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«No brilliance is required in law, just common sense and relatively clean fingernails.»
«Is not the tremendous strength in men of the impulse to creative work in every field precisely due to their feeling of playing a relatively small part in the creation of living beings, which constantly impels them to an overcompensation in achievement?»
«A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems to me a god of relatively low order, hardly worthy of any worship»
«My importance to the world is relatively small. On the other hand, my importance to myself is tremendous. I am all I have to work with, to play with, to suffer and to enjoy. It is not the eyes of others that I am wary of, but of my own. I do not intend to let myself down more than I can possibly help, and I find that the fewer illusions I have about myself or the world around me, the better company I am for myself.»
Author: Noel Coward
, of my own
, on the other hand
, play down
«Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.»
«If physiological needs are relatively well gratified, there then emerges a new set of needs, which we can categorize roughly as safety needs. All that has been said of the physiological needs is equally true, although in a lesser degree, of these des»
«Affection between adults - if they are really adult in mind and not merely grown up children - and creatures so relatively selfish and cruel as children necessarily are without knowing it or meaning it, cannot be called natural»
«Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice»
«[Rudolph Valentino was] what is commonly called for want of a better name, a gentleman. In brief, Valentino's agony was the agony of a man of relatively civilized feelings thrown into a situation of intolerable vulgarity.»
«My general theory since 1971 has been that the word is literally a virus, and that it has not been recognized as such because it has achieved a state of relatively stable symbiosis with its human host; that is to say, the word virus (the Other Half) has established itself so firmly as an accepted part of the human organism that it can now sneer at gangster viruses like smallpox and turn them in to the Pasteur Institute.»
Author: William S. Burroughs
, smallpox virus
, that is to say
, The Other Half