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Temporarily Quotes:

An escalator can never break: it can only become stairs. You should never see an Escalator Temporarily Out Of Order sign, just Escalator Temporarily Stairs. Sorry for the convenience.

Mitch Hedberg

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.

Margaret Mead

A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other… maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever.

Dave Matthews

I’ve always been very curious about fringe cultures where people temporarily adopt a different social model or way of presenting themselves.

Chuck Palahniuk

You have to temporarily be the character in order to understand him. It’s sort of what they used to call ‘shape-shifting.’

Jim Harrison

I don’t want to tell President Obama how to make a speech. He’s a much better speech maker than I am. But I think always to tell the truth in a sometimes blatant way, even though it might be temporarily unpopular, is the best approach.

Jimmy Carter

I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow, looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part, even temporarily, from their precious children.

Thomas S. Monson

The law does not allow the FTC to just snap its fingers and temporarily block a merger.

Brett Kavanaugh

So, babies are taken from their mothers because they get temporarily insane and it’s not the mother’s fault. This is the thing: they shouldn’t feel ashamed. They didn’t cause this. It is not something they did to themselves.

Marie Osmond

Sometimes success will get in the way of maturity – at least temporarily.

Ricky Williams

Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.

Mary Baker Eddy

Many liberals argue that big U.S. companies don’t really pay the top corporate rate. While this is sometimes true, it’s mainly because, during recessions, companies lose money, and get a tax loss carryforward that temporarily reduces their effective rate. But during economic expansions, when profits rise, companies then do pay the top rate.

Lawrence Kudlow

Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama all used temporarily targeted tariffs on specific industries.

Lawrence Kudlow

War is the slaughter of human beings, temporarily regarded as enemies, on as large a scale as possible.

Jeannette Rankin

I temporarily lost my hope in love, and it was temporary, thank goodness.

Shania Twain

They’ve asked me to do this temporarily. I don’t know what temporarily means. Life is temporary.

Bob Schieffer

I do think that fist-waving conversations around liberation ideologies are sort of dated – I’m not creating Barbara Kruger moments of self-actualization – what I’m trying to do is create more moments of chaos where we don’t really know where we are: to destabilize; where all the rules are suspended temporarily.

Kehinde Wiley

At 11, I went to live with my maternal nan and granddad temporarily, after my parents separated, and Nan would let me have a go on her piano. My grandparents were like something out of the Noel Coward play, ‘This Happy Breed,’ and it was magical to hear them sing music-hall songs.

Jools Holland

Applause felt like approval, and it became a drug that soothed the pain, but only temporarily.

Anita Baker

‘Couch surfing’ refers to the practice of temporarily lodging with a stranger – free of charge, unless you count being incessantly sociable as payment.

Patricia Marx

Violence never solves problems. It may cover them up temporarily because of the fear it is intended to inspire, but it is part of a cycle, not the end of a cycle.

Tom Steyer

I like a role that is challenging. That’s what I look for and I’m certainly always looking to move further and maybe push myself into a place that might be temporarily uncomfortable so that I might learn something.

Ezra Miller

Film-making is not liberating. It drains a lot out of you, and it’s fulfilling only temporarily. It’s a very thankless thing at times. When you’re spending all that time on a film, you don’t want 40,000 people to see it – it’s just not enough. You dream of more.

Xavier Dolan

A rise in the level of saving can reduce aggregate activity temporarily but only a sustained high level of saving makes it possible to have the sustained high level of business investment that contributes to the long-run growth of output.

Martin Feldstein

I was already writing ‘The Lost Symbol’ when I started to realize ‘The Da Vinci Code’ would be big. The thing that happened to me and must happen to any writer who’s had success is that I temporarily became very self-aware.

Dan Brown

If the cosmos isn’t finite, then far, far away, floating duplicates of your brain – with all its experiences, thoughts, and emotions – are occasionally (and temporarily) thrown together by the random combining of atoms. Such ‘Boltzmann brains,’ as they’re called, are a disturbing consequence of an unlimited universe.

Seth Shostak

Science regards man as an aggregation of atoms temporarily united by a mysterious force called the life-principle. To the materialist, the only difference between a living and a dead body is that in the one case that force is active, in the other latent.

Annie Besant

A painting lets us know how somebody literally saw things. A piece of music is another language that transmits a whole wealth of emotion and wordless experience. But writing is special in the way at allows us to temporarily enter another person’s world, to step outside the boundaries of our own time and space.

Claire Messud

Sport is a great equalizer that can build bridges, transcend borders and cultures, and render even the fiercest conflicts temporarily irrelevant.

Richard Attias

We have a rule: if you’re killing off a series regular, you have to tell them first. If you’re killing off a person temporarily, you have to warn them before the script comes out.

Julie Plec

I know that you cannot banish the truth permanently, you can only cloud it temporarily.

Javed Jaffrey

Yes, bad or mediocre ballets can be useful to the dancers and temporarily fun for the audience, but in the long run, the lowering of standards can only erode the art form we all love.

Robert Gottlieb

Because of my sports background, I know how to overcome wear and tear and how to temporarily fix injuries on the spot.

Angad Bedi

Abortion opponents know full well that the public would not abide putting women in prison en masse. Politically, it’s more palatable to portray them as irrational, ignorant, and childlike, perhaps even temporarily insane.

Katha Pollitt

I did have some secret abortions myself, which I repented from when I was born again in 1983. I drank the abortion Kool-Aid temporarily because I thought it was the answer.

Alveda King

I had become monomaniacal about DNA only in 1951 when I had just turned 23 and as a postdoctoral fellow was temporarily in Naples attending a small May meeting on biologically important macromolecules.

James D. Watson

It seems to me that any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world and if it does, then only temporarily.

Martin Scorsese

Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.

James Dobson

If you show emotion in competition, temporarily, you’ll be ineffective. If you’re disciplined enough, you don’t get down when you’re behind, and you have a chance to create something positive.

Tom Landry

That’s what’s beautiful about sports in general is you give someone a bat, a ball, a piece of sporting equipment and what it does to help them just be better people, ‘to get out of whatever situation they might be in temporarily for that moment, to be whoever they want to be.

Jessica Mendoza

‘House of Cards’ is full of hypocrites, some ashamed, many proud. There is no silver lining here, no appeal to a just system that is temporarily thwarted by corrupting forces.

Ari Melber

No matter what one looks at and finds temporarily pleasing, it can never be as beautiful as just a tree, really.

David Thewlis

America doesn’t have poor people, they have temporarily embarrassed millionaires: meaning there are people who are poor for now but that’s all about to end when ‘blank’ happens, or when the number comes in, or when the invention takes off.

Neal Brennan

Where there is terrorist activity – Syria or Iraq – we will temporarily suspend immigration until we can establish a vetting system in which we can identify who people are who are coming in.

Paul Manafort

There’s something attractive about making people temporarily forget their actual age by taking them out of their normal lives so completely. Doesn’t travel, by its very nature, strive to do this?

Lawrence Osborne

I need to acknowledge the toll certain parts of my life are taking on me. I have to do that, even if it temporarily paralyzes me to suppress it. Otherwise, paradoxically, I can’t go on. When I can reside in that, and recoup, then I can continue. In a strange way it’s a survival method.

Margo Jefferson

Doing a TV show is like temporarily getting married to it.

Nikita Dutta

What Mexicans want and aspire to, is to go there and work temporarily and raise some money and come back home. That’s what they want, so nobody’s asking for those two, three million Mexicans that are illegally in the United States to become American citizens.

Vicente Fox

All human societies go through fads in which they temporarily either adopt practices of little use or else abandon practices of considerable use.

Jared Diamond

The humanitarian developers behind World of Warcraft have also discovered a way to bribe gamers into turning off their computers and going outside. If you log off for a few days, your character will be more ‘rested’ when you resume playing, a mode that temporarily speeds up your leveling.

Clive Thompson

I had been saying to myself for a good many years that I was really a writer and that I was in advertising temporarily.

Donald McCaig

I believe that with the help of foreign countries – and under that condition only, because they have no other source of financing – the new government may temporarily extricate Georgia from the current situation.

Eduard Shevardnadze

The Bank of England’s Carney is worried the shock of Britain’s vote to leave the E.U. could cause households and businesses to temporarily halt spending, which could stop the economy and even spur a recession.

Kelly Evans

Like I said about Freaked, people tend to find these films, and I think that in the end the cool thing about a movie is that it can be sort of burnt temporarily, but then it’s burnt into the fabric of your culture.

Alex Winter

In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli.

Jerome Bruner

In 1980 I was attacked by a dog in Spain and was temporarily blinded in one eye – I thought it would end my tennis career.

Sue Barker

The United Nations should come in and take over Liberia, not temporarily, but for life. To make Liberians believe in democracy, to make us believe in human rights, they need to go in and just seize control of the country. That is the only way Liberia will ever become the kind of country it was supposed to be.

George Weah

Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro-life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement.

Marvin Olasky

We’d all survive if Twitter shut down for a short while during major riots. Social media isn’t any more important than a train station, a road or a bus service. We don’t worry about police temporarily closing those. Common sense. If riot info and fear is spreading by Facebook and Twitter, shut them off for an hour or two, then restore.

Louise Mensch

Anything that instills a sense of hope will at least temporarily help treat depression.

Irving Kirsch

I temporarily became a surgeon for ‘Memory of Love’. I spent two weeks in an operating theatre, watching amputations, and I loved it.

Aminatta Forna

When we human beings hypothesize that a law of nature holds – even temporarily or situationally – we are creating an idea, but we are also making a hypothesis about how nature behaves, whose truth or usefulness has nothing to do with what we know or believe.

Lee Smolin

Show business is like a bumpy bus ride. Sometimes you find yourself temporarily juggled out of your seat and holding onto a strap. But the main idea is to hang in there and not be shoved out the door.

Cliff Robertson

All wars come to an end, at least temporarily. But the authority acquired by the state hangs on; political power never abdicates.

Frank Chodorov

Your celebrity capital rises and falls in any given year. And when you have some – temporarily, usually – you try to use it for some good.

Steven Van Zandt

I am very supportive of Donald Trump’s call to temporarily suspend immigration from countries where terrorists influence and impact represents a threat to the United States.

Mike Pence

I’d traveled a lot, was going temporarily insane and became very successful, but there was no one to take that all home to.

Diana Ross

I have my husband and children near me in Rome, and I feel this is where we are temporarily belonging. But personally, all my life, I have felt the absence of a sense of history.

Jhumpa Lahiri

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.

William J. H. Boetcker

It is only when parental feelings are ineffective or too ambivalent or when the mother’s emotions are temporarily engaged elsewhere that children feel lost.

Anna Freud

I don’t think we should ever ban anyone based on their religion. That is un-American. It is not good. What the president is doing, everybody needs to realize that what he’s doing is saying, ‘Let’s take a step back. Let’s temporarily pause.’

Nikki Haley

The truth is, we are a culture built on a reward system, and our instinctive pursuit of pleasure can often lead us astray. We will rationalize anything into an excuse to indulge in whatever it is that makes us feel temporarily satiated.

Dan Levy

Only to the extent that men desire peace and brotherhood can the world be made better. No peace even though temporarily obtained, will be permanent, whether to individuals or nations, unless it is built upon the solid foundation of eternal principles.

David O. McKay

President Obama’s executive actions on immigration are designed to temporarily address major flaws in our broken immigration system.

Jan Schakowsky

I’ve always been a champion of kids pursuing their dreams. But sometimes in life, extraordinary circumstances may force us to temporarily put our dreams on hold. The most important thing is to never lose sight of that dream, no matter what punches life may throw in our way.

Marlo Thomas

Proclaiming the gospel is not an activity in which we periodically and temporarily engage.

David A. Bednar

There is no magic. There is no secret. You need your sleep. A lot of our society tries to get by, but the truth is it is up to each individual to get their optimal sleep amount. If you get less than that you can get by temporarily, but it’s only temporary.

Richard Berry

What is Temporarily?

 Temporariy is only for a short time period; it is not final.