I have the world's largest collection of seashells.
I keep it on all the beaches of the world... perhaps you've seen it.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Can there be greater foolishness than the respect you pay to people collectively when you despise them individually?
Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
Collect impressions. Don
Borrowers of books --those mutilators of collections, spoilers of the symmetry of shelves, and creators of odd volumes.
Upon books the collective education of the race depends;
they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust;
its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society.
The art galleries of Paris contain the finest collection of frames I ever saw.
My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts.
Design works if it's authentic, inspired, and has a clear point of view.
It can't be a collection of input.
It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.
Individually and collectively, Cherokee people possess an extraordinary ability to face down adversity and continue moving forward.
General jackdaw culture, very little more than a collection of charming miscomprehensions, untargeted enthusiasms, and a general habit of skimming.
You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays.
There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge available to us: observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
The difference between a neurotic, a psychotic, and a psychiatrist.
The neurotic builds castles in the sky, the psychotic lives in them and the psychiatrist collects the rent.
Though collecting quotations could be considered as merely an ironic mimetism