Quotes of Contingent

“ All children are potential victims, dependent upon the world's good will. ”

- Sally Kempton

“ Success is dependent on effort. ”

- Sophocles

“ As an industry we have become over-reliant on analytics. ”

- John Berger

“ DEPENDENT, adj. Reliant upon another's generosity for the support which you are not in a position to exact from his fears. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Be self-reliant and your success is assured. ”

- Unknown

“ To be poor and dependent is very nearly an impossibility. ”

- William Cobbett

“ True creativity is characterized by a succession of acts each dependent on the one before and suggesting the one after. ”

- Edwin H. Land

“ We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit, a refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings. ”

- Alfred North Whitehead

“ Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman — not the attitude of the prospect. ”

- W. Clement Stone

“ Peace … was contingent upon a certain disposition of the soul, a disposition to receive the gift that only detachment from self made possible. ”

- Elizabeth Goudge

“ Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ I can see only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the contingent and the unforeseen. ”

- Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher

“ Commerce flourishes by circumstances, precarious, transitory, contingent, almost as the winds and waves that bring it to our shores. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ A person's worth is contingent upon who he is, not upon what he does, or how much he has. The worth of a person, or a thing, or an idea, is in being, not in doing, not in having. ”

- Alice Mary Hilton
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