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Much of contemporary science is really the length and shadow of the technology we apply.Erez Lieberman Aiden

I have taught my students not to apply rules or mechanical ways of seeing.Josef Albers

In my own work, I've tried to anticipate what's coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people's lives in a meaningful way.Paul Allen

You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.Clive Anderson

Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.Julie Andrews

They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.Francis Bacon

Rules matter, and to be rules they need to be universal in form: always do this, never do that. But it is foolish to rule out in advance the possibility that an occasion might arise when normal rules just don't apply. Rules are not there to be broken, but sometimes break them we must.Julian Baggini

Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you.Nicholson Baker

Why does the past seem so magical, so fraught, so luminous? At the time it was just, ugh, another boring bloody day. But, to look back on, it's a day full of miracles and light and extraordinary events. Why is this? What process do we apply to the past, to give it this vividness? I don't know.John Banville

Young gentlemen, who are to display their knowledge to the world, should have every motive of emulation, should be formed into regular classes, should read and dispute together, should have all the honors, and, if one may say so, the pomp of learning set before them, to call up their ardor. It is their business, and they should apply to it as such.Anna Letitia Barbauld

There are no pat answers - we're pushing through some new frontiers, and lessons of the past don't always apply.Jim Barksdale

A new state, if it wants to join the European Union, has to apply to become a member of the European Union like any state.Jose Manuel Barroso

The E.U. is founded on the Treaties which apply only to the Member States who have agreed and ratified them.Jose Manuel Barroso

There are many Broadway songs that apply to moments on 'Mad Men,' and I sing them on set all the time.Bryan Batt

Wherever and whenever I sing, if there is only one spiritual on a program, people will talk about two things afterward, and one of them will be the spiritual. What I bring to this is the best of my classical training - not all of it. I apply what is appropriate.Kathleen Battle

When are you going to realize that if it doesn't apply to me it doesn't matter?Candice Bergen

You have to apply yourself because you'll never get a better opportunity than the one you have right now. Having said that, people know by now if they like me or not. I don't need to prove anything.Sophie Ellis Bextor

Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.Ambrose Bierce

There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.Josh Billings

Efforts to develop critical thinking falter in practice because too many professors still lecture to passive audiences instead of challenging students to apply what they have learned to new questions.Derek Bok