Famous quotes containing the word consist:

    If a novel reveals true and vivid relationships, it is a moral work, no matter what the relationships consist in. If the novelist honours the relationship in itself, it will be a great novel.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Sir Toby Belch. Does not our life consist of the four elements?
    Sir Andrew Aguecheek. Faith, so they say, but I think it rather consists of eating and drinking.
    Sir Toby Belch. Thou’rt a scholar; therefore let us eat and drink.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Standing armies can never consist of resolute robust men; they may be well-disciplined machines, but they will seldom contain men under the influence of strong passions, or with very vigorous faculties.
    Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)