Quotes containing word "almost"

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Definitions and meanings of word "almost"

• Adv: (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; examples: "the job is (just) about done", "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded", "we're almost finished", "the car all but ran her down", "he nearly fainted", "talked for nigh onto 2 hours", "the recording is well-nigh perfect", "virtually all the parties signed the contract", "I was near exhausted by the run", "most everyone agrees"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "almost"

Rem Koolhaas
5 quotes about almost
Dutch Architect
Born Friday 17 November 1944
Ron Suskind
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American Writer, Author, Journalist
Born 1959
Donald Trump
4 quotes about almost
American Businessman
Born Friday 14 June 1946
Anish Kapoor
4 quotes about almost
Indian Artist, Sculptor
Born 1954
Saul Perlmutter
3 quotes about almost
American Physicist, Scientist
Born 1959
Pierre Loti
3 quotes about almost
French Writer, Novelist
Monday 14 January 1850 - Sunday 10 June 1923
Victor Hugo
4 quotes about almost
French Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Dramatist
Friday 26 February 1802 - Friday 22 May 1885
Aldous Huxley
3 quotes about almost
English Writer, Novelist
Thursday 26 July 1894 - Friday 22 November 1963
Robert Louis Stevenson
3 quotes about almost
Scottish Writer, Novelist, Poet
Wednesday 13 November 1850 - Monday 3 December 1894
George Santayana
3 quotes about almost
Spanish Philosopher, Novelist, Poet
Wednesday 16 December 1863 - Friday 26 September 1952
John Keats
3 quotes about almost
English Poet
Saturday 31 October 1795 - Friday 23 February 1821

I recall feeling an almost delicious terror when one day I found myself alone in the midst of tall June grasses that grew high as my head. But here the secret working of self consciousness is almost too entangled with the things of the past for me to explain it.

Pierre Loti

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I have similar feelings, actually. The intimacy of a club: you can see the people, you can almost feel them; you can't beat that. People will say things, and shout out, it's almost like they're up on the bandstand with you.

Benny Green

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I don't know about the rest of you, but I feel pressed and tense almost every day of my life about something or other. And I think it's the one thing, as I look into people's eyes, that I think I share with almost everybody.

William Friedkin

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I don't think, there's no possible way for me, anyway, to play a character that I haven't found some sort of sublime compassion for and I related to Deborah on a way that almost, initially, almost in a way maybe someone in the audience might.

Tea Leoni

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If you ask almost any of them, 'Do you stand behind your theory? Is this the answer?' I think almost everyone would say, 'No, no, no. I'm just trying to expand the range of possibilities.' We really don't know what's going on.

Saul Perlmutter

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Jim played - he had a great stretch in the middle of the round there, and Chad made that long putt on 16. Almost got that match. We ended up losing, but we almost won it, too.

Hal Sutton

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The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love - almost as violent and much more mischievous.

Aldous Huxley

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My daughter, Anna, is almost 15, and my son, Ben, is almost 10.

Cornelia Funke

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Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.

Sydney J. Harris

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The work in S, M, L, XL was almost suicidal. It required so much effort that our office almost went bankrupt.

Rem Koolhaas

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Well, I've known Elizabeth almost all of her life and almost all of my life. And I love her with all of my heart and she's always been there for me. She's a wonderful, wonderful dame. She's a great lady.

Liza Minnelli

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The world has changed, and it's almost been 11 years. I have 975 employees. I have six restaurants. We haven't opened any new ones in almost three years.

Emeril Lagasse

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The interesting thing is that I found scenes which I put together which could appeal to almost every woman, or apply to almost every woman after the war. Falling in love, dancing, marrying.

Maximilian Schell

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Twenty-three is old. It's almost 25, which is like almost mid-20s.

Jessica Simpson

Words: old, almost
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I think of myself as a journeyman actress. I will attempt almost anything that I think that I can bring off. It could be almost anything.

Angela Lansbury

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Ten years ago U.S. defence investment represented almost half of all defence expenditure in the whole alliance. Today it is 75%. This increasing economic gap may also lead to an increasing technology gap which will almost hamper the inter-operability between our forces.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it.

Bette Davis

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The thought of' the inferiority of the Negro is drilled into him in almost every class he enters and in almost every book he studies.

Carter G. Woodson

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Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.

Denis Waitley

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Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.

Colin Powell

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