Centuries-old habitats such as coral gardens are destroyed in an instant by bottom trawls, pulverized by weighted nets into barren plains. And global carbon dioxide emissions from human activity affect the ocean, changing the pH balance of the waters in a phenomenon known as ocean acidification.
I’ve suffered from all of the hang-ups known, and none is as bad as the telephone.
And her old Uncle William used to say a lady is known byher shoes and her gloves.
I was known as a 35-mm photographer with a view-camera mentality.
Andy Warhol is the only genius I’ve ever known with an I.Q. of 60.
No poet is required to write in stanzas, or indeed in regular forms at all. Coleridge’s ‘Dejection: An Ode’ has a rhyme scheme and sequence of long and short lines that goes without regular pattern, following the mood and whim of the poet. Such a form is known as an irregular ode.
The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.
The devastation of the ancient Christian community in Iraq is well known.
[Rumsfield’s] reply included a complex formulation that would become inextricably associated with him: ‘There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we...
Nevertheless, scientific method is not the same as the scientific spirit. The scientific spirit does not rest content with applying that which is already known, but is a restless spirit, ever pressing forward towards the regions of the unknown, and endeavouring to lay under contribution for the special purpose in hand the knowledge acquired in...
At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader, Daredevil is not a known thing.
I think the place we love the most is the Parc des Buttes Chaumont. It’s in the 19th arrondissement. It’s where I would go jogging and my wife, Rachel, and I would go for walks. It’s appreciated by Parisians but it’s not really known to tourists.
Being known as a writer did change the relationships I had with directors. The rap on actors is that they always want to inflate their parts. But when directors know you write screenplays and have a different view of things, you really get invited into the huddle in a much fuller way. And those collaborations...
You’re never really cancer-free and I should have known that.
It wasn’t that I wanted to know her now. I wanted to have already known her. I wanted her fears and her desires to have shaped my life. I know this is not love, of course. What it is is a queer feeling of nostalgia for an impossible future, for what can never be. That’s...
I don’t like magic – but I have been known to make guys disappear.
I have known many who could not when they would, for they had not done it when they could.
Holloway Prison is a very old place, and it has the disadvantages of old places which have never known enough air and sunshine. It reeks with the odours of generations of bad ventilation, and it contrives to be at once the stuffiest and the draughtiest building I have ever been in.
Separate we come, and separate we go, And this be it known, is all that we know.