Modernism may be seen as an attempt to reconstruct the world in the absence of God.
— Bryan Appleyard

Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.
— Allan Bloom

Historians are left forever chasing shadows, painfully aware of their inability ever to reconstruct a dead world in its completeness however thorough or revealing their documentation. We are doomed to be forever hailing someone who has just gone around the corner and out of earshot.
— Simon Schama

If it's true that men today value their lives outside of work as much as women do--and research proves it is--then they have to join women's fight to reconstruct the way we work and create a new, broader definition of success.
— Elizabeth Perle Mckenna

We can generate immense quantities of data [from dental calculus] that then we can use to begin to reconstruct a detailed picture of the dynamic interplay between diet, infection and immunity, thousands of years ago.
— Christina Warinner