The rich philistinism emanating from advertisements is due not to their exaggerating (or inventing) the glory of this or that serviceable article but to suggesting that the acme of human happiness is purchasable and that its purchase somehow ennobles the purchaser.
Labour once spent has no influence on the future value of any article; it is gone and lost for ever. In commerce bygones are forever bygones; and we are always starting clear at each moment, judging the values of things with a view to future utility.william stanley jevons
Whatever his private behavior, the man and his work existed in different realms. Mencken's defects were commonplace; his virtues were not. So wonderfully uninhibited was his style that even a single sentence in a routine article proclaimed its begetter.1994 Of H L Mencken. In the NewYork Times Book Review, 8 May.
Whereas civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as the military forces which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow citizens, the people are confirmed by the article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.tench coxe
In 1939 I wrote my first article ("Intime banaliteter" [Intimate banalities] in the journal Helhesten ) in which I expressed my love for sofa painting, and for the last twenty years I have been preoccupied with the idea of rendering homage to it. Thus I act with full responsibility and after extensive reflection. Only my current situation has enabled me to accomplish the expensive task of demonstrating that the preferred sustenance of painting is painting.asger jorn
The article [Martin Luther] is ample and solidly written. Someone was really occupied with Luther and read some church histories. I give extra points for quoting from sources and the pictures.Margot Käßmann, Lutheran bishop, quoted in Stern, December 2007
Non-violence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.[great soul]
Our guys working this area for a living all believe Chalabi and all those guys in their Bond Street suits are charlatans. To take them for a source of anything except a fantasy trip would be a real stretch. But it's an article of faith among those with no military experience that the Iraqi military is low-hanging fruit.scott ritter
I don't want anything to do with Howard Safir. If you put my name anywhere in an article about Howard Safir, there will be repercussions.howard safir
If the project was lucky enough to have a writer or two well-informed about some specialized subject, and if their work was not degraded in quality by the majority of people, whose knowledge of the subject is based on paragraphs in books and mere mentions in college classes, then there might be a good, credible article on that specialized subject. Otherwise, there will be no article at all, a very amateurish-sounding article, or an article that looks like it might once have been pretty good, but which has been hacked to bits by hoi polloi.larry sanger
Weather is a literary specialty, and no untrained hand can turn out a good article on it.mark twain
You talk about making this article cheaper by reducing its price in the market from 8 d. to 6 d. But suppose, in so doing, you have rendered your country weaker against a foreign foe; suppose you have demoralized thousands of your fellow-countrymen, and have sown discontent between one class of society and another, your article is tolerably dear, I take it, after all.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Dodgson of course was a meticulous traveler. He packed each article separately, well wrapped in paper to twice its bulk.florence becker lennon
I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.james madison
Dodgson of course was a meticulous traveler. He packed each article separately, well wrapped in paper to twice its bulk.Page 176 (The Life of Lewis Carroll (1962))
Buddhism Zen proverbs External links Wikipedia has an article about: Gautama Buddha Wikisource has original works written by or about: Gautama Buddha Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Gautama Buddha At Wikiversity, you can learn about: Buddha oracle#Buddha (Gautama Buddha)Tipitaka : The Pali Canon
Probably one of the best things that ever happened to me was finding a little article in the Chicago Tribune that mentioned that you could go to Shimer without finishing high school. This was at a point when I was desperate to get away from home. I discovered that Shimer was a place where people were really into ideas and cared about things, not just the superficial things that people were into in high school.Laurie Spiegel, "Alumni Profiles: Laurie Spiegel", 2006.
What is technically called the ' fungibility ' of money, is its chief value as an article of commerce; and this fact could not long remain recognized, even by such a conservative class as legal officials.Chapter V, The Law Of Chattels, p. 58 (A Short History Of The English Law (First Edition) (1912))
Dr. Johnson's morality was as English an article as a beefsteak.Nathaniel Hawthorne
Federal District Court Judge Jeffrey White ordered Wikileaks's domain name registrar to disable its Web address. That was akin to shutting down a newspaper because of objections to one article. The First Amendment requires the government to act only in the most dire circumstances when it regulates free expression.Editorial (February 21, 2008). "Stifling Online Speech". The New York Times: p. A22.
As late as the summer of 1941, the Atlantic Monthly , then a still respected magazine for literates and edited by White men, published a long article by Albert Jay Nock, in which he proved that the Jews are an Oriental race that is incompatible with ours. He was not punished and the magazine was not destroyed, strange and almost incredible as that seems today."A World Grown Grey With Their Breath", Liberty Bell magazine (January 1988)
For a discussion of the epigram and more of its numerous translations, see the Wikipedia article: Battle of Thermoplyae.Herodotus, in Histories; the remarks of Dienekes have sometimes become attributed to Leonidas.
article 11 of the NPT states that if we are threatened, we can act in secret.ali larijani
However, what article VI [of the U.S. Constitution] does not do, and was never intended to do, is deny me the right to say, as loudly as I may choose, that I will on no account vote for a smirking hick like Mike Huckabee, who is an unusually stupid primate but who does not have the elementary intelligence to recognize the fact that this is what he is.mike huckabee
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