Derived

Famous quotes containing the word derived:

    Jesus wept; Voltaire smiled. From that divine tear and from that human smile is derived the grace of present civilization.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)

    These are our grievances which we have thus laid before his majesty with that freedom of language and sentiment which becomes a free people, claiming their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    There is, it seems to us,
    At best, only a limited value
    In the knowledge derived from experience....
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)