True majorities, in a TV-dominated and anti-intellectual age, may need sound bites and flashing lights and I am not against supplying such lures if they draw children into even a transient concern with science. But every classroom has one [Oliver] Sacks , one [Eric] Korn, or one [Jonathan] Miller , usually a lonely child with a passionate curiosity about nature, and a zeal that overcomes pressures for conformity. Do not the one in fifty deserve their institutions as well magic places, like cabinet museums, that can spark the rare flames of genius?
Do you know, Mr Menzies, that where I come from you could be gaoled for supplying alcohol to an Aborigine?Kathleen Jean Mary Ruska
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants, by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.jonathan swift
A single factory, potentially capable of supplying a whole continent with its particular product, cannot afford to wait until the public asks for its product; it must maintain constant touch, through advertising and propaganda, with the vast public in order to assure itself the continuous demand which alone will make its costly plant profitable.edward berays
Science is incapable of supplying answers to ultimate questions about why things exist and what their purpose is.nicola cabibbo
He tried also to encourage civilised warfare among earthworms, by supplying them with small pieces of pipe, with which they might fight if so disposed.stuart dodgson collingwood
The calculus of utility aims at supplying the ordinary wants of man at the least cost of labour.william stanley jevons
The Azerbaijan and Georgian republics must assume the task of supplying Armenia.grigoriy ordzhonikidze
They will furnish credits which will serve us for the support of the Communist Party in their countries and, by supplying us materials and technical equipment which we lack, will restore our military industry necessary for our future attacks against our suppliers. To put it in other words, they will work on the preparation of their own suicide.
If you want your program to be readable, consider supplying the argument.larry wall
God of his Infinite goodness (if we will but take notice of his goodness unto this Nation) hath made this Country a very Granary for the supplying of Smiths with Iron, Cole, and Lime made with cole, which hath much supplied these men with Com also of late 5 and from these men a great part, not only of this Island, but also of his Majestie's other Kingdoms and Territories, with Iron wares have their supply, and Wood in these parts almost exhausted, although it were of late a mighty woodland country.
The Stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes.