Quotes of uncontrolled

  1. Uncontrolled the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength. – Aldous Huxley
  2. I prize the conditions under which I have lived because they have permitted me to choose my opportunities, to inquire into such matters as interested me, and to publish what I believed to be true, uncontrolled by any central authority. – Arthur Keith
  3. The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety. – Osbert Lancaster
  4. We have confirmed something we only knew in theory, namely that revolution, in which uncontrolled and uncontrollable forces operate imperiously, is blind and destructive, grandiose and cruel. – Frederica Montseny
  5. It would be ideal if we could have an uncontrolled flow of information. But we realized you can't do that. – John Poindexter
  6. Uncontrolled access to data, with no audit trail of activity and no oversight would be going too far. This applies to both commercial and government use of data about people. – John Poindexter
  7. I'm a performer. I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage. I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous, I go into character. – Michael Richards
  8. Between an uncontrolled escalation and passivity, there is a demanding road of responsibility that we must follow. – Dominique de Villepin
  9. The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization. – Mercy Otis Warren
  10. Our country's national crime is lynching. It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury, or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob. – Ida B. Wells

Usage examples for uncontrolled

  1. In large measure, the existence or non- existence of this step makes the difference between reflection proper, or safeguarded critical inference and uncontrolled thinking. – How We Think by John Dewey
  2. His mouth worked silently before a dead- dry throat and his muscles twitched in uncontrolled nervousness; he made neither sound nor motion. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  3. O'er barren mountains, o'er the flow'ry plain, Extends thy uncontrolled and boundless reign. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  4. Afterwards they heard a sound as though she were throwing herself on the bed, and the violence of her grief seemed to become more and more uncontrolled – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  5. " He was always desperate- uncontrolled sort of fellow. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  6. In a blaze of hatred, I told myself that if ever the brute could be seen rampant in human beings' faces there it was, rampant, uncontrolled unashamed, only just escaping from being degraded by the accompanying expressions of burning arrogance, and indomitable determination that blazed out of those hundreds of blue Teutonic eyes. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  7. Had any madness seized the girl, some uncontrolled whim made her fly from me? – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  8. For one second he wondered what she would do, how much humiliation her uncontrolled passion would heap upon him, through some mad, impulsive action. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  9. She yielded herself up to the uncontrolled rovings of a vagrant fancy. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  10. Uncontrolled and uncontrollable, she swung swiftly round to starboard, struck a mine, and inside three minutes she was lying on the mud. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  11. Beside the rigid figure in the armchair she seemed and felt terribly fluid and uncontrolled – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  12. Here, then, your Lordships see the state of the country in 1783. Your Lordships may trace the whole progress of these evils, step by step, from the death of Sujah ul Dowlah to the time of Mr. Hastings's obtaining a majority in the Council, after which he possessed the sole and uncontrolled management of the country; you have seen also the consequences that immediately followed till the year 1784, when he went up a second time into the country. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  13. The Spirit, like the wind, is mysterious in movement, uncontrolled by human restriction, and yet its influences are all- pervading. – Standards of Life and Service by T. H. Howard
  14. Then it came to be known that Grant had inherited a most unfortunate family failing, a terrible temper, which, when uncontrolled was liable to lead him into extreme acts of violence; and it was this temper he feared, instead of the fellows he had shunned whenever they sought to provoke him. – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott
  15. Boys and girls alike, who should either be at school or engaged at some useful occupation, were roaming the streets and parks, uncontrolled and sometimes uncontrollable. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  16. When he actually became possessed of uncontrolled authority it had lost the charm of novelty. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  17. But, upon reflection, I esteem it the highest compliment that he could have paid me; for it clearly proves that he knew the honesty of my nature too well, to expect that I should have ever sanctioned so dastardly, so thoroughly unmanly a proceeding as that of flying from my country, and abandoning the Reformers to the uncontrolled malice of their enemies, and that, too, at such a moment of difficulty and danger. – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  18. Then he gave way to the appeal of a sort of desperate humor, and broke into an uncontrolled fit of laughter. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  19. Gazing up into his face Mr. Lavender read the unmistakable signs of uncontrolled surprise. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy