Best Quotes About Ominous

What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long. -Thomas Sowell

I like to think that I'm not as ominous in real life. -Daniel Dae Kim

Materialism has never been so ominous as now in North America, as management takes over. -Arthur Erickson

Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself. -Cordell Hull

Americans have discovered the fragility of life, that ominous fragility that the rest of the world either already experienced or is experiencing now with terrible intensity. -Jose Saramago

The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess. -James Thurber

My dad had a retail business in Leavenworth, Kansas, and there's a whole bunch of prisons there, so it was a backdrop of my childhood, these ominous prisons sitting off the road. -Eric Stonestreet

I was terrified of the Vietnam War when I was 13. I thought I was going. The draft was such an ominous thing, I felt as if it was going to trickle down to me. -Dylan McDermott

Every nation feels itself to be superior, but in America it's a jaunty feeling, and in some cases a rather ominous one among the super-patriots. -James Salter

It would be, in fact, very ominous if Iraq were to be able to get weapon-usable material, hydro-plutonium or highly enriched uranium from abroad. -Mohamed ElBaradei

The library, with its Daedalian labyrinth, mysterious hush, and faintly ominous aroma of knowledge, has been replaced by the computer's cheap glow, pesky chirp, and data spillage. -P. J. O'Rourke

When I was a deacon, the ominous signs of the Great Depression began to appear. Tens of thousands lost their jobs. Money was scarce. Families had to do without. Some young people did not ask their mothers, 'What's for dinner?' because they knew all too well that their cupboards held very little. -Joseph B. Wirthlin

Why do waiting rooms have to be so ominous? -Jenna Morasca

The Depression was an incredibly dramatic episode – an era of stock-market crashes, breadlines, bank runs and wild currency speculation, with the storm clouds of war gathering ominously in the background… For my money, few periods are so replete with human interest. -Ben Bernanke

Like gods, we have created a new universe called cyberspace that contains great good and ominous evil. We do not know yet if this new dimension will produce more monsters than marvels, but it is too late to go back. -David Horsey

As a novelist, you have to pick your battles. You are tired. You have begun to experience the first ominous tinglings of carpal tunnel syndrome. You wake up in the middle of the night with both hands lying across your chest like a couple of plucked bird carcasses, dead of all sensation. -Lynn Coady

The word 'novel' carries, for me, a weight as ominous, all-consuming and unforgiving as any Job encountered. -Philip Schultz

I think doing The Improv is a little more ominous than doing a college campus because it was so different than anything I'd done. -Mick Foley

President Trump's seeming renunciation of an anti-interventionist foreign policy is the great surprise of the first 100 days, and the most ominous. For any new war could vitiate the Trump mandate and consume his presidency. -Pat Buchanan

The worsening of relations between a declining America and an internally troubled Mexico could even give rise to a particularly ominous phenomenon: the emergence, as a major issue in nationalistically aroused Mexican politics, of territorial claims justified by history and ignited by cross-border incidents. -Zbigniew Brzezinski

The faculty, from adjunct professors to deans, tell you what to do, what to say, and more ominously, what to think. -Betsy DeVos

I really believe the nexus of terrorism and nuclear weapons is the world's most ominous threat. -Valerie Plame

Overly vigorous investigations of ominously ill-defined 'bullying' can themselves constitute a form of bullying. -Lionel Shriver

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