all important

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj all important of the greatest importance "the all-important subject of disarmament","crucial information","in chess cool nerves are of the essence"
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Quotations

  • Hazel Rochman
    Hazel Rochman
    “Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.”
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert%20Einstein
    “All meaningful and lasting change starts first in your imagination and then works its way out. Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important”
  • C. S. Lewis
    C.%20S.%20Lewis
    “The salvation of a single soul is more important than the production or preservation of all the epics and tragedies in the world.”
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor%20Roosevelt
    “Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”
  • George Bush
    George Bush
    “I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity... in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity.”

Usage

In literature:

That is, he is neither Gaul, Roman, nor Frank, but a fourth type which has drawn important elements from all three.
"Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists" by James Anthony Froude, Edward A. Freeman, William Ewart Gladstone, John Henry Newman and Leslie Stephen
In this way a distinction has been imported into nature which is in truth no distinction at all.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
Something that may not seem to mean anything at all may really be very important.
"The Belgians to the Front" by Colonel James Fiske
It so happened that when I first took an imprudent step in the wrong direction, I did not perceive the absence of the all-important stream.
"A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
He is all-important; it is fit that man should take some notice of Him.
"Damn!" by Henry Louis Mencken
There is another all-important factor in Germany bearing upon this point.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
We tried to get a room in the inn, but there wasn't any room for us with all the important people here.
"The King Nobody Wanted" by Norman F. Langford
Pure blood is the all-important factor in health.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
All bread and butter are imported from the United States and England.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
The victory was pursued with impetuosity by the sagacious commons, who knew the importance of a favorable moment in all popular commotions.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part E. From Charles I. to Cromwell" by David Hume
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In poetry:

Only these stones to tell
The deadly strife,
The all-important schemes,
The greed for life.
"Burial Stones" by Frank Prewett
Of all the precepts in the Book
By word of inspiration given,
That bear the import, tone, and look
Of messages direct from heaven,
From Revelation back to Genesis
Is nothing needed half so much as this.
"Be not Anxious" by Hattie Howard
And so I appeal to a voice, to something shadowy,
a remote important region in all who talk:
though we could fool each other, we should consider—
lest the parade of our mutual life get lost in the dark.
"A Ritual To Read To Each Other" by William Stafford
All those who quality do prize
Must study color, taste and size
And keep their dishes clean and sweet,
And all things round their factories neat,
For dairymen insist that these
Are all important points in cheese.
"Hints to Cheese Makers" by James McIntyre
I handed her the mirror, and said:
Please address these questions to the proper person!
Please make all requests to head-quarters!
In all matters of emotional importance
please approach the supreme authority direct! -
"Intimates" by D H Lawrence
You say: 'We sit and talk, of things important . . .
How many others like ourselves, this instant,
Mark the pendulum swinging against the wall?
How many others, laughing, sip their coffee—
Or stare at mirrors, and do not talk at all? . . .
"The House Of Dust: Part 03: 09:" by Conrad Potter Aiken

In news:

Column captured the importance of clean water for all of Florida.
Primary elections are quickly approaching — one important date just passed with last Friday's filing deadline for all who plan to run for county and state offices.
Last week's Presidential debate offered some important lessons for professionals of all stripes on how to communicate and comport yourself when engaging an opponent with a different point of view in a very public setting.
It's important to show compassion for all creatures.
As long as you perform a function that's required, you will be paid with all the accompanying blah blah of how important your job is.
But for all the fun, each station came with an important lesson about conservation .
Owning all of Crown will diversify Constellation 's sales, boost profit and give it room to take on other import beers, said Kaumil Gajrawala, a New York-based analyst for UBS AG.
McCafferty said the mandate is a "win" for women's health, and added it is important for all women to have access to contraceptives without a costly co-pay.
Obama, Romney woo all-important Ohio voters.
Dan Pearce reminds us all about what is truly important in a relationship.
Most importantly he was a friend and role model to all that knew him.
1 ranking in the most important defensive statistic of them all — points allowed per game (13.0).
This is getting a fair amount of coverage all over the place, but oral hygiene is so terribly important that I'm making a note here as well.
As in all depositions , it is important to prepare your witness with the facts.
It's important to find design criteria common to all Audis and yet develop differing designs for different vehicles.
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In science:

The suppression, control and understanding of the background is very important in all low background experiments.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
These cases are important, since by universality, the scaling limits of correlation functions for all line bundles coincide with those of the model cases.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Within all this, though, it is easy to overlook one important fact.
Star Formation and Tidal Encounters with the Low Surface Brightness Galaxy UGC 12695 and Companions
We may conclude, that all most important phenomena, related to turbulence, superfluidity and superconductivity, can be explained in the framework of our Hierarchic theory of condensed matter, general for liquids and solids.
Hierarchic Models of Turbulence, Superfluidity and Superconductivity
In the latter case the dynamics of crossovers is all-important.
Physics of Grain Alignment
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