Quotation Explorer - 'Device'

Prayer is a spiritual device that links humankind direct to the Father. - Euginia Herlihy
The mainstream media in America has become an insidious device of ignorance. They not only shape the story, but now participate. For what? - Jonathan Heatt
The most efficient labor-saving device is still money.
This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.
Television is a device that permits people who haven't anything to do to watch people who can't do anything. - Fred Allen
Everyday it gets easier to connect with an electronic device that it is to connect with real people. - Pablo
TELESCOPE, n. A device having a relation to the eye similar to that of the telephone to the ear, enabling distant objects to plague us with a multitude of needless details. Luckily it is unprovided with a bell summoning us to the sacrifice. - Ambrose Bierce
Corporation, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. - Ambrose Bierce
Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought. - Austin Phelps
Nature gave us pain as a messaging device to tell us that we are approaching, or that we have exceeded, our limits in some way. - Ray Dalio
A chastity device won't put out the flames of burning flesh.The Ultimate Guide to ChastityRemoving the Iron Panties - Sandra B. James
...I swear Dev your cock is going to be the death of us all.'Dev just sat back and smiled unrepentantly. 'I beg to differ. My cock is like a finely tuned homing device. He led me straight to the person I needed to see. His judgement is infallible... - Lanie Malone
The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. - Dudley Moore
PILLORY, n. A mechanical device for inflicting personal distinction -- prototype of the modern newspaper conducted by persons of austere virtues and blameless lives. - Ambrose Bierce
A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind. - Lois McMaster Bujold
DICTIONARY, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work. - Ambrose Bierce
PASTIME, n. A device for promoting dejection. Gentle exercise for intellectual debility. - Ambrose Bierce
In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell. - H. L. Mencken
That frontier operated as a rough and ready homeostatic device; the more a state pressed its subjects, the fewer subjects it had. The frontier underwrote popular freedom. - James C. Scott
Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. - George Bernard Shaw
I'm sure, the highest capacity of storage device, will not enough to record all our stories; because, everytime with you is very valuable data - cG9sYXJhZGl0aWE=
I always said I'm just an instrument; I'm transparent, like a medium, the language passes through me. Which is a bit like saying I'm a recording device, I start and I go. I had a real connection to ongoing, language production in real time. - Constance Dejong
What, exactly, is the Internet? Basically it is a global network exchanging digitized data in such a way that any computer, anywhere, that is equipped with a device called a modem can make a noise like a duck choking on a kazoo. - Dave Barry
All the electronic devices are powered by white smoke. When smoke goes out, device is dead. - Milan Nikolić
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. - George Bernard Shaw
The ingenuity of the device blinds us to its utter uselessness.
[God] deposits a dream of what we can be for Him, a dream that acts as our internal honing device. - Wayne Cordeiro
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a completely ad hoc plot device. - David Langford
As history has shown, any new computing device capable of running a game will, by hook or by crook, soon have them available. (aka, the "Loguidice Law") - Bill Loguidice Matt Barton
The most popular labor saving device is still money. - Phyllis George
It’s remarkable that a device, which fits in your pocket, can hold thousands of books. But a room full of books is an entirely different kind of remarkable. - Brandt Legg
Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark. - Steven Wright
The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes. - Calvin Coolidge
LOCK-AND-KEY, n. The distinguishing device of civilization and enlightenment. - Ambrose Bierce
I do not like this word "bomb." It is not a bomb. It is a device that is exploding.
Solemnity is a device of the body to hide the faults of the mind. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Morality is simply a device for leading people around by the nose. - Marty Rubin
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