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Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous. — Leonardo da Vinci
A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled. — Raymond Chandler
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why. — James Joyce
The wisdom of God devised a way for the love of God to deliver sinners from the wrath of God while not compromising the righteousness of God. — John Piper
Practice, which some regard as a chore, should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised. — Babe Didrikson Zaharias
A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was prettily devised of Aesop, The fly sat on the axle tree of the chariot wheel and said, what dust do I raise! — Francis Bacon
And be on they guard against the good and the just! They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue -- they hate the lonesome ones. — Friedrich Nietzsche
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.
This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
In a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace.
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort.
The joy of dreaming, creating, building, whether in painting a picture, writing an epic, singing a song, composing a symphony, devising new invention, creating a vast industry.
Men of genius are not to be analyzed by commonplace rules.
The rest of us who have been or are leaders, more commonplace in our quality, will do well to remember two things. One is never to forget posterity when devising a policy. The other is never to think of posterity when making a speech.
Private and public life are subject to the same rules;
and truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better than policy, or tact, or expediency, or any other word that was ever devised to conceal or mystify a deviation from the straight line.
We have more information now than we can use, and less knowledge and understanding than we need. Indeed, we seem to collect information because we have the ability to do so, but we are so busy collecting it that we haven't devised a means of using it. The true measure of any society is not what it knows but what it does with what it knows.
The Government of the absolute majority instead of the Government of the people is but the Government of the strongest interests; and when not efficiently checked, it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised.
We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown.
We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origins. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo! It is our own.
The horror of wedlock, the most appalling, the most loathsome of all the bonds humankind has devised for its own discomfort and degradation.