impossible to say from moment to moment what will happen, the chances are that if we can keep Hunt- Goring from doing any further mischief, the disease may remain in a stationary condition for some time. ” – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. The opposing lines here had been stationary for almost three years and it was known on both sides as a quiet sector. ” – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  3. You know the sportsman's instinct, Laetitia; he is not tempted by the stationary object. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Nevertheless, we are of opinion that Southern Russia would have lost little of its agricultural importance, notwithstanding its system of customs, if the government, instead of remaining stationary had sincerely entered on a course of improvement. ” – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  5. The time taken up for each movement was twenty seconds, of which the actual motion occupied four; during the other sixteen, the telegraph was kept stationary to allow of its being distinctly observed and the letter written down by those at the next station. ” – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  6. They should have been stationary – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  7. He had often enough lost such articles as sovereigns, and matchboxes, and income- tax demands; but in the disappearance of these he had always been consoled by the knowledge that they were stationary in some place or another at any given moment, and that somebody or another must find them at some time or another, with profit or disappointment to himself. ” – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  8. But the mule was so stationary – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  9. He saw that it was useless to expect the constant work and wages that he needed from Paasch, for the old man's business had remained stationary during the twelve years that Jonah had worked for him. ” – Jonah by Louis Stone
  10. Those are probably stationary and the truck knows where they are and calls by truck radio to have them shut off when it wants to go by. ” – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  11. Her party was soon joined by others, and the group gradually thickened into a crowd; the throng was stationary for a few minutes before a little temple in which fireworks had just commenced an additional attraction to the scene. ” – Paul Clifford, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. Perhaps they found themselves sufficiently engaged in watching that half- seen elbow, which since the reading of this last slip of paper had ceased all movement and remained as stationary as though it had been paralyzed. ” – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  13. He remained silent and stationary unconscious that the years in which he might have fulfilled his trust had gone for ever. ” – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan
  14. The white carpet that had slowly been sinking, was now stationary and was covered by a firm crust that gleamed in the moonlight. ” – How to Cook Husbands by Elizabeth Strong Worthington
  15. Instead of remaining stationary or nearly so as became his high quality, he took the initiative in compliments, and had nearly every diplomatic man walking apart in the adjoining room, in a political aside, in less than twenty minutes. ” – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  16. It will be more than sufficient for that purpose, if I can make it appear that we have been stationary during the war. ” – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  17. Percival and Bobby found a vine- clad summer- house where they could watch the tall ships riding at anchor in the bay, their riding- lights swaying amid the more stationary stars. ” – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  18. As a rule he disliked dimples, especially the stationary kind. ” – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  19. “ Traveling through space at more than forty thousand miles an hour, it seemed that we were stationary – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  20. After the battle of Eylau both sides remained stationary and several days elapsed without anything remarkable taking place. ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton

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