Quotes: application

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  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.
  • Bobbi Brown
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    Don't use your skin tone as a guide to choosing the color of your eye shadow. Rather, for everyday application, pick shades of shadow that bring out your eye color.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed.
  • Howard Nemerov
    Howard Nemerov
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    For a Jewish Puritan of the middle class, the novel is serious, the novel is work, the novel is conscientious application - why, the novel is practically the retail business all over again.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    It is for want of application, rather than of means that people fail,
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Just as Mars - a desert planet - gives us insights into global climate change on Earth, the promise awaits for bringing back to life portions of the Red Planet through the application of Earth Science to its similar chemistry, possibly reawakening its life-bearing potential.
  • Knowledge in war is very simple, being concerned with so few subjects, and only with their final results at that. But this does not make its application easy.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator and writer 1818-1895
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    Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
  • Most people, no doubt, when they espouse human rights, make their own mental reservations about the proper application of the word ''human.''
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
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    My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
  • Grace Speare
    Grace Speare
    American author 1927-
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    Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application - practice. What you practice is what you manifest.
  • Gene Fowler
    Gene Fowler
    American journalist, author and dramatist 1890-1960
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    Psychoanalysts seem to be long on information and short on application.
  • Scientific theory and its application to the growing needs of mankind advance hand in hand.
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