Woman wants monogamy; / Man delights in novelty. / Love is woman's moon and sun; / Man has other forms of fun. . . / With this the gist and sum of it, / What earthly good can come of it?
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man; whatsoever he believes, he believes it for himself, not for another.
Seize from every moment its unique novelty and do not prepare your joys.
What a chimera then is man! What a novelty! What a monster, what a chaos, what a contradiction, what a prodigy! Judge of all things, feeble earthworm, depository of truth, a sink of uncertainty and error, the glory and the shame of the universe.
There is an incessant influx of novelty into the world, and yet we tolerate incredible dullness.
Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.
All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
Every innovation occasions more harm and and derangement of order by its novelty, than benefit by its abstract utility.
Some degree of novelty must be one of the materials in almost every instrument which works upon the mind; and curiosity blends itself, more or less, with all our pleasures.
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality and self-expression.
Of all the passions of mankind, the love of novelty most rules the mind. In search of this, from realm to realm we roam. Our fleets come loaded with every folly home.
Rock 'n Roll is a combination of good ideas dried up by fads, terrible junk, hideous failings in taste and judgment, gullibility and manipulation, moments of unbelievable clarity and invention, pleasure, fun, vulgarity, excess, novelty and utter enervation.
A good style must have an air of novelty, at the same time concealing its art.
One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old that they open their leaves more cordially that the spirit of enjoyment wears out with the spirit of novelty and that after a certain age, it is high time to put them on the s.
We're kind of hoping the novelty of us being there will carry the day, attendance-wise.
Technology has finally improved enough that operators can finally offer new services without those new services feeling like a novelty that isn't really ready for most consumers.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
I think the greatest weakness for the lawsuit is its novelty. This is a use of nuisance laws and consumer protection laws that has no precedent. And whenever it's a new theory, the outcome is difficult to guess or predict.
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