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In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.
I have failed 'Star Wars' trivia tests. People come up to me at conventions and use terms that I've never heard of.
Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
Therefore, a person should first be changed by a teacher's instructions, and guided by principles of ritual. Only then can he observe the rules of courtesy and humility, obey the conventions and rules of society, and achieve order.
The man or nation of high culture may acknowledge to great lengths the restraints imposed by conventions and honour, but beyond a certain point, primitive will or desire cannot be curbed.
H. P. Lovecraft
In Japan, I am famous in certain special circles - mainly as someone who is trying to break down and enlighten the conventions of Japanese art.
Sorting through what social conventions we ought to adopt for the Internet is a pretty tricky and complicated topic. I think we are just going to live through a lot of these issues until we discover what social norms make sense.
The anarchist painter is not the one who will create anarchist pictures, but the one who will fight with all his individuality against official conventions.
Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection.
The subsistence level is only a conventional idea, and conventions change.
It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it.
For hard resets, conventions and conferences can be inspiring.
Kelly Sue DeConnick
The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.
I've been wanting to do some type of video about the idea that YouTubers have to have some kind of personality disorder, something right, to do what we do. Putting ourselves on camera all the time, being so open on camera all the time, having conventions with our name in it. There has to be something.
There is no other way to break the frozen cinematic conventions than through a complete derangement of the official cinematic senses.
Massachusetts women as a rule adhere too strongly to old-time conventions.
Julia Ward Howe
Had the United States and the United Kingdom gone on alone to capture Baghdad, under the provisions of the Geneva and Hague conventions we would have been considered occupying powers and therefore would have been responsible for all the costs of maintaining or restoring government, education and other services for the people of Iraq.
Unix has, I think for many years, had a reputation as being difficult to learn and incomplete. Difficult to learn means that the set of shared conventions, and things that are assumed about the way it works, and the basic mechanisms, are just different from what they are in other systems.
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite conventions to press our doubts too far.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you're not going to change each other's minds. It's a waste of your time and my time.
The personal things should be left out of, in my opinion, out of platforms and conventions.
But if you want to know the truth, the weirdest thing that has happened has been my discovery that people who attend the conventions are filled with love.
I love going to conventions, and I love spending time with the fans and going to parts of the world where I wouldn't normally go.
Women throughout history have had to defy rigid conventions about what is and is not expected of them.
Actually, I've taught creative writing in Turkey, at an English language university, where the students were native Turkish speakers, but they were writing their essays in English, and they were very interesting - even the sense of structure, the conventions of writing, the different styles of writing.
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