As a matter of fact, I think we're on completely different planets.
"It doesn't matter," Alex said.
It was only a matter of days.
The Trinity--the three elements of matter--are sulphur, mercury, and salt.
As a matter of fact, I'm eating rainbow grass.
They feared to spare him lest he should report the matter to the king.
Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
Howie wouldn't discuss the matter but we could only guess how he felt.
"Now, Vera, what does it matter to you?" said Natasha in defense, speaking very gently.
What's the matter, Cindy?
She does not, it would seem, prove the existence of spirit without matter, or of innate ideas, or of immortality, or anything else that any other human being does not prove.
It can't be helped! said the count, shrugging his shoulders and speaking playfully of a matter that evidently distressed him.
Sonya, what is the matter with you?
But what's the matter with you?
We can understand that the matter seemed like that to contemporaries.
What does it matter whether it is St. Nicholas or St. Blasius?
It was only a matter of time before someone began to connect our tips.
"That is a matter I have not quite decided upon," was the reply.
No matter your view of history and cosmology, civilization is very young.
It was not a matter of life but rather of death, as the saying is.
If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.
Before Sonya and her mother, if Boris happened to be mentioned, she spoke quite freely of that episode as of some childish, long-forgotten matter that was not worth mentioning.
The question was no longer whether this was possible, but only which was the better match and how the matter would be regarded at court.
The assailant pushed a rag against the sleeping girl's nose and mouth and quietly, but with surprising speed, was down the stairs and out the front door in the matter of seconds.
After a long time Mrs. Keller said that she would think the matter over and see what Captain Keller thought of sending Helen away with me.
I do not think anyone can read, or talk for that matter, until he forgets words and sentences in the technical sense.
In my account of Helen last year, I mentioned several instances where she seemed to have called into use an inexplicable mental faculty; but it now seems to me, after carefully considering the matter, that this power may be explained by her perfect familiarity with the muscular variations of those with whom she comes into contact, caused by their emotions.
She paused as if she felt it indecorous to speak of her pregnancy before Pierre, though the gist of the matter lay in that.
Women who are comme il faut, that's a different matter; but the Kuragins' set of women, 'women and wine' I don't understand!
The matter was mentioned to the Emperor, an exception made, and Boris transferred into the regiment of Semenov Guards with the rank of cornet.
"The fact of the matter is," said she significantly, and also in a half whisper, "everyone knows Count Cyril's reputation....
"What is the matter with you, my dear?" she said crossly to the maid who kept her waiting some minutes.
What's the matter, Rostov?
The races, the English Club, sprees with Denisov, and visits to a certain house--that was another matter and quite the thing for a dashing young hussar!
Despite Denisov's request that he would take no part in the matter, Rostov agreed to be Dolokhov's second, and after dinner he discussed the arrangements for the duel with Nesvitski, Bezukhov's second.
Nicholas dismounted, and with Natasha and Petya, who had ridden up, stopped near the hounds, waiting to see how the matter would end.
"What is the matter, Count?" asked the countess in a surprised and commiserating tone.
The first time Prince Andrew understood where he was and what was the matter with him and remembered being wounded and how was when he asked to be carried into the hut after his caleche had stopped at Mytishchi.
Yet, no matter how many times she tried to reassure herself of that, she remained concerned.
I agreed with Merrill Cooms to give the matter serious thought.
If somebody outside your village knew something, it did not matter; for you, it did not exist.
The two letters "c-a," you see, had reminded her of Fridays "lesson"--not that she had any idea that cake was the name of the thing, but it was simply a matter of association, I suppose.
Should he go to headquarters next day and challenge that affected adjutant, or really let the matter drop, was the question that worried him all the way.
"Wh-what is the matter?" asked both the young and old Rostov.
What is the matter, Mary?
This is the one matter in which she disobeys him.
Bennigsen did not know this and moved the troops forward according to his own ideas without mentioning the matter to the commander-in-chief.
What did it matter to anybody, and especially to him, whether or not they found out that their prisoner's name was Count Bezukhov?
Governments (and thieves, for that matter) reallocate wealth—but they do it by increasing the wealth of one party at the expense of another party.
No matter where you live, if you have access to an Internet connection, you can host an online store and sell to the entire world.
In the United States, where we have mostly Democrats and Republicans, life is largely the same no matter who is in charge.
I have always accepted other peoples experiences and observations as a matter of course.
There grew up a mass of controversial matter which it is amusing to read now.
She accepted everything I did for her as a matter of course, and refused to be caressed, and there was no way of appealing to her affection or sympathy or childish love of approbation.
I asked what was the matter, and she said, "Much (many) teeth do make Nancy sick."
I asked what was the matter, and she spelled: "Viney--bad," and began to slap and kick her with renewed violence.
Miss Keller has given her account of it, and the whole matter was discussed in the first Volta Bureau Souvenir from which I quote at length:
"But that is a matter of perfect indifference to me," he thought.
I don't matter, but I have killed her, killed...
"No matter, Princess, don't be alarmed," said Mary Bogdanovna.
When Rostov asked what was the matter, he only uttered some incoherent oaths and threats in a hoarse, feeble voice.
On Rostov's inquiry as to how the matter stood, he at once produced from under his pillow a paper he had received from the commission and the rough draft of his answer to it.
And even if they did arrest me for being here, what would it matter? thought he, looking at an officer who was entering the house the Emperor occupied.
It struck him as a surprise that Alexander treated Bonaparte as an equal and that the latter was quite at ease with the Tsar, as if such relations with an Emperor were an everyday matter to him.
Compared to what preoccupied him, was it not a matter of indifference whether he lived with his wife or not?
Joseph Alexeevich, having remained silent and thoughtful for a good while, told me his view of the matter, which at once lit up for me my whole past and the future path I should follow.
In spite of her age and plainness she had gone through the same process as the Rostovs, but with less flurry – for to her it was a matter of routine.
A very simple thought occurred to him: What does it matter to me or to Bitski what the Emperor was pleased to say at the Council?
Now, hunting is another matter--that's it, come on!
The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.
"Does it matter, Count, how the Note is worded," he asked, "so long as its substance is forcible?"
I don't know what is the matter with me today.
"And how does he now regard the matter?" asked Pierre, referring to the old prince.
He spent every day and whole days at the Karagins', and every day on thinking the matter over told himself that he would propose tomorrow.
What do they matter to you?
And what do his father and sister matter to me?
"Well, friends, I have now thought the whole matter over and this is my advice," she began.
What is the matter with you, my angel?
When he returned to Moscow Pierre was handed a letter from Marya Dmitrievna asking him to come and see her on a matter of great importance relating to Andrew Bolkonski and his betrothed.
Already from his military experience and what he had seen in the Austrian campaign, he had come to the conclusion that in war the most deeply considered plans have no significance and that all depends on the way unexpected movements of the enemy--that cannot be foreseen--are met, and on how and by whom the whole matter is handled.
"What's the matter?" he asked.
"But that's impossible," said Prince Andrew as if it were a matter settled long ago.
The matter is in my hands and is clear and definite in my head.
"The count had a sty," replied the adjutant smiling, "and was very much upset when I told him people had come to ask what was the matter with him.
The major-domo to whom these entreaties were addressed, though he was sorry for the wounded, resolutely refused, saying that he dare not even mention the matter to the count.
Mamma, what does it matter what we take away?
It seemed not to matter whether all or only half the things were left behind.
What's the matter? asked Natasha, as with animated face she ran into the room.
But what is the matter with you, Count?
The superintendent of police, who had gone that morning by Count Rostopchin's orders to burn the barges and had in connection with that matter acquired a large sum of money which was at that moment in his pocket, on seeing a crowd bearing down upon him told his coachman to stop.
It was said that Prince Vasili and the old count had turned upon the Italian, but the latter had produced such letters from the unfortunate deceased that they had immediately let the matter drop.
We have paid for the right to look at the matter plainly and simply, and we will not abandon that right.
He took off his wet felt cloak in a corner of the room, and without greeting anyone went up to Denisov and began questioning him about the matter in hand.
What did it matter to him--who then alone amid a senseless crowd understood the whole tremendous significance of what was happening--what did it matter to him whether Rostopchin attributed the calamities of Moscow to him or to himself?
It doesn't matter to me.
One matter connected with his management sometimes worried Nicholas, and that was his quick temper together with his old hussar habit of making free use of his fists.
But what is the matter with you, Mary? he suddenly asked.
Why, whatever is the matter, my dearest?
But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: 'You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government- -be it what it may--I know it is my duty to obey the government.
Apart from that, the chief source of our error in this matter is due to the fact that in the historical accounts a whole series of innumerable, diverse, and petty events, such for instance as all those which led the French armies to Russia, is generalized into one event in accord with the result produced by that series of events.
They do not see that the role of the natural sciences in this matter is merely to serve as an instrument for the illumination of one side of it.
And then there was the matter of Tessa.
It's a matter of priority.
It was a matter of timing.
It should be Howie's choice if he wants to take this matter forward.
No matter how life-like they are, they have to be visions your mind is creating, as mundane they seem to be.
I decided to pick Daniel Brennan's brains on the matter Howie's sister Annie's abduction.
If we thought Howie was upset over the Youngblood matter, it was arsenic versus ice cream compared to how enraged he was over a challenge to his ability.
Give the matter some thought and discuss it.
I churned the matter over in my mind.
When I dialed, it went to voice mail, but he returned my call in a matter of minutes.
He answered matter-of-factly, without any sense of embarrassment.
It's only a matter of time before the hand of the law is laid upon us.
No matter what, you will always, always protect your family first.
What's the matter with you, old man?
It doesn't matter what the law or the union or their mothers think about it: They can't get a thousand dollars per flip.
Robots can manipulate matter smaller than we can even see, and robots can effortlessly manipulate objects that weigh many tons.
I think no matter what, energy costs will fall dramatically in the future, probably to near zero, because the economic incentives to unlock that technical puzzle are so overwhelming.
In societies where a large percentage of income is necessary just to buy food, having volatile food prices will mean hunger sooner or later, no matter how good the factory jobs are.
No matter why the theory works, is it good for the world that it does.
The range of subject matter on YouTube is as incomprehensibly large as the range in quality.
Since the publication of "The Story of My Life" in the Ladies' Home Journal, Mr. Anagnos has made a statement, in a letter to Mr. Macy, that at the time of the "Frost King" matter, he believed I was innocent.
If she finds anything in her way, she flings it on the floor, no matter what it is: a glass, a pitcher, or even a lamp.
From Miss Sullivan's part of this report I give her most important comments and such biographical matter as does not appear elsewhere in the present volume.
As I had never read this story, or even heard of the book, I inquired of Helen if she knew anything about the matter, and found she did not.
But this puts an infinitely worse face on the matter, and suggests, beside, that probably not even the other three succeed in saving their souls, but are perchance bankrupt in a worse sense than they who fail honestly.
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth.
"Come, what's the matter, old fellow?" said Nesvitski trying to soothe him.
"What's the matter?" exclaimed Prince Andrew standing still in his excitement.
He kept telling himself that he would consider the whole matter and decide what was right and how he should act, but instead of that he only excited himself more and more.
Pierre had the air of a man preoccupied with considerations which had no connection with the matter in hand.
What is the matter with you, my darling?
Papa, I have come on a matter of business.
"Yes, if you put it like that it's quite a different matter," said Prince Andrew.
"What's the matter with her?" thought Pierre, glancing at her.
I had to talk over a very important matter with him.
"Besides," he wrote, "the matter was not then so definitely settled as it is now.
He had that common sense of a matter-of- fact man which showed him what he ought to do.
He understands the matter so well that Daniel and I are often quite astounded, said Simon, well knowing what would please his master.
"Well, it doesn't matter," said Prince Andrew.
What theory and science is possible about a matter the conditions and circumstances of which are unknown and cannot be defined, especially when the strength of the acting forces cannot be ascertained?
What does it matter to you whether our homes are ruined or not?
After hearing the matter, Kutuzov smacked his lips together and shook his head.
So the histories say, and it is all quite wrong, as anyone who cares to look into the matter can easily convince himself.
As a matter of fact, I did.
It wasn't simply a personal matter to Dulce.
No matter what she said, getting him back meant financial security - a roof over her head and everything that went along with it.
As a matter of fact, I'm beginning to feel pretty good.
It doesn't matter to me one way or another, but I wish you would at least make an effort at seeing his side of it.
With that information and if he doesn't change his license plate, it's only a matter of time until we get him!
Then suddenly I thought of another matter entirely.
There too was the matter of who turned off the power at Howie's house and why?
It doesn't matter that the person selling pencils doesn't know how the pencil is made; he only needs to know how to sell them.
And it doesn't matter that the person who paints the pencils doesn't know how the paint is made, for his job is to paint them.
No matter how good she is, how dedicated she is, the assembly line worker's wage is capped.
He was always gentle and forbearing, no matter how dull I might be, and believe me, my stupidity would often have exhausted the patience of Job.
In the silicious matter which the water deposits is perhaps the bony system, and in the still finer soil and organic matter the fleshy fibre or cellular tissue.
It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication of any, even the most enormous wrong; he may still properly have other concerns to engage him; but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it, and, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.
What the diplomatic matter might be he did not care, but it gave him great pleasure to prepare a circular, memorandum, or report, skillfully, pointedly, and elegantly.
You see that your victory is not a matter for great rejoicing and that you can't be received as a savior.
He wished to take a decision, but felt with dismay that in this matter he lacked that strength of will which he had known in himself and really possessed.
What could all that matter in comparison with the will of God, without Whose care not a hair of man's head can fall?
"No matter at all, my dear count," she said, meekly closing her eyes.
"What is the matter?" she asked.
I'll take the matter to the captain of police.
Then I took the matter in hand: I left him alone and began with nurse's help to get the other children up, telling him that I did not love him.
No matter how sorry Alex was for what happened, or how many times he apologized or tried to make up for it, he couldn't remove the hurt.
"It doesn't matter how much money he has," Alex interrupted.
As a matter of fact, he hadn't said that since he spent half the night with his old flame.
No. As a matter of fact, I think it has character.
As a matter of fact, the place could use a little sprucing up.
You're welcome here no matter what - just pack up and come over.
"That is doubtless a matter of taste," returned the Lion.
"What is the matter here?" asked the first lawyer, whose name was Speed.
And so the matter was at last settled.
"What is the matter?" asked the king.
"I will give you thirty days to consider the matter," said Coriolanus.
"What is the matter?" asked Frederick.
"What's the matter?" cried the mother.
No matter how convincing the machine is, once I know it is a machine, I won't care about it anymore.
It is almost no effort for me to row around the lake, no matter how heavy the load may be.
I ought to apologize to the reader and to Miss Keller for presuming to say what her subject matter is worth, but one more explanation is necessary.
As a matter of fact, most of the advice she has received and heeded has led to excisions rather than to additions.
It's queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
Reason says: (1) space with all the forms of matter that give it visibility is infinite, and cannot be imagined otherwise.
Alondra would have been stiff and formal no matter what she wore.
What's the matter, are you expecting a better offer?
I only meant it would be good to get out of the house, no matter what we went to see.
It doesn't matter to me.
She shrugged, not wanting to discuss the matter with him, but determined not to hurt his feelings.
No matter how often she asked herself the question, the answer remained elusive.
What's the matter with your foot?
Well, it doesn't matter anyway, I suppose.
What's the matter, Cindy?
You must keep this promise no matter what, or your brother will get sick and die.
"I love you, Jonny, no matter what," she whispered.
Let him decide the matter for us.
I would run, skip, jump and swing, no matter where I happened to be.
No matter what happened, he would always be more than a fond memory - maybe a first love.
I know you well enough to know you would have to find out – no matter what the risk.
It isn't a matter of which I love more.
But if they thought she and Bordeaux were engaged, the matter would be closed.
It didn't matter that she had no choice, the outcome was the same.