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Human subtlety will never devise an invention
more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature,
because in her inventions nothing is lacking,
and nothing is superfluous.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period
then you value human companionship.
But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds
of mental exercises and it's amazing.
- Wole Soyinka

I found it liberating of necessity to devise my own
style and my own tactics and to look for a voice on
the instrument because there weren't really any that impacted strongly on me.
- Steve Swallow

Everywhere I look, I see the evidence of a creator.
But I don't see it as religion,
which has cut Irish people in two.
I don't see Jesus Christ as being
in any part of a religion.
Religion to me is almost like when God leaves -
and people devise a set of rules to fill the space.
- Bono

 

In old times people used to try and square the circle;
now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.
- Samuel Butler

My first care the following morning was,
to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

A principle is the expression of perfection,
and as imperfect beings like us cannot practice perfection,
we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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It is impossible to devise a scientific experiment
to describe the creation process,
or even to ascertain whether such a process can take place.
The Creator does not create at the whim of a scientist.
- Henry M. Morris

The modern mind tends to be more and more critical
and analytical in spirit,
hence it must devise for itself an engine of expression
which is logically defensible at every point and which
tends to correspond to the rigorous spirit of modern science.
- Edward Sapir

To devise an information processing system capable
of getting along on its own -
it must handle its own problems of programming,
bookkeeping, communication and coordination with its users.
It must appear to its users as a single,
integrated personality.
- Cliff Shaw

Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed
at changing existing situations into preferred ones.
- Herbert Simon

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir.
He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive.
This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit
means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
- Walt Disney

Now it is quite clear to me that there are no solid spheres in the heavens,
and those that have been devised by the authors to save the appearances,
exist only in the imagination.
- Tycho Brahe

Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever
devised for sins committed in previous lives.
The English reading public explains the reason why.
- James Joyce

The trick was really finding the appropriate publisher
for each of the projects I'd devised.
- Mark Millar

A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
- Raymond Chandler

Terms like that, "Humane Society," are devised with people like me in mind,
who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent.
- Barbara Kingsolver

Golf is the most useless outdoor game ever devised
to waste the time and try the spirit of man.
- Westbrook Pegler

Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most
deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
- Ronald Reagan

My cameraman and I devised a method,
which we started using from my second film,
which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio,
where we used bounced light instead of direct light.
We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.
- Satyajit Ray

History proves that all dictatorships,
all authoritarian forms of government are transient.
Only democratic systems are not transient.
Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.
- Vladimir Putin

The Government of the absolute majority instead of
the Government of the people is but the Government
of the strongest interests;
and when not efficiently checked,
it is the most tyrannical and oppressive that can be devised.
- John C. Calhoun

I think perhaps the most important problem is that
we are trying to understand the fundamental workings
of the universe via a language devised for telling
one another when the best fruit is.
- Terry Prachett

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised
by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the
terrible walls which imprison men because they are
different from other men.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Never forget posterity when devising a policy.
Never think of posterity when making a speech.
- Robert G. Menzies

It must be able to assist in devising the method of
solution of problems and not merely solve them.
- Cliff Shaw

Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through
man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
- Ralph Steadman

The only realistic view is that a human life arises gradually,
which is not much help in making personal decisions
or devising public policy.
- George C. Williams

So the people will pay the penalty for their kings' presumption,
who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech.
- Hesiod

Scientists have stated that embryonic stem cells provide
the best opportunity for devising unique treatments
of these serious diseases since,
unlike adult stem cells, they may be induced to develop into any type of cell.
- Eliot Engel

I would not be opposed to devising a new system of pensions,
in which one part was based on collective provision,
but which also gave incentives for people to take out an additional,
personal plan.
- Jacques Delors

I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious
that our system for devising trade agreements,
so very important to this country's functioning around the world,
has not only broken, but it has broken completely.
- Xavier Becerra

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

You should never be content with so little,
when you can reach out for something big.
- Charles L. Allen
(This quote is about making a big difference
in the world - not about greed)

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor,
it is never too late to start life afresh.
- Freeman Dyson

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

We would never have a word for Joy
if there were no suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Forgive those who have injured you -
not because they deserve your forgiveness,
but because you can never be happy
until you release your anger and grant forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
- John Wooden

Never forget the three powerful resources
you always have available to you:
love, prayer, and forgiveness.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller


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