Status in quo

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Status in quo The state in which anything is already. The phrase is also used retrospectively, as when, on a treaty of peace, matters return to the status quo ante bellum, or are left in statu quo ante bellum, i.e., the state (or, in the state) before the war. The form status quo is in most common use.
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Quotations

  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    “I have news for the forces of greed and the defenders of the status quo; your time has come and gone. It's time for change in America.”
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald%20Reagan
    “Status quo, you know, that is Latin for the mess we're in.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., state in which

Usage

In literature:

Optimists in their own interests, they are all faithful to the Austrian status quo.
"The Purse" by Honore de Balzac
In all else, STATUS QUO.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--First Silesian War, Awakening a General European One, Begins--December, 1740-May, 1741" by Thomas Carlyle
The cycle ends in a condition of quiescence, or of such action as tends only to preserve the status quo.
"The Analysis of Mind" by Bertrand Russell
For it was based on a perpetuation of the political status quo in Europe.
"The Idea of Progress" by J. B. Bury
This act or prologue will be called, in after days, War for the status quo.
"Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
All remains in status quo through irregular, concurring sufferance.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
But, then, in order to calculate the probabilities of the crisis, an examination of the status in quo was necessary.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
But as to proving the case against me, Daniel was at liberty to experiment with the status in quo.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
General Otis was in no position to preserve the status quo.
"The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912" by James H. Blount
STATUS QUO (L.), the state in which.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
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In poetry:

IF thou to be a slave shouldst will,
Thou'lt get no pity, but fare ill;
And if a master thou wouldst be,
The world will view it angrily;
And if in status quo thou stay,
That thou art but a fool, they'll say.
"Neither This Nor That" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In news:

BEIJING — Novelist Mo Yan, this year's Nobel Prize winner for literature, is practiced in the art of challenging the status quo without offending those who uphold it.
In fact, a schools chief with an outsider 's perspective may be more willing to consider reforms that break from the status quo.
Environment, parks status quo in budget, gain in capital project spending.
It's Our Money reporter Ben Waxman has a provacative column over at philly.com today, in which he argues that Nutter great achievement thus far is that he maintained the status quo in the face of potential economic disaster for the city.
For now, the status quo rules when it comes to filling judicial vacancies in Pierce County District Court.
Planned Parenthood's Status Quo in Texas Preserved by Judge.
00 on MTV, Boston's own Status Quo is in the final four of "America's Best Dance Crew," an American Idol style show.
Here on Kool 101.7 we play songs by many bands from the United Kingdom, and now, Guinness World Records shows that Status Quo has more hit singles than any other band in the UK chart history.
2012 election results in status quo .
"Status Quo " Election Means Stability in Administration Overseeing Rapid Change in Policy Climate.
Op-Ed: In AIDS fight, a turning point or status quo .
Senate candidate Sarah Steelman finished third after campaigning with a slogan of "the status quo has got to go" in Missouri's Republican primary earlier this year.
Congressional leaders indicated Sunday that long-standing partisan positions on future healthcare policy changes have hardened in the aftermath of a "status quo" election.
Changing status quo in Madison.
Status quo you can believe in.
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In science:

The current status-quo cannot help because the chemical potential in the thermodynamics accounts only for the chemical identity of a single entity and allows associating of arbitrarily large number of entities which immediately allows growing of a fluctuation to arbitrarily large size.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos
The results of these papers change the status quo in the gauge/gravity duality, since until recently the only non-trivial superconformal QGT in the context of AdS/CFT was provided by Klebanov and Witten (KW) .
On the pp-wave limit and the BMN structure of new Sasaki-Einstein spaces
Data Slicing and Aggregation: A big problem with discussions about the budget in the current status quo is that debates are centered around isolated topics.
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In Figure 8 we illustrate the status quo ante with the dramatic and challenging results from those earlier data.
Tracking The Baryon Density From The Big Bang To The Present
Nevertheless, at present the status quo of this approach is unclear, since in this rapidly developing field there exist a huge stream of publications, where any new paper may change drastically the “state of arts”.
Exact solutions in multidimensional gravity with antisymmetric forms
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