Quotes of Construct

“ You have to erect a fence and say, "Okay, scale this.". ”

- Linda Ronstadt

“ It is easy to build a philosophy. It doesn't have to run. ”

- Charles F. Kettering

“ Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Whenever God erects a house of prayer The devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. ”

- Daniel Defoe

“ Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time. ”

- Jean Cocteau

“ He who writes prose builds his temple to Fame in rubble; he who writes verses builds it in granite. ”

- Edward Bulwer Lytton

“ Fashions fade - style is eternal. ”

- Yves Saint Laurent

“ Too low they build, who build beneath the stars. ”

- Edward Young

“ All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth - in a word, all those bodies which compose the frame of the world - have not any subsistence without a mind. ”

- George Berkeley

“ When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did — in his sleep. Not yelling and screaming like the passengers in his car. ”

- Unknown

“ Walking is the only form of transportation in which a man proceeds erect — like a man — on his own legs, under his own power. There is immense satisfaction in that. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ Soft peace she brings, wherever she arrives: She builds our quiet, as she forms our lives: Lays the rough paths of peevish Nature even, And opens in each heart a little Heaven. ”

- Matthew

“ There is no past that we can bring back by longing for it. There is only an eternally new now that builds and creates itself out of the best as the past withdraws. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated fashions of the generation before last. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live. ”

- Omar Nelson Bradley

“ God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do. ”

- George Balanchine

“ Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers. ”

- Nikita Khrushchev

“ We spend all our time looking for some concept of Truth, but Truth is what is left when we drop all concepts. ”

- David Merzel

“ To build castles in Spain. ”

- George Herbert

“ He stands erect; his slouch becomes a walk; He steps right onward, martial in his air, His form and movement. ”

- William Cowper

“ To reform means to shatter one form and to create another; but the two sides of this act are not always equally intended nor equally successful. ”

- George Santayana

“ Learn from your mistakes and build on your successes. ”

- John Calhoun

“ He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ A bad act done will fester and create in its own way. It's not only goodness that creates. Bad things create. They have their own yeast. ”

- Dennis Potter

“ I know Quebecers don't want to relive old battles; they prefer to build for the future. ”

- Kim Campbell

“ If you would create something, you must be something. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Ah, to build, to build! That is the noblest art of all the arts. Painting and sculpture are but images, are merely shadows cast by outward things on stone or canvas, having in themselves no separate existence. Architecture, existing in itself, and not in seeming a something it is not, surpasses them as substance shadow. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; He that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but He that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other. ”

- Francis Bacon
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