Quotes with passed
I think we all know how Dr. King would have reacted to the Supreme Court striking down a crucial part of the Voters' Rights Act just recently passed overwhelmingly by Congress. ... I think we would all know how Dr. King would have reacted to our country being awash in guns and for more and more states passing stand your ground laws.
Speech on the 50th anniversary commemoration of the March on Washington (August 28, 2013)
Coming up to them, there has passed some common shot between some of our fleet and some of them; and as far as we perceive, they are determined to sell their lives with blows.
Writing after coming upon part of the Spanish armada (July 31, 1588)
There are a sort of propositions, which, under the name of axioms, have passed for principles of science.
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
All genuine progress results from finding new facts. No law can be passed to make an acre yield three hundred bushels. God has already established the laws. It is four us to discover them, and to learn the facts by which we can obey them.
Oratory... consists of serious pleading, not mimicry. There is, therefore, good reason for the condemnation passed on a delivery which entails the continual alteration of facial expression, annoying restlessness of gesture and gusty changes of tone. ... There is too much 'business' in such delivery.
Say, sir, in your madness, that you own the sun, the stars, the moon; but do not say that you own a man, endowed with a soul that shall live immortal, when sun and moon and stars have passed away.
Speech titled The Barbarism of Slavery on June 4, 1860.
It is only the gods who taste of death. Apollo has passed away, but Hyacinth, whom men say he slew, lives on. Nero and Narcissus are always with us.
Phrases And Philosophies For The Use Of The Young, 1894