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He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Totalitarianism is never content to rule by external means, namely, through the state and a machinery of violence; thanks to its peculiar ideology and the role assigned to it in this apparatus of coercion, totalitarianism has discovered a means of dominating and terrorizing human beings from within.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
How happy the lot of the mathematician! He is judged solely by his peers, and the standard is so high that no colleague or rival can ever win a reputation he does not deserve. No cashier writes a letter to the press complaining about the incomprehensibility of Modern Mathematics and comparing it unfavorably with the good old days when mathematicians were content to paper irregularly shaped rooms and fill bathtubs without closing the waste pipe.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are not to make the ideas of contentment and aspiration quarrel, for God made them fast friends. A man may aspire, and yet be quite content until it is time to raise; and both flying and resting are but parts of one contentment. The very fruit of the gospel is aspiration. It is to the heart what spring is to the earth, making every root, and bud, and bough desire to be more. -More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Women have no wilderness in them. They are provident instead content in the tight hot cell of their hearts. To eat dusty bread.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I could be content that we might procreate like trees, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never. In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A person of mature years and ripe development, who is expecting nothing from literature but the corroboration and renewal of past ideas, may find satisfaction in a lucidity so complete as to occasion no imaginative excitement, but young and ambitious students are not content with it. They seek the excitement because they are capable of the growth that it accompanies.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
... I remember you and recall you without effort, without exercise of will; that is, by natural impulse, indicated by a sense of duty, or of obligation. And that, I take it, is the only sort of remembering worth the having. When we think of friends, and call their faces out of the shadows, and their voices out of the echoes that faint along the corridors of memory, and do it without knowing why save that we love to do it, we content ourselves that friendship is a Reality, and not a Fancy -- that it is built upon a rock, and not upon the sands that dissolve away with the ebbing tides and carry their monuments with them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted -- and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The world is for thousands a freak show; the images flicker past and vanish; the impressions remain flat and unconnected in the soul. Thus they are easily led by the opinions of others, are content to let their impressions be shuffled and rearranged and evaluated differently.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Woman cannot be content with health and agility: she must make exorbitant efforts to appear something that never could exist without a diligent perversion of nature. Is it too much to ask that women be spared the daily struggle for superhuman beauty in order to offer it to the caresses of a subhumanly ugly mate?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only man is not content to leave things as they are but must always be changing them, and when he has done so, is seldom satisfied with the result.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A continual feast of commendation is only to be obtained by merit or by wealth: many are therefore obliged to content themselves with single morsels, and recompense the infrequency of their enjoyment by excess and riot, whenever fortune sets the banquet before them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life must be filled up, and the man who is not capable of intellectual pleasures must content himself with such as his senses can afford.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation when they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To be content with life -- or to live merrily, rather --all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greatest wealth is to live content with little, for there is never want where the mind is satisfied.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
May the countryside and the gliding valley streams content me. Lost to fame, let me love river and woodland.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it, and do not fear or wish for your last day.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Why, ever since Adam, who has got to the meaning of this great allegory -- the world? Then we pygmies must be content to have out paper allegories but ill comprehended.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When an author is too meticulous about his style, you may presume that his mind is frivolous and his content flimsy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He is rich who is content with the least; for contentment is the wealth of nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For where there is true love, a man is neither out of measure lifted up by prosperity, nor cast down by mishap; whether you give or take away from him, so long as he keeps his beloved, he has a spring of inward peace. Thus, even though thy outward man grieve, or weep downright, that may well be borne, if only thy inner man remain at peace, perfectly content with the will of God.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Any so-called material thing that you want is merely a symbol: you want it not for itself, but because it will content your spirit for the moment.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A slave is a free man if he is content with his lot; a free man is a slave if he seeks more than that.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Most people are content to let perfect days happen at random rather than PLAN for them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Optimism is the content of small men in high places.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is invariable found that a content man is usually a weak one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nobody seems more obsessed by diet than our antimaterialist, otherworldly, New Age, spiritual types. But if the material world is merely illusion, an honest guru should as content with Budweiser and bratwurst as with raw carrot juice, tofu, and seaweed slime.More [07/27/2005 12:07:00]
Narrator: Tyler was now involved in a class action lawsuit against the Pressman Hotel over the urine content of their soup.More [09/07/2005 12:09:00]
Music is wonderful. Especially if there's some kind of content to it.More [03/21/2006 12:03:00]
If a panel feels that a grant is worthy and they know the content of the work of art in question, we at the endowment will be prepared to defend it.More [03/23/2006 12:03:00]
Nazi Germany produced some posters that would certainly rank as artistically meritorious; their political content was anathema to most people.More [03/23/2006 12:03:00]
It was as though all my hostilities, anxieties, and conflicts were in one ball that was flying away into space, farther from me all the time, leaving me content with myself.More [04/12/2006 12:04:00]
Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.More [05/03/2006 12:05:00]
“I read scripts from everywhere and I decide upon the content and the quality by my standards, as to whether I like it or not.”More [06/06/2006 12:06:00]
There came a point in time, with all the difficulty, all the frustration, where I was quite content to be where I was. I suppose one could call it a kind of enchantment, I don't know. The shoot was so difficult on the crew and the extras.More [09/15/2006 12:09:00]
I think I'm as content as one can be.More [09/29/2006 12:09:00]
And I don't want them to just be content with what I'm doing, I want them to be awe-inspired by what I'm doing.More [11/17/2006 12:11:00]
“I'm thrilled with (the way it turned out). I don't see how I could do better work. I got all the content in there that I wanted. I think it worked out real well. I think it's an extreme amount of information. I would challenge someone to put that much information in an enhanced CD.”More [12/29/2006 12:12:00]
Sherlock Holmes: Just have a quick look at these.
[hands Lestrade two obituaries]
Lestrade: A suicide and a carriage accident.
Sherlock Holmes: I suspect foul play.
Lestrade: Why? The two instances are completely unrelated.
Sherlock Holmes: Wrong. Both men graduated from the same university in 1809.
Lestrade: Coincidence.
Sherlock Holmes: Neither of their deaths fit their personalities. According to his obituary, Bobster was a happy man, content with his life, his career, his family. Why would he commit suicide? He didn't even leave a note. And Reverend Nesbitt is described by friends as "warm, loving, peaceful." And yet the carriage driver insists that he was crazed, insane, in a state of panic when he ran out into the street.
Lestrade: Holmes, a mere fluctuation of character is hardly sufficient evidence to begin an investigation. And if you want my advice, you'll keep your nose out of the Times and into your schoolbooks.
Sherlock Holmes: I appreciate your time, Mister Lestrade. I suggest you hold onto these.
[Lestrade shakes his head]
Sherlock Holmes: If I were a detective sergeant trapped in this room all day up to my neck in boring paperwork, I would be doing everything in my power to seek out that one case, that one investigation that would promote me to inspector.
Lestrade: [Irately] Good day, Holmes.More [05/10/2007 12:05:00]
Dr. Peter Blood: Men, I've just heard a startling piece of news - King James is kicked out of England and good King William reigns in his stead.
[the crew all cheer]
Dr. Peter Blood: For me this changes the shape of the world. For you who were slaves with me, it means that we're no longer slaves, that we once more have a home and a country. For you who are English it means a chance to fight for your native land... for I now propose to sail into Port Royal and take it from the French! Those of you who are not English will have to be content with fighting for Captain Blood... and the loot you'll find on the French ships. Are you willing to fight, men?
[the crew all cheer, "Aye"]More [07/08/2007 12:07:00]
The ‘Field of Dreams’ Internet–where the assumption was ‘If you build it, they will come’–is no longer a reality. Content sites can no longer grow organically, and I give only six more months for most new electronic commerce sites.More [08/16/2007 12:08:00]
“This is an enormously exciting opportunity to grow content businesses that combine the unique capabilities of the internet with the art and science of traditional programming.”More [10/01/2007 12:10:00]
I think my capacity to change has given me tremendous happiness, because who I am today I am completely content to be.More [10/17/2007 12:10:00]
[first lines]
Dick Harper: Globodyne is a consolidator of media properties. Globodyne is a consolidator of media properties. Consolidator. Consolidator.
[traffic light turns]
Dick Harper: Oh, no!
Title card: Run, Dick, Run
Dick Harper: Globodyne's a consolidator of media properties and data retrieval with a focus in fiber-optic content provision. It's basically a synergy of Web-based and platform-based UNIX-driven delivery systems. OK, I made that last part up.More [12/06/2007 12:12:00]
Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information.More [02/07/2008 12:02:00]

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