Aptly Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 53 Aptly Quotes

#1. When a certain shameless fellow mockingly asked a pious old man what God had done before the creation of the world the latter aptly countered that he had been building hell for the curious. - Author: John Calvin
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#2. Interesting phenomena occur when two or more rhythmic patterns are combined, and these phenomena illustrate very aptly the enrichment of information that occurs when one description is combined with another. - Author: Gregory Bateson
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#3. The bulky caveman boot certainly has a modern heir: Uggs. I feel they are aptly named and don't belong in this millennium, but I realize I'm in the minority on that. - Author: Tim Gunn
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#4. How wonderful that God should endow us with this sensitive yet strong guide we call a conscience! Someone has aptly re-marked that conscience is a celestial spark which God has put into every man for the purpose of saving his soul. - Author: Spencer W. Kimball
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#5. As Razam so aptly demonstrates, a new kind of traveler is emerging-one that embarks into the mysterious and uncharted domain within, where they aim to conquer their own hearts. Written in the tradition of a great adventure narrative, Aya Awakenings is a timely story for a new emerging era. - Author: Yossi Ghinsberg
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#6. It has been aptly said that all Egypt is but the facade of an immense sepulcher. - Author: Amelia B. Edwards
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#7. Well this is aptly called a junket, for both of us. I have never been to a house of prostitution, but I understand that you get in more than seven minutes. - Author: Dustin Hoffman
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#8. With each success the ability to change is reduced. My longtime friend and coach Grandmaster Yuri Dokhoian, aptly compared it to being dipped in bronze. Each victory added another coat. - Author: Garry Kasparov
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#9. 'Letters From Home' is a 90,000-word WWII love story with a twist, aptly summarized as 'The Notebook' meets 'Saving Private Ryan.' - Author: Kristina McMorris
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#10. Most change initiatives either fail or fall far short of original (perhaps unrealistic) expectations. More often than not, resistance is cultural in nature, the result of what James O'Toole so aptly characterizes as "the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom." - Author: John Daly
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#11. It has been aptly noted that web browsers are less Internet navigation tools than they are ebooks with highly diverse content. - Author: Michael A. Stackpole
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#12. This heretical perversion of the message of Jesus that most often passes for Christianity today has been aptly termed churchianity. People go to church, profess a belief in Jesus totally devoid of a belief in his teachings, and then self-righteously proclaim themselves to be "Christians. - Author: Robert S. McElvaine
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#13. A felon could plead "benefit of clergy" and be saved by [reading aloud] what was aptly enough termed the "neck verse", which was very usually the Miserere mei of Psalm 51. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#14. Every skill and every inquiry, and similarly every action and rational choice, is thought to aim at some good; and so the good had been aptly described as that at which everything aims. - Author: Aristotle.
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#15. Medicine is aptly described as an art, not a science. To this end, four different doctors may have up to four different diagnoses or prescriptions. - Author: Andrew Saul
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#16. There are a lot of colloquialisms in the Cantonese language that can never be represented aptly in Mandarin. - Author: Jia Zhangke
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#17. Books, as Dryden has aptly termed them, are spectacles to read nature. Aeschylus and Aristotle, Shakespeare and Bacon, are priests who preach and expound the mysteries of man and the universe. They teach us to understand and feel what we see, to decipher and syllable the hieroglyphics of the senses. - Author: Augustus William Hare
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#18. Conservatives: Self-hating moral relativists, unless you can convince me that an intellectual class that publicly praises family values but privately engages in sodomy, coke and trophy wives is more aptly described in some other way. - Author: John Scalzi
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#19. Truth and fiction are so aptly mixed that all seems uniform and of a piece. - Author: Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl Of Roscommon
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#20. Hardly any original thoughts on mental or social subjects ever make their way among mankind or assume their proper importance in the minds even of their inventors, until aptly selected words or phrases have as it were nailed them down and held them fast. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#21. I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes
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#22. What Bell is to the telephone - or, more aptly, what Eastman is to photography - Haloid could be to xerography. - Author: Chester Carlson
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#23. Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette - the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace. - Author: John Tyler
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#24. In my opinion, ADD more aptly refers to Attention to Dreams and Discoveries, and ADHD describes Alert to Daydreams and Humorous Diversions - in - Author: Mariaemma Willis
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#25. So how do we know if we've assumed the gospel? Mack Stiles days so aptly that the way to know if we've assumed the gospel is this: you don't hear it anymore. Everyone talks to themselves. - Author: Gloria Furman
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#26. He was a longtime street thug who had just enough ruthlessness to rise to legitimate businesses and not quite enough intelligence to leave his dark life behind him. Aptly suited as a banker. - Author: Brian McClellan
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#27. A mouse when caught in a perilous situation reacts aptly because it has such encounters on a daily basis whereas a lion, which is rarely caught in such situations, is often late in its reaction. - Author: Ashish Jaiswal
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#28. The endangered Kiwi is aptly New Zealand's icon. There is so much promise to lay a large egg but without the ability to get it off the ground. - Author: Grant McLachlan
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#29. All the dancer's gestures are signs of things, and the dance called rational, because it aptly signifies and displays something over and above the pleasure of the senses. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#30. A book can tell you all the emotions and subtext that are so rarely aptly portrayed in film. You understand the nuances of each character. You breathe every breath with them and cry every tear. - Author: AnnaLisa Grant
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#31. As Boettner so aptly observes, for the Calvinist, the atonement "is like a narrow bridge which goes all the way across the stream; for the Arminian it is like a great wide bridge that goes only half-way across." p. 41 - Author: David N. Steele
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#32. America was aptly described by George Bernard Shaw, who said that it was 'the only country which had gone from barbarism to decadence without once passing through civilization.' Guy - Author: Maya Angelou
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#33. A pronoun, too, will aptly reflect the number of its antecedent: "they" does not refer to one person, no matter how many personalities she or he has, or how eager you are to skirt the gender frays. - Author: Karen Elizabeth Gordon
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#34. Wont to unlearn from history, we aptly repeat even its most brazen mistakes. - Author: Eskinder Nega
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#35. Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs? - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#36. To presume that dictionary-making can somehow avoid or transcend ideology is simply to subscribe to a particular ideology, one that might aptly be called Unbelievably Naive Positivism. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#37. Government is frequently and aptly classed under two descriptions-a government of force, and a government of laws; the first is the definition of despotism-the last, of liberty. - Author: Alexander Hamilton
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#38. In our view the Olympic idea involves a strong physical culture supplemented on the one hand by mobility, what is so aptly called 'fair play', and on the other hand by aesthetics, that is the cultivation of what is beautiful and graceful. - Author: Pierre De Coubertin
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#39. I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest, to make money they don't want, to buy things they don't need, to impress people they don't like. - Emile - Author: Erin Loechner
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#40. Mind, Sancho, I do not say that a proverb aptly brought in is objectionable; but to pile up and string together proverbs at random makes conversation dull and vulgar. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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#41. The Venus flytrap, a devouring organism, aptly named for the goddess of love. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#42. Listen amply.
Listen aptly.
Listen avidly.
Listen amiably. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#43. A word aptly uttered or written cannot be cut away by an axe. - Author: Nikolai Gogol
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#44. I finished grating a root and dropped the stub into a jar on the desk. Bloodroot is aptly named; the scientific name is Sanguinaria, and the juice is red, acrid, and sticky. The bowl in my lap was full of oozy, moist shavings, and my hands looked as though I had been disemboweling small animals. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#45. There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than in being the first author of the thought. - Author: Pierre Bayle
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#46. As astronomer Carl Sagan once aptly put it, you do not want to keep your mind so open that your brain is likely to fall out. - Author: Massimo Pigliucci
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#47. In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission report so aptly demonstrates, it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#48. This is not the age of pamphleteers. It is the age of the engineers. The spark-gap is mightier than the pen. Democracy will not be salvaged by men who talk fluently, debate forcefully and quote aptly. - Author: Lancelot Hogben
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#49. If thou wouldst hear what seemly is and fit, inquire of noble woman; they can tell, who in life's common usage hold their place by graceful deed and aptly chosen word. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#50. There can be no greater antithesis than between the Greeks' rational and objective truth and the "truth of unreason," as Bertrand Russell aptly termed faith in religions, fictions about supernatural beings that soothe and comfort weaklings who are afraid to contemplate the grim world of reality. - Author: Revilo P. Oliver
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#51. The Americans want a surplus stocked up to supply their every whim. And their appeals are much less requests, more demands. Indeed, the phrase might be more aptly put: Demand and Surplus. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#52. Crabgrass is aptly descriptive of this hated weed, for it does scuttle quickly through a lawn. - Author: Allen Lacy
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#53. What Anacharsis said of the vine may aptly enough be said of prosperity. She bears the three grapes of drunkenness, pleasure, and sorrow; and happy is it if the last can cure the mischief which the former work. When afflictions fail to have their due effect, the case is desperate. - Author: Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke
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