Reconstituting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 208 pages
Familiar Quotations ReconstitutingModernism may be seen as an attempt to reconstruct the world in the absence of God.ndash;Bryan AppleyardEducation 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.ndash;Allan BloomTo put it boldly, it is the attempt at a posterior reconstruction of existence by the process of conceptualization.ndash;Albert EinsteinA people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.ndash;Edith HamiltonIf 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.ndash;Elizabeth Perle McKennaModern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.ndash;George WillReconstituting ndash; AlteringThe greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.ndash;James Truslow AdamsThings alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.ndash;Francis BaconLearn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.ndash;William Frederick BookGod cannot alter the past, that is why he is obliged to connive at the existence of historians.ndash;Samuel Butler

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