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«Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away.»
«Cafeteria-style education, combined with the unwillingness of our schools to place demands on students, has resulted in a steady diminishment of commonly shared information between generations and between young people themselves.»
Author: E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
«Greed: A word commonly used by liberals, low achievers, anti-capitalists and society's losers to denigrate, shame and discredit those who have acquired superior job skills and decision-making capabilities and who, through the application of those job»
Author: Neal Boortz
, decision making
, job application
«Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, n a
«For imagination sets the goal ''picture'' which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of ''will,'' as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.»
«Before World War I one of the objections commonly urged against votes for women was that women would tend to be pacifists. During the war they gave a large-scale refutation of this charge, and the vote was given to them for their share in the bloody»
Author: Bertrand Russell
, large scale
, world war
, World War I
«Commonly, people believe that defeat is characterized by a general bustle and a feverish rush. Bustle and rush are the signs of victory, not of defeat. Victory is a thing of action. It is a house in the act of being built. Every participant in victory sweats and puffs, carrying the stones for the building of the house. But defeat is a thing of weariness, of incoherence, of boredom. And above all of futility.»
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery
, The Building
, the participants
«Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.»
«ACCUSE, v.t. To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged him.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, The Accused
«He that knows least commonly presumes most»