growth

A Quote by Angela Carter on capitalism, growth, and women

Women's sexy underwear is a minor but significant growth industry of late-twentieth-century Britain in the twilight of capitalism.

Angela Carter (1940 - 1992)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on growth and language

LEXICOGRAPHER, n. A pestilent fellow who, under the pretense of recording some particular stage in the development of a language, does what he can to arrest its growth, stiffen its flexibility and mechanize its methods.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on devil, growth, idleness, and vices

IDLENESS, n. A model farm where the devil experiments with seeds of new sins and promotes the growth of staple vices.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on growth, language, literature, and work

DICTIONARY, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This [my] dictionary, however, is a most useful work.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on courage, growth, military, and prudence

PROJECTILE, n. The final arbiter in international disputes. With the growth of prudence in military affairs the projectile came more and more into favor, and is now held in high esteem by the most courageous.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on disease, growth, and strength

The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle ii. Line 135.

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A Quote by Aleister Crowley on change, death, eternity, exercise, experience, growth, idealism, joy, life, mankind, and mistakes

The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.

Aleister Crowley (1875 - 1947)

Source: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley (1929)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on birth, death, and growth

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Anna Letitia (Aikin) Barbauld on growth and soul

Man is the nobler growth our realms supply, And souls are ripened in our northern sky.

Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

Source: The Invitation.

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