Quotes with mostly
She was mostly immensely relieved to think that virtually everything that anybody had ever told her was wrong.
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (1984)
We mount to heaven mostly on the ruins of our cherished schemes, finding our failures were successes.
History, n. an account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
The Devil's Dictionary
As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and by the consistent narrowness of his outlook. But I have never been able to love what was not lovable or hate what was not hateful, out of deference for some general principle.
Some Reminiscences (1912)
These days, of course, the focus of talk about popular liberation through products is mostly associated with the Internet. I've been collecting computer ads and ads dealing with Internet industries.
Mostly it’s not a lot of that stuff anymore with shooting and killing and dying and blood. I'm getting a little older, you know. The running and the jumping and killing, it's a little past me.
Interview in The New York Times (2010)
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
The psychological profiling [of a programmer] is mostly the ability to shift levels of abstraction, from low level to high level. To see something in the small and to see something in the large.
An interview in Dr. Dobb's Journal (April 1996)
Love rarely overtakes, it mostly comes to meet us.
Marriage at the Crossroads (1931)