Mechanizing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 628 pages
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Familiar Quotations MechanizingDecide what you want and write your goals. Then convert your goals into positive, present tense statements called affirmations. Affirm your goals each day until they become part of your subconscious mechanism.ndash;AnonymousGoing to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you a mechanic.ndash;AnonymousBureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.ndash;Honoreacute; de BalzacIf all men lead mechanical, unpoetical lifes, this is the real nihilism, the real undoing of the world.ndash;Reginald BlythThe law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.ndash;Raymond ChandlerSuch is the role of poetry. It unveils, in the strict sense of the word. It lays bare, under a light which shakes off torpor, the surprising things which surround us and which our senses record mechanically.ndash;Jean CocteauIt is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.ndash;Sidonie Gabrielle ColetteThere is a wheel on the affairs of men revolve and its mechanism is such that it prevents any man from being always fortunate.ndash;CroesusQuantum mechanics is very impressive. But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing. The theory yields a lot, but it hardly brings us any closer to the secret of the Old One. In any case I am convinced that He doesn't play dice.ndash;Albert EinsteinThe words of language, as they are written or spoken, do not seem to play any role in my mechanism of thought. The physical entities which seem to serve as elements in thought are certain signs and more or less clear images.ndash;Albert Einstein

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