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Quotes of striking

  1. Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking – Oliver Cromwell
  2. Knavery seems to be so much a the striking feature of its inhabitants that it may not in the end be an evil that they will become aliens to this kingdom. – George III
  3. From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment. – Johan Huizinga
  4. We, to some degree, are like what we are because we inherited certain things from the Greeks and the Romans. One of them that's so striking is the whole area of politics. – Donald Kagan
  5. Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel, the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was the domestication of the human male. – Max Lerner
  6. The striking thing about the Precious Blood is the bond it establishes between love and suffering in our experience, a bond that has become so close that we have come to think of suffering accepted with joy as the most authentic sign of love with any depth at all. – Gabriel Marcel
  7. But what is striking about this, in a town that often talks about tax cuts, we could quite easily, Republicans and Democrats working together, do something that everybody in America desires, and that is a simplification of our Tax Code. – Richard Neal
  8. In my second year in graduate school, I took a computer course and that was like lightening striking – Ted Nelson
  9. Here we are, we're alone in the universe, there's no God, it just seems that it all began by something as simple as sunlight striking on a piece of rock. And here we are. We've only got ourselves. Somehow, we've just got to make a go of it. We've only ourselves. – John Osborne
  10. Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back. – Babe Ruth
  11. Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. – Babe Ruth
  12. The clock of communism has stopped striking But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  13. Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking – William Butler Yeats

Usage examples for striking

  1. It is a striking fact that after dislocation has occurred there is less complaint of pain or of startings than before, and passive movements may be carried out which were previously impossible. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. She felt, too, as if she had no right to attempt to comfort one who was so much better than herself; and stood for several moments looking at Amy with wonder and interest, till the striking of the clock recalled her to herself, and, starting at the time they had spent together, she declared the day was half gone already, and there were a hundred things to be done before the people came. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  3. He was striking the stones together. – The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone by Margaret A. McIntyre
  4. He was a striking looking man; he was a clever man. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  5. Some one on the stairs above reached over, striking with his gun, and the man at my right went down. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  6. In the dim, soft color of the room, her white face and hands, striking against her black dress, were strangely living and significant. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. It was that striking that breath- taking. – Jack of No Trades by Charles Cottrell
  8. It's easier striking them from here." – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  9. She tried striking out with her arms as he bid, but could not swim that way. – A Little Florida Lady by Dorothy C. Paine
  10. Then she did not merely drop, but jumped, landing fair upon the waiting figure, striking with her boots on Mad Ruth's ample shoulders. – Judith of Blue Lake Ranch by Jackson Gregory
  11. Have we not had a striking example of that during the present war? – Paul and the Printing Press by Sara Ware Bassett
  12. " Well," said the train captain after a time, " we are striking the Indian country now." – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  13. You are my own hands striking me in the face. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  14. If either he or his brothers had had a little more of this, they would have hesitated before striking out so boldly, and leaving the water behind them. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  15. There is a striking instance in Khair- ud- din's Ibratnama. – Fall-of-the-Moghul-Empire-of-Hindustan by Keene, H. G. (Henry George)
  16. He was very quiet and not at all striking in appearance, but he was strong and there was no nonsense about him. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  17. The effect was striking – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  18. He is a striking person- and I noticed him when he shook hands with you. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  19. The whole formed a striking and splendid picture. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  20. As the last notes of the clock in Outer Court striking five died away Rupert Craven came in. – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole