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. . . in seclusion, she had secluded herself from a thousand natural and healing influences; that, her mind, brooding solitary, had grown diseased, as all minds do and must and will that reverse the appointed order of their Maker . . .


Charles Dickens


#diseased #mind #perverse #perverted #reverse

The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy is likely to be perverse, in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus exert inflationary pressure.


William Vickrey


#effect #enter #exert #high #inflationary

The Climber did not interfere. He praised the education I had received, and approved greatly of our immersions, just after birth, by the Sages, adding maliciously that nothing so sharpened the wits as a passion somewhat out of the common. (“The Story of Princess Zulkais and the Prince Kalilah”)


William Beckford


#perversity #education

The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people.


Charles Trevelyan


#contend #evil #famine #moral #moral evil

Isn't that the most perverse thing you've ever heard?


John Waters


#heard #most #perverse #thing #you

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.


Stephen Jay Gould


#apples #assent #classrooms #confirmed #degree

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.


Thomas Mann


#also #beauty #birth #gives #opposite

Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.


Barney Frank


#based #broader #compensation #country #decisions

I'm very perverse. If someone tells me I have to read a book, I'm instantly disinclined to do so.


Erik Larson


#disinclined #i #instantly #me #perverse

Anything that was perverse and silly would be Kids in the Hall.


Kevin McDonald


#hall #kids #perverse #silly #would






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