subtle quotes

- 10 of 83 Results
Our common stock of words embodies all the distinctions men have found worth drawing, and the connections they have found worth ma ...
Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to con ...
But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.
The shortest way out of Manchester is notoriously a bottle of Gordon's gin; out of any businessman's life there is the mirage of P ...
Not so many years ago there there was no simpler or more intelligible notion than that of going on a journey. Travel--movement thr ...
The great novels of sex of the nineteenth century were those of Thomas Hardy. By comparison, Lawrence's books are more subtle and ...
Rarely do American parents deliberately teach their children to hate members of another racial, religious, or nationality group. M ...
The genius of the Spanish people is exquisitely subtle, without being at all acute; hence there is so much humour and so little wi ...
Creative memory is the historian's most subtle opponent.
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