In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.
Diamond is the hardest natural substance known. It is formed deep in the mantle, and is only brought to the surface via kimberlite pipes, lamprophyres , eclogites and other rocks that originate deep within the mantle . It is also found in alluvial deposits, along with quartz , corundum , zircon and other minerals , derived from such rocks, and in certain meteorites .
Embarrassment is the greatest teacher, but since its lessons are exactly those we have tried hardest to conceal from ourselves, it may teach us, also, to perfect our self-deception.james richardson
It was the unemployment that was the hardest to bear. The jobless millions were like an embolism in the nation's vital circulation; and while their indisputable existence argued more forcibly than any text that something was wrong with the system, the economists wrung their hands and racked their brains and called upon the spirit of Adam Smith, but could offer neither diagnosis or remedy.robert heilbroner
One of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq with the war on terror.george w. bush
"I have just done one of the hardest tasks I have ever had to do. I have had to condemn to death one of the finest characters I have ever come across. There must be something very wrong in the state of things that makes a man like that a rebel. I don't wonder that his pupils adored him."patrick pearse
But the waiting time, my brothers, Is the hardest time of all.sarah doudney
And bear unmov'd the wrongs of base mankind, The last, and hardest, conquest of the mind.
The hardest thing to do is to write straight honest prose on human beings.
Nil habet infelix paupertas durius in se Quam quod ridiculos homines facit. The hardest thing to bear in poverty is the fact that it makes men ridiculous.
Playing Elizabeth Taylor was probably the hardest job I’ve ever done.sherilyn fenn
Sometimes the hardest part of my job is the incessant reminder of the fact we’re all trying so assiduously to ignore: we are here temporarily ... life is only ours on loan.sue grafton
Joe Louis is the hardest puncher that I've ever seen... He's a good man. Anyone who plans on beating him had better know what they're doing.max schmeling
The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes.Albert Einstein
[The hardest thing about '90 Millas' was the concept of] combining the old and the new without losing the authenticity. The simple solution, of course, would have been to record covers. [But] emotionally it wouldn't have been the same We left Cuba as children: Gloria was 1, I was 14. So, there ia a part that does exist in nostalgia, but a the same [time] there is another part that is contemporary music that we've made all over the world.gloria estefan
The war of good and evil is mightiest in mightiest souls, and even in the darkest time the heart will maintain its right against the hardest creed.james anthony froude
When you change for the better, the people around you will be inspired to change … But only after trying their hardest to make you stop.steve maraboli
The paynefull smith, with force of fervent heat, The hardest yron soone doth mollify, That with his heavy sledge he can it beat, And fashion it to what he it list apply.Edmund Spenser
Volleyball was the hardest thing I've ever had to do.Liam Hemsworth
Our vanity would have just that which we do best count as that which is hardest for us. The origin of many a morality.friedrich nietzsche
Diamond is the hardest, natural susbstance known to man, with a top count of 10 to match the sun ’s given number. Its name is derived from the Greek word adamas, meaning “ Invincible ” or Unbrekable, its structure is ultra-complex, and its atomic composition is held together by powerful bonding.
Following Korzybski , I put things in probabilities, not absolutes... My only originality lies in applying this zetetic attitude outside the hardest of the hard sciences, physics, to softer sciences and then to non-sciences like politics, ideology, jury verdicts and, of course, conspiracy theory.