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Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented.
I wouldn't say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.
A lot of the music that you listen to now is because of the things that the Meters did, the Neville Brothers did, and they're there, the guys who invented those beats that the guys sample today. Such an enormous opportunity.
Harry Connick, Jr.
The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry.
If you take a look at history, you will find that the understanding of what is good and evil has always existed before the individual religions. The religions were only invented by people afterwards, in order to express this idea.
If God had meant Harvard professors to appear in People magazine, She wouldn't have invented The New York Review of Books.
I'm loath to use my personal life to promote what I do, but at the same time, I don't like a journalist going away with no more than you could get off Wikipedia, where most of it's invented anyway.
I write lustily and humorously. It isn't calculated; it's the way I think. I've invented a writing style that expresses who I am.
The government invented the Internet.
I don't really believe in the Devil, but if the Devil is the Father of Lies, then he certainly invented the Internet.
Technology has to be invented or adopted.
Mixed martial arts was invented by Brazilians, whose families had been trained by the Japanese. Those Brazilians came to the U.S., where their invention was bought out, gussied up and presented to the world, which found it good.
Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.
Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Good taste is the worst vice ever invented.
You can't think about terrorism without thinking about Palestinian terrorism. Palestinians began international terrorism. It started with them in 1968. They used it as the first resort, not the last resort. They invented it, they perfected it, they benefited from it and they taught the world how to use it and that it would be successful.
They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.
Clare Boothe Luce
To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction, you need an invented language.
Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented.
In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
But human beings fall easily into despair, and from the very beginning we invented stories that enabled us to place our lives in a larger setting, that revealed an underlying pattern, and gave us a sense that, against all the depressing and chaotic evidence to the contrary, life had meaning and value.
The Dodo never had a chance. He seems to have been invented for the sole purpose of becoming extinct and that was all he was good for.
If somebody invented cigarettes today, the government would not legalize them.
Whether it's viewers of the show or readers of my columns and books, I'm consistently impressed with their wit, humor and insight. That goes for about 95 percent of the audience. The other five percent are why the 'Delete' option and restraining orders were invented.
The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language.
A typical biography relying upon individuals' notorious memories and the anecdotes they've invented contains a high degree of fiction, yet is considered 'nonfiction.'
Joyce Carol Oates
The stubby French painter Toulouse-Lautrec supposedly invented chocolate mousse - I find that rather hard to believe, but there you have it.
God invented mankind because he loved silly stories.
In the 18th century, James Hargreaves invented the Spinning Jenny, and Richard Arkwright pioneered the water-propelled spinning frame which led to the mass production of cotton. This was truly revolutionary. The cotton manufacturers created a whole new class of people - the urban proletariat. The structure of society itself would never be the same.
A. N. Wilson
Real obstacles don't take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.
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