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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
Show me one thing here on earth which has begun well and not ended badly. The proudest palpitations are engulfed in a sewer, where they cease throbbing, as though having reached their natural term: this downfall constitutes the heart's drama and the negative meaning of history.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
The passion of self-aggrandizement is persistent but plastic; it will never disappear from a vigorous mind, but may become morally higher by attaching itself to a larger conception of what constitutes the self.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
The tendency of aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to culture.
Swedish sociologist, diplomat and politician 1902-1986
A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.
Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
As it must not, so genius cannot be lawless; for it is even that constitutes its genius - the power of acting creatively under laws of its own origination.
French playwright, writer 1873-1907
Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.
English politician 1623-1683
Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
French-Swiss poet 1792–1870
Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
Thomas Alva Edison
American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But speaking for myself, I can honestly say this is not so... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
American professor and television host
That is the essence of a witch-hunt, that any questioning of the evidence or the procedures in itself constitutes proof of complicity.
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
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