He that imposes an oath makes it, Not he that for convenience takes it; Then how can any man be said To break an oath he never made?
Thus first necessity invented stools, Convenience next suggested elbow-chairs, And luxury the accomplished sofa last.william cowper
As the technology matures, it becomes less and less relevant. The technology is taken for granted. Now, new customers enter the marketplace, customers who are not captivated by technology, but who instead want reliability, Convenience, no fuss or bother, and low cost.donald norman
Each one writes history according to his Convenience.josé rizal
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and Convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Necessity invented stools, Convenience next suggested elbow-chairs, And Luxury the accomplish'd Sofa last.william cowper
Convenience is the basis of mercantile law.
The problem with the Australian practice of abortion is that an objectively grave matter has been reduced to a question of the mother’s Convenience.tony abbott
My dear pastor, in my tent last night, after a fatiguing day's service, I remembered that I failed to send a contribution for our colored Sunday school. Enclosed you will find a check for that object, which please acknowledge at your earliest Convenience and oblige yours faithfully.thomas "stonewall" jackson
No law can possibly meet the Convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority.livy
Those of us whose parenting style can be described as "a series of reflexes, instincts, and minute-by-minute adjustments," as Julie of A Little Pregnant puts it, rather than as a philosophy, are less invested in our own practices. What we do is often less a matter of conviction than one of Convenience. What we need to remember is that there is no need to apologize for that, even in the face of the most red-faced outrage.ayelet waldman
Scientific discovery consists in the interpretation for our own Convenience of a system of existence which has been made with no eye to our Convenience at all.One of the chief duties of a mathematician in acting as an advisor to scientists is to discourage them from expecting too much of mathematicians.Norbert Wiener
I had built a little cabin in Yosemite, and for Convenience in getting water, and for the sake of music and society, I led a small stream from Yosemite Creek into it. Running along the side of the wall it was not in the way, and it had just fall enough to ripple and sing in low, sweet tones, making delightful company, especially at night when I was lying awake. Then a few frogs came in and made merry with the stream, and one snake.john muir
All... must be built with due reference to durability, Convenience, and beauty. Durability will be assured when foundations are carried down to the solid ground and materials wisely and liberally selected; Convenience, when the arrangement of the apartments is faultless and presents no hindrance to use, and when each class of building is assigned to its suitable and appropriate exposure; and beauty, when the appearance of the work is pleasing and in good taste, and when its members are in due proportion according to correct principles of symmetry.vitruvius
At the heart of the controversy in these cases are those recurring pregnancies that pose no danger whatsoever to the life or health of the mother but are, nevertheless, unwanted for any one or more of a variety of reasons -- Convenience, family planning, economics, dislike of children, the embarrassment of illegitimacy, etc.
A Court of equity which is never active in relief against conscience, or public Convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands where the party has slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this Court into activity, but conscience, good faith and reasonable diligence; where these are wanting, the Court is passive and does nothing.pratt, charles, 1st earl camden
II est fort equitable et de publique Convenience que gens ferront aide en recovery de lour duties (It is very agreeable to Equity, and of public Convenience, that people should be aided in recovering their duties).
Reasons of public benefit and Convenience weigh greatly with me.
For the sake of general Convenience, I am not sorry that the rest of the Court are of a contrary opinion.
The golden ride of construction is, that words are to be construed according to their natural meaning,2 unless such a construction would either render them senseless, or would be opposed to the general scope and intent of the instrument, or unless there be some cogent reason of Convenience in favour of a different interpretation.
Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and Convenience of man.
Justice remains the tool of a few powerful interests; legal interpretations will continue to be made to suit the Convenience of the oppressor powers.
No law can possibly meet the Convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority.
Modern civilization has introduced great qualifications to soften the rigours of war; and allows a degree of intercourse with enemies, and particularly with prisoners of war, which can hardly be carried on without the assistance of our Courts of justice. It is not therefore good policy to encourage these strict notions, which are insisted on contrary to morality and public Convenience.