Quotes of Designed

“ Ah me! we wound where we never intended to strike; we create anger where we never meant harm; and these thoughts are the thorns in our cushion. - William Makepeace Thackeray. ”

- William Makepeace Thackeray

“ I'd never written a sitcom before. ”

- Dylan Moran

“ Don't get it right, just get it written. ”

- James Thurber

“ Whatsoever is, is in God, and without God nothing can be, or be conceived. ”

- Baruch Spinoza

“ Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole. ”

- William S. Burroughs

“ When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. ”

- Clifton Fadiman

“ The guarantee that our self enjoys an intended relation to the outer world is most, if not all, we ask from religion. God is the self projected onto reality by our natural and necessary optimism. He is the not-me personified. ”

- John Updike

“ Political language… is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. ”

- George Orwell

“ We shouldn't be surprised that conditions in the universe are suitable for life, but this is not evidence that the universe was designed to allow for life. ”

- Stephen Hawking

“ Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill- designed for the purpose. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. ”

- Ingrid Bergman

“ How can I tell that the past isn't a fiction designed to account for the discrepancy between my immediate physical sensation and my state of mind? ”

- Douglas Adams

“ God wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own backs nor kick ourselves too easily. ”

- Unknown

“ Brains aren't designed to get result; they go in directions. If you know how the brain works you can set your own directions. If you don't, then someone else will. ”

- Richard Bandler

“ Cards were at first for benefits designed: sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind. ”

- David Garrick

“ Dog. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Eroticism is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings. ”

- Robert Collier

“ Great people are meteors designed to burn so that the earth may be lighted. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ I love the male body, it's better designed than the male mind. ”

- Andrea Newman

“ No great movement designed to change the world can bear to be laughed at or belittled. Mockery is a rust that corrodes all it touches. ”

- Milan Kundera

“ No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself. ”

- Lord Kames

“ Not only don't diets work, they're actually designed to fail. It's not you or your lack of will power that's the problem. It's that diets by their very nature simply don't work. ”

- Bob Schwartz

“ People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed. ”

- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

“ People may or may not say what they mean… but they always say something designed to get what they want. ”

- David Mamet

“ Pornography is literature designed to be read with one hand. ”

- Angela Lambert

“ The constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people. ”

- William Orville Douglas

“ Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ We are all designed for a specific purpose; we all have something for which each of us, and each of us alone, is responsible. ”

- Naomi Stephan
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