-that we must act on the expediency of the moment-you don’t want to risk your job, do you?
It will be destroyed, because it was the best and there were men who thought it expedient to seize a share of its wealth.
We can’t go by rigid principles, we’ve got to be flexible, we’ve got to adjust to the reality of the day and act on the expediency of the moment.
Go and try to pour a ton of steel without rigid principles, on the expediency of the moment.
He taught that we know nothing-why oppose the orders of your superiors?-that we can never be certain of anything-how do you know you’re right?-that we must act on the expediency of the moment-you don’t want to risk your job, do you?
The explosion came, oddly, now; it was the scream of a man who would die rather than betray his idea, and it came from a man who had spent his life evading the existence of ideas, acting with the expediency of a criminal.
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It was a necessary expedient to get the job done.
Until the new computer system is in place, e-mailing sensitive data will be a necessary expedient.