Quotes of vast

  1. Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation. – Saint Augustine
  2. It's a vast lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone. And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work. – Frank Borman
  3. A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many and various and powerful interests, combined into one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in the banks. – John C. Calhoun
  4. Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them. – William Cobbett
  5. On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries, including every single European country along with Israel and Japan, do not offer birthright citizenship. – Nathan Deal
  6. I like going there for golf. America's one vast golf course these days. – King Edward VIII
  7. The vast majority of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, even after interrogation, had no further intel value whatsoever. – Janis Karpinski
  8. I suppress the vast majority of what I write. – George Murray
  9. Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast obscure, unfinished masterpiece. – Vladimir Nabokov
  10. Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God. – Guru Nanak
  11. The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery. – Ernie Pyle
  12. What can the Church do? If she stands by her moral teaching, then she will be seen as standing in judgement over a vast percentage of Europeans. – Timothy Radcliffe
  13. Vast is the field of Science. The more a man knows, the more he will find he has to know. – Samuel Richardson
  14. Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world- possibly none- have a sufficiently thorough, "big picture" understanding of the climate system to be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming. To the public, we all might seem like experts, but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem. – Roy Spencer

Usage examples for vast

  1. From their low position, and protected by the trees, the vast clouds of smoke did not greatly affect them, but swirled high above. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  2. In all that vast and silent world there was, for Phil Acton, only himself, his trouble, and his friend. – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  3. As Arline's letter had come to her in time of need, perhaps out of the vast unknown would come some sign of or from the lost one. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  4. There was a stir in that vast sleepy castle. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  5. They relieve the understanding in its progress through a vast science, by calling up the memory of great men and of interesting events. – A Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations by James Mackintosh
  6. I see a vast valley! – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  7. The market square is vast – A Tramp's Sketches by Stephen Graham
  8. By a vast effort he was able to shake his head. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  9. In itself it was not so vast a step forward as might be thought. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  10. A sensation of keen delight rose in him, free, light, and airy, new vast possibilities in sight, almost within reach. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood
  11. It seemed to the blind man like one vast banquet in the dark, interrupted only by sleep. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. At the same moment, a huge elephant, the largest monster I ever saw, with trunk projected, vast ears spread- out, and tail erect, burst from the thicket, and in hot haste pursued my cousin. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. " Lord," she went on, " most vast lord, I will make you. – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
  14. " But this air is vast replied Etienne. – The Hated Son by Honore de Balzac
  15. Twenty- five cents seemed a vast sum to her. – A Flock of Girls and Boys by Nora Perry
  16. To that purpose there was a vast large place prepared some hundred paces from the fort, where everything was ready for the receiving of those persons. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  17. Another pause, and with a vast show of indifference Long Bill asked: " Anyone in her?" – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  18. It goes through a vast experience. – Pagan & Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning by Edward Carpenter
  19. When I opened my eyes in the morning, it was with the feeling that I had a vast amount of work to get through before I should be able to close them again. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  20. This brought us to a vast wood, which extended itself as far as we could see, both to the right and left, and seemed to me to put an entire end to our progress. – The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great by Henry Fielding