I am not designed to come second or third. I am designed to win.

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted.

People may or may not say what they mean.

.. but they always say something designed to get what they want.

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Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give an appearance of solidarity to pure wind.

Dog. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.

There is no reason that the universe should be designed for our convenience.

Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.

We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization.

The constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

A camel is a horse designed by a committee.

I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth. I have tried to shed some gleams of light on the shadow of man startled by his anguish.

Most management-speak is, as Schrijvers points out, Panglossian balderdash designed to lull the weak and credulous

The United Nations is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all its members.

In simple terms, we are aligning our business today with the way we believe future systems are going to be designed, acquired and maintained.

WikiLeaks is designed to make capitalism more free and ethical.

We are searching for some kind of harmony between two intangibles: a form which we have not yet designed and a context which we cannot properly describe.

We've carried that over into the visual development as well.

We've designed quite an exotic cast of characters, but the last thing we want is to dictate to the players how their PCs should look. What we want to do is inspire.

You know, I designed the Queen crest.

I simply combined all the creatures that represent our star signs-and I don't even believe in astrology.

In terms of the game theory, we might say the universe is so constituted as to maximize play. The best games are not those in which all goes smoothly and steadily toward a certain conclusion, but those in which the outcome is always in doubt. Similarly, the geometry of life is designed to keep us at the point of maximum tension between certainty and uncertainty, order and chaos. Every important call is a close one. We survive and evolve by the skin of our teeth. We really wouldn't want it any other way.

Automobiles are free of egotism, passion, prejudice and stupid ideas about where to have dinner. They are, literally, selfless. A world designed for automobiles instead of people would have wider streets, larger dining rooms, fewer stairs to climb and no smelly, dangerous subway stations.

When committees gather, each member is necessarily an actor, uncontrollably acting out the part of himself, reading the lines that identify him, asserting his identity. We are designed, coded, it seems, to place the highest priority on being individuals, and we must do this first, at whatever cost, even if it means disability for the group.

No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.

It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by providence as an evil to mankind.

Why kick the man downstream who can't put the parts together because the parts really weren't designed properly?

Not only don't diets work, they're actually designed to fail.

It's not you or your lack of will power that's the problem. It's that diets by their very nature simply don't work.

Schools were designed by Horace Mann and Barnard Sears and Harper of the University of Chicago and Thorndyke of Columbia Teachers College and some other men to be instruments of the scientific management of a mass population. Schools are intended to produce through the application of formulae, formulaic human beings whose behavior can be predicted and controlled.

People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed.

The results of life are uncalculated and uncalculable.

The years teach much which the days never know. The persons who compose our company, converse, and come and go, and design and execute many things, and somewhat comes of it all, but an unlooked for result. The individual is always mistaken. He designed many things, and drew in other persons as coadjutors, quarrelled with some or all, blundered much, and something is done; all are a little advanced, but the individual is always mistaken. It turns out somewhat new, and very unlike what he promised himself.

Those who already walk submissively will say there is no cause for alarm.

But submissiveness is not our heritage. The First Amendment was designed to allow rebellion to remain as our heritage. The Constitution was designed to keep government off the backs of the people. The Bill of Rights was added to keep the precincts of belief and expression, of the press, of political and social activities free from surveillance. The Bill of Rights was designed to keep agents of government and official eavesdroppers away from assemblies of people. The aim was to allow men to be free and independent and to assert their rights against government.

The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of god health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body.

Our concern must be to live while we're alive.

.. to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.

Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.

I love the male body, it's better designed than the male mind.

Brains aren't designed to get result;

they go in directions. If you know how the brain works you can set your own directions. If you don't, then someone else will.

Cards were at first for benefits designed, sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind.

A camel is a horse designed by committee.

Pornography is literature designed to be read with one hand.

No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches.

The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to create rights.

Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.

Erotica is simply high-class pornography;

better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer.

Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.

Man is an artifact designed for space travel.

He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole.

Technology is very seductive, and it is certainly changing the way things are designed and made and taught. The problem is when technology has seduced you away from thinking about things as deeply as you should.

To sum up: 1. The cosmos is a gigantic fly-wheel making 10, 000 revolutions a minute. 2. Man is a sick fly taking a dizzy ride on it. 3. Religion is the theory that the wheel was designed and set spinning to give him the ride.

If you want people to perform better, you reward them, right? Bonuses, commissions, their own reality show. Incentivize them. ... But that's not happening here. You've got an incentive designed to sharpen thinking and accelerate creativity, and it does just the opposite. It dulls thinking and blocks creativity.

You might notice that many gas pumps, including this one, are designed to look like ATMs. I've talked to engineers. That's specifically to diffuse our anger, because supposedly we feel good about ATMs.

Social Security is a social insurance program - it is not designed to be the same thing as a 401(k).

Wouldn't it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty, rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines?