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"People make events into stories. Stories give events meaning." - Scarlett Thomas

"Memories contain hidden editorials on current events." - Mason Cooley

"Parenthood is an endless series of small events, periodic conflicts, and sudden crises which call for a response. The response is not without consequence: it affects personality for better or for worse." - Haim Ginott

"A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the result of sudden impulse and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast." - Peter Cooper

"The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable." - Seneca the Younger

"When I can't handle events, I let them handle themselves." - Henry Ford

"Events bring you small joy, while ? existence brings you bliss." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"The Universe consists of non-simultaneously apprehended events." - R Buckminster Fuller

"On the human imagination events produce the effects of time." - James F Cooper

"Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances." - Livy

"Is your Christianity ancient history-or current events?" - Samuel M. Shoemaker

"Life is the definition you give to events that occur." - Steve Maraboli

"The Universe consists of non-simultaneously apprehended events." - Buckminster Fuller

"Journalism has become the art of "intelligent anticipation of events."" - Mahatma Gandhi

"And now the sequence of events in no particular order." - Dan Rather

"There is no sudden entrance into Heaven. Slow is the ascent by the path of Love." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Sudden shifts and changes are no bad preparation for political life." - Charles Dickens

"Sudden total weight loss." - George Carlin

"I feel a sudden clear focus and perspective. There is no time for anything inessential." - Oliver Sacks

"Sudden acquaintance brings repentance." - Thomas Fuller

"Departure should be sudden." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Medical thinking usually sees stress as highly disturbing but isolated events such as, for example, sudden unemployment, a marriage breakup, or the death of a loved one. These major events are potent sources of stress for many, but there are chronic daily stresses in people's lives that are more insidious and more harmful in their long-term biological consequences. Internally generated stresses take their toll without in any way seeming out of the ordinary." - Gabor Mate

"An acoustic ecologist is a listener who is aware that sound is information. It's information because it's created by events, events produce sound, and that sound has all kinds of data, if you will, that conveys what event occurred, what the materials were, whether it was sudden, slow, loud, in what direction. And because it is information, we can think of it as a message. The acoustic ecologist studies information systems that are both intentional and sometimes wild." - Gordon Hempton

"Maybe it's wrong when we remember breakthroughs to our own being as something that occurs in discrete, extraordinary moments. Maybe falling in love, the piercing knowledge that we ourselves will someday die, and the love of snow are in reality not some sudden events; maybe they were always present. Maybe they never completely vanish, either." - Peter Hoeg

"Sitting on the airplane seat today, I was thinking - I have been in different cities every week. Most of the time, it's because of golf tournaments. But occasionally, I also attend various events. All of a sudden, I feel like I am a business woman. Although sometimes I feel tired, I do enjoy this kind of life." - Yani Tseng

"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

"Events become feelings, feelings become events" - Jerry Spinelli

"Fiction that responds to recent world events is a hostage to fortune, because all momentous events look very different a year, two years, three years later." - Mark Haddon

"As society is now constituted, a literal adherence to the moral precepts scattered throughout the Gospels would mean sudden death." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Sudden love is latest cured." - Jean De La Bruyere

"Hasty climbers have sudden falls." - Robert Greene

"All farewells should be sudden." - Lord Byron

"Hasty climbers have sudden falls." - Proverbs

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

"The moralist must praise heroism and condemn cruelty; but the moralist does not explain events." - Georges Lefebvre

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

"The hearts of men are their books; events are their tutors; great actions are their eloquence." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"No other species lives with regret over past events, or makes deliberate plans for future ones." - Daniel Levitin

"In politics nothing is immutable. Events carry within them an invincible power." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"2007 was a long time ago, and events do change over long periods of time." - Rand Paul

"Divorce is one of the most stressful life events anyone goes through." - Emily Doskow

"Miracles are merely events that happen just when they are needed." - David Gemmell

"Our culture is obsessed with real events because we experience hardly any," - David Shields

"Places remember events." - James Joyce

"Time has no independent existence apart from the order of events by which we measure it." - Albert Einstein

"We can change the course of events if we go to our knees in believing prayer." - Billy Graham

"What's happening in the world is a natural course of events." - Byron Katie

"The one central character of the whole explosive saga to survive, somehow, the traumatic after-events." - David Frith

"Truth, which is permanent, eludes the historian of events. Truth transcends history." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves." - Queen Victoria

"I come from a newspaper background, so maybe I'm attuned to current events." - Jess Walter

"It's customary when great events happen that the U.S. punishes its friends and rewards its enemies." - Ahmed Chalabi

"The invention of the printing press was one of the most important events in human history." - Hajoon Chang

"We have to lie to ourselves as decathletes and say that we like all ten events." - Bryan Clay

"All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise." - Cleopatra

"At all events, arbitration is more rational, just, and humane than the resort to the sword." - Richard Cobden

"I stopped playing in Jr. events when I was 12 and played women's." - Natalie Gulbis

"And I realized that there was no sports reporter, so I started covering sporting events." - Ed Bradley

"I open events for museums and I do charity work and photography." - Bill Wyman

"Consult duty not events." - Walter Savage Landor

"Coffee goes great with sudden death." - Gillian Flynn

"Sudden death and bloodshed appealed to me." - David Berkowitz

"On a sudden open fly With impetutous recoil and jarring sound Th' infernal doors, and on their hinges grate Harsh thunder." - John Milton

"Fear gives sudden instincts of skill." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The world is certainty a sudden place." - Carson Mccullers

"From wine what sudden friendship springs!" - John Gay

"Creativity is the sudden cessation of stupidity." - Edwin Land

"I was just going at this career - boom, boom, boom! Then all of a sudden, at 38, Oh, my God - I forgot to get married!" - Connie Chung

"All farewells should be sudden, when forever." - Lord Byron

"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

"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

"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

"The best predictor of future events is probably past events." - Andre Agassi

"Three Mormon scholars have thoroughly researched one of the most shameful events in Mormon history. They have produced a very detailed, insightful and balanced account of the events leading to the Mountain Meadow Massacre of 9/11, 1857." - Robert V. Remini

"The greatest events occur without intention playing any part in them; chance makes good mistakes and undoes the most carefully planned undertaking. The world's greatest events are not produced, they happen." - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

"Because they're my stories, they're my version of events of the past three years.But I really hope people can hear their own stories within the songs and they can become our version of events." - Emeli Sande

"The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born." - Sergio Aragones

"Our specious present as such is very short. We do, however, experience passing events; part of the process of the passage of events is directly there in our experience, including some of the past and some of the future." - George Herbert Mead

"Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be." - Rumi

"Oh, how I wish that Orwell were still alive, so that I could read his comments on contemporary events!" - W H Auden

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

"Mental events such as perceivings, rememberings, decisions, and actions resist capture in the net of physical theory." - Donald Davidson

"All the events which make the annals of the nations are but the shadows of our private experiences." - Henry David Thoreau

"The state of that man's mind who feels too intense an interest as to future events, must be most deplorable." - Seneca the Younger

"The Doomsayers have always had their uses, since they trigger the coping mechanism that often prevents the events they forecast." - Walter Wriston

"Throughout the life cycle we consciously and unconsciously edit the events of our life, trying to give them meaning." - Joan Z. Borysenko

"Happiness is not something that happens ... It does not depend on outside events, but, rather, on how we interpret them." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Whatever we do would likely happen before or during the events of Mass Effect 3, not after" - Casey Hudson

"Synchronicity: A meaningful coincidence of two or more events where something other than the probability of chance is involved." - Carl Jung

"Events occur. Dramas are manufactured." - Alan Robert Neal

"Undoubtedly the desire for food has been and still is one of the main causes of political events." - Bertrand Russell

"Sometimes a single phrase of testimony can set events in motion that affect someone's life for eternity." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"We are born to die tomorrow, and yet through books we are able to know events of thousands of years." - Yamaga Soko

"A quiet morning with a loving God puts the events of the upcoming day into proper perspective." - Janette Oke

"I can't destroy the whole army, and anyway [Tikka Khan] bad reputation for the events in Dacca is exaggerated." - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

"My life seemed to be a series of events and accidents. Yet when I look back I see a pattern." - Benoit Mandelbrot

"Relationships are never chance events." - Keith Ablow

"I love dressing up for events; to me it's almost like wearing a costume for the evening." - Tamsin Egerton

"When I dress up for events, I prefer Marc Jacobs and Dior. But I dream about wearing Chanel one day." - Lucy Hale

"History is a pack of lies about events that never happened told by people who weren't there." - George Santayana

"But I don't think that poetry is a good, to use a contemporary word, venue, for current events." - Diane Wakoski

"I hate parties. I really don't like public events. I hate dressing up. I am the worst celebrity ever!" - Stockard Channing

"The events in the square, of course, made a deep impression on me and many other parents." - Vaclav Klaus

"'Taxi Driver' wasn't autobiographical in terms of the actual events, but I did draw on my own mental state." - Paul Schrader

"I love to deal with doctrines and events. The contests of men about men I greatly dislike." - James A Garfield

"We animals live life in all its glorious uncertainty. Why do politicians think they can control events?" - Rita Mae Brown

"Certain signs precede certain events." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Our lives are structured by our memories of events. Event X happened just before the big Paris vacation. I was doing Y in the first summer after I learned to drive. Z happened the weekend after I landed my first job. We remember events by positioning them in time relative to other events." - Joshua Foer

"All of a sudden, space isn't friendly. All of a sudden, it's a place where people can die. . . . Many more people are going to die. But we can't explore space if the requirement is that there be no casualties; we can't do anything if the requirement is that there be no casualties." - Isaac Asimov

"Sudden wealth was the great insulator, second only to sudden bereavement." - Joan Aiken

"These sudden joys have sudden endings. They burn up in victory like fire and gunpowder." - William Shakespeare

"Sudden and slashing reforms are as perilous as sudden and slashing surgery." - Russell Kirk

"Watchfulness is experiencing a sudden glimpse of something without any qualifications - just the sudden glimpse itself." - Chogyam Trungpa

"I see, therefore, the rentier aspect of capitalism as a transitional phase which will disappear when it has done its work. And with the disappearance of its rentier aspect much else in it besides will suffer a sea-change. It will be, moreover, a great advantage of the order of events which I am advocating, that the euthanasia of the rentier, of the functionless investor, will be nothing sudden, merely a gradual but prolonged continuance of what we have seen recently in Great Britain, and will need no revolution." - John Maynard Keynes

"A song playing comprises a very specific and vivid set of memory cues. Because the multiple-trace memory models assume that context is encoded along with memory traces, the music that you have listened to at various times of your life is cross-coded with the events of those times. That is, the music is linked to events of the time, and those events are linked to the music." - Daniel Levitin

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

"Intelligence plus experience creates ideas, and experimentation with that form of chemistry-the contact of ideas with events-is the field of adult education." - Felix Morley

"Blessings be the inventor of the alphabet, pen and printing press! Life would be - to me in all events - a terrible thing without books." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Hyperdub started in 2001 as a web magazine, but we also did a few events in the early days before becoming a label." - Kode9

"The fancies of wine are authentic events." - Italo Svevo

"You usually dont know what you are going to write about so you go to the places and talk to the people who were identified with the events." - Leon Uris

"No one ever laid out the sequence of events that led to my mother being prosecuted and imprisoned for alleged welfare fraud." - Chris Gardner

"My guess is that fearful events are the hardest to root out. They're the ones we naturally remember the best, after all." - Suzanne Collins

"Disputing the commonsense notion that all events require the prior existence of some underlying matter or substance. There is no antecedent static cabinet." - Alfred North Whitehead

"As many authors have said, if the writer is not surprised by events, then chances are that the reader will not be either, and grow bored." - Paul Di Filippo

"Earthlings are the great explainers, explaining why this event is structured as it is, telling how other events may be achieved or avoided." - Kurt Vonnegut

"It is only framed in space that beauty blooms; only in space are events, and objects and people unique and significant and therefore beautiful." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"It is human choices that move events." - George W Bush

"We are connected with our own age if we recognize ourselves in relation to outside events; and we have grasped its spirit when we influence the future." - Hans Hofmann

"Flee and your bad behavior will be fixed in people's minds. Return, seem in goo spirits, and everyone will doubt their own memory of events." - Jo Beverley

"Don't despair: despair suggests you are in total control and know what is coming. You don't - surrender to events with hope." - Alain De Botton

"The very secret of life for me, I believed, was to maintain in the midst of rushing events an inner tranquility." - Margaret Bourke-White

"Developing the plan is actually laying out the sequence of events that have to occur for you to achieve your goal." - George L. Morrisey

"It is the moment of evolutionary truth for the race, and what man does with that moment will be more important than the events of the previous millenium." - Charles Muses

"We judge people and initiatives by their results, and we expect events to happen for good, understandable reason. But our clear visions of inevitability are often only illusions." - Leonard Mlodinow

"Each and all, we are riding into the dark. Even living, we cannot remember half the events of our own days." - Loren Eiseley

"When you start thinking about leaving, choose your moment carefully. Go out while you're still on top, not when you're no longer in control of events." - Carlos Ghosn

"Duty is ours and events are God's." - Angelina Grimke

"Events need their invitation, dissolutions their start." - James Salter

"What a strange turn of events." - Delta Goodrem

"Never believe that the so-called random events of life are anything less than God's appointed order. Be ready to discover His divine designs anywhere and everywhere." - Oswald Chambers

"You cannot penetrate events with reportage." - Michelangelo Antonioni

"The central idea in The Black Swan is that: rare events cannot be estimated from empirical observation since they are rare." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"[Performing artists] are making greater percentages. People are going to live events more and it's a big success story for everyone - except the music industry itself." - Russell Simmons

"A new world order is taking shape so fast that governments as well as private citizens find it difficult just to absorb the gallop of events." - Mikhail Gorbachev



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