Quotes of Deviation

“ I have offended reputation, A most unnoble swerving. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ And there begins a lang digression about the lords o' the creation. ”

- Robert Burns

“ In a way, the Fab Labs are havens for inventive outliers in society. ”

- Neil Gershenfeld

“ The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later. ”

- Aristotle

“ To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are. ”

- Sean Connery

“ Brahms' Variations are better than mine, but mine were written before his. ”

- Franz Liszt

“ I have offended reputation,A most unnoble swerving. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ By my rambling digressions I perceive myself to be growing old. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Conventional people are roused to fury by departures from convention, largely because they regard such departures as a criticism of themselves. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ The only abnormality is the incapacity to love. ”

- Anais Nin

“ For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. ”

- Mary Kay Ash

“ Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion. ”

- Roland Barthes

“ Great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ The strongest bulwark of authority is uniformity; the least divergence from it is the greatest crime. ”

- Emma Goldman

“ Of all the sexual aberrations, chastity is the strangest. ”

- Anatole France

“ Of all the sexual aberrations, perhaps the most peculiar is chastity. ”

- Remy de Gourmont

“ There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go. ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ There is a time for all things; a time to preach and a time to pray, but those times have passed away; there is a time to fight, and that time has come! ”

- General Peter Muhlenberg

“ The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of diseases. ”

- Edward Jenner

“ The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold. ”

- Aristotle

“ It is a great mistake to follow the exception, instead of the rule; we must show ourselves as strict, and opposed to the exception; yet, as there are exceptions to every rule, we must decide with strictness, though with justice. ”

- Blaise Pascal

“ Genius is the talent for seeing things straight. It is seeing things in a straight line without any bend or break or aberration of sight, seeing them as they are, without any warping of vision. Flawless mental sight! That is genius. ”

- Maude Adams

“ The era of the political was one of anomie: crisis, violence, madness and revolution. The era of the trans-political is that of anomaly: an aberration of no consequence, contemporaneous with the event of no consequence. ”

- Jean Baudrillard

“ When people put their ballots in the boxes, they are, by that act, inoculated against the feeling that the government is not theirs. They then accept, in some measure, that its errors are their errors, its aberrations their aberrations, that any revolt will be against them… ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ I have offended reputation, A most unnoble swerving. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ And there begins a lang digression about the lords o' the creation. ”

- Robert Burns

“ In a way, the Fab Labs are havens for inventive outliers in society. ”

- Neil Gershenfeld

“ The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later. ”

- Aristotle

“ To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are. ”

- Sean Connery
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