Quotes about "still"

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Sell also: allay, calm, ease, however, hush, inactive, lull, motionless, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, placid, quiet, quieten, relieve, silence, silent, smooth, soundless, static, stillness, tranquil, tranquilize, unruffled, withal, yet

Definitions and meanings of word "still"

• Noun: a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes); example: "he wanted some stills for a magazine ad"

• Noun: (poetic) tranquil silence; example: "the still of the night"

• Noun: an apparatus used for the distillation of liquids; consists of a vessel in which a substance is vaporized by heat and a condenser where the vapor is condensed

• Noun: a plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation

• Verb: make calm or still; example: "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

• Verb: cause to be quiet or not talk; example: "Please silence the children in the church!"

• Verb: lessen the intensity of or calm; examples: "The news eased my conscience", "still the fears"

• Verb: make motionless

• Adj: not in physical motion; example: "the inertia of an object at rest"

• Adj: marked by absence of sound; examples: "a silent house", "soundless footsteps on the grass", "the night was still"

• Adj: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; examples: "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay", "the quiet waters of a lagoon", "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky", "a smooth channel crossing", "scarcely a ripple on the still water", "unruffled water"

• Adj: used of pictures; of a single or static photograph not presented so as to create the illusion of motion; or representing objects not capable of motion; examples: "a still photograph", "Cezanne's still life of apples"

• Adj: not sparkling; examples: "a still wine", "still mineral water"

• Adj: free from noticeable current; examples: "a still pond", "still waters run deep"

• Adv: with reference to action or condition; without change, interruption, or cessation; examples: "it's still warm outside", "will you still love me when we're old and grey?"

• Adv: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession); examples: "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it", "while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed", "he was a stern yet fair master", "granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"

• Adv: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; examples: "looked sick and felt even worse", "an even (or still) more interesting problem", "still another problem must be solved", "a yet sadder tale"

• Adv: without moving or making a sound; examples: "he sat still as a statue", "time stood still", "they waited stock-still outside the door", "he couldn't hold still any longer"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "still"

Friedrich Nietzsche
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German Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Composer
Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
Billie Jean King
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American Athlete
Born Monday 22 November 1943
John Sexton
5 quotes about still
American Educator
Born Tuesday 29 September 1942
Andre Agassi
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Born Wednesday 29 April 1970
Barack Obama
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Born Friday 4 August 1961
Andreas Katsulas
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Saturday 18 May 1946 - Monday 13 February 2006
Hermann Maier
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Born Thursday 7 December 1972
Catherine Deneuve
6 quotes about still
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Born Friday 22 October 1943
Anne Frank
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Wednesday 12 June 1929 - 1945
Jerry Garcia
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Saturday 1 August 1942 - Wednesday 9 August 1995
Leon Spinks
5 quotes about still
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Pierre Loti
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Monday 14 January 1850 - Sunday 10 June 1923

Ten percent of the big fish still remain. There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.

Sylvia Earle

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People think because it's photography it's not worth as much, and because it's a woman artist, you're still not getting as much - there's still definitely that happening. I'm still really competitive when it comes to, I guess, the male painters and male artists. I still think that's really unfair.

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I still live, I still think: I still have to live, for I still have to think.

Sylvia Earle

Words: still, live, think
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There are still places to go, there are still dinners, there are still parties, and you can still get dressed up. That's part of having fun in fashion.

Sylvia Earle

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I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives on the slope of a volcano. Near a volcano one still falls in love, one still gets jealous, one still wants a promotion, one still gossips.

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No matter what we call it, poison is still poison, death is still death, and industrial civilization is still causing the greatest mass extinction in the history of the planet.

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The regular guy still relates to him and Howard is a $500 million guy now who dates a model and drives about in a limo all day. But Howard still knows how to make a plumber laugh and those guys still have him on in the morning, because he is a real talent.

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When Ben and I first got married and we first had kids, I felt I needed to prove we could still do it and I could still work separately from Ben and I could still work with him. I just let go of all of that now. I said to him, 'For me, a little bit goes a long way.'

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I'm only 24 so I like to think I'm still close enough to 17 to still remember what it was like. Besides, I could just fake it and get away with it... it's not like there are any teenagers that still read comics.

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Fortunately I own a vintage brain, and I am alive and well in the 21st century, still making records, still working at an intense pace and most of all, still having fun doing it.

Sylvia Earle

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I am blessed for what I have, but I believed in it from the beginning. Today, the dream is the same: I still want to travel, I still want to entertain, and I most certainly still want to have fun.

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But, you know, there's still an argument, there's still ten states that outlaw premarital sex, and many more states where adultery is still outlawed and a crime.

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I'm still getting used to changing earrings - It still feels really weird to be pushing bits of metal through holes in my earlobes that weren't there a few weeks back, and actually seeing and feeling the holes in my lobes is still a bit freaky.

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My mom still lives in Denver and some of my brothers are still in the area, so I still have strong ties there.

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I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it.

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The progress in Iraq is still fragile. And it could still be reversed. Iraq still faces innumerable challenges, and they will be evident during what will likely be a difficult process as the newly elected Council of Representatives selects the next prime minister, president, and speaker of the council.

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My family, you know, are all still, you know, very close. We're all still very close. Mom and Daddy are still alive. So, what more can you ask for? Your kids are healthy.

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They said that Etta James is still vulgar. I said, Oh, how dare them say I'm still vulgar. I'm vulgar because I dance in the chair. What would they want me to do? Want me to just be still or something like that? I've got to do something.

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There's still a lot I need to do as a player, as a musician, as a sound creator. I have commissioned 170 pieces: that's still not enough, there are still lots and lots of composers I would like to approach. When I see a composer and I see a performer, I think to combine those forces.

Sylvia Earle

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We think the whole world's going to change, and forget that human beings are still human beings; we have the same five senses, we still interact the same way, we still love and hate the same way, but marketers lose track of that. But then it comes down to earth.

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