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  • Heredity provides for the modification of its own machinery. -- James Mark Baldwin
  • The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures. -- Charles Babbage
  • Make the people sovereign and the poor will use the machinery of government to dispossess the rich. -- C. Northcote Parkinson
  • Proteins are the machinery of living tissue that builds the structures and carries out the chemical reactions necessary for life. -- Michael Behe
  • Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery. -- Horace Mann
  • Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises. -- Margaret Sanger
  • My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for? -- Virginia Woolf
  • It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship. -- Corazon Aquino
  • If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble. -- Wyndham Lewis
  • Machinery makes men like itself. -- Gerald Stanley Lee
  • Machinery is the subconscious mind of the world. -- Gerald Stanley Lee
  • Machinery is the chief symbol of modern civilization; it represents a great sin. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • For I thought Epicurus and Lucretius By Nature meant the Whole Goddam Machinery. -- Robert Frost
  • Machinery may make for efficiency and a standardisation of life, but horse love is a bond of freemasonry which unites the entire race ... -- William Fawcett
  • Technocracy wants to do everything by machinery. Machinery is doing just fine. If it can't kill you, it will put you out of work. -- Will Rogers
  • Machinery is aggressive. The weaver becomes a web, the machinist a machine. If you do not use the tools, they use you. All tools are in one sense edge-tools, and dangerous. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Pap Machinery uses LubeMate products to keep our truck fleet moving so we can provide timely service to our customers. LubeMate has proven they manufacture quality products that meet our daily demands. The LubeMate team at Valley Industries has provided excellent service and their products are an exceptional value. -- Greg Roberts
  • Of all the things that your company owns, brands are far and away the most important and the toughest. Founders die. Factories burn down. Machinery wears out. Inventories get depleted. Technology becomes obsolete. Brand loyalty is the only sound foundation on which business leaders can build enduring, profitable growth. -- Jim Mullen
  • More than machinery, we need humanity. -- Charlie Chaplin
  • Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers. -- Karl Marx
  • From this day forward, I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death, -- Harry A. Blackmun
  • The technical is not just the machinery. The technical is a disposition to life. -- Leon Kass
  • Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it's supposed to do. -- Robert A. Heinlein
  • Man will never be enslaved by machinery if the man tending the machine be paid enough. -- Karel Capek
  • There's nothing more arrogant or conceited than youth, and there's nothing other than machinery that can replace youth. -- Elliott Gould
  • We are moving rapidly into a world in which the spying machinery is built into every object we encounter. -- Howard Rheingold
  • Ere many generations pass, our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point of the universe. -- Nikola Tesla
  • I was quite unable to make any white metal alloy hard enough to be made into powder by my machinery -- Henry Bessemer
  • For man is not the creature and product of Mechanism; but, in a far truer sense, its creator and producer. -- Thomas Carlyle
  • It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction. -- Henry Ward Beecher
  • It is a mere question of time when men will succeed in attaching their machinery to the very wheelwork of nature. -- Nikola Tesla
  • I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious. -- Thomas Jefferson
  • Climate protection creates sustainability and jobs in the real economy - in construction, in the production of heavy machinery and in systems engineering. -- Sigmar Gabriel
  • God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness. -- Aldous Huxley
  • Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology. -- Emily Greene Balch
  • Little girls and boys, barefooted, walked up and down between the endless rows of spindles, reaching thin little hands into the machinery to repair snapped threads. -- Mary Harris Jones
  • An organised system of machines, to which motion is communicated by the transmitting mechanism from a central automation, is the most developed form of production by machinery. -- Karl Marx
  • This is the rock 'n' roll life, and you had to invent it as you went along. There was no textbook to say how you operate this machinery. -- Keith Richards
  • There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection. -- H. G. Wells
  • Some of us, for better or worse, develop very stable, consistent, and largely predictable machineries of self. But in others, the self machinery is more flexible and more open to unexpected turns. -- Antonio Damasio
  • We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity; more than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost. -- Charlie Chaplin
  • Each one of these treaties is a step for the maintenance of peace, an additional guarantee against war. It is through such machinery that the disputes between nations will be settled and war prevented. -- Frank B. Kellogg
  • If you don't understand how to run an efficient operation, new machinery will just give you new problems of operation and maintenance. The sure way to increase productivity is to better administrate man and machine. -- W. Edwards Deming
  • The mark of all good art is not that the thing done is done exactly or finely, for machinery may do as much, but that it is worked out with the head and the workman's heart. -- Oscar Wilde
  • I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work', because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep. -- Andy Warhol
  • Prayer is commission. Out of the quietness with God, power is generated that turns the spiritual machinery of the world. When you pray, you begin to feel the sense of being sent, that the divine compulsion is upon you. -- E. Stanley Jones
  • I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep. -- Andy Warhol
  • The tendency of philosophers who know nothing of machinery is to talk of man as a mere mechanism, intending by this to imply that he is without purpose. This shows a lack of understanding of machines as well as of man. -- Arthur Young
  • Reason and Ignorance, the opposites of each other, influence the great bulk of mankind. If either of these can be rendered sufficiently extensive in a country, the machinery of Government goes easily on. Reason obeys itself; and Ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. -- Thomas Paine
  • As far away as you can get from the process of mechanisms and machinery, the more likely your food's going to taste good. And that - that is probably the largest thing I can hand to anybody is let your hands touch it. Let them make it. -- Mario Batali
  • If we want to reduce poverty and misery, if we want to give to every deserving individual what is needed for a safe existence of an intelligent being, we want to provide more machinery, more power. Power is our mainstay, the primary source of our many-sided energies. -- Nikola Tesla
  • What happens is that, you know, on Mondays, at least in the Senate, you know, Monday night we'd have what you'd call a bed-check vote. Just to get, you know, the machinery of the Senate up and running so they can start the committee process; on Tuesday morning, things go. By Thursday, you know, jet fumes, the smell of jet fumes. -- Olympia Snowe
  • Magic [has] been replaced by machinery. -- Shilo Shiv Suleman
  • a little oil makes machinery work easy ... -- Fanny Fern
  • Don't throw a monkey-wrench into the machinery. -- Philander Chase Johnson
  • Memory whispers someplace in that jumbled machinery. -- Ken Kesey
  • I believe... that security declines as security machinery expands. -- E. B. White
  • Animals used for food are treated like unfeeling machinery. -- Peter Dinklage
  • Words are such gross machinery, so primitive and ambiguous. -- Frank Herbert
  • Prayer meetings are the throbbing machinery of the church. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • ordinary eternal machinery, like the grinding of the stars -- Leonard Cohen
  • There is no room in war for delicate machinery. -- Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell
  • Never trust machinery more complicated than a knife and fork. -- Robert A. Heinlein
  • I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death. -- Harry A. Blackmun
  • How complicated and unpredictable the machinery of life really is. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • Tact does for life just what lubricating oil does for machinery. -- Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Good cheer is a great lubricant; it oils all of life's machinery. -- Orison Swett Marden
  • Their imaginations were flywheels on the ramshackle machinery of the awful truth. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • Prayer is one of the necessary wheels of the machinery of providence. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • Blogs are the main exception I make in my aversion to complex machinery. -- Laurie R. King
  • I am not responsible for the successful working of the machinery of society. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • Mine was the role of the oilcan in making the machinery clunk around. -- Hugh Casson
  • Good temper in the business of daily life is like oil to machinery. -- George E. Sargent
  • The way to get killed around machinery was to take things for granted. -- Richard McKenna
  • The machinery of the world is far too complex for the simplicity of men. -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • The Cause and Effect law is the secret gearing in the machinery of Nature. -- Samael Aun Weor
  • Worry and anxiety are sand in the machinery of life; faith is the oil. -- E. Stanley Jones
  • There is no country in the world where machinery is so lovely as in America. -- Oscar Wilde
  • My way of learning is to heave a wild and unpredictable monkey-wrench into the machinery. -- Dashiell Hammett
  • I would as soon pray to God with machinery as to sing to God with machinery. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • Power and machinery, money and goods, are useful only as they set us free to live. -- Henry Ford
  • I learned about machinery, I learned how men behaved under pressure, and I learned about Americans. -- Herman Wouk
  • The emptiness was intense, like the stillness in a great factory when the machinery stops running. -- Willa Cather
  • Human nature, as manifested in tribalism and nationalism, provides the momentum of the machinery of human evolution. -- Arthur Keith
  • The machinery of government is a vast series of interlocking hierarchies riddled through and through with incompetence. -- Laurence J. Peter
  • The machinery of the democratic process is really no different today from what it was 150 years ago. -- Steven Spielberg
  • Man is only man at the surface. Remove the skin, dissect, and immediately you come to machinery. -- Paul Valery
  • I think I'm a little more daunted by when the machinery of the play is really huge. -- Adam Rapp
  • Governments do not govern, but merely control the machinery of government, being themselves controlled by the hidden hand. -- Benjamin Disraeli
  • Idiots emit bogons, causing machinery to malfunction in their presence. System administrators absorb bogons, letting machinery work again. -- Charles Stross
  • Law is the great civilizing machinery. It liberates the desire to build and subdues the desire to destroy. -- Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Governments will always misuse the machinery of the law as far as the state of public opinion permits. -- Emile Capouya
  • The cosmos is full beyond measure of elegant truths / of exquisite interrelationships / of the awesome machinery of nature -- Carl Sagan
  • AI is not just heading for our industry, it will radically change the machinery we use in marketing. -- Tim Berners-Lee
  • Wars are not all evil, they are part of the grand machinery by which this world is governed. -- William Tecumseh Sherman
  • I'm not human. I'm a piece of machinery. I don't need to feel a thing. Just forge on ahead. -- Haruki Murakami
  • I have always hated machinery, and the only machine I ever understood was a wheelbarrow, and that but imperfectly. -- E. T. Bell
  • I have always hated machinery, and the only machine I ever understood was a wheelbarrow, and that but imperfectly. -- E. T. Bell
  • Cutlure looks beyond machinery, culture hates hatred; culture has one great passion, - the passion for sweetness and light. -- Matthew Arnold
  • If it weren't for the people always getting tangled up with the machinery... Earth would be an engineer's paradise. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • There is machinery in the mind that is consciousness. Knowing the machine is the dawn of a new era. -- Allan Wesler
  • I really just can't watch myself. I see all the machinery at work and it just drives me nuts. -- Paul Newman
  • Hollywood is ten million dollars worth of intricate and high ingenious machinery functioning elaborately to put skin on baloney. -- George Jean Nathan
  • Lie bills and calculations much perplexed, With steam-boats, frigates, and machinery quaint Traced over them in blue and yellow paint. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • All machinery is derived from nature, and is founded on the teaching and instruction of the revolution of the firmament. -- Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
  • This is a time for action ? not for war, but for mobilization of every bit of peace machinery. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Freedom of the press is to the machinery of the state what the safety valve is to the steam engine. -- Arthur Schopenhauer
  • The spinning wheel is itself an exquisite piece of machinery. My head daily bows in reverence to its unknown inventor. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • I was quite unable to make any white metal alloy hard enough to be made into powder by my machinery. -- Henry Bessemer
  • Nothing increases the number of jobs so rapidly as labor-saving machinery, because it releases wants theretofore unknown, by permitting leisure. -- Isabel Paterson
  • If women had equal access to fertilizer and modern farm machinery, developing countries would produce between 2.5-percent and 4-percent more food. -- Sri Mulyani Indrawati
  • The whole body of the arts and sciences composes one vast machinery for the irritation and development of the human intellect. -- Thomas de Quincey
  • The planetary machinery tends to be jumpy, this is to respond disproportionately to disruptions that come with the manmade greenhouse effect. -- Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
  • If my father's business hadn't gone broke, I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now. What an awful thought! -- Cesar Romero
  • The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine. -- Stephen Leacock
  • The working class must break up, smash the "ready-made state machinery," and not confine itself merely to laying hold of it. -- Vladimir Lenin
  • Government machinery has been described as a marvelous labor saving device which enables ten men to do the work of one. -- John Maynard Keynes
  • Our awareness is all that is alive and maybe sacred in any of us. Everything else about us is dead machinery. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • Any show that includes guns or machinery or stuff like that, you need to trust who's around you because blanks are flying. -- Jessy Schram
  • The pencil sharpener is about as far as I have ever got in operating a complicated piece of machinery with any success. -- Robert Benchley
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