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Quotes of unfold

  1. To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured, is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind. – George Boole
  2. Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult. – Julia Cameron
  3. On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full -scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold – Stephen Cohen
  4. There are people who appear in the magazines and I don't know who they are. I've never seen anything they've done and their careers are over already. They're famous for maybe 10 minutes. Real careers, I think, take a long time to unfold – Matt Damon
  5. My style of writing is to allow the story to unfold on its own. I try not to structure my work too rigidly. – Anita Desai
  6. The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers. – Erich Fromm
  7. Every time I go to the theater, there's something about the atmosphere, seeing something unfold live in front of an audience, that you can't get out of your system. – John Madden
  8. Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold – Joseph Chilton Pearce
  9. I really feel like life will dictate itself. You should allow it to unfold as naturally as possible. Just go with the flow. When you're really desperate, you say a few prayers and hope for the best. That's the way I've always lived my life. – Shania Twain
  10. How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold. – William Wordsworth

Usage examples for unfold

  1. In language of poetical simplicity will he unfold and illustrate his text, and force home on the hearts and consciences of all, its lessons. – The Religious Life of London by J. Ewing Ritchie
  2. I begin to unfold myself. – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. " He that doeth the king's business hath need to be a bold rider," returned Walter Skinner, with a look which was intended to convey the information that he could unfold mysteries were he so disposed. – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  4. Now give to each child a square, and tell them to fold it so as to make two equal triangles; then to unfold it, and fold it into two equal oblongs. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
  5. So they sat side by side, watching events unfold – Lords of the Stratosphere by Arthur J. Burks
  6. " I shall be pleased to escort you, Madame," he added, bowing politely to Madame Darbois, " and this child shall unfold to me on the way her ideas on the drama: they must be well worth hearing." – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  7. " Since it would be tedious to explain by letter all our necessities, we have sent to you the venerable father bishop of Beirout, and the holy man Arnulph, of the Order of Friars Preachers, who will faithfully and truly unfold the particulars to your venerable fraternity. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison
  8. They were overcoated and muffled to a degree, and Moses' first action was to unfold a great shawl which he had carried on his shoulder, and wrap Kate in it. – The Brass Bound Box by Evelyn Raymond
  9. Pantulu did not reply immediately, and Gunga continued to unfold plans that were to include the obstinate son and a compromise. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  10. It was as if he had come to borrow a dollar and had been offered a thousand before he could unfold his case. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  11. He was so surprised that he dropped everything he was doing to unfold and read it. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  12. The earth seems to unfold itself to our view like an immense and variegated map, the predominant colour of which is green in all its shades and tints. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  13. The qualities of the soul unfold silently their splendid wings. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  14. My heart hangs on thy word with trembling awe: What new giv'n law, Or what returning in Time's circling round Wilt thou unfold – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  15. Till the sun grows cold, And the stars are old, And the leaves of the Judgment Book unfold – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  16. " I know nothing- you must tell me," she faltered out; and her visitor thereupon proceeded to unfold his story. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  17. The idea really is to develop among the ruins of the old a new " creature"- a new creature which, while the old is suffering Degeneration from Neglect, is gradually to unfold to escape away and develop on spiritual lines to spiritual beauty and strength. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  18. Only she knew how her heart beat; how sick she was with fear; how she shrank from that which the next minute might unfold – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  19. She had watched the two buds with tender interest, and feared they would never unfold themselves. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  20. The contrasts of human condition, then, that unfold themselves in the crowded street, may teach us our duty and our responsibility in lessening social inequality and need. – Humanity in the City by E. H. Chapin

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