I am endeavoring to suggest that we keep the discussion on a friendly plane.
The whole sphere of human endeavors, with one exception, left him blankly indifferent; he had no touch of that which people called culture.
We cannot expect their support for any endeavor of the intellect, for any goal of the spirit.
Bill Brent could have— beaten him in any contest of technology, but here was an endeavor at which he could beat Bill Brent without effort.
At seventy, he was an obese old man with retouched hair and a manner of scornful cynicism retouched by quotations from the yogis about the futility of all human endeavor.
But the man who produces an idea in any field of rational endeavor-the man who discovers new knowledge-is the permanent benefactor of humanity.
…had to find another company to deal with, the supply of copper was becoming increasingly uncertain…… Philip did not smile, when he looked up in the midst of a speech he was making to some friend of their mother’s, about some organization he had joined, but there was something that suggested a smile of superiority in the loose muscles of his face when he said, "No, you wouldn’t care for this, it’s not business, Henry, not business at all, it’s a strictly non-commercial endeavor."
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I endeavored to get both sides to agree to a compromise.