In this post, you will find great Apt Quotes from famous people, such as Harry S Truman, Harold MacMillan, Judy Collins, Teju Cole, Dennis DeYoung. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
Being too good is apt to be uninteresting.
Among intellectuals who consider themselves ‘scientific,’ the phrase ‘the nature of man’ is apt to have the effect of a red flag on a bull.
It is odd how learned persons fail to see that new terms and definitions are apt to mean new doubts and litigation.
I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one’s temper and disturb one’s quiet.
To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique; she may phrase, accentuate or actually interpret differently.
As far as stand-up, a lot of Asians and Chinese are not as apt to stand-up, especially the older generation since they don’t even know what stand-up is.
Wherever there is a design that is highly successful in a broad range of similar environments, it is apt to emerge again and again, independently – the phenomenon known in biology as convergent evolution. I call these designs ‘good tricks.’
There’s a lot of the Midwest and the West in Justice Rehnquist’s approach to constitutional law. And by that I mean a recognition that people know pretty well how to govern themselves, that government that is closest to the people is apt to be more responsive to their legitimate concerns and needs.
I don’t write about too many male businessmen, and I’m not apt to write about too many female businessmen.
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
Standardization of our educational systems is apt to stamp out individualism and defeat the very ends of education by leveling the product down rather than up.
I think that white women are more apt to read laterally. So I think there’s some strong identification for women, and their political and social positions, and minorities. I think that the political power of, let’s say, the average Indian man and a white woman are pretty equal.
I think the four men of the Beatles are an apt comparison for one Robin Lopez.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.
The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
Somebody once told me I treated my smart phone like Wilson, the volleyball Tom Hanks turns into a friend when he’s stranded on a desert island in that movie ‘Castaway.’ It’s an apt comparison: parenting a toddler occasionally feels like being marooned, and your phone is your only connection to the rest of the world.
For many, the recent disclosure of massive warrantless surveillance programs of all citizens by the Obama administration has brought back memories of George Orwell‘s ‘1984.’ Another Orwell book seems more apt as the White House and its allies try to contain the scandal: ‘Animal Farm.’
Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
Though knowledge itself increasingly ignores boundaries between fields, professors are apt to organize their pedagogy around the methods and history of their academic subculture rather than some coherent topic in the world.
If all girls turn strong within themselves, men with bad intentions can be taught apt lessons.
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.