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"The chain of events leading to man commenced suddenly and sharply, at a definite moment in time, in a flash of light and energy." - Robert Jastrow

"In short, the early receivers of the new money in this market chain of events gain at the expense of those who receive the money toward the end of the chain, and still worse losers are the people (e.g., those on fixed incomes such as annuities, interest, or pensions) who never receive the new money." - Murray Rothbard

"Why is it that, next to the birthday of the Savior of the world, your most joyous and most venerated festival returns on this day (the 4th of July)? Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Savior?." - John Quincy Adams

"it's as if the universe has a sense of humor, since at a deep level it's impossible not to lead a spiritual life... the universe is living through you at this moment. with or without belief in god, the chain of events leading from silent awareness to physical reality remains intact." - Deepak Chopra

"It is often interesting, in retrospect, to consider the trifling causes that lead to great events. A chance encounter, a thoughtless remark - and the tortuous chain reaction of coincidence is set in motion, leading with devious inevitability to some resounding climax." - Patricia Moyes

"Life consists of a long chain of coincidences." - Jostein Gaarder

"Great events are the hour-hands of time, while small events mark the minutes." - Andrew Michael Ramsay

"(The) chain of command has failed over the years, obviously, for a lot of reasons." - Chuck Hagel

"I want to go to Egypt and Japan and open orphanages... a chain of them." - Lindsay Lohan

"Every person is a golden link in the chain of my good." - Florence Scovel Shinn

"Nor cell, nor chain, nor dungeon speaks to the murderer like the voice of solitude." - Charles Robert Maturin

"Life is a chain of small sorrows that lead to a great joy" - Siddharth Katragadda

"Possibilities swung from the ropes of his life like charms on a watch chain, golden." - Susan Moody

"Where are the links of the chain ... joining us to the past?" - Dorothy Dunnett

"I will draw you back to me. You shall see. By a chain of stars." - Tanith Lee

"Worry is a morbid anticipation of events which never happen." - Russell Green

"It is through an unbroken chain of witnesses that we come to see the face of Jesus." - Pope Francis

"People often represent the weakest link in the security chain and are chronically responsible for the failure of security systems." - Bruce Schneier

"To avoid tripping on the chain of the past, you have to pick it up and wind it about you." - Mason Cooley

"In my life's chain of events nothing was accidental. Everything happened according to an inner need." - Hannah Szenes

"Life might just be an absurd, even crude, chain of events and nothing more." - Haruki Murakami

"The powers that be not only try to control events, but they try to control our memory and understanding of these events, which is part of controlling the events themselves." - Michael Parenti

"Even the other kids who people made fun of made fun of me. Thats where I stood on the school food chain." - Nonito Donaire

"We are chained to this life by a chain of gold, and we dare not sever it for fear of what lies beyond the drop." - Cassandra Clare

"The constants that I look for are a love of light and a determination to trace some moral chain of being." - John Cheever

"The history of any nation is not only a succession of events, but also a chain of ideas." - Pyotr Chaadayev

"If I haven't made myself clear, this worrisome chain of events describes the game of the nineteenth century." - John Thorn

"Even people who like the kind of food on offer, are coming to recognize that eating from this food chain is not conducive to good health." - Michael Pollan

"I love the Wikipedia link chain because it has led me into some strange articles. Wikipedia is one of my favorites." - Veronica Roth

"Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives." - Harper Lee

"Events, time, forms, all propel the inner plot within each of us." - Vanna Bonta

"Superstition is just fantasy with attitude; it's a way of erroneously trying to control events." - Joy Browne

"happiness depends more upon the state of mind - and body, perhaps - than upon circumstances and events." - Flora Thompson

"I express preference for a chronological sequence of events which precludes a violence." - Terry Pratchett

"An amino acid residue (other than glycine) has no symmetry elements. The general operation of conversion of one residue of a single chain into a second residue equivalent to the first is accordingly a rotation about an axis accompanied by translation along the axis. Hence the only configurations for a chain compatible with our postulate of equivalence of the residues are helical configurations." - Linus Pauling

"All songwriters are links in a chain." - Pete Seeger

"That's the great danger of sectarian opinions, they always accept the formulas of past events as useful for the measurement of future events and they never are, if you have high standards of accuracy." - John Dos Passos

"Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If you have compassion for society, only then will the events of your life, sow seeds of revolution in it..." - Narendra Modi

"Don't underestimate the power of events that happened a long time ago. That is the tragic flaw of modern man." - Anne Fortier

"Soon the sun will set'- is that prophecy? No, it's merely an assertion of faith in the consistency of events." - Walter M. Miller, Jr.

"All events are secretly interrelated; the sweep of all we are doing reaches beyond the horizon of our comprehension." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"I do not believe that the desires of young boys cause catastrophic events. The actions of humans do." - Melina Marchetta

"It is a fact of history and of current events that human beings exaggerate, misinterpret, or wrongly remember events. They have also fabricated pious fraud. Most believers in a religion understand this when examining the claims of other religions." - Dan Barker

"Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives." - Thomas Berry

"Old events have modern meanings; only that survives of past history which finds kindred in all hearts and lives." - James Russell Lowell

"When spiritual, metaphysical, material, or immaterial events come into my life, I can only fix them by way of painting." - Max Beckmann

"A mere chronicle of observed events will produce only journalism; combined with a sensitive memory, it can produce art." - Hallie Burnett

"...theories should be judged by their ability to predict events rather than by the realism of their assumptions." - Milton Friedman

"I was the girl of the chain letter, the girl full of talk of coffins and keyholes, the one of the telephone bills, the wrinkled photo and the lost connections...." - Anne Sexton

"Is it not that, in the chain of human events, the birthday of the nation is indissolubly linked with the birthday of the Saviour?" - John Quincy Adams

"If some books are deemed most baneful and their sale forbid, how then with deadlier facts, not dreams of doting men? Those whom books will hurt will not be proof against events. Events, not books should be forbid." - Herman Melville

"Could it be that time is too narrow for all events? Could it happen that all the seats within time might have been sold? Worried, we run along the train of events, preparing ourselves for the journey." - Bruno Schulz

"This is an important point about symbols: they do not refer to historical events; they refer through historical events to spiritual or psychological principles and powers that are of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and that are everywhere." - Joseph Campbell

"By your hand, millions - billions - of lives will be altered, caught up in a chain of events begun by you this day." - Andy Andrews

"Life is not a chain of events but an area-something spreading out from a hidden centre and welling at once toward all points of the compass." - Stephen Graham

"Next to the word 'Nature,' 'the Great Chain of Being' was the sacred phrase of the eighteenth century, playing a part somewhat analogous to that of the blessed word 'evolution' in the late nineteenth." - Arthur Oncken Lovejoy

"The trust, confidence, and support given to us by our chain of command, and the tenacity of the great noncommissioned officers of the past, have laid the foundation and developed our quality corporals and sergeants." - Julius W. Gates

"Yet what is to be done with events that have no place of their own in time; events that have occurred too late, after the whole of time has been distributed, divided, and allotted; events that have been left in the cold, unregistered, hanging in the air, homeless, and errant?" - Bruno Schulz

"A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results." - Wade Boggs

"Between the finite and the infinite The missing link of Love has left a void. Supply the link, and earth with Heaven will join In one continued chain of endless life." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Man's ethics must not end with man, but should extend to the universe. He must regain the consciousness of the great Chain of Life from which he cannot be separated." - Albert Schweitzer

"Our government is an agency of delegated and strictly limited powers. Its founders did not look to its preservation by force; but the chain they wove to bind these States together was one of love and mutual good offices ..." - Jefferson Davis

"We are moving from a chain of command to a web of connection, from competition to collaboration, from markets to networks and stockholders to stakeholders, and greed to green." - Anodea Judith

"Hope doesn't require a massive chain where heavy links of logic hold it together. A thin wire will do...just strong enough to get us through the night until the winds die down." - Charles R Swindoll

"And thus we rust Life's iron chain Degraded and alone: And some men curse, and some men weep, And some men make no moan: But God's eternal Laws are kind And break the heart of stone" - Oscar Wilde

"Someone had to do something sometime. Every victim was a culprit, every culprit a victim, and somebody had to stand up sometime to try to break the lousy chain of inherited habit that was imperiling them all." - Joseph Heller

"You must be a deeply anxiety-ridden person, otherwise chain-smoking is not possible; chain-smoking is a by-product. You must be so concerned about a thousand and one disturbances inside, you must be carrying such a big load of worries on your heart, on your chest, that you don't even know how to forget them. You don't know how to drop them - smoking at least helps you to forget about them." - Rajneesh

"Science is the knowledge of constant things, not merely of passing events, and is properly less the knowledge of general laws than of existing facts." - John Ruskin

"Life is a continual flow of events, streaming in from the universal stream of consciousness in such a way that it exactly matches our own stream of consciousness." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Great and glorious events which dazzle the beholder are represented by politicians as the outcome of grand designs whereas they are usually products of temperaments and passions." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"If you could only keep quiet, clear of memories and expectations, you would be able to discern the beautiful pattern of events. Its your restlessness that causes chaos." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"To the believer Marxism presents, first, a system of ultimate ends that embody the meaning of life and are absolute standards by which to judge events and actions..." - Joseph A Schumpeter

"Make a game of finding something positive in every situation. Ninety-five percent of your emotions are determined by how you interpret events to yourself." - Brian Tracy

"The statesman who yields to war fever...is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events." - Winston Churchill

"Forces of nature act in a mysterious manner. We can but solve the mystery by deducing the unknown result from the known results of similar events." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Characterization is not divorced from plot, not a coat of paint you slap on after the structure of events is already built. Rather characterization is inseparable from plot." - Nancy Kress

"No man reads a book of science from pure inclination. The books that we do read with pleasure are light compositions, which contain a quick succession of events." - Samuel Johnson

"Next to hot chicken soup, a tattoo of an anchor on your chest, and penicillin, I consider a honeymoon one of the most overrated events in the world." - Erma Bombeck

"Let your holidays be associated with great public events, and they may be the life of patriotism as well as a source of relaxation and personal employment." - Tryon Edwards

"The phenomenon of nature is more splendid than the daily events of nature, certainly, so then the twentieth century is splendid." - Gertrude Stein

"and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey." - Daniel Handler

"The vision of a culture lies in what becomes its major institutions, in what it remembers as its most impacting events, in who it sees as its heroes." - Joan D. Chittister

"Men almost universally have acknowledged providence, but that fact has had no force to destroy natural aversions and fears in the presence of events." - George Santayana

"The miracle stories of the New Testament can no longer be interpreted in a post-Newtonian world as supernatural events performed by an incarnate deity." - John Shelby Spong

"Few of humanity's characteristics are more disconcerting than its ability to reduce world-events to its own level, wherever this may happen to be." - Vera Brittain

"God is not blind; neither is He capricious. For Him there are no accidents. With God there are no cases of chance events." - R C Sproul

"The most important step in emancipating oneself from social controls is the ability to find rewards in the events of each moment." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Most of the time our events aren't in the papers and they're not televised, so people don't know when we're competing." - Sanya Richards-Ross

"The most improbable tales can be made believable, if your reader, through his sense, feels certain that he stands at the middle of events." - Ray Bradbury

"Essentially, we humans live well enough and long enough, and are smart enough, to generate all sorts of stressful events purely in our heads." - Robert M. Sapolsky

"He who asks fortune-tellers the future unwittingly forfeits an inner intimation of coming events that is a thousand times more exact than anything they may say." - Walter Benjamin

"Great passions are for the great of soul, and great events can be seen only by those who are on a level with them" - Oscar Wilde

"The conflict between the will to deny horrible events and the will to proclaim them aloud is the central dialectic of psychological trauma." - Judith Lewis Herman

"Leadership is the name that people use to make sense out of complex events and the outcomes of events they otherwise would not be able to explain. In other words, people attribute leadership to certain individuals who are called leaders because people want to believe that leaders cause things to happen rather than have to explain causality by understanding complex social forces or analyzing the dynamic interaction among people, events, and environment." - Joseph C. Rost

"The more a man is imbued with the ordered regularity of all events the firmer becomes his conviction that there is no room left by the side of this ordered regularity for causes of a different nature. For him neither the rule of human nor the rule of divine will exist as an independent cause of natural events." - Albert Einstein

"History is one long chain of reflections. Hegel also indicated certain rules that apply for this chain of reflections. Anyone studying history in depth will observe that a thought is usually proposed on the basis of other, previously proposed thoughts. But as soon as one thought is proposed, it will be contradicted by another. A tension arises between these two opposite ways of thinking. But the tension is resolved by the proposal of a third thought which accommodates the best of both points of view. Hegel calls this a dialectic process" - Jostein Gaarder

"After all, our lives are but a sequence of accidents - a clanking chain of chance events. A string of choices, casual or deliberate, which add up to that one big calamity we call life." - Rohinton Mistry

"A person's life consists of a collection of events, the last of which could also change the meaning of the whole, not because it counts more than the previous ones but because once they are included in a life, events are arranged in an order that is not chronological but, rather, corresponds to an inner architecture." - Italo Calvino

"In historic events, the so-called great men are labels giving names to events, and like labels they have but the smallest connection with the event itself. Every act of theirs, which appears to them an act of their own will, is in an historical sense involuntary and is related to the whole course of history and predestined from eternity." - Leo Tolstoy

"The past,' he thought, 'is linked with the present by an unbroken chain of events flowing one out of another.' And it seemed to him that he had just seen both ends of that chain; that when he touched one end the other quivered." - Anton Chekhov

"Ambitious people know that everything they do and every discipline they adhere to, form the links in the chain of events that will lead them to their final destination." - Jim Rohn

"Changing eating habits in the North is an important link in the chain of events needed to create environmentally sustainable development that meets people's needs. The Beyond Beef campaign is an important step in that direction." - Walden Bello

"They played Boston. They played at the Boston Tea Party and through an amazing chain of events I got to hang out with them backstage even though I was underage." - Jonathan Richman

"To keep a man a slave you do much the same as the cruel circus masters did to the elephant around the turn of last century. Clamp heavy chains around their legs and stake them to the ground. Then beat and terrorize them. After a while you no longer even have to stake the chain; the elephant gives up and just the mere rattle of the chain convinces the elephant there is no hope, so they give up and do whatever it is the circus requires." - Glenn Beck

"The dearest events are summer-rain." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Future events cast their shadow before them." - Tim Lahaye

"Sixty percent of our immigrants are admitted merely because they have relatives here. Many of these people are not immediate relative, but are part of extended families. The nepotistic U.S. policy lets in relatives then lets in the relatives' relatives, and so on, creating an endless and ever growing chain of new immigrants." - Ronald Reagan

"Lifes That Way was an extraordinarily difficult book to write, because it wasnt written as a book. It was written as a journal of events that were happening as I wrote it, without the space or time either to digest or analyze those events and without the hindsight and peace that writing in the aftermath would have provided." - Jim Beaver

"A man practices the art of adventure when he heroically faces up to life. When he has the daring to open doors to new experiences. When he is unafraid of new ideas, new theories and new philosophies. When he has the curiosity to experiment. When he breaks the chain of routine." - Wilferd Peterson

"No woman need fear the effect of absence upon the man who honestly loves her. The needle of the compass, regardless of intervening seas, points forever toward the north. Pitiful indeed is she who fails to be a magnet and blindly becomes a chain." - Myrtle Reed

"The mere leader of fashion has no genuine claim to supremacy; at least, no abiding assurance of it. He has embroidered his title upon his waistcoat, and carries his worth in his watch chain; and, if he is allowed any real precedence for this it is almost a moral swindle,-a way of obtaining goods under false pretences." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"As an actor, I have casting issues. I'm a minority. I don't have trouble making a living, but as far as being on the food chain of the pecking order of actors, I'm not at the top of it. With the jobs that I do, there are always control issues with directors and producers." - B. D. Wong

"By this unprincipled facility of changing the state as often, and as much, and in as many ways as there are floating fancies or fashions, the whole chain and continuity of the commonwealth would be broken. No one generation could link with the other. Men would become little better than the flies of a summer." - Edmund Burke

"Your face encompasses the beauty of the whole earth. Your lips, as red as ripening fruit, gently part as if in pain. It is the smile of a corpse. Now the hand of death touches life. The chain is forged that links the thousand families that are dead to the thousand generations to come." - Edvard Munch

"How many times do I love, again? Tell me how many beads there are In a silver chain Of evening rain Unravelled from the trembling main And threading the eye of a yellow star:- So many times do I love again." - Thomas Lovell Beddoes

"The hatred of the youth culture for adult society is not a disinterested judgement but a terror-ridden refusal to be hooked into the, if you will, ecological chain of breathing, growing, and dying. It is the demand, in other words, to remain children." - Midge Decter

"They, and we, are the legacies of an unbroken chain of proud men and women who served their country with honor, who waged war so that we might know peace, who braved hardship so that we might know opportunity, who paid the ultimate price so that we might know freedom." - Barack Obama

"The scene fascinated me: a round straw hat; the funnel leaning left, the stairway leaning right; the white drawbridge, its railings made of chain; white suspenders crossed on the back of a man below; circular iron machinery; a mast that cut into the sky, completing a triangle." - Alfred Stieglitz

"I have found there to be little distance between the unlatching of a chain and the spreading of a woman's legs. As if they can never unbar only a single entrance. It's a disease called hope. Women suffer from it greatly." - Karen Marie Moning

"That chain of relationships made me think of how connections are made-you read a book, you meet a person, you have a single experience, and your life is changed in some way. No act, therefore, however small, should be dismissed or ignored." - Howard Zinn

"Of all human events, perhaps, the publication of a first volume of verses is the most insignificant; but though a matter of no moment to the world, it is still of some concern to the author." - Herman Melville

"He loves not well whose love is bold! I would not have thee come too nigh. The sun's gold would not seem pure gold Unless the sun were in the sky: To take him thence and chain him near Would make his beauty disappear. William Winter, Love's Queen. The unconquerable pang of despised love." - William Wordsworth

"Who but shall learn that freedom is the prize Man still is bound to rescue or maintain; That nature's God commands the slave to rise, And on the oppressor's head to break the chain. Roll, years of promise, rapidly roll round, Till not a slave shall on this earth by found." - John Quincy Adams

"Hurt people hurt people. That's how pain patterns gets passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion, cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future." - Yehuda Berg

"Hardware is easy to protect: lock it in a room, chain it to a desk, or buy a spare. Information poses more of a problem. It can exist in more than one place; be transported halfway across the planet in seconds; and be stolen without your knowledge." - Bruce Schneier

"Ibsen is like this room where we are sitting, with all the tables and chairs. Do I care whether you have twenty or twenty-five links on your chain? Hedda Gabler, Nora and the rest: it is not that I want! I want Rome and the Coliseum, the Acropolis, Athens; I want beauty, and the flame of life." - Eleanora Duse

"The inspiration starts with the armor my parents collected. The references are subtle, whether in the mix of textures (woven, quilted, pleated) or in the tapestry brocades and florals. The focus is on clean, strong silhouettes with bold embellishments. Accessories reflect the mood - belts with chain details, lace-up ghillie heels and muffs." - Tory Burch

"War is the province of chance. in no other sphere of human activity must such a margin be left for this intruder. it increases the uncertainty of every circumstance and deranges the course of events." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"Humans arose ... as a fortuitous and contingent outcome of thousands of linked events, any one of which could have occurred differently and sent history on an alternative pathway that would not have led to consciousness." - Stephen Jay Gould

"To look for a continuation in harmony between a number of independent unconnected sovereignties, situated in the same neighborhood, would be to disregard the uniform course of human events, and to set at defiance the accumulated experience of ages." - Alexander Hamilton

"For historians, hindsight can be a treacherous ally. Enabling us to trace the hidden patterns of past events, it beguiles us with the mirage of inevitability, the assumption that different outcomes lay beyond the limits of the possible." - Eric Foner

"At one end of the continuum known as history are first-time events that have generated notable measures of public recognition due to either a positive or negative impact..." - Aberjhani

"Teachers who do not take their own education seriously, who do not study, who make little effort to keep abreast of events have no moral authority to coordinate the activities of the classroom." - Paulo Freire

"If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions will deprive even the most delicate among us of all respect for humanity." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Stuff like photos and events and groups - we've built pretty basic versions of those apps to start but they ended up being so much more used because of their social integrations." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Great men, great events, great epochs, it has been said, grow as we recede from them; and the rate at which they grow in the estimation of men is in some sort a measure of their greatness." - John Campbell Shairp

"A friend of mine once said that there were only two truly national events in the history of the United States. One was the Civil War and the other one was the Depression." - Arthur Miller

"I know there is no danger that I will ever forget that people construct their own reality, that human beings are not led to the same version of events and of the world by the same physical evidence." - Dale Spender

"Such events may be disbelieved or disregarded; but the charity of a bishop, Acacius of Amida, whose name might have dignified the saintly calendar, shall not be lost in oblivion." - Edward Gibbon

"Emotional truths woven by lawyers in the court of law are apparently more important than the truths of actual events. I have grown to fear for those whose innocence became trapped within the legal system." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"These events have split the whole world into two camps: the camp of belief and the camp of disbelief.... There is only one God, and I declare that there is no prophet but Muhammad." - Osama Bin Laden

"The guns of the big events rumble through our pages, but the tiny firecrackers are constantly hissing and popping there as well; it appears that much of my life as a journalist has been devoted to sedulously setting off firecrackers." - Brendan Gill

"Today's events are reminiscent of the Old Testament story of how the Israelites demanded a king over God's objection. They believed that a king would give them peace and security. The results proved otherwise." - Ron Paul

"The master does his job and then stops. He understands that the universe is forever out of control, and that trying to dominate events goes against the current of the Tao." - Laozi

"Like many things in our national life, we miscalculated. We overestimated our ability to control events, which is one of the great dangers of a great power. Power tends to be a substitute for judgment and wisdom." - Hubert H Humphrey

"We're better at predicting events at the edge of the galaxy or inside the nucleus of an atom than whether it'll rain on auntie's garden party three Sundays from now." - Tom Stoppard

"Golf is like a chain. You always have to work on the weakest links." - George Archer

"It's all a big old chain. There isn't one unconnected link." - Jane Hamilton

"What Ive been developing is a vegan fast food chain and vegan food markets." - Heather Mills



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