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Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.
Death consists, indeed, in a repeated process of unrobing, or unsheathing. The immortal part of man shakes off from itself, one after the other, its outer casings, and - as the snake from its skin, the butterfly from its chrysalis - emerges from one after another, passing into a higher state of consciousness.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
James A. Michener
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
The good life consists in deriving happiness by using your signature strengths every day in the main realms of living. The meaningful life adds one more component: using these same strengths to forward knowledge, power or goodness.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance.
Looking beautiful isn't just about what you apply on your face. It's the little things you do that matter. A combination of a good diet, exercise, healthy habits, discipline, dancing etc. is what my beauty routine consists of. Also, I have no bad habits; I don't drink or smoke. All these contribute to me being fit and looking good.
Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.
John D. Rockefeller
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.
Lewis H. Lapham
The joy of losing consists in this: Where there are no expectations, there is no disappointment.
The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.
The art of doing mathematics consists in finding that special case which contains all the germs of generality.
Every science consists in the coordination of facts; if the different observations were entirely isolated, there would be no science.
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.
Chester W. Nimitz
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.
Alfred North Whitehead
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.
The fact that television and tourism have made the whole world accessible has created the illusion that we enjoy intimate knowledge of other places, when we barely scratch their surface. For the vast majority, the knowledge of Thailand or Sri Lanka acquired through tourism consists of little more than the whereabouts of the beach.
Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists on playful words or deeds. Therefore it becomes a wise and virtuous man to have recourse to such things at times.
With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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