Quotes about "yet"

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Sell also: eventually, heretofore, hitherto, however, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, still, withal

Definitions and meanings of word "yet"

• Adv: up to the present time; examples: "I have yet to see the results", "details are yet to be worked out"

• Adv: used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time; examples: "So far he hasn't called", "the sun isn't up yet"

• 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: within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time; examples: "he will understand eventually", "he longed for the flowers that were yet to show themselves", "sooner or later you will have to face the facts", "in time they came to accept the harsh reality"

• Adv: used after a superlative; examples: "this is the best so far", "the largest drug bust yet"

• 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"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "yet"

Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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French Writer
Sunday 15 September 1613 - Sunday 17 March 1680
Erich Fromm
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German, Jewish, Psychologist, Philosopher, Critic, Sociologist
Friday 23 March 1900 - Tuesday 18 March 1980
Steve Jobs
6 quotes about yet
American Businessman, Inventor
Thursday 24 February 1955 - Wednesday 5 October 2011
Lao Tzu
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Chinese Philosopher
Franz Kafka
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Austrian Writer, Novelist, Critic, Author
Tuesday 3 July 1883 - Tuesday 3 June 1924
T. S. Eliot
4 quotes about yet
American Critic, Poet, Playwright, Publisher
Wednesday 26 September 1888 - Monday 4 January 1965
George Eliot
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British Writer, Novelist, Author, Journalist
Monday 22 November 1819 - Wednesday 22 December 1880
Alexander Pope
3 quotes about yet
English Writer, Poet
Friday 21 May 1688 - Saturday 30 May 1744
Virginia Woolf
4 quotes about yet
British Writer, Author
Wednesday 25 January 1882 - Friday 28 March 1941
Joseph Addison
4 quotes about yet
English Writer, Poet, Politician, Playwright
Sunday 1 May 1672 - Saturday 17 June 1719
H. L. Mencken
3 quotes about yet
American Writer, Critic, Journalist, Editor, Scholar
Sunday 12 September 1880 - Sunday 29 January 1956
Gloria Steinem
2 quotes about yet
American Writer, Leader, Journalist, Activist
Born Sunday 25 March 1934

The petty man is eager to make boasts, yet desires that others should believe in him. He enthusiastically engages in deception, yet wants others to have affection for him. He conducts himself like an animal, yet wants others to think well of him.

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The idea of eternity lives in all of us. We thirst to live in a belief which raises our small personality to a higher coherence - a coherence which is human and yet superhuman, absolute and yet steadily growing and developing, ideal and yet real.

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I hope in God, I pray on, and look yet for the answer. They are not converted yet, but they will be.

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I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing.

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Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them.

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Yet while on my trip to the Middle East, the London bombings occurred. This was yet another stark reminder that if we don't fight terrorists abroad, they just get closer to our home.

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My greatest day is yet to come. Of all the things that I've accomplished, my greatest day is yet to come. But it will never come if I don't pursue it.

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I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams, or creep on rocks or roll from the sea. I am entranced by the mystery of them, and absorbed by their variety and kinds. Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult.

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How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?

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To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.

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Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.

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To sigh, yet not recede; to grieve, yet not repent.

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I've never met or spoken to David Lee Roth, yet it's rather ironic that even he's saying Eddie's lying about things. I'm saying he's not telling the truth, yet Eddie insists that the two of us are lying! You be the judge.

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No tools have yet been met with in any of the gravels occurring at the higher levels of the valley of the Seine; but no importance can be attached to this negative fact, as so little search has yet been made for them.

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Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.

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I took three years off. I differentiated myself from the industry. Found my identity - sort of... I haven't graduated yet. I'm not legitimately educated yet, but maybe one day.

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To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.

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Thou has a thousand eyes and yet not one eye; Thou host a thousand forms and yet not one form.

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No politician has ever yet been able to rule his country, nor has any country ever yet been able to face the world, upon the principles of the Sermon on the Mount.

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To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.

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