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The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The very essence of architecture consists of a variety and development reminiscent of natural organic life. This is the only true style in architecture.
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
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.
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.
James Russell Lowell
True economy consists in always making the income exceed the out-go. Wear the old clothes a little longer if necessary; dispense with the new pair of gloves; mend the old dress: live on plainer food if need be; so that, under all circumstances, unless some unforeseen accident occurs, there will be a margin in favor of the income.
P. T. Barnum
One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike.
Madame de Stael
The physiologist who succeeds in penetrating deeper and deeper into the digestive canal becomes convinced that it consists of a number of chemical laboratories equipped with various mechanical devices.
But what sets Europe apart is we insist on a social model that consists of solidarity, equal opportunity and a certain amount of redistribution.
People who love soft methods and hate iniquity forget this; that reform consists in taking a bone from a dog. Philosophy will not do it.
John Jay Chapman
Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
My writing process, such as it is, consists of a lot of noodling, procrastinating, dawdling, and avoiding.
According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by Lamarck, evolution consists of the gradual transformation of organisms from one condition of existence to another.
The liberty of man consists solely in this, that he obeys the laws of nature because he has himself recognized them as such, and not because they have been imposed upon him externally by any foreign will whatsoever, human or divine, collective or individual.
Our nature consists in motion; complete rest is death.
Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.
The truth, the absolute truth, is that the chief beauty for the theatre consists in fine bodily proportions.
Why do alcoholics begin down the same hazardous road day after day? They are in search of that elusive window of well-being that opens when you drink your way out of a hangover and aren't yet drunk all over again. The alcoholic's day consists of trying to keep that window open.
The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance.
The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
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.
For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.
Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
John F. Kennedy
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