Words matter. These are the best Descend Quotes from famous people such as Mike Quigley, Rabih Alameddine, Alfred de Vigny, Xavier Becerra, Brent Scowcroft, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
We can’t allow ourselves to descend down the rabbit hole of unbridled partisanship for partisan sake.
A soccer game is a Wagner opera. The narrative sets up, the tension builds, the music ebbs and flows, the strings, the horns, more tension, and suddenly a moment of pure bliss, trumpet-tongued Gabriel sings, and gods descend from Olympus to dance – this peak of ecstasy.
Just as we descend into our consciences to judge of actions which our minds can not weigh, can we not also search in ourselves for the feeling which gives birth to forms of thought, always vague and cloudy?
Having passion does not mean you have to descend into bickering and fighting.
If Iraq were to descend into chaos, the Europeans would feel the effects just as much as we would.
I am an international leader, the dean of the Arab rulers, the king of kings of Africa and the imam of Muslims, and my international status does not allow me to descend to a lower level.
It is only when the whole heart is gripped with the passion of prayer that the life-giving fire descends, for none but the earnest man gets access to the ear of God.
Yes, at times in front of goal a fog descends. Perhaps the speed of my feet doesn’t match up with that of my mind.
It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content… it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.
The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.
Lobbyists didn’t descend from a spaceship. They evolved organically from the way we do business.
Who knows but I shall grow reasonable at last, descend from my ideal heaven to the real earth, marry, and – Oh Plato! – make a pudding?
I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell, or go to any other place. And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of doors and make a heaven of it.
And sometimes people say, ‘Oh well, we all descend from Adam and Eve.’ But do you descend from Charlemagne directly? Do you descend from Saint King Louis IX? I do.
I started thinking about my relationship with my students; I’m this guy who comes in from book – and movie – land and descends on angel wings into their classroom.
Success won’t descend on you. You have to earn it.
We might think we don’t, but everyone descends from native Brazilians. When Portuguese arrived here, everyone was native Brazilians, so I have that in my blood.
Since I descend just as directly from Catherine de’ Medici as I do from Diane de Poitiers, I have no personal interest in damning the one while glorifying the other.
Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
Ambition aspires to descend.
Obviously I descend from Africa.
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and an idiot has some advantages over a wise man.
You always need that spark of imagination. Sometimes I’m midway through a book before it happens. However, I don’t wait for the muse to descend, I sit down every day and I work when I’m not delivering lambs on the farm.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Filling a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is a solemn process for our nation, and I hope Senate consideration of Judge Barrett will not descend into the dishonorable spectacle that Americans witnessed during the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Liberty is a great celestial Goddess, strong, beneficent, and austere, and she can never descend upon a nation by the shouting of crowds, nor by arguments of unbridled passion, nor by the hatred of class against class.
Los Angeles, which is where I live, happens to be a great place for junk. People have a lot of it, and they sell it and trade it: At these big swap meets, many, many hundreds of dealers of junk will descend upon a football field on a Saturday and sell all their stuff.
If nobody said anything unless he knew what he was talking about, a ghastly hush would descend upon the earth.
In some of the great cities of Europe – Paris, Vienna, Prague, and Brussels – tourists bored with life above ground can descend below. All these cities have sewer museums and tours, and all expose their underbelly willingly to the curious. But not London, arguably the home of the most splendid sewer network in Europe.
The missing toothbrush was nothing compared with the fact that the spacecraft was orientated to ascend, not descend. I would have gone up and up instead of going back down to the ground.
Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.
Earlier lives drift by on silver soles, and the shadows of the damned descend into these sighing waters.
Most Americans descend from the very people who built this country with their bare hands.
To mourn is to wonder at the strangeness that grief is not written all over your face in bruised hieroglyphics. And it’s also to feel, quite powerfully, that you’re not allowed to descend into the deepest fathom of your grief – that to do so would be taboo somehow.
Concerned that others were not coming onto the summit and because I had no radio link to those below me, I began to wonder if there were difficulties down the mountain. I made the decision to descend.