Quotes by substance

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  • Bee Wilson
    Bee Wilson
    British food writer, journalist and historian
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    Protein bars, protein flapjacks, protein granola, protein ice cream and protein coconut water... To look at the health-food aisles, you'd think that protein was a substance no one could overeat. Even bread now comes in protein-enriched form.
  • Hegel
    Hegel
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    Reason is the substance of the universe, the design of the world is absolutely rational.
  • Benny Goodman
    Benny Goodman
    American jazz clarinetist and bandleader 1909-1986
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    Sometimes when you start losing detail, whether it's in music or in life, something as small as failing to be polite, you start to lose substance.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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    The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival.
  • Norman O. Brown
    Norman O. Brown
    American scholar, writer and philosopher 1913-2002
    Norman O. Brown
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    The human body is not a thing or substance, given, but a continuous creation. The human body is an energy system which is never a complete structure; never static; is in perpetual inner self-construction and self-destruction; we destroy in order to make it new.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    The mind can make substance, and people planets of its own with beings brighter than have been, and give a breath to forms which can outlive all flesh.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    The only substance properly so called is the soul.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    The substance of the eminent Socialist gentlemen's speech is that making a profit is a sin. It is my belief that the real sin is taking a loss!
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
    Harriet Martineau
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    The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
    American botanist 1810-1888
    Asa Gray
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    This substance, which is manifold in its forms and protean in its transformations, has, in its state of living matter, one physiological name which has become familiar, that of protoplasm.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
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    Thus we feign the continu’d existence of the perceptions of our senses, to remove the interruption; and run into the notion of a soul, and self, and substance, to disguise the variation.
    Source: A Treatise of Human Nature (1739)
  • Jorge Luis Borges
    Jorge Luis Borges
    Argentijns writer 1899-1986
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    Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    True thusness is the substance of thought, and thought is the function of true thusness. There is no thought except that of true thusness. Thusness does not move, but its motion and function are inexhaustible.
    Source: Striking Thoughts (2000)
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    What is a country without rabbits and partridges? They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products; ancient and venerable families known to antiquity as to modern times; of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the ground.
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