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The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up of our watches is an exertion of labour almost insensible; yet, by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over the whole twenty-four hours.


Charles Babbage


#almost #daily #devote #effect #exertion

War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering.


Karl Von Clausewitz


#exertion #physical #suffering #war

Acting is such a personal thing, which is weird because at the same time it's not. It's for the consumption of other people. But in terms of creative outlets and expressing yourself, it's just the most extreme version of that that I've ever found. It's like running, it's exertion.


Kristen Stewart


#because #consumption #creative #ever #exertion

The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.


Blaise Pascal


#exertions #habitual #his #man #measured

That was one other time when my whole body reacted to the fear and went out of my own control. My nerves came apart completely, and I started vomiting and vomiting. I couldn't stop. It had been such a narrow escape. I kept telling myself that I could take all of the pressure; but there were those times that my body seemed almost to shut itself down, to scream that what was happening was just too much.


Diet Eman


#breakdown #exertion #limits #diet

To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.


John Ruskin


#expression #imperfection #paralysis #vitality #expression

How can a rational being be ennobled by any thing that is not obtained by its own exertions?


Mary Wollstonecraft


#being #ennobled #exertions #how #obtained

A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.


John Stuart Mill


#better #chance #creature #exertions #fight

The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.


John Stuart Mill


#being #better #chance #creature #exertions

But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry, was Astronomy. There were frequently clear nights when the glorious objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy.


James Nasmyth


#astronomy #attractive #beauty #brilliancy #clear






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