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Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
A cosmic philosophy is not constructed to fit a man; a cosmic philosophy is constructed to fit a cosmos. A man can no more possess a private religion than he can possess a private sun and moon.
Senegalese politician 1926-
Democracy is constructed like an edifice, freedom by freedom, right by right, until it reaches its snapping point.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
For the first time in American history, men in authority are talking about an 'emergency' without a foreseeable end,...Such men as these are crackpot realists: in the name of realism they have constructed a paranoid reality all their own.Source: The Power Elite (1956)
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve.
American businessman 1946-
I want a strong border. I do want a wall. Walls do work, you just have to speak to the folks in Israel. Walls work if they're properly constructed. I know how to build, believe me, I know how to build.
American artist 1945-
I'm trying to deal with ideas about histories, fame, hearsay, and how public identities are constructed.
American artist 1945-
I've always thought that it's good to watch the news to find out what everybody else is looking at and believing, if only because that's how consensus is constructed.
American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
It is both humiliating and humbling to discover that a single generation after the events that constructed me as a public personality, I am remembered as a hairdo.
Andrew Taylor Still
American physician and surgeon 1828-1917
My father was a progressive farmer, and was always ready to lay aside an old plough if he could replace it with one better constructed for its work. All through life, I have ever been ready to buy a better plough.
Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and printmaker 1901-1966
Once the object has been constructed, I have a tendency to discover in it, transformed and displaced, images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
American poet 1941-
The first line is the DNA of the poem; the rest of the poem is constructed out of that first line. A lot of it has to do with tone because tone is the key signature for the poem. The basis of trust for a reader used to be meter and end-rhyme.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
The great moments of rock 'n' roll were never off in some corner of the music world, in a self-constructed ghetto.
The greatest poem is not that which is most skillfully constructed, but that in which there is the most poetry.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
The journalists have constructed for themselves a little wooden chapel, which they also call the Temple of Fame, in which they put up and take down portraits all day long and make such a hammering you can't hear yourself speak.
English writer 1812-1870
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
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