It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting.
Reason is the slow and torturous method by which those who do not know the truth discover it.
Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow
Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality
We trained hard - but it seemed every time we were beginning to form up
into teams we were reorganised. I was to learn later in life that we tend
to meet any new situation by reorganising, and what a wonderful method it
can be for creating the illusion of progress while actually producing
confusion, inefficiency and demoralisation.
But some love not the method of your first; Romance they count it, throw't away as dust; If I should meet with such, what should I say; Must I slight them as they slight me, or nay
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation.
When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving - by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done.
To come to know your enemy, first you must become his friend, and once you become his friend, all his defences come down. Then you can choose the most fitting method for his demise.
It is by this painstaking method of careful examination and eventual rejection that we reach a conclusion: life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will-stubborn will.
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.
No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.
What people call insincerity is simply a method by which we can multiply our personalities.
It is all nonsense, to be sure; and so much the greater nonsense inasmuch as the true interpretation of many dreams - not by any means of all dreams - moves, it may be said, in the opposite direction to the method of psycho-analysis.
There's method in his madness.
Scorn also to depress thy competitor by any dishonest or unworthy method; strive to raise thyself above him only by excelling him; so shall thy contest for superiority be crowned with honour, if not with success.
Courteousness is consideration for others; politeness is the method used to deliver such considerations.