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English painter, specialising in portraits 1723-1792+1
Taste does not come by chance: it is a long and laborious task to acquire it.
By concentrating our attention on the effect rather than the causes, we can avoid the laborious, nearly impossible task of trying to detect and deflect the many psychological influences on liking.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-19500
Let's face it: our lives are miserable, laborious, and short.
The growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and... each step forward has been a most painful and laborious achievement.Source: Contributions to Analytical Psychology (1928)
French-born American Novelist, Dancer 1914-19770
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
English statesman 1874-19650
To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day.