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British food writer, journalist and historian
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.
Reason is the substance of the universe, the design of the world is absolutely rational.
American jazz clarinetist and bandleader 1909-1986
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.
Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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
American scholar, writer and philosopher 1913-2002
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
English poet 1788-1824
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.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
The only substance properly so called is the soul.
English statesman 1874-1965
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!
British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
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.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
American botanist 1810-1888
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.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
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
Argentijns writer 1899-1986
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.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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
American writer 1817-1862
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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