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A word once uttered can never be recalled.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled.
Time flies never to be recalled.
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
Genius is childhood recalled at will.
What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
Pearl S. Buck
Why is it that English, drama and music teachers are most often recalled as our mentors and inspirations? Maybe because artists are rarely members of the popular crowd.
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
If being recalled is the price for keeping one's promises, then so be it.
I mean, that's a sad day in America when you're recalled because you did what you said you were going to do, and the public voted you in to do that.
I never feel so utterly fraudulent as when I review a movie whose charms impress all in the world and I simply do not get it. The other variant is that I love something the world disdains. This has had severe career consequences: I am still famous - or notorious - in certain quarters where I am recalled as the man who liked 'Hudson Hawk.'
Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
When Toots finally could breathe again and the blood returned to his brain, he recalled that he had not passed or been passed by Jackie at any time in the race. Toots never used foul language but he came close that night. Jackie paid.
In 1916 I was discharged from military service, or rather, given a sort of leave of absence on the understanding that I might be recalled within a few months. And so I was a free man, at least for a while.
I'm horrible at quoting movies! Even my very favorites are not easily recalled or programmed to memory. When people start movie quoting around me, I'm that person who just smiles and then looks up the reference later.
We have listened here to the delegates who have recalled the terrible human suffering, and the great material destruction of the late war in the Pacific. It is with feelings of sorrow that we recall the part played in that catastrophic human experience by the old Japan.
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