Quotes: constitute

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  • Georges Bernanos
    Georges Bernanos
    French writer 1888-1948
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    Civilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
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    A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
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    As a profession advertising is young; as a force it is as old as the world. The first four words ever uttered, Let there be light, constitute its charter. All nature is vibrant with its impulse.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    Every idea is endowed of itself with immortal life, like a human being. All created form, even that which is created by man, is immortal. For form is independent of matter: molecules do not constitute form.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
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    God leaves to Man the choice of Forms in Government; and those who constitute one Form, may abrogate it.
  • Immanuel Kant
    Immanuel Kant
    German philosopher 1724-1804
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    Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    It is almost systematically to constitute a natural moral law. Nature has no principles. She furnishes us with no reason to believe that human life is to be respected. Nature, in her indifference, makes no difference between right and wrong.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
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    Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
  • Junius
    Junius
    pseudonym of a writer of letters to the Public Advertiser
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    One precedent creates another. They soon accumulate and constitute law. What yesterday was fact, today is doctrine.
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