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Quotes of taking

  1. The Steps to Folly as well as Sin are gradual, and almost imperceptible, and when we are once on the Decline, we go down without taking notice on't. – Mary Astell
  2. Today is the day for the complaining to end and for statesmanship to begin. Today I am taking action to cut state spending and balance the budget this year. – Chris Christie
  3. I don't think I'm egotistical as much as I'm taking responsibility for what I'm putting out there. – Jon Favreau
  4. You get people talking about being worried about their art, and dances... their culture being wiped out or taken over, and yet these same people are taking advantage of their people to use them as cheap labour. – Arlo Guthrie
  5. Already this war on gangs in California is taking money from universities to build prisons, and the universities have some clout. – Tom Hayden
  6. The art of leadership... consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention. – Adolf Hitler
  7. I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. – Thomas Jefferson
  8. I wish I had a talent for dropping things as well as taking on new ones. It gets to be quite a clutter after a while. – Joshua Lederberg
  9. I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.' 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time. – John Leguizamo
  10. It is not materialism that is the chief curse of the world, as pastors teach, but idealism. Men get into trouble by taking their visions and hallucinations too seriously. – H. L. Mencken
  11. They were taking pictures and everything. When we got down off the plane, the minute Elvis made his appearance at the door of the plane, the screaming got even worse. – Minnie Pearl
  12. We can all be geniuses because one definition of genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains. – Knute Rockne
  13. I have found that I always learn more from my mistakes than from my successes. If you aren't making some mistakes, you aren't taking enough chances. – John Sculley
  14. People need to access Skype wirelessly, no matter where they are, and what happens is that we'll be taking advantage of the rollout of Internet everywhere- WiFi and WiMax in particular. – Niklas Zennstrom

Usage examples for taking

  1. “ " But you must look at me and tell me something," he said, in a low voice, and taking both her hands; " you shall tell me what my fate must be. ” – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. He began taking leave. ” – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  3. Presently he went away without taking leave of Mr. Dosson and Delia. ” – The Reverberator by Henry James
  4. My poor dear boy, said he, taking Roger's hand, this is good of you- very good. ” – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  5. I'm taking a chance. ” – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  6. “ " Come along, Martin," said Massingbred, taking his arm. ” – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  7. “ For taking your place in the world. ” – My Little Sister by Elizabeth Robins
  8. You feel like taking comfort and seeing the folks. ” – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  9. Would you mind taking that road again, sir? ” – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  10. It would seem as if I were taking it away from him. ” – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. “ " It can," I said, taking my hat from the table as I spoke. ” – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  12. How should he know where Lamb was taking him? ” – The Crofton Boys by Harriet Martineau
  13. “ " Yes," she said, taking it. ” – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  14. “ I am only taking your own story. ” – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  15. You lose your honour in taking it- and honour- is life. ” – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. She's taking her time, or rather, I mean, she's taking mine." ” – The Reverberator by Henry James
  17. It would be a good way of taking leave, as things were. ” – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
  18. We had no time for leave- taking – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings
  19. The taking part is neither here nor there. ” – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  20. “ I don't want even to talk about your taking her away. ” – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day

Idioms for taking