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«By starving emotions we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped; by repressing them we become literal, reformatory and holier-than-thou; encouraged, they perfume life; discouraged, they poison it»
Author: Joseph Collins
«I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world.»
«It (modern philosophy) certainly exacts a surrender of all supernaturalism and fixed dogma and rigid institutionalism with which Christianity has been historically associated»
«It's fairly obvious that American education is a cultural flop. Americans are not a well-educated people culturally, and their vocational education often has to be learned all over again after they leave school and college. On the other hand, they have open quick minds and if their education has little sharp positive value, it has not the stultifying effects of a more rigid training.»
Author: Raymond Chandler
, on the other hand
, vocational education
«Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.»
«It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand.»
«Shakespeare wrote his sonnets within a strict discipline, fourteen lines of iambic pentameter, rhyming in three quatrains and a couplet. Were his sonnets dull? Mozart wrote his sonatas within an equally rigid discipline - exposition, development, and recapitulation. Were they dull?»
Author: David Ogilvy
«Democracy is based upon so childish a complex of fallacies that they must be protected by a rigid system of taboos, else even half-wits would argue it to pieces»
Author: Henry Louis Mencken
, Complex system
«Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.»
«Rigid justice is the greatest injustice.»