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Whatever their reasons it was yet another depressing reminder of their impetuousness, superficiality and simplistic political thought.
Sometimes Catherine's impetuousness leads her to make bad decisions, but there's no doubt her family and parts of her community would be far worse off without her occasionally annoyed but tenacious devotion to them.
Oswald's impetuousness, McKean had him arrested and presented to
The impetuousness of youth told Jackson Irvine it was the gateway to greatness.
He believed it was his initial naivety and impetuousness which served Lasan so well.
For his impetuousness Helwys was jailed in Newgate Prison, where he died a martyr's death some four years later.
He believes it was his initial naivety and impetuousness which served Lasan so well.
their impetuousness), (90) incapacitation (because of offenders'
Still, Randall acknowledges Guevara's flaws: "his quick temper, his impetuousness, and a tendency to place too much trust in the presumption of morality he hoped to find in others." His greatest legacy, she concludes, was "his unerring capacity to unify words and action, to be who he said he was."
Overall, Mian Nawaz Sharif will have to restrain his natural impetuousness to dominate the military and call the shots in daily affairs.
Well, Morsi's mistakes, his impetuousness and his uncompromising attitude concerning the amending of the constitution could be criticized, but how could they pit a democratically elected president and a coup general against each other?