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Famous Acquired Quotations

List of Acquired Quotes

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I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way. Franklin P. Adams

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I know I'm an acquired taste - I'm anchovies. And not everybody wants those hairy little things. Tori Amos

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I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play. Philip Warren Anderson

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Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings; nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials. Avicenna

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The knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes. Avicenna

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The Cox Committee found that the Chinese military acquired many of the technologies over the past seven years, although many of them had been targeted for acquisition for more than a quarter century. Charles Foster Bass

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A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately. Eleanor Robson Belmont

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Mediocre men often have the most acquired knowledge. Claude Bernard

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At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast giving way to a more steady commercial instinct, and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position, but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage of not having acquired some technical profession. Henry Bessemer

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The English sent all their bores abroad, and acquired the Empire as a punishment. Edward Bond

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If in the last few years you haven't discarded a major opinion or acquired a new one, check your pulse. You may be dead. Gelett Burgess

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Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs. Andrew Carnegie

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Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen. Willa Cather

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When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention, and giving the tone to the conversation. Adelbert von Chamisso

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Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. Lord Chesterfield

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Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them. Lord Chesterfield

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All wars come to an end, at least temporarily. But the authority acquired by the state hangs on; political power never abdicates. Frank Chodorov

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To be an artist includes much; one must possess many gifts - absolute gifts - which have not been acquired by one's own effort. And, moreover, to succeed, the artist much possess the courageous soul. Kate Chopin

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Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education. Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us. Emile M. Cioran

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We have entered the cell, the Mansion of our birth, and started the inventory of our acquired wealth. Albert Claude

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In simple terms, we are aligning our business today with the way we believe future systems are going to be designed, acquired and maintained. Phil Condit

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No taste is so acquired as that for someone else's quality of mind. Cyril Connolly

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Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired. Gustave Courbet

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The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired. Gustave Courbet

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