Quotes with event
The Tour is a great event. It's hard, it's long, it's intense. I still love the Tour and all that it represents.
Interview with Le Monde, June 28, 2013. About Tour de France.
To jump and break the sound barrier will not be a mere record breaking experience or another extreme event that ends once the mission is accomplished. This is an experience that will simulate the first human landing on the moon, and will benefit scientific research.
If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.
They have a big to-do when you're born. Father passes out cigars, and that is a big event. And there's also a big event when you die. Friends, everybody goes, goes to the funeral; they stand around and about you. But those two events are not as important as the thing in between. The thing in between there called life, and if you use that constructively and for all that it's worth, then I think you've got a good life.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
An event is not triggered by a chain of being, but by a field of causes spreading horizontally, like creeping tide.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
There is no praise we have not lavished upon prudence; and yet she cannot assure to us the most trifling event.
If you would put off all worry, assume that what you fear may happen will certainly happen in any event; whatever the trouble may be, measure it in your own mind, and estimate the amount of your fear.
Epistulae morales ad Lucilium, On Despising Death