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Quotes of unforeseen

  1. A Truth is the subjective development of that which is at once both new and universal. New: that which is unforeseen by the order of creation. Universal: that which can interest, rightly, every human individual, according to his pure humanity. – Alain Badiou
  2. For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change. – Quentin Crisp
  3. One of the key issues will be personal honour vs. the good of the many, and unforeseen consequences. – Raymond E. Feist
  4. The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers. – Brian Greene
  5. War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end; it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes. – Thomas Paine
  6. We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur. – Dan Quayle
  7. A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness. – Stendhal

Usage examples for unforeseen

  1. Men work to all given points in straight, clear- cut, logical lines only to find women at the point of results waiting for them, with unforeseen culminations, which would have been impossible to them. – The Tinder-Box by Maria Thompson Daviess
  2. It had still two weeks to run, unless indeed some unforeseen circumstance interrupted it, some mission which could not be delayed. – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  3. Self glided far away from Lady Marabout's memory then, and she hated herself, more fiercely than the gentle- hearted soul had ever hated any foe, for her own criminal share in bringing down this unforeseen terrific blow on her beloved one's head. – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  4. He could not bear to give up all hope, and yet- this unforeseen objection really seemed a very serious one. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  5. I may have been occasionally mistaken in other things, or been the victim of adverse and unforeseen circumstances which were beyond my control, and betrayed me; but I know no one can read a girl's heart more quickly and surely than I, or a man's either, for that matter. – Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories by Ouida
  6. This is an age when unforeseen attack could come with unprecedented speed. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. There was no way out of it, so I turned to gratify this unforeseen gentleman and found that he was my tutor, Mr. Edwardes. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  8. Meanwhile, there was nothing to do but tell the truth, which was his usual resource when in an unforeseen difficulty. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  9. Genius or talent are not unforeseen accidents in humanity; they have a cause of existence, and for that reason cannot always remain in obscurity, for, if the crowd does not come to seek them, they know how to reach it. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  10. Taken up with this new adventure, Girard looked but coldly on the abbess’ s unforeseen advances. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  11. But an unforeseen difficulty arose. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  12. It sometimes happens that the nature in which this unforeseen and abnormal development takes place is unable to bear the precocious growth; then, losing sight of its identity in the strange inward confusion of heart and mind which ensues, it is driven to madness, and, breaking every barrier, either attains its object at a single bound, or is shivered and ruined in dashing itself against the impenetrable wall of complete impossibility. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. The mother explained that because of unforeseen difficulties the children were doomed to disappointment this holiday season, and they would have to be satisfied with what scanty preparation could be made. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  14. Not only could he carry out orders to the letter, but he was to be trusted to keep his head in any unforeseen emergency and act on his own responsibility in a sound, common- sense way. – Swirling Waters by Max Rittenberg
  15. They were men whom the tidings of ruin, sudden and unforeseen had stunned. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  16. The date of a letter from London will doubtless be as unexpected to you as it was unforeseen by myself, a few days ago. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  17. The situation is thus clearly explained, so far as it was known to the persons concerned at the moment when the Great Unforeseen flashed from its hiding- place and hurled itself into their midst. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  18. Until the truth became known, because of the man's tragic and unforeseen death, those in the camp were not aware that he was a Gorgio millionaire. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  19. " I think it is not the first occasion upon which a paper has anticipated and described an expected event that some unforeseen accident prevented from coming off," answered the duke, with a sigh. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  20. But, half- way in, he stopped, confounded by an unforeseen difficulty. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance

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