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Quotes of constituted

  1. It's with them that we have constituted a liberation front and brought our logistic support to armies to help their countries come out of colonialism and establish a national internal regime. – Ahmed Ben Bella
  2. Self -love then does not constitute THIS or THAT to be our interest or good; but, our interest or good being constituted by nature and supposed, self -love only puts us upon obtaining and securing it. – Joseph Butler
  3. There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results. – Judith Butler
  4. I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  5. Clinton's fakery was so deft and deeply ingrained that it was impossible to tell where it ended and the real Bill Clinton began. This constituted a kind of political genius. – Rich Lowry
  6. He has willed- He wills incessantly- that the modifications of the mind and those of the body shall be reciprocal. This is the conjunction and the natural dependence of the two parts of which we are constituted – Nicolas Malebranche
  7. The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become. – Ashley Montagu
  8. No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth; and even the best of men must be content with fragments, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition. – William Osler
  9. To repeat, communitarians maintain that we are constituted as persons by our particular obligations, and therefore those obligations cannot be a matter of choice. – Tom G. Palmer
  10. Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always. – Sophocles
  11. In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales, the proportion of crime must of course be great. – Charles Sturt
  12. Human nature is so constituted that all see and judge better in the affairs of other men than in their own. – Terence
  13. One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a sane person would have to consume to believe that a frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3, 000 police officers. – Mark Thomas

Usage examples for constituted

  1. For some reason these persons appeared to labour under the impression that we constituted some sort of travelling amusement enterprise. – Fibble, D. D. by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  2. Here, if anywhere, I thought I should be most likely to find the despatches which constituted the chief object of my search; and I accordingly made my way into the after- cabin. – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  3. " He has been worse punished than if he had been hung in the beginning," he said, and turned from the bed, facing the Dietmans as if he constituted himself the dead man's protector. – Between Whiles by Helen Hunt Jackson
  4. There were at that time only two or three native Christians connected with the mission, and these, with their families, the missionaries and their wives, and a few orphan children, constituted the congregation. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  5. Constituted as we are, we can know good only by contrast with evil. – A Cynic Looks at Life Little Blue Book #1099 by Ambrose Bierce
  6. Because, not being constituted like you and me, they live differently. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  7. He heard me not; but I must with equal frankness confess that on this occasion I was soon freed from all apprehension with respect to the consequences of the difficulties he had to encounter in the Council and in the other constituted orders of the State. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. Nance, shivering with the cold, got together the few articles that constituted Mr. Demry's worldly possessions. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  9. One distinct group of visitors has always been constituted by the " newspaper men." – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  10. Some of us are so constituted as to see the dark side of the picture, others the bright. – The Chinese Boy and Girl by Isaac Taylor Headland
  11. The Scottish Parliament was so constituted that it had scarcely ever offered any serious opposition even to Kings much weaker than Charles then was. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  12. He judged rightly that these troops, whom he had not dispersed without considerable effort, constituted merely an advanced guard. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  13. Eight hours a day or over constituted a full day for purposes of pay; up to four hours, half a day; and two hours or less, a quarter day. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  14. He had constituted himself the kirangozi or guide, and was the standard- bearer, bearing the American flag, which the men thought would certainly strike terror into the hearts of the enemy. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  15. Thus far, then, the case stands thus, that in the observed facts of nature there is nothing to incline the balance in favour either of Necessity or Free- will; and that if those facts constituted the whole of our experience we should have no reason to believe the one rather than the other. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  16. It does not follow that all these books constituted his library. – The Mystery of Francis Bacon by William T. Smedley
  17. Thus constituted was the commonwealth upon the death of William the Silent. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  18. It was evident that a society so constituted could not long be held together. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  19. Believe me that man is not so constituted as to be able to make such efforts. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  20. Its members have sworn to die in maintaining the rights of the people, and the constituted authorities. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet

Rhymes for constituted

  • reconstituted;
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