Employing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 631 pages
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Familiar Quotations ConveniencesThe ''control of nature'' is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.ndash;Rachel CarsonPeople seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.ndash;Bob DylanIt is function of government to invent philosophies to explain the demands of its own convenience.ndash;Murray KemptonDeath and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!ndash;Margaret MitchellIt is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe there are.ndash;OvidWe do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time.ndash;Ezra PoundWhat is right is often forgotten by what is convenient.ndash;Bodie ThoeneWe must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally at our convenience and which ones may never be if we are to live pleasantly with our fellow man.ndash;Amy VanderbiltConveniences ndash; ComfortOften, the only way to comfort the suffering is to understand that you can't understand and just be there.ndash;AnonymousIf a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.ndash;Jean Cocteau

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