Quotes of troubling

  1. Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude. – Aphra Behn
  2. However, if we examine the Canadian scene closely enough, we can see signs of this physical and spiritual rot settling into a number of our Canadian urban centres with a troubling spill -over into many of our more rural areas. – Alex Campbell
  3. An example is often a deceptive mirror, and the order of destiny, so troubling to our thoughts, is not always found written in things past. – Pierre Corneille
  4. A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about. – Fyodor Dostoevsky
  5. One could not pluck a flower without troubling a star. – Loren Eiseley
  6. It worries me a little bit the reach and power of TV. More people saw me in 'The Practice' than will ever see me in all the stage plays I ever do. Which is sort of humbling. Or troubling Or both. – Michael Emerson
  7. What's troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process. – Barney Frank
  8. I believe that a man is converted when first he hears the low, vast murmur of life, of human life, troubling his hitherto unconscious self. – David Herbert Lawrence
  9. What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter- a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. – Henri Matisse
  10. If Senator Kerry understands the nature of this threat and the need to take on terror, then he should immediately repudiate these troubling comments, and stop all efforts on behalf of his surrogates to blame America for these attacks. – Marc Racicot
  11. Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling and our intelligence -gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation. – Adam Schiff
  12. There's a lot of reasons you can think of to say why you act, but I can only say that it just felt good. At the same time, it felt really painful. It's still troubling and stressful to me. – Skeet Ulrich

Usage examples for troubling

  1. That is my excuse, dear Lady Lundie, for troubling you in this matter. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. We will simply call him a governor, not troubling ourselves with his qualifications, as of course they have not been considered at the Colonial Office. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  3. If that was all that was troubling Mr. Strong she thought she could reassure him. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  4. But how about the woman who was troubling you with demands you had no wish to grant? – The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow by Anna Katharine Green
  5. I would go myself, sir, but there is something cooking which I cannot leave, and I beg your pardon for troubling you and will thank you, sir, very much if you-" It was not worth while for her to finish her sentence, for Ralph had gone. – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  6. But I'll tell you why I am troubling you now. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  7. And I know who this is, Phil, without your troubling to tell me; it's the gentleman you met in the street last night, and were talking about at dinner." – The British Barbarians by Grant Allen
  8. This is why these things have a personal interest for us, otherwise they would not be worth troubling about. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  9. Perhaps both Grace and Paul had a sharp troubling impression of having caught some strange creature against their will. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  10. The cut on your forehead would, of course, account for that; but it has struck me lately that something is troubling you. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  11. Is something troubling you, Jack? – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  12. " Excuse me, professor, for troubling you," he begins, hesitating, and not looking me in the face. – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  13. She did not know that she was wishing for nothing more, and something a little less, than the kingdom of heaven- the very thing she thought the laird and Cosmo so strange for troubling their heads about. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. I say, Chumbley, old fellow, we must be getting into a terrible state of mind to go on like this without troubling ourselves about our chaplain- Here comes the doctor. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. And presently, not even troubling to look out of his window to see if there was a watcher there, he went to bed, to dream of Zillah's dark eyes. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  16. Is your head troubling you? – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  17. What is your conscience troubling you about now? – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  18. My errand could easily have been done without so troubling you. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  19. " I must ask your pardon for troubling you about the sixty francs," at length murmured the laundress. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  20. Sit here beside me, and I will tell you what is troubling me. – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts