Quotation Explorer - 'Satisfactory'

The most satisfactory definition of man from the scientific point of view is probably Man the Tool-maker. - Kenneth Oakley
Rest and comfort are two different things. Rest is a planned temporary time to refresh and refocus the leader. Comfort is when you settle into unproductive routines and accept satisfactory or unsatisfactory results. - Gary Rohrmayer
The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past. - Robertson Davies
It should be our care not so much to live a long life as a satisfactory one. - Seneca
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute. - Aristotle
To say that a man is made up of certain chemical elements is a satisfactory description only for those who intend to use him as a fertilizer.
Questions that pertain to the foundations of mathematics, although treated by many in recent times, still lack a satisfactory solution. Ambiguity of language is philosophy's main source of problems. That is why it is of the utmost importance to examine attentively the very words we use. - Giuseppe Peano
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