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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+9
'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
British Writer 1938-+3
A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
British science-fiction writer 1952-+1
A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Sri Swami Sivananda
Indian arts 1887-+1
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
A readiness to believe every promise implicitly, to obey every command unhesitatingly, to stand perfect and complete in all the will of God, is the only true spirit of Bible study.
Amos Bronson Alcott
American educator and social reformer 1799-1888+1
Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
'Game of Thrones' has multiple story lines, multiple countries, and it's complete fantasy.
A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood.
British science-fiction writer 1952-0
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.Source: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2012) 690
American art historian 1865-19590
A complete life may be one ending in so full an identification with the not-self that there is no self left to die.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-19300
A man has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it; and one's religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification.
Norwegian dramatist 1828-19060
A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
English writer 1882-19410
A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC0
A tragedy is a representation of an action that is whole and complete and of a certain magnitude. A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.
German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-18290
An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.