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No rules exist, and examples are simply life-savers answering the appeals of rules making vain attempts to exist.


Andre Breton


#appeals #attempts #examples #exist #making

I work fitfully, in hope rather than in expectation, invent methods which last a week, and fill notebooks with tiny, illegible writing which often defies my own attempts to decipher it.


Anthony Minghella


#decipher #defies #expectation #fill #hope

That statement was not addressed to the authors of political statements. I said that I deplore attempts to misinform the public and to /trigger/ political intervention. And there were such attempts.


Mario Monti


#attempts #authors #deplore #i #intervention

Eventually, I believe, current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time.


Thomas Nagel


#attempts #beings #believe #computers #conscious

In Japan itself there have all along been attempts by some to obliterate the article about renunciation of war from the Constitution and for this purpose they have taken every opportunity to make use of pressures from abroad.


Kenzaburo Oe


#abroad #along #article #attempts #been

Common sense tells us that the government's attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy.


Sarah Palin


#also #attempts #common #common sense #create

Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts to justify their prejudices.


Sargent Shriver


#illogical #irrational #justify #prejudices #racists

Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.


Robert Louis Stevenson


#attempts #conceived #console #discourage #generally

The waste of capital, in proportion to the total capital, in this country between 1800 and 1850, in the attempts which were made to establish means of communication and transportation, was enormous.


William Graham Sumner


#between #capital #communication #country #enormous

I was less successful in my attempts to effect preventive vaccination against typhus by using the virus and in trying to produce large quantities of serum using large animals.


Charles Jules Henry Nicole


#attempts #effect #i #large #less






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