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«An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth / in short, materialism / does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.»
«I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.»
Author: Marie Curie
, fairy tale
, natural phenomenon
, natural science
«Holy men? Holy cabbages! Holy bean-pods! What do they do but live and suck in sustenance and grow fat? If that be holiness, I could show you hogs in this forest who are fit to head the calendar. Think you it was for such a life that this good arm was fixed upon my shoulder, or that head placed upon your neck? There is work in the world, man, and it is not by hiding behind stone walls that we shall do it.»
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.
, fit to
, holy man
, Holy Places
, suck in
, work in
«For as one star another far exceeds, So souls in heaven are placed by their deeds.»
«Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.»
«Human beings are so made that the ones who do the crushing feel nothing; it is the person crushed who feels what is happening. Unless one has placed oneself on the side of the oppressed, to feel with them, one cannot understand.»
«A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.»
Author: Sir Walter Scott
«Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.»
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
, There exists
«Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.»
«After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the endu»
Author: Vince Lombardi
, die down
, have died
, The Championship
, The Dresser
, The Quiet