Thought is one of the manifestations of human energy, and among the earlier and simpler phases of thought, two stand conspicuous – Fear and Greed. Fear, which, by stimulating the imagination, creates a belief in an invisible world, and ultimately develops a priesthood; and Greed, which dissipates energy in war and trade.
Conspicuous - Inconspicuous Quotes
Famous, adj. Conspicuously miserable.
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
My function in life was to render clear what was already blindingly conspicuous.
If you have a mother-in-law with only one eye and she has it in the center of her forehead, don’t keep her in the living room.
The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar; particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England.
Wealth is conspicuous, but poverty hides.
Was it my conspicuousness that distressed me? Not at all. It was merely that I was not beautifully conspicuous but uglily conspicuous – it makes all the difference in the world.
Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.