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«All of us have mortal bodies, composed of perishable matter, but the soul lives forever: it is a portion of the Deity housed in our bodies»
«Hell must be isothermal; for otherwise the resident engineers and physical chemists (of which there must be some) could set up a heat engine to run a refrigerator to cool off a portion of their surroundings to any desired temperature»
Author: Henry Albert Ben
, cool off
, heat engine
, run off
, set off
, set up
, The Engineer
«He that will not give some portion of his ease, his blood, his wealth, for others' good, is a poor, frozen churl»
«Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.»
«Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant»
«Anyone who has begun to think, places some portion of the world in jeopardy.»
«A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled.»
«Beauty depends on size as well as symmetry. No very small animal can be beautiful, for looking at it takes so small a portion of time that the impression of it will be confused. Nor can any very large one, for a whole view of it cannot be had at once»
«'Tis our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world»
«Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms, and the greatest, and best of men is but an aphorism»
Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge