ingenuity quotes

- 10 of 38 Results
The needs of a society determine its ethics, and in the Black American ghettos the hero is that man who is offered only the crumbs ...
I do not write for such dull elves
As have not a great deal of ingenuity themselves.
Art has no cosmology, it gives us no view of the universe; every distinct work of art gives us a little cosmology of its own, and ...
The ingenuity of man has always been dedicated to the solution of one problem,--how to detach the sensual sweet, the sensual stron ...
Almost every man we meet requires some civility,--requires to be humored; he has some fame, some talent, some whim of religion or ...
In the most worn, pedantic, introverted self-tormenter's life, the greatest part is incalculable by him, unforeseen, unimaginable, ...
Beside all the moral benefit which we may expect from the farmer's profession, when a man enters it considerately, this promised t ...
Central heating, French rubber goods, and cookbooks are three amazing proofs of man's ingenuity in transforming necessity into art ...
Man's ingenuity was good.
He saw it plainly where he stood,
Yet found it easy to resist.
But the worst one of all to leave uncurbed,
Unsocialized, is ingenuity:
...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help