Practically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on by C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

By C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

For the 1st time in a single simply obtainable shape, virtually conversing: A Dictionary of Quotations on Engineering, know-how and structure brings jointly over 1,100 prices pertinent and particularly illuminating to those disciplines. the following you will discover profound, witty, and clever quotations from the main recognized to the unknown. The large writer and topic indexes offer you the prefect device for finding quotations for sensible use or excitement. This publication will be learn for leisure or used as a convenient reference by means of scholars, expert engineers, and the extra basic public who're attracted to who has stated what on engineering, know-how, and structure.

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Beauty is altogether in the eye of the beholder . . The Prince of India Book III, Chapter vi (p. 122) Wilde, Oscar Beauty is a form of Geniusis higher, indeed, than Genius, as it needs no explanation. The Picture of Dorian Gray Chapter 2 < previous page page_17 next page > < previous page page_18 next page > Page 18 Bridge Andric, Ivo When the angels saw how unfortunate men could not pass those abysses and ravines to finish the work they had to do, but tormented themselves and looked in vain and shouted from one side to the other, they spread their wings above those places and men were able to cross.

3) < previous page page_13 next page > < previous page page_14 next page > Page 14 Assumption Bell, Eric T. Pick the assumptions to pieces till the stuff they are made of is exposed to plain viewthis is the cardinal rule for understanding the basis of our beliefs. The Search for Truth (p. 25) Donghia, Angelo Assumption is the mother of screw-up . . New York Times Behind Angelo Donghia's Gray Flannel Success Section C, page 6 20 January 1983 Siegel, Eli An assumption, as such, is really not more daring than the facts.

Previous page page_11 next page > Page 11 Dimnet, Ernest Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul. What We Live By Chapter VII (p. 141) Emerson, Ralph Waldo The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the insatiable demand of harmony in man. The mountain of granite blooms into an eternal flower. Essays History (p. 12) Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von I have found a paper of mine . . in which I call architecture 'petrified music'.

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