Fairing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations FabricatingMost people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbacks from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.ndash;AnonymousIt is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now. When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies. We are seeing what is before us.ndash;John BradshawThe only laws of matter are those that our minds must fabricate and the only laws of mind are fabricated for it by matter.ndash;James Clerk MaxwellThere is no true expertise in the humanities without knowing all of the humanities. Art is a vast, ancient interconnected web-work, a fabricated tradition. Over-concentration on any one point is a distortion.ndash;Camille PagliaMost works of art, like most wines, ought to be consumed in the district of their fabrication.ndash;Rebecca WestFabricating ndash; CreatingWe create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love.ndash;Whitney Moore Young, Jr.If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.ndash;Andreacute; MauroisThoughts give birth to a creative force that is neither elemental nor sidereal. Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament, a new source of energy, from which new arts flow. When a man undertakes to create something, he establishes a new heaven.ndash;Philipus A. ParacelsusFabricating ndash; FablesFable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.ndash;Gilbert ChestertonFabricating ndash; MakingThe idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.ndash;Anonymous
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