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The integers of language are sentences, and their organs are the parts of speech. Linguistic organization, then, consists in the differentiation of the parts of speech and the integration of the sentence.
John Wesley Powell
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
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 collective unconscious consists of the sum of the instincts and their correlates, the archetypes. Just as everybody possesses instincts, so he also possesses a stock of archetypal images.
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.
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 real art of conducting consists in transitions.
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.
Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun.
The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
The secret of ugliness consists not in irregularity, but in being uninteresting.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.
George Bernard Shaw
Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.
A man's felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind.
Business today consists in persuading crowds.
T. S. Eliot
Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion, but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.
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