- Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
[ Applied Calculation Common Composed Experience Life Measure Possible Sense]
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- Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
[ Bodies Composed Inhabiting Love Single Soul Two]
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- These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red) and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar, which are the only species of timber to be seen.
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- The Passion narratives are the first pieces of the Gospels that were composed as a unity.
[ Composed First Gospels Narratives Passion Pieces Unity Were]
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- They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.
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- By irreducibly complex I mean a single system composed of several well-matched, interacting parts that contribute to the basic function, wherein the removal of any one of the parts causes the system to effectively cease functioning.
[ Any Basic Causes Cease Complex Composed Contribute Effectively Function Functioning Interacting Mean Parts Removal Several Single System Wherein]
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- Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built, and a textile one when it is woven.
[ Built Composed Good Musical Prose Stage Steps Textile Three Work Woven]
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- A painting that is well composed is half finished.
[ Composed Finished Half Painting Well]
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- If I belong to a tradition, it is a tradition that makes the masterpiece tell the performer what to do, and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like, or the composer what he ought to have composed.
[ Belong Composed Composer Makes Masterpiece Ought Performer Piece Should Tell Telling Tradition]
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- The court is like a palace of marble; it's composed of people very hard and very polished.
[ Composed Court Hard Marble Palace Polished Very]
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- The other classes of which society was composed were, first, freemen, owners of small portions of land, independent, though they sometimes voluntarily became the vassals of their more opulent neighbors, whose power was necessary for their protection.
[ Became Classes Composed First Freemen Independent Land More Necessary Neighbors Other Owners Portions Power Protection Small Society Sometimes Their Though Voluntarily Were Which Whose]
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- Remember likewise there are persons who love fewer words, an inoffensive sort of people, and who deserve some regard, though of too still and composed tempers for you.
[ Composed Deserve Fewer Likewise Love Persons Regard Remember Some Sort Still Tempers Though Too Words]
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- Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
[ Composed Ear Feeling Instinct Life Music Must Rule]
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- There are particular images that I like. Allegro is composed of a series of still life photographs that has been put to speed. There is so much care that has gone into the composition of the cinematography.
[ Been Care Cinematography Composed Composition Gone Images Into Life Much Particular Photographs Put Series Speed Still]
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- Man may be considered as having a twofold origin - natural, which is common and the same to all - patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed.
[ Belongs Common Composed Considered Families Having Human Man May Natural Origin Race Same Twofold Various Which Whole]
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- Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.
[ Apathy Brotherly Composed Interest Least Love Nine Parts Persecution Personal Sign Tolerance]
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- This truth of the gathering together of God's children is in Scripture seen realised in various localities, and in each central locality the Christians resident therein composed but one body: Scripture is perfectly clear on that head.
[ Body Central Children Christians Clear Composed Each Gathering God Head Localities Locality Perfectly Realised Resident Scripture Seen Therein Together Truth Various]
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- I recently did a piece for the Boston Pops and John Williams, and I hope that it's as well a composed piece as I've ever done for any other medium or occasion.
[ Any Boston Composed Did Done Ever Hope John Medium Occasion Other Piece Pops Recently Well Williams]
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- Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals who don't go out of their way to do each other favours.
[ American Composed Each Favours Fundamentally Go Individuals Other Out Society Their Way]
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- Forever is composed of nows.
[ Composed Forever]
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- There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed of the best words in the best order; only a conviction, accepted by our knowledge and judgment, that it is so.
[ Accepted Best Blake Composed Conviction Judgment Knowledge Lyric Only Order Our Proof Words]
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- No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings.
[ Able Along Average Beings Composed Geniuses Get Human Institution Leadership Manage Must Needs Organized Possibly Such Survive Under Way]
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- Of whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is composed, it is usually divided into three squadrons; and these, if numerous, are again separated into divisions.
[ Again Composed Divided Divisions Fleet Into Number Numerous Separated Ships Squadrons These Three Usually War Whatsoever]
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- Here we have a baby. It is composed of a bald head and a pair of lungs.
[ Baby Bald Composed Head Here Lungs Pair]
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- My photographs are not planned or composed in advance, and I do not anticipate that the onlooker will share my viewpoint. However, I feel that if my photograph leaves an image on his mind, something has been accomplished.
[ Accomplished Advance Anticipate Been Composed Feel His However Image Leaves Mind Photograph Photographs Planned Share Something Viewpoint Will]
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- Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
[ Composed Half Keep Nothing Other Say Saying Something World]
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- A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness.
[ Act Cannot Composed Fit God Mind Only Passion Purely Purified Religious Taken Vow Which Witness]
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- The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens, heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy.
[ Assassinate Citizens Composed Conspiracy Defendant Eminent Evidence Grand Heard Indicted John Jury Kennedy New Orleans Our Participation]
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- When my opera Plump Jack was performed in 1989, my first piano teacher sent me something that I'd composed when I was four. I remember I played it, and it still sounded like me. I'm the same composer I was then.
[ Composed Composer First Four Jack Opera Performed Piano Played Remember Same Sent Something Sounded Still Teacher Then]
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- Sounds like the blues are composed of feeling, finesse, and fear.
[ Blues Composed Fear Feeling Finesse Sounds]
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- Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion.
[ Beauty Composed Determine Difficult Either Element Eternal Extremely Fashion Invariable Might Moral Once Passion Period Quantity Relative Turns Which Whose]
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- Many years ago it was taught that plants and animals were composed of different materials: plants, of a chemical substance of three elements,- carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen; animals of one of four elements, nitrogen being added to the other three.
[ Added Ago Animals Being Carbon Chemical Composed Different Elements Four Hydrogen Many Materials Nitrogen Other Oxygen Plants Substance Taught Three Were Years]
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- Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history.
[ Attention Biography Composed Composition Concentrated Delightful General Gives History Individual Literary Materials Most Perhaps Species Unity Wanting Which]
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- I was never a quick writer, but composed with great care and efforts.
[ Care Composed Efforts Great Never Quick Writer]
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- Know what the old masters did. Know how they composed their pictures, but do not fall into the conventions they established. These conventions were right for them, and they are wonderful. They made their language. You make yours. All the past can help you.
[ Composed Conventions Did Established Fall Help How Into Know Language Made Make Masters Old Past Pictures Right Their Them These Were Wonderful Yours]
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- It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
[ Composed Entire Exception Others Remember Trifling Universe Well]
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- Life is composed of different inventions.
[ Composed Different Inventions Life]
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- Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
[ Avoided Composed Happiness Misfortunes]
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- When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
[ Characters Chinese Composed Crisis Danger Opportunity Other Represents Two Word Written]
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- Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them.
[ Advantage Clever Composed Enough Half Idiots Indecent Other Take Them World]
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- Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets.
[ Ball Bullets Cannon Composed Corners Debts Fire Hazardous Hit Less Make Many Meet Miseries Number Places Render Shower Small Stand Such Than Turns Up Us Volley Want Weight]
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- Our political machine, composed of thirteen independent sovereignties, have been perpetually operating against each other and against the federal head ever since the peace.
[ Against Been Composed Each Ever Federal Head Independent Machine Operating Other Our Peace Perpetually Political Since Thirteen]
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- The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.
[ Composed Itself Lonely Only Other Prefer Seems Self-Sufficient Snow Thing Time Whole World]
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- The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
[ According Best Borrow Composed Distinct Form Human Lend Men Races Species Theory Two]
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- Just as the water of a river near its mouth, in its final form, is composed largely of many tributaries, so an idea, in its final form, is composed largely of later additions.
[ Additions Composed Final Form Idea Just Largely Later Many Mouth Near River Water]
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- Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations.
[ Administrators Class Composed Composite Corporate Even Heads High-Level Labor Layer Leaders Longer Major Now Organisations Political Professional Religious Traditional]
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- A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.
[ Arms Best Body Composed Country Defense Free Militia Most Natural Regulated Trained Well]
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- Don't bother looking at the view - I have already composed it.
[ Already Bother Composed Looking View]
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- I believe so, but at first he must know. He must know in which spirit Beethoven has composed this piece. He must try to study that. And he must find out in which station of life of Beethoven he did.
[ Beethoven Believe Composed Did Find First Know Life Must Out Piece Spirit Station Study Try Which]
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- Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.
[ Composed Damned Going Often Our Show Strength Weakness]
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- The worst government is often the most moral. One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane. But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
[ Composed Cynics Fanatics Government Humane Limit Moral Most Often Oppression Tolerant Top Very Worst]
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- The good, the admirable reader identifies himself not with the boy or the girl in the book, but with the mind that conceived and composed that book.
[ Admirable Book Boy Composed Conceived Girl Good Himself Identifies Mind Reader]
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- A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
[ Animal Children Cold Common Composed Family Men Occasional Only Unit Women]
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- Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
[ Action Brought Composed Connection Dreams Greatly Into Life Must Our Together Unconscious Woven]
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- But God, who is the beginning of all things, is not to be regarded as a composite being, lest perchance there should be found to exist elements prior to the beginning itself, out of which everything is composed, whatever that be which is called composite.
[ Beginning Being Called Composed Composite Elements Everything Exist Found God Itself Lest Out Perchance Prior Regarded Should Things Whatever Which]
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- The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny.
[ Bravery Composed Confederate Convictions Dangers Deny Earnest First Forces Idle Men Reckless Threaten Twofold Us Which Whose]
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- Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
[ Better Cases Composed Doubtful Ear Feeling Guide Had Instinct Know Life Music Must Nevertheless Often Rule Rules Sometimes Though]
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- I must say I've always composed music from the point of view of the performers.
[ Always Composed Music Must Performers Point Say View]
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- Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
[ Bodies Composed Friendship Inhabiting Single Soul Two]
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- Although Freud said happiness is composed of love and work, reality often forces us to choose love or work.
[ Although Choose Composed Forces Freud Happiness Love Often Reality Said Us Work]
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- My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed.
[ Because Compose Composed Explain Had Himself Mother Music Piece]
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- Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
[ Alone Comes Composed Everything Founded Great Masterpieces Neurotics Our Religions World]
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- The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
[ Bear Composed Fragment Future Humanity Law Moral Ought Past Possesses Present Terms These Us Whoever Within World]
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- People would read all kinds of reaction into it, but Tracy told me himself that half the time he was just standing very still, trying to look sober and composed. That takes nothing away from him. The fact he got away with it was a tribute to his talent.
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- Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
[ Acquired Composed Experience Illusions Our Rather Wisdom]
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- The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
[ Airline Best Composed Entirely Lost Luggage Rings Saturn Scientific Theory]
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- A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
[ Actions Bad Composed Consequences Details Drops Earth Endless Even Far-Reaching Good Grains Least Life Little Made Mountain Ocean Series Speeches Them Thoughts Tiny Up Water Whether]
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- The child now shewed her a narrow and rugged descent, made by cutting the red clay and stones, of which the cliffs are here composed, into a sort of rude steps.
[ Child Clay Cliffs Composed Cutting Descent Her Here Into Made Narrow Now Red Rude Rugged Sort Steps Stones Which]
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- A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
[ Average Composed Ignorance Jury Men Twelve]
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- At the head of these new discoveries and insights comes the establishment of the facts that electricity is composed of discrete particles of equal size, or quanta, and that light is an electromagnetic wave motion.
[ Comes Composed Discoveries Discrete Electricity Electromagnetic Equal Establishment Facts Head Insights Light Motion New Particles Quanta Size These Wave]
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- By recognizing that the chemical atom is composed of single separable electric quanta, humanity has taken a great step forward in the investigation of the natural world.
[ Atom Chemical Composed Electric Forward Great Humanity Investigation Natural Quanta Recognizing Single Step Taken World]
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- A movement is only composed of people moving. To feel its warmth and motion around us is the end as well as the means.
[ Around Composed End Feel Means Motion Movement Moving Only Us Warmth Well]
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- I have composed several pieces which are performed outdoors, not only in the auditoria.
[ Composed Only Outdoors Performed Pieces Several Which]
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- Or the other process that is important is that I compress longer sections of composed music, either found or made by myself, to such an extent that the rhythm becomes a timbre, and formal subdivisions become rhythm.
[ Become Becomes Composed Compress Either Extent Formal Found Important Longer Made Music Myself Other Process Rhythm Sections Such]
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- The best Governments of the World have bin composed of Monarchy, Aristocracy, and Democracy.
[ Aristocracy Best Bin Composed Democracy Governments Monarchy World]
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- Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.
[ Composed Consecutive Existence Life Moments Particles Same Two Wave Which]
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- All the children in the school should learn the steps of everything, before they learn the thing, then they know which step they're doing better, because your voice is in certain steps and has to do most of the things that have been composed in those steps.
[ Because Been Before Better Certain Children Composed Doing Everything Know Learn Most School Should Step Steps Then Thing Things Those Voice Which Your]
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- When I think back now to the recording sessions, there is more improvisation than one hears. It's an ideal combination of arrangements and improvisation. Only a few people are able to listen and say what is composed and what is improvised. It's a unit.
[ Able Arrangements Back Combination Composed Few Hears Ideal Improvisation Improvised Listen More Now Only Recording Say Sessions Than Think Unit]
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- Our army is composed of the scum of the earth - the mere scum of the earth.
[ Army Composed Earth Mere Our Scum]
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- Any committee that is the slightest use is composed of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for a second longer than they have to.
[ Any Busy Committee Composed Longer Second Sit Slightest Than Too Use Want]
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- Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
[ Before Composed Cool Million Soul Stand Universes Your]
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- String Theory describes energy and matter as being composed of tiny, wiggling strands of energy that look like strings. And the pitch of a string's vibration determines the nature of its effect.
[ Being Composed Describes Determines Effect Energy Look Matter Nature Pitch Strands String Strings Theory Tiny Vibration]
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- This book, conceived in sorrow, composed in grief, and constructed at the brink of despair, contains my mind's best thoughts, and my soul's triumph over the powers of darkness.
[ Best Book Brink Composed Conceived Constructed Contains Darkness Despair Grief Mind Over Powers Sorrow Soul Thoughts Triumph]
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- If human beings are fundamentally good, no government is necessary; if they are fundamentally bad, any government, being composed of human beings, would be bad also.
[ Also Any Bad Being Beings Composed Fundamentally Good Government Human Necessary Would]
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- It was spontaneously composed as I was playing it. And then I added a couple of other overdub textures on top of it after the fact. But it's one of those things where I wouldn't be able to sit down and specifically write that. That's just what came out.
[ Able Added After Came Composed Couple Down Fact Just Other Out Playing Sit Specifically Spontaneously Textures Then Things Those Top Where Write]
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- Yes, but I view Frank's music as fully composed. In other words, the arrangements can work for any idiom such as a rock band or an orchestra. Frank was a brilliant arranger and could make his music work in any context. He proved that tour after tour and album after album.
[ After Album Any Arrangements Arranger Band Brilliant Composed Context Could Frank Fully His Idiom Make Music Orchestra Other Proved Rock Such Tour View Words Work Yes]
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