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Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture.


At least half of my life's many mistakes can be safely put down to impetuosity: the other half derive from inertia.

Donald James

Look at Jane Austen. Her characters derive in a reasonably straight line from fairy tales.

Andrew Davies

To fully enjoy life, to derive its greatest meaning and beauty, one needs to enter into it with not only the look of involvement and happiness, but the spirit of involvement as well.

Luci Swindoll

We so love all new and unusual things that we even derive a secret pleasure from the saddest and most tragic events, both because of their novelty and because of the natural malignity that exists within us.

Madeleine De Souvre, Marquise De ...

Nothing is more apt to deceive us than our own judgment of our work. We derive more benefit from having our faults pointed out by our enemies than from hearing the opinions of friends.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Using the power you derive from the discovery of the truth about racism in South Africa, you will help us to remake our part of the world into a corner of the globe on which all - of which all of humanity can be proud.

Oliver Tambo

Sexual behavior is not, as is too often assumed, a superimposition of, on the one hand, desires which derive from natural instincts, and, on the other hand, of permissive or restrictive laws which tell us what we should or shouldn't do. Sexual behavior is more than that.

Michel Foucault

Do not measure the number of tragedies you sustain, but to quantify the success you derive from them.

Jacqueline Susann

“As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.”

Mahatma Gandhi