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Most of our so-called reasoning consists in finding arguments for going on believing as we already do.
A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation.
To understand the limits and opportunities of algorithms in the context of artistic creation, we need to understand that the latter usually consists of three elements: discovery, production, and recommendation.
Every society and religion has rules, for both have moral laws. And the essence of morality consists, as in art, of drawing the line somewhere.
Any fool can have bad luck; the art consists in knowing how to exploit it.
The art of doing mathematics consists in finding that special case which contains all the germs of generality.
Invention consists in avoiding the constructing of useless contraptions and in constructing the useful combinations which are in infinite minority.
Sanctification consists of the daily realization that in Christ we have died, and in Christ we have been raised.
Sometimes it occurs to me that the job of a serious cultural critic mostly consists in telling the generality of people that their opinions - on films, on books, on all manner of widgets, gadgets and even the latest electronic fidgets - simply aren't up to scratch.
Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else; and primarily, morality consists in the motives, that is in the affections.
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt.
If we come to the conclusion after 90 days that the synergies are big enough to justify the efforts, then we can go to the second step, which consists of saying: what would be the best organization and conditions - including shareholdings - in order to make sure the synergies happen.
A typical practice consists of practicing every event for about an hour. A lot of people assume I have private coaching, but I work out with 13 other girls at the gym!
I have become an adjective. There is something called a Rovian-style of campaigning and it's meant as an insult. One columnist said it consists mainly of throwing mud until it sticks. One prominent blogger described the elements of a textbook Rovian race as fear-based, smear-based and anything goes.
The joy of losing consists in this: Where there are no expectations, there is no disappointment.
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
For myself, I do not now know in any concrete human terms wherein my individuality consists. In my present human form of consciousness I simply cannot tell.
There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases.
Leadership consists of picking good men and helping them do their best.
Chester W. Nimitz
Propaganda is that branch of the art of lying which consists in nearly deceiving your friends without quite deceiving your enemies.
The intellectual evolution of the race consists in an increase in the number, delicacy, complexity, permanence and speed of formation of such associations.
The overwhelming majority of my rated wealth consists of investments in companies that produce goods and services.
Never believe that true prayer consists in mere babbling, reciting so many psalms and vigils, saying your beads while you allow your thoughts to roam.
Technology no longer consists just of hardware or software or even services, but of communities. Increasingly, community is a part of technology, a driver of technology, and an emergent effect of technology.
Nuclear doctrine consists of thinking the unthinkable. It involves making threats and promising retaliation that is cruel and destructive beyond imagining. But it has its purpose: to prevent war in the first place.
My daily beauty regimen consists of washing my face before bed and putting on moisturizer.
All wealth consists of desirable things; that is, things which satisfy human wants directly or indirectly: but not all desirable things are reckoned as wealth.
I'm a mum, so my wardrobe consists of sweaters and jeans. As long as I don't leave the house forgetting my jeans, I count that as a fashion success.
Each organism's environment, for the most part, consists of other organisms.
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