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Swiss artist 1879-1940
Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
Any time I need to get a serious attitude adjustment, I put on one of their records, and there are examples there for all time to keep us honest and keep us reaching; they'll never be eclipsed.
Indian businessman 1949-
Bofors was a steelmaker that became a forgings company and then went on to build guns. Companies like Krupp and Thyssen were in steel and forgings before entering defence. There are similar examples in the U.K.; it is a natural progression.
American poet and actor 1974-
Dear Angry Older People, over 21-ish, anyone who considers themselves an adult, still bitter: Next time you're wondering what wrong with kids today, you might wanna check the examples you've been giving us to work with.Source: Poetry Older People
Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
English writer 1834-1903
Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
American actor 1963-
God love Neil Patrick Harris - how great is that. People grew up with him; they go, 'Oh it's him, it's that little boy and he just happens to be gay. How great for him!' The more of those kind of examples that happen, the better it's going to be.
English poet 1688-1744
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
American author and newspaper columnist
History is replete with examples of tech firms that were marginalized by new companies and technologies.
British poet 1683-1765
Illustrious examples engross, prejudice, and intimidate. They engross our attention, and so prevent a due inspection of ourselves; they prejudice our judgment in favor of their abilities, and so lessen the sense of our own; and they intimidate us with the
In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything.
American writer and film 1947-
It always stimulates me to discover new examples of my own prejudice and stupidity, to realize that I don't know half as much as I think I do.Source: Oracle Night (2009) 35
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
It is hardly to be believed how spiritual reflections when mixed with a little physics can hold people's attention and give them a livelier idea of God than do the often ill-applied examples of his wrath.
British food writer, journalist and historian
Learning to cook in the 1990s, I thought 'proper olives' meant black. The benchmark was Kalamata from Greece: purple-black with an almost mushroomy depth of flavour. Other fine examples were tiny Coquilles from Nice and plump round Tanches from Nyons.
German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of.
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