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French Sociologist 1858-19170
Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon.
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
Chinese political figure who was First Lady of the Republic of China 1897-20030
Every clique is a refuge for incompetence. It fosters corruption and disloyalty, it begets cowardice, and consequently is a burden upon and a drawback to the progress of the country. Its instincts and actions are those of the pack.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.
American Author 1862-19370
I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie.
Paul De Man
In België geboren American literair criticus 1919-19830
Literature... is condemned (or privileged) to be forever the most rigorous and, consequently, the most reliable of terms in which man names and transforms himself.
A. E. Housman
British poet 1859-19360
Most men are rather stupid, and most of those who are not stupid are, consequently, rather vain.Source: The Application of Thought to Textual Criticism, a lecture delivered on August 4, 1921
American Author, Critic 1936-0
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
English writer 1709-17840
Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the task of many people to conceal their neediness from others. Consequently they support themselves by temporary means, and everyday is lost in contriving for tomorrow.
British Liberal Party politician 1850-19330
Reading is not a duty, and has consequently no business to be made disagreeable.
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-16770
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long as he is determined not to do it; and consequently so long as it is impossible to him that he should do it.
The universe is then one, infinite, immobile. It is not capable of comprehension and therefore is endless and limitless, and to that extent infinite and indeterminable, and consequently immobilizable..
Scottish preacher, writer 1874-19170
When a man gets to despair he knows that all his thinking will never get him out. He will only get out by the sheer creative effort of God. Consequently he is in the right attitude to receive from God that which he cannot gain for himself.