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Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.


Learned Hand


#answers #calls #constant #contrived #hastily

Pleasure and pain, though directly opposite are contrived to be constant companions.


Pierre Charron


#constant #contrived #directly #opposite #pain

There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at a capital tavern... No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.


Samuel Johnson


#capital #contrived #enjoy #good #happiness

There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern.


Samuel Johnson


#contrived #good #happiness #man #much

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.


John Adams


#contrived #country #ever #his #imagination

I am not suggesting that all those missionary organizations working in Haiti should pack up and go home, but I am urging them to understand that Haiti does not need clever Americans with newly contrived schemes for saving their country.


Tony Campolo


#clever #contrived #country #does #go

Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena.


Wilhelm Reich


#chaos #contrived #foothold #living #phenomena

For the greater beauty of the instrument, the balls representing the planets are to be of considerable bigness; but so contrived, that they may be taken off at pleasure, and others, much smaller, and fitter for some purposes, put in their places.


David Rittenhouse


#beauty #bigness #considerable #contrived #fitter

Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left.


Oliver Wendell Holmes


#chips #contrived #critics #her #invented

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.


John F. Kennedy


#deliberate #dishonest #enemy #great #great enemy






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