Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Imminent Quotes from famous authors such as Anish Kapoor, Noam Chomsky, Christopher Lasch, Matthew Shultz, Marcia Angell. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
There’s something imminent in the work, but the circle is only completed by the viewer.
The target of preventive war must have several characteristics. It must be virtually defenceless; it must be important enough to be worth the trouble; it must be possible to portray it as the ultimate evil and an imminent threat to our survival.
Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger.
I just think that for a lot of people – not to take the focus off of myself – that feeling of imminent dread, like a cloak of black dust, was always around me.
When death is imminent and dying patients find their suffering unbearable, then the physician’s role should shift from healing to relieving suffering in accord with the patient’s wishes.
Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire.
Why should one U.S. airman give up his life when our national security is not in imminent danger?
Climate change is not a discrete issue; it’s a symptom of larger problems. Fundamentally, our society as currently designed has no future. We’re chewing up the planet so fast, in so many different ways, that we could solve the climate problem tomorrow and still find that environmental collapse is imminent.
When I was first sent from H.M.S. King Alfred to be interviewed by Goodeve in the Admiralty, I was furious. The War seemed to me, in June of 1940, to be desperately serious, and England in imminent peril of invasion.
President Bush is manufacturing a crisis by suggesting that Social Security is in imminent danger. It is not.
My husband Charlie says I get ready five minutes before I go out the door. I am one of those people who can’t do anything unless it’s imminent – that’s how I roll.
The framers understood that the president, as the head of our armed forces, must defend the nation from imminent threat. But when the mission shifts from defense to offense, congressional approval is essential.
We need to make clear the federal government does not have authority to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens without due process or, for that matter, to use lethal force on U.S. citizens on U.S. soil if they don’t pose imminent threats.
The ability to diagnose an imminent heart attack has long been considered the holy grail of cardiovascular medicine.
I love people that, in the face of falling off a cliff, still want to fight about something that happened five minutes ago, going, ‘Now, you know I’m right about that,’ even though they’re facing imminent doom.
I don’t think people would climb mountains or jump off bridges with parachutes or kayak Class V rapids if those things didn’t offer the brief and horrible illusion of imminent death. They would just be complicated, time-consuming endeavors that we’d steer well clear of because they got in the way of real life.
George W. Bush and Tony Blair had to convince the world that Saddam Hussein represented an imminent threat. Tony Blair lied when he claimed that Iraq could launch a chemical or biological attack within 45 minutes.
Unlike some, I don’t claim to hold the mystic key to the future. But judging from past events, it seems to me that those who want to prophesy the imminent end of America’s unique global role have a harder case to make than those who think we will limp on for a while, making a mess of things as usual.
Growing up during the Cold War, I remember the seemingly imminent threat of nuclear war. In primary school we were taught to ‘duck-and-cover’ for protection. But even as children hiding under wooden desks, we recognized the inadequacies of this strategy.
To act is to anchor in an imminent future, so imminent it becomes almost tangible; to act is to feel you are consubstantial with that future.
The imminent demise of the church has been predicted since the middle of the 18th century. This is the regular secular mantra if churchgoing declines. I could take you to plenty of churches that are full to bursting and new churches being built.
In the urgent aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, with more attacks thought to be imminent, analysts wanted to use ‘contact chaining’ techniques to build what the NSA describes as network graphs of people who represented potential threats.
My body believes a famine is imminent and has begun stocking up on provisions. These supplies are being stored around my waistline. I’ve tried explaining to my stomach that this is entirely unnecessary: I’ve never once, not even when I was in college and more broke than the E.U., done any actual starving.
As I think about the future, I’m back where most people live their lives. Which is, death is not imminent, and that’s different.
My impression is the Trump administration is in imminent danger of violating the gunfighter’s credo, which is ‘Do not pick seven fights if you are carrying a six shooter.’
Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
It’s made me more expectant of the imminent return of Jesus, and also more sensitive to the people around me. Knowing Jesus will return soon makes me want all the more to tell people about him and all that he offers.
Since the 18th century, many Western intellectuals have predicted religion’s imminent demise.
Looking back, it puzzles me that my parents decided to stay in Shanghai when they must have known that war was imminent. But the cotton works were my father’s responsibility, and duty then counted for something.
The story of a proud Roman soldier who is sold into slavery and must fight his way back to freedom, ‘Gladiator’ suggests what would happen if someone made a movie of the imminent extreme-football league and shot it as if it were a Chanel commercial.
I think Matt Yglesias is wrong to declare that the world of ‘This Town’ is dying, unless he thinks publicly financed elections, strict lobbying bans and Scandinavian-style wealth distribution are imminent.
There can be no stronger claim to a physician’s assistance than at the time when death is imminent, a moral judgment implied by the state’s own recognition of the legitimacy of medical procedures necessarily hastening the moment of impending death.
I want to tell you what it was really like to think death is imminent, but I can’t. It’s a taste in your mouth. And an emptiness.