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William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842+20
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842+1
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
American Author 1876-19330
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-19730
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.
French author and filmmaker 1914-0
A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began.
Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-0
A worker may be the hammer's master, but the hammer still prevails. A tool knows exactly how it is meant to be handled, while the user of the tool can only have an approximate idea.
British Writer, Mathematician 1832-18980
And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.
At this point I've got a bit of a track record. So people realize that when 'Weird Al' wants to go parody, it's not meant to make them look bad... it's meant to be a tribute.
By bourgeoisie is meant the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labor. By proletariat, the class of modern wage laborers who, having no means of production of their own, are reduced to selling their labor power in order to live.
John Greenleaf Whittier
American poet and writer 1807-18920
Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant.
English writer 1709-17840
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well.
American professional boxer 1949-0
George Foreman. A miracle. A mystery to myself. Who am I? The mirror says back. The George you was always meant to be.'' Wasn't always like that. Used to look in the mirror and cried a river.
Thomas B. Aldrich
American writer, editor 1836-19070
Gracious to all, to none subservient, Without offense he spoke the word he meant.
John Stuart Mill
English economist 1806-18730
I did not mean that Conservatives are generally stupid; I meant, that stupid persons are generally Conservative.
Source: Debat in Parlement (31 May 1866)