Quotes: conspicuous

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  • Carl Andre
    Carl Andre
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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.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
    Walter Bagehot
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    An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
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    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.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
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    If Bill Finger created Batman, where is Bill Finger's byline on my strip? It is conspicuous by its absence.
  • Arthur Koestler
    Arthur Koestler
    Hungarian Born British Writer 1905-1983
    Arthur Koestler
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    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.
  • Bayard Ruskin
    Bayard Ruskin
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    Shadows are in reality, when the sun is shining, the most conspicuous thing in a landscape, next to the highest lights.
  • Thorstein Veblen
    Thorstein Veblen
    Norwegian-American economist and sociologist 1857-1929
    Thorstein Veblen
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    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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    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.
  • Alice Meynell
    Alice Meynell
    British poet, writer 1847-1922
    Alice Meynell
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    The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter.
  • James Reston
    James Reston
    In Holland born, American journalist 1909-1995
    James Reston
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    Wealth is conspicuous, but poverty hides.
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