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The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc.
Wise living consists perhaps less in acquiring good habits than in acquiring as few habits as possible.
America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us.
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
The happiness of the creature consists in rejoicing in God, by which also God is magnified and exalted.
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations.
The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services.
J. Paul Getty
Reality simply consists of different points of view.
The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
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
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.
Alfred North Whitehead
Health consists of having the same diseases as one's neighbors.
Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can be made into.
Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us but in what we make out of what they do to us.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.
The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups.
The joy of losing consists in this: Where there are no expectations, there is no disappointment.
The world still consists of two clearly divided groups: the English and the foreigners. One group consists of less than 50 million people; the other of 3,950 million. The latter group does not really count.
Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there's no palace till it's built.
Many people think that virtue consists of severity towards others.
My practicality consists in this, in the knowledge that if you beat your head against the wall it is your head which breaks and not the wall - that is my strength, my only strength.
It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
The true worth of an experimenter consists in his pursuing not only what he seeks in his experiment, but also what he did not seek.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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