Quotes: erected

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  • Lady Morgan
    Lady Morgan
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    Architecture is the printing press of all ages, and gives a history of the state of the society in which it was erected.
  • Edwin P. Whipple
    Edwin P. Whipple
    American essay writer 1819-1886
    Edwin P. Whipple
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    Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
  • Sir Peter Medawar
    Sir Peter Medawar
    British biologist and immunologist
    Sir Peter Medawar
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    Considered in its entirety, psychoanalysis won't do. It's an end product, moreover, like a dinosaur or a zeppelin; no better theory can ever be erected on its ruins, which will remain for ever one of the saddest and strangest of all landmarks in the history of twentieth-century thought.
  • Paul Harvey
    Paul Harvey
    American radio broadcaster 1918-2009
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    I've never seen a monument erected for a pessimist.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    If a marker were to be erected today, it might read, in homage to his scientific courage: He preferred the hard truth to his dearest illusions.
    Source: Cosmos (1980)  p. 67
  • Monorail tracks are prefabricated and can be erected relatively quickly: Simply dig a hole every 120 feet or so, plop down a column, and lift the track into place. Because the systems operate above traffic, collisions with errant motorists are never an issue. The trains are automated, saving millions in labor costs in the long run.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, ''Thus far and no farther.''
  • Zig Ziglar
    Zig Ziglar
    American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
    Zig Ziglar
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    There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
  • Jules Ellinger
    Jules Ellinger
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    There has never been a statue erected to the memory of someone who let well enough alone.
  • Christopher Lasch
    Christopher Lasch
    American historian 1932-
    Christopher Lasch
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    Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless possibility but by the banality of the social order they have erected against it.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.
  • Billy Williams
    Billy Williams
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    When they told me there would be a statue erected at Wrigley Field, I was happy with that. I know there will be a meeting place for a lot of people. There will be a conversation every day. They say now, 'I'll meet you at Ernie Banks' statue.' After Sept. 7, they'll say, 'I'll meet you by Billy Williams' statue.'
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