Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness.
.. it gets your senses to be spot-on and it's also a great way to take my mind off things.
University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small.
I can't write without a reader. It's precisely like a kiss - you can't do it alone.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean;
not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.
It is precisely because neither individuals nor small groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation is necessary to human survival and flourishing.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell -- whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
The vitamin has been reified. A chemical intangible originally defined as a unit of nutritive value, it was long ago reified into a pill. Now it is a pill; no one except a few precise scientists define it as anything else. Once the vitamin became a pill, it became real according to the precepts of American Cartesianism: I swallow it, therefore it is.
Everything is worth precisely as much as a belch, the difference being that a belch is more satisfying.
Religions are not imaginative, not poetic, not soulful.
On the contrary, they are parochial, small-minded, niggardly with the human imagination, precisely where science is generous.
Influenza pandemics must be taken seriously, precisely because of their capacity to spread rapidly to every country in the world.
The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one's self.
And the arbitrariness of the constraint serves only to obtain precision of execution.
Be precise. A lack of precision is dangerous when the margin of error is small.
My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I have met some highly intelligent believers, but history has no record to say that [s]he knew or understood the mind of god. Yet this is precisely the qualification which the godly must claim—so modestly and so humbly—to possess. It is time to withdraw our 'respect' from such fantastic claims, all of them aimed at the exertion of power over other humans in the real and material world.
As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
Femininity is wearing shoes that make it difficult to run, skirts that inhibit movement, and underclothes that interfere with blood circulation. It can hardly be coincidental that the clothes men find most flattering on a woman are precisely those that make it most difficult for her to defend herself against aggression.
A precisely made iron chain 22 yards in length consisting of 100 links.