We have collected the best Abrupt Quotes by famous authors including James P. Gorman, Stanley A. McChrystal, Aaron Funk, Lucy Powell, Ambrose Bierce and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I think Americans are very verbal and Aussies are more circumspect, and that can come across as being clearer. It can also come across as abrupt and cold. Some people find me to be abrupt and cold. That’s just my personal style.
James P. Gorman
My very identity as a soldier came to an abrupt end. I’d been soldiering as long as I’d been shaving. Suddenly I’d been told I could no longer soldier, and it felt as though no one really cared if I ever shaved again.
Stanley A. McChrystal
I find when I’m more awake, I tend to think more of the structure and movement of a tune, abrupt transitions, etc.; things becoming more composed.
Fossil fuels, including oil, are running out and supplies are getting harder to find. If we do nothing, prices will continue to rise and our reliance on oil will come to an abrupt and tumultuous end, causing global economic and social turmoil.
Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment.
When you go through a long illness, certainly one of cancer, there’s a certain release from it and relief that it has come to an end, because the suffering can be unbearable, as opposed to an abrupt stop to life when they go out the door and there’s a loved one who never comes home because of some accident.
Sometimes people hide behind a kind of naturalistic milieu. But life is full of the most sharp, abrupt changes of tone, from the tragic to the absurd.
At first I probably seem very abrupt, but I like efficiency. There’s work and there’s play, and I always think: ‘Let’s get the work over with so we can thoroughly enjoy the play.’
The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time.
The abrupt and sudden death of my wife has taken a severe emotional and psychic toll on me. On top of that, some people have stooped so low that they have tried to use my personal tragedy for their personal benefit.
At first, I was able to use a Bunsen burner attached to my mother’s gas stove, but the use of the kitchen as a laboratory came to an abrupt end when a minor explosion involving hydrogen sulphide spattered the newly painted decor and changed the colour from blue to dirty green!
However long, it’s definitely the presence of other people that brings out the weirdness – that collision of your own way of being with the everyday lives of others, the abrupt awareness – always a surprise no matter how often it’s happened – that their lives are very different from your own.
The parish I live in is a very abrupt, uneven country, full of hills and woods, and therefore full of birds.