Quotes of Diffuse

“ It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel. ”

- James Allen

“ What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ How the bold teacher's doctrine, sanctified By truth, shall spread, throughout the world dispersed. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ And I said unto the angel that talked with me, What be these? And he answered me, These are the horns which have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem. ”

- Bible

“ When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so also are we, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape. ”

- Louise Erdrich

“ Riding in advance, we passed over one of these great plains; we looked back and saw the line of scattered horsemen stretching for a mile or more; and far in the rear against the horizon, the white wagons creeping slowly along. ”

- Francis Parkman

“ The revolutions of thought which shape the basic outlook of an age are not disseminated through text-books - they spread like epidemics, through contamination by invisible agents and innocent germ carriers, by the most varied forms of contact, or simply by breathing the common air. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ We now demand the light artillery of the intellect; we need the curt, the condensed, the pointed, the readily diffused — in place of the verbose, the detailed, the voluminous, the inaccessible. On the other hand, the lightness of the artillery should not degenerate into pop-gunnery — by which term we may designate the character of the greater portion of the newspaper press — their sole legitimate object being the discussion of ephemeral matters in an ephemeral manner. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. ”

- Bible

“ At last the Muses rose,... And scattered,... as they flew, Their blooming wreaths from fair Valclusa's bowers To Arno's myrtle border. ”

- Mark Akenside

“ Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to be dispersed because we've been ignorant of their value. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ I passionately scrutinize this past, in order to reconstruct from its scattered bits the illusion of a future. ”

- Octave Mirbeau

“ And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. ”

- Bible

“ He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. ”

- Bible

“ The past scampers like an alley cat through the present, leaving the paw prints of memories scattered helter-skelter. ”

- Charles de Lint

“ Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only. ”

- Bible

“ And Jesus took the loaves; and when he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to them that were set down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they would. ”

- Bible

“ And they shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall scatter them among the nations, and disperse them in the countries. ”

- Bible

“ No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars. ”

- Llewelyn Powys

“ A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion. ”

- James Boswell

“ Israel is a scattered sheep; the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria hath devoured him; and last this Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones. ”

- Bible

“ Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact. ”

- George Eliot

“ The very next sentence says that it had information that weapons had been dispersed to units. ”

- Colin Powell

“ By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed. ”

- African proverb

“ Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm. ”

- Bible

“ In such diffused changes of culture two factors are necessary: contact and understanding. ”

- Hu Shih

“ A military road led from this point to Fort Leavenworth, and for many miles the farms and cabins of the Delawares were scattered at short intervals on either hand. ”

- Francis Parkman

“ An organization's intelligence is distributed to the point of being ubiquitous. ”

- Kevin Kelly

“ We don't have it yet. it's likely to be tomorrow when it's distributed to the Security Council. ”

- John Bolton
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