Quotes containing word "urgent"

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Sell also: pressing

Definitions and meanings of word "urgent"

• Adj: compelling immediate action; examples: "too pressing to permit of longer delay", "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'", "bridges in urgent need of repair"

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Ira Glass
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American Journalist, Producer
Born Tuesday 3 March 1959
King Abdullah II
one quote about urgent
Jordanian Statesman
Born Tuesday 30 January 1962
Louis Kahn
one quote about urgent
American Architect
Wednesday 20 February 1901 - Sunday 17 March 1974
Mohamed El-Erian
one quote about urgent
Egyptian Businessman
Born Tuesday 19 August 1958
Dennis Gabor
one quote about urgent
Hungarian Physicist, Scientist
Friday 5 January 1900 - Friday 9 February 1979
Stanislav Grof
one quote about urgent
American, Czech, Psychologist
Born Wednesday 1 July 1931
Jan Egeland
one quote about urgent
Norwegian Director, Public Servant
Born Thursday 12 September 1957
Tim Kaine
one quote about urgent
American Politician
Born Wednesday 26 February 1958
David Kay
one quote about urgent
American Scientist
Born 1940
Tahar Ben Jelloun
one quote about urgent
French Writer, Poet
Born Friday 1 December 1944
Phil Ochs
one quote about urgent
American Writer, Musician, Songwriter
Thursday 19 December 1940 - Friday 9 April 1976
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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French Novelist
Tuesday 28 January 1873 - 1954

I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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Today more than ever we need creative minds to address the issues of the age. And one of the most urgent is this: How can humanity know so much, achieve so much, and still fail so many people so badly?

King Abdullah II

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The most important and urgent appeal we have to make is for an immediate cease-fire. Initial reports from the cease-fire talks being held in N'Djamena in Chad are not very encouraging.

Jan Egeland

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America's downgrade may serve as a wakeup call for its policymakers. It is an unambiguous and loud signal of the country's eroding economic strength and global standing. It renders urgent the need to regain the initiative through better economic policymaking and more coherent governance.

Mohamed El-Erian

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The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.

Dennis Gabor

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There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain.

Stanislav Grof

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Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.

Louis Kahn

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People will pay a price for putting political obstruction over progress in a time that is so critical and urgent.

Tim Kaine

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And like I say, I think we've got other cases other than Iraq. I do not think the problem of global proliferation of weapons technology of mass destruction is going to go away, and that's why I think it is an urgent issue.

David Kay

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I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity.

Tahar Ben Jelloun

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There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song.

Phil Ochs

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The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.

Albert Einstein

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A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past.

Kenneth Tynan

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When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.

George Carlin

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Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Properly practiced creativity must result in greater sales more economically achieved. Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted, believed, persuasive, urgent.

William Bernbach

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We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?

Wendell Berry

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Indeed, the attempt to live according to the notion that the fragments are really separate is, in essence, what has led to the growing series of extremely urgent crises that is confronting us today.

David Bohm

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For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties.

Louis Finkelstein

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Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.

Milton Friedman

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