Quotes containing word "taken"

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Sell also: interpreted, take

Definitions and meanings of word "taken"

• Adj: be affected with an indisposition; examples: "the child was taken ill", "couldn't tell when he would be taken drunk"

• Adj: understood in a certain way; made sense of; examples: "a word taken literally", "a smile taken as consent", "an open door interpreted as an invitation"

• Adj: having possession gained especially by force or effort

Featured authors with quotes containing word "taken"

Billy Wilder
2 quotes about taken
American Writer, Journalist, Artist, Producer, Director
Friday 22 June 1906 - Wednesday 27 March 2002
Samuel Butler
3 quotes about taken
British Poet
Friday 4 December 1835 - Wednesday 18 June 1902
Sienna Miller
3 quotes about taken
American Critic, Actress, Actor, Designer, Model
Born Monday 28 December 1981
Warren Rudman
2 quotes about taken
American Politician
Sunday 18 May 1930 - Monday 19 November 2012
Alan Dundes
one quote about taken
American Educator
Sunday 8 September 1935 - Wednesday 30 March 2005
Paula Abdul
3 quotes about taken
American Writer, Actress, Musician, Dancer, Songwriter
Born Tuesday 19 June 1962
Winston Churchill
2 quotes about taken
English Statesman, Leader, Politician
Monday 30 November 1874 - Sunday 24 January 1965
Adam Lambert
2 quotes about taken
American Writer, Actor, Musician, Songwriter
Born Friday 29 January 1982
Hedy Lamarr
2 quotes about taken
Austrian Actress
Monday 9 November 1914 - Wednesday 19 January 2000
Bill Janklow
2 quotes about taken
American Politician
Wednesday 13 September 1939 - Thursday 12 January 2012
Janis Ian
one quote about taken
American Writer, Author, Musician, Songwriter
Born Saturday 7 April 1951

Polls are frequently taken to try to tease out or determine likely directions and trends, but once taken, they belong to the past, requiring that new polls be taken.

Alan Dundes

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If there's anything I hate more than not being taken seriously, it's being taken too seriously.

Billy Wilder

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The money when you're having a hit is great, but money can be taken from you. What can't be taken from you is the talent and the effect your work has.

Janis Ian

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The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.

Carolyn Heilbrun

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Well, it's taken a long time to get the Department of Homeland Security established. It's taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund.

Warren Rudman

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If there's anything I hate more than being taken seriously, it's being taken too seriously.

Billy Wilder

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I've got asthma. When I was 17 I forgot to take my medication and was taken to a hospital for almost two weeks. After that I've taken better care of my illness.

Ville Valo

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I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today.

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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The previous year it had taken England all their time to beat the full German team in an international and I had taken with me the programme from that match.

Dixie Dean

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Noir is dead for me because historically, I think it's a simple view. I've taken it as far as it can go. I think I've expanded on it a great deal, taken it further than any other American novelist.

James Ellroy

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I know that we're being inexorably taken over by the Americans. Without a doubt. I don't mean invaded or anything like that, just taken over. By degrees.

Gordon Lightfoot

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Millions have been taken from me. If you are not on top of it and you make a lot of money, and you trust business managers, then, yes, money will be taken from you.

Stephanie Mills

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If you give what can be taken, you are not really giving. Take what you are given, not what you want to be given. Give what cannot be taken.

Idries Shah

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The lands granted were in the occupancy of savages and situated in a wilderness, of which the government had never taken possession, and of which it could not with its own citizens ever have taken possession.

William H. Wharton

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The purpose behind terrorism is to instill fear in people - the fear that electrical power, for instance, will be taken away or the transportation system will be taken down.

Vinton Cerf

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People say that slaves were taken from Africa. This is not true: People were taken from Africa, among them healers and priests, and were made into slaves.

Abdullah Ibrahim

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A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.

Mahatma Gandhi

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I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.

Winston Churchill

Words: taken, more, alcohol
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America is a country ready to be taken, in fact, longing to be taken by political leaders ready to restore democracy and trust to the political process.

Arianna Huffington

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The Inspector General issued six reviews and reports on actions taken based on provisions of the act. In those six reports, the IG found that not one violation of an individual's civil liberties - a total of zero - had taken place since the act was instituted.

Jo Bonner

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