Quotes of Device

“ No man is born into the world whose work Is not born with him; there is always work And tools to work withal, for those who will. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ I'm an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers,... They use my tools. ”

- Robert Moog

“ Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. ”

- Lord Kelvin

“ A tool is but the extension of a man's hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. And he that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the well-being of mankind. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery. ”

- Frank Herbert

“ The universe is a machine for making gods. ”

- Henri Bergson

“ Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men — the balance-wheel of the social machinery. ”

- Horace Mann

“ We are but as the instrument of Heaven. Our work is not design, but destiny. ”

- Owen Meredith

“ I know that the right kind of political leader for the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine. ”

- Aneurin Bevan

“ A woman doing comedy doesn't offend me, but sets me back a bit. I, as a viewer, have trouble with it. I think of her as a producing machine that brings babies in the world. ”

- Jerry Lewis

“ We don't mind taking the money and using it simply for computers and technology initiatives that we as Virginias have determined, but I don't want them doing anything to harm our standards. ”

- George Allen

“ Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom. ”

- Jimmy Carter

“ Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe. ”

- Alfred North Whitehead

“ Men have become the tools of their tools. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices Make instruments to plague us. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ His tongue is now a stringless instrument. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris … no known motor can run at the requisite speed for four days without stopping. ”

- Orville Wright

“ I pray without ceasing now. My personal prayer is: Make me an instrument which only truth can speak. ”

- Peace Pilgrim

“ Riches are not an end of life, but an instrument of life. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present. ”

- Uwe Boll

“ Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation. Tooting, howling, screeching, booming, crashing, whistling, grinding, and trilling bolster his ego… ”

- Jean Arp

“ To call a man an animal is to flatter him; he's a machine, a walking dildo. ”

- Valerie Solanis

“ Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch - what makes you go beyond the norm. ”

- Cicely Tyson

“ Since 'CSI' has been on television, it has been a good recruiting tool. It makes it very interesting for young people. ”

- Robert Davis

“ The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words. ”

- Philip K. Dick

“ It could include items such as increased expenditures on computers, on technology, on science labs and equipment, on instructional equipment, or even better, higher salaries for teachers. ”

- Rick Perry

“ All for one, one for all, that is our device. ”

- Alexandre ‘the Younger’ Dumas

“ Have thy tools ready; God will find thee work. ”

- Charles Kingsley
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