Quotation Explorer - 'Designed'

Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginning. - Robert Collier
BOTANY, n. The science of vegetables -- those that are not good to eat, as well as those that are. It deals largely with their flowers, which are commonly badly designed, inartistic in color, and ill- smelling. - Ambrose Bierce
Man is meant for good but designed for evil. - Raheel Farooq
Some experimenters have reported that an angry face pops out of a crowd of happy faces, but a single happy face does not stand out in an angry crowd. The brains of humans and other animals contain a mechanism that is designed to give priority to bad news. - Daniel Kahneman
It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are. - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
I am not designed to come secondor third, I am designedto win. - Ayrton Senna
This world, I am afraid, is designed for crashing bores. - Morrissey
In terms of language, there were no separate words for female genitalia for thousands of years. That was mostly because women were considered pretty much the same as men, only of course flimsier, more poorly designed, and incapable of writing in the snow. - Elissa Stein and Susan Kim
We were designed to love and to be loved, to reach our dreams to unleash our potentials but not live in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. - Auliq Ice
A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes unnecessary. - Ingrid Bergman
All organizations are perfectly designed to get the results they are now getting. If we want different results, we must change the way we do things. - Tom Northup
I am serving the purpose for which I was designed, therefore I am satisfied with my existence. - Kevin J. Anderson
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. - Clifton Fadiman
Venture to a remote corner of a faraway land and, from the moment you get there, every person and every thing becomes an obstacle, designed to entrap you, to stop you proceeding on your way. - Tahir Shah
The human being is a very poorly designed machine tool. The human being excels in coordination. He excels in relating perception to action. He works best if the entire human being, muscles, senses, and mind, is engaged in the work. - Peter F. Drucker
How can I tell that the past isn't a fiction designed to account for the discrepancy between my immediate physical sensation and my state of mind? - Douglas Adams
No computer has ever been designed that is ever aware of what it's doing; but most of the time, we aren't either. - Marvin Minsky
Despite what you think you know, sometimes your plans may be interrupted. Because you were designed for a purpose. You are on a mission to achieve greatness. No matter what obstacles lie in your path, you will reach your destination. Remember God's grace is sufficient. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
The self-help movement that began in the latter half of the twentieth century suffers particularly from this flaw, for the personal and interpersonal skills it seeks to cultivate are almost always designed to get us more of what we think we want, rather than to bring about a change of heart. - C. Terry Warner
The heart wasn't designed to decide it was designed to feel. - Wordions
Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill- designed for the purpose.
Work therefore is designed to release all this abundance of wealth hidden inside everything. - Sunday Adelaja
Life is not about our personal missions through God, it's about God's mission through our designed purpose. - Wayne Chirisa
When we all play our part the world will run as designed. Do your part and do it now! - TemitOpe Ibrahim
The USA legal system is designed to enrich lawyers, protect the government and corporations, and shaft the general public. - Steven Magee
Libraries, museums, universities, everything we designed and built over six thousand years. Cities are more than the sum of their infrastructure. They transcend brick and mortar, concrete and steel. They're the vessels into which human knowledge is poured. - Rick Yancey
All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.[Conversation with Elizabeth Farnsworth, PBS NewsHour, March 9, 1998] - Toni Morrison
It must be remembered that the forty hour work week until age sixty five was designed by governments and corporations and not the medical profession. - Steven Magee
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman
Life is bigger than any of us will ever be as an individual. Purpose tells us that we’re specifically designed to engage every bit of that. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
They said" Your Anger could Destroy you.." Even if my Brain designed it to Destroy my enemy. - Srinivas Shenoy
The world is a spheroid, designed to never end. We can explore it without limits, and we will have not end. - Alexa Jade
I am furiously happy. It's not a cure for mental illness...it's a weapon, designed to counter it. It's a way to take back some of the joy that's robbed from you when you're crazy. - Jenny Lawson
It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics. - Denise Caruso
Do you Believe? Do you Fade like a Dream?Let me hear you BREATHELet me watch as you sleepThe Sparrow's Eyes... Promises shift into judgmentsI cannot deny that you were designed for my punishments - Slipknot
Non Violence and Religion: Both designed to keep the oppressed from murdering their oppressors. - Darnell Lamont Walker
I have yet to learn that I am not designed to carry the burden of men. Rather, I am designed to carry the love of God so that I might soothe the burden of men. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Religion reminds me of a lace condom. While lovingly crafted, it’s not designed for pleasure; unless inflated with fervour, it collapses; one size does not fit all; and no matter how many times you dunk it in holy water, it will not prevent misconceptions or contagion. - Lowestoft Thellow
Nothing is quite as beautiful as seeing someone do exactly what they were designed to do, to watch someone who has found that thing, that passion, that singular calling and expresses it with conviction. - Lori Stanley Roeleveld
Dare to be the person you were designed to be. - Audrey Moralez
I can't help frowning. "But Madison designed that cocktail dress herself... - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
ADMINISTRATION, n. An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due to the premier or president. A man of straw, proof against bad-egging and dead-catting. - Ambrose Bierce
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together. - Bette Davis
Political language -- and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists -- is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education. - Chuck Palahniuk
I've always found that a rather unfortunate quirk in our species. Everyone pants towards orgasm without pausing to realise that its merely a biological trap designed for the purpose of reproduction. What utter nonsense. - Elizabeth George
There is nothing wrong with you... Life isn't supposed to be easy... It is designed to be challenging so that you will grow into a more conscious, loving human being. - Barbara De Angelis
Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole. - William S. Burroughs
You can either have individual liberty, or dependence on the government. One is designed to undo the other. - A.E. Samaan
We cannot leave our children disconnected from opportunities that are designed specially for them. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The process of becoming is not of doing but simply an act of observing. The internal process has been designed in such a way that it seems impossible for you to sit quietly even for some time at one place. - Roshan Sharma
funny how our heartswere designed to loveso fiercely.but break ever so gently. - Sanober Khan
There is one and only one social responsibility of business–to use it resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud - Milton Friedman
As no designation of good and evil can be absolute, neither can it be fixed; no law which is just now will be forever just, and no political institution designed to secure the good can remain the best means to that good. - Allen Wheelis
Stop rejecting that unique pathway that was designed exclusively for you. Embrace your destiny, respect yourself and love others. - Auliq Ice
Almost all heroism is designed to make you inert by placing it in a context that you can't possibly act on. - Stefan Molyneux
God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us. - Thomas Keating
I want to stand on the truth that God has designed us to stand, and that the opportunity to stand is the opportunity to live exuberantly and gloriously. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Mortality was never designed to torture you. It was designed to test you. - Toni Sorenson
The law is not designed to make us honorable, only bearable. - Marie C. Malaro
Some people use language as a mask. And some want to create designed language that appears to reveal them but does not. - Anne Deavere Smith
No matter how hard you try, there are times when things just don't go as planned. And, it's not because you are doing something wrong. It is because the thing you are after is not designed for you. It is not a part of your destiny. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
We shouldn't be surprised that conditions in the universe are suitable for life, but this is not evidence that the universe was designed to allow for life. - Stephen Hawking
Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind. - Jonathan Swift
I would suggest that the prisons I incessantly create are not designed to lock me in, rather they are designed to lock the world out. And the oddity is that either way, I am a prisoner who has sentenced himself to a prison within which I do not belong. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We are all special in God's eyes because He has designed us to carry His treasures. - Euginia Herlihy
God designed life to be enjoyed by all, but human being turned things around and made it to be endured. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
The legal system has been designed to rob the bank accounts of the common people. - Steven Magee
Too often fantasy is not a rich elaboration of life designed to enhance our existence, rather it is our pell-mell escape from life with the intent of exiting this existence. And the most imaginative fantasy of all is to somehow think that I can do that in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Each of us has been designed for one of two immortal functions, as either a storyteller or as a cross-legged listener to tales of wonder, love, and daring. When we cease to tell or listen, then we no longer exist as a people. - Bryce Courtenay
The human body is a tube and tank machine with an electrical system that is made up of trillions of cells and two fluids, which are designed to create and react to chemistry. While this machine can malfunction, malfunctions can be fixed. - Kevin W. Reese
Anything designed to be inoffensive isn't worth your time -- life itself is pretty offensive, ending as it does with death. - Holly Lisle
What makes you different us what makes you stronger. You are a masterpiece uniquely designed by God. You can have tremendous victories, love, and abundance. - Farshad Asl
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There is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud. - Milton Friedman
Representative government is artifice, a political myth, designed to conceal from the masses the dominance of a self-selected, self-perpetuating, and self-serving traditional ruling class. - Giuseppe Prezzolini
SEX is designed for people who like overcoming obstacles. - Philip Larkin
Hope is steel covered in velvet. It can seem soft and cuddly, but hope is at the core of what makes people become what God designed them to be. Hope and its sister, faith, always create action. - Dave Ramsey
Human existence is partnered with spiritual laws; it’s the foundation of the human experienceWe all ultimately want a pain free existence, unfortunately circumstances of unrest bring to light the spiritual laws designed to play themselves out in the everyday experiences of the human race. - Brian Edward Arsenault
A romance book is designed to tell you something about love–its ability to endure, forgive, go the extra mile, care about someone, put someone else first. - Dee Henderson
Happiness, you see, its just an illusion of Fate, a heavenly sleight of hand designed to make you believe in fairy tales. But there's no happily ever after. You'll only find happy endings in books. Some books. - Ellen Hopkins
Learn to set the pace for your relationship as a couple...not how the world thinks but how God designed it to be. - Kemi Sogunle
Some people are designed to be included in your story but not part of your destiny. - Ane Krstevska
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
It had been a month before then that I'd sat on the bathroom floor and now it was back, the feeling that I was watching life through a thick pane of glass and that, whatever was out there, I wasn't designed for it. - T.R. Richmond
The legal system has been designed by governments and corporations to protect them from the common people. - Steven Magee
Why couldn't my heart have picked him? Life would have been so much easier.""Because hearts are ornery, sneaky little bastards, designed to cause misery. They want what they want, and they don't give a damn about what would make life easier or harder for the heart's owner." Della snapped. - C.C. Hunter
IMF is really designed to protect creditors not debtors. - David Graeber
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