Quotes of wholly

  1. Perfection of moral virtue does not wholly take away the passions, but regulates them. – Thomas Aquinas
  2. If God wishes to reveal the love that he harbors for the world, this love has to be something that the world can recognize, in spite of, or in fact in, its being wholly other. – Hans Urs von Balthasar
  3. Never to lie is to have no lock on your door, you are never wholly alone. – Elizabeth Bowen
  4. While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader. – Kingman Brewster, Jr.
  5. TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. It has to be, because of the logistics. Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling. – Tina Brown
  6. Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life. – William Ellery Channing
  7. The proposition that humans have mental characteristics wholly absent in non -humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution. – Gary L. Francione
  8. This is ridiculous, I mean, wholly ridiculous. It never did any child any harm to have something that was a tiny bit above them anyway, and I claim that anyone who can follow Doctor Who can follow absolutely anything. – Diana Wynne Jones
  9. I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum. – Wyndham Lewis
  10. Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership of their communities something which the general educational institution is wholly unable to inculcate. – Kelly Millar
  11. Good art however "immoral" is wholly a thing of virtue. Good art can NOT be immoral. By good art I mean art that bears true witness, I mean the art that is most precise. – Ezra Pound
  12. The virtue of some people consists wholly in condemning the vices in others. – Herbert Samuel
  13. To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life. – Robert Louis Stevenson
  14. Many things are unknown to the wisest, and the best men can never wholly divest themselves of passions and affections... nothing can or ought to be permanent but that which is perfect. – Algernon Sydney

Usage examples for wholly

  1. Still she did not feel wholly at her ease with him. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Carrie, he said with sudden passion, the possibility of you ever becoming like her is horrible- wholly horrible. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  3. He felt that she had not wholly escaped him, after all; by and by he would go back and seek her favor by different means. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  4. It may be impossible wholly to forget them. – Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn by George Tybout Purves
  5. I've waited, Connie, to give him a chance to say to you what he had to say; I wanted you to hear it before making you wholly mine. – The Indian Drum by William MacHarg Edwin Balmer
  6. No one knew why we had been summoned except Lyle and myself, and I did not know wholly – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  7. It might happen to be wholly true. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  8. Yet it was not wholly an expression of relief. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. You believe, as every good person does, that my father was wholly innocent. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  10. Oh, don't you see that you can trust me wholly – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  11. Not until darkness wholly hid the sea did they turn from their sea- wide search for approaching danger. – The Boy Scouts on a Submarine by Captain John Blaine
  12. Again she did not wholly understand his tone. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  13. Alec had not said much in his letter; but what he did say was wholly to the point. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  14. At the same moment, Noel by a sudden, wholly unexpected movement thrust her behind him. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  15. They believed almost wholly in the machinery of government, and he believed in it not at all. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  16. Between Henry Ashley, the men at East's, and his own studies, which he would not wholly neglect, William's evenings had a tolerably busy time of it. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  17. But you haven't wholly learned yet. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  18. But of this Armand was wholly unconscious. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  19. Until of late we never knew a difference, and the change that came was wholly my fault. – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  20. This consideration appears to me wholly foreign to the question under discussion. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo

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