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A place is an area within an environment that has been altered in such a way to make the general environment more conspicuous.
English economist 1826-18770
An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.
Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses.
If Bill Finger created Batman, where is Bill Finger's byline on my strip? It is conspicuous by its absence.
Hungarian Born British Writer 1905-19830
If conquerors be regarded as the engine-drivers of History, then the conquerors of thought are perhaps the pointsmen who, less conspicuous to the traveler's eye, determine the direction of the journey.
Shadows are in reality, when the sun is shining, the most conspicuous thing in a landscape, next to the highest lights.
Norwegian-American economist and sociologist 1857-19290
The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
The President has paid dear for his White House. It has commonly cost him all his peace, and the best of his manly attributes. To preserve for a short time so conspicuous an appearance before the world, he is content to eat dust before the real masters who stand erect behind the throne.
British poet, writer 1847-19220
The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.
In Holland born, American journalist 1909-19950
Wealth is conspicuous, but poverty hides.