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«A baby is God's opinion that life should go on. Never will a time come when the most marvelous recent invention is as marvelous as a newborn baby. The finest of our precision watches, the most super-colossal of our supercargo planes don't compare with a newborn baby in the number and ingenuity of coils and springs, in the flow and change of chemical solutions, in timing devises and interrelated parts that are irreplaceable.»
Author: Carl Sandburg
, most recent
, The Finest
«Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.»
«If the desire to get somewhere is strong enough in a person, his whole being, conscious and unconscious, is always at work, looking for and devising means to get to the goal»
«Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.»
Author: Leonardo da Vinci
«The horror of wedlock, the most appalling, the most loathsome of all the bonds humankind has devised for its own discomfort and degradation.»
Author: Marquis De Sade
, in bonds
«Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.»
«These six things the Lord hates, yes, seven are an abomination to Him: A proud look, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that are swift in running to evil, a false witness who speaks lies, and one w»
«There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry.»
Author: Henry Miller
, Creative Writing
, Joy of
, picture writing
«Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.»
«Conscience is but a word that cowards use, / Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.»