Quotes: machinery

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  • Horace Mann
    Horace Mann
    American educator 1796-1859
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    Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men - the balance-wheel of the social machinery.
  • Eli Stanley Jones
    Eli Stanley Jones
    American missionary and theologian 1884-1973
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    Fear is the sand in the machinery of life.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    Furniture manufacturing in plastics requires very costly machinery, which the Danish market is not big enough to justify. Or so they say. But show me a plastics manufacturer who dares to take on the experiment.
  • Brad Holland
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    Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery, speed, violence, and public relations. It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for, because we might get it.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol
    American artist 1930-
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    I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is the rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution which destroys the machinery but the friction. Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices
  • Frank Crane
    Frank Crane
    American actor
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    It takes so little to make people happy. Just a touch, If we know how to give it, just a word fitly spoken, a slight readjustment of some bolt or pin or bearing in the delicate machinery of a soul.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    Make the people sovereign and the poor will use the machinery of government to dispossess the rich.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?
  • Bernard Beckett
    Bernard Beckett
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    Our world is limited by the machinery we carry. It's very different to the 18th and 19th century Enlightenment scientists who were mostly men of God and thought it was their quest to uncover God's great plan.
  • Stephen B. Leacock
    Stephen B. Leacock
    Canadian humorist and economist 1869-1944
    Stephen B. Leacock
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    The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
  • The growth of constitutional government, as we now understand it, was promoted by the establishment of two different sets of machinery for making laws and carrying on government.
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