Quotes of Elaborate

“ Partial culture runs to the ornate; extreme culture to simplicity. ”

- Christian Nestell Bovee

“ The most wonderfully complex fictional character is much less complicated than the most boring actual person. ”

- Unknown

“ Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity. ”

- John Christian Bovee

“ What angel wakes me from my flowery bed? ”

- William Shakespeare

“ A lot of what appears to be progress is just so much technological rococo. ”

- Bill Grey

“ Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity. ”

- Christian Nevell Bovee

“ Bodies do not produce sensations, but complexes of elements (complexes of sensations) make up bodies. ”

- Ernst Mach

“ I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated. ”

- Poul Anderson

“ No flowery road leads to glory. ”

- Jean de La Fontaine

“ While intelligent people can often simplify the complex, a fool is more likely to complicate the simple. ”

- Gerald W. Grumet

“ Th' first thing to have in a lib'ry is a shelf. Fr'm time to time this can be decorated with lithrachure. But th' shelf is th' main thing. ”

- Finley Peter Dunne

“ There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible. ”

- Gandhi

“ If you're not actively involved in getting what you want, you don't really want it. ”

- Peter McWilliams

“ A little thin, flowery border round, neat, not gaudy. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ It is quite possible that we can do greater things than Jesus, for what is written in the Bible about him is poetically embellished. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Not unless I do all these ancient and Italian or French or Baroque in the beginnning, I do German. ”

- Victoria de los Angeles

“ I don't make things complicated, that's the way they get all by themselves. ”

- Mel Gibson

“ God did not intend the human family to be wafted to heaven on flowery beds of ease. ”

- Frank Knox

“ The elaborate caution with which the British commander now proceeded stands out in striking contrast with the temerity of his advance upon Bunker Hill in the preceding year. ”

- John Fiske

“ Already we Viewers, when not viewing, have begun to whisper to one another that the more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. ”

- J. B. Priestley

“ An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.'. ”

- Pablo Picasso

“ I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think. ”

- Anne Sullivan

“ I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance, a church filled with flowers and friends. I asked him what kind of wedding he wished for; he said one that would make me his wife. ”

- Unknown

“ I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way, I should be in favor of doing it. ”

- Henry James

“ If a man needs an elaborate tombstone in order to remain in the memory of his country, it is clear that his living at all was an act of absolute superfluity. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. ”

- Raymond Chandler

“ The rules which experience suggest are better than those which theorists elaborate in their libraries. ”

- R. S. Storrs

“ There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy. ”

- E. V. Lucas

“ Computers can now keep a man's every transgression recorded in a permanent memory bank, duplicating with complex programming and intricate wiring a feat his wife handles quite well without fuss or fanfare. ”

- Lane Olinghouse
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