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The Western musical canon came about not merely by accumulation, but by opposition and subversion, both to the ruling powers on whom composers depended for their livelihoods and to other musics.


Brian Ferneyhough


#both #came #canon #composers #depended

Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.


Anton Chekhov


#doctors #kill #lawyers #merely #only

Impossibilities are merely things of which we have not learned, or which we do not wish to happen.


Charles W. Chesnutt


#impossibilities #learned #merely #things #which

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.


Gilbert K. Chesterton


#ancestors #around #arrogant #classes #dead

That a majority of women do not wish for any important change in their social and civil condition, merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.


Lydia M. Child


#change #civil #condition #custom #important

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.


Immanuel Kant


#be happy #god #happy #make #merely

War is not merely a political act but a real political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse, a carrying out of the same by other means.


Karl Von Clausewitz


#carrying #continuation #instrument #intercourse #means

The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.


Henry Clay


#endless #existed #generation #made #merely

Could the one whom Christians worship be merely a mythological creation, or is he real? These questions have exercised many great minds and have been the dominant issue in New Testament studies during this century.


John Clayton


#century #christians #could #creation #dominant

The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.


William Kingdon Clifford


#become #believe #credulous #danger #enough






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