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Convent. A place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.
Nuns
Ambrose Bierce

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It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it.
Human Nature
Denis Diderot

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The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
Events
John Kenneth Galbraith

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Is my dentist not bound by the Geneva Convention?
Doctors
Gerhard Kocher

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As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.
Adaptability
Lucy Maud Montgomery

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The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.
Newspapers
Tom Stoppard

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun