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  • In fact, it's hard to escape the idea that most people with well-constituted lives who use drugs do so moderately and don't allow them to interfere with their paychecks.

    Stanton Peele: Phelps and Rodriguez Show It Pays to Take Drugs

  • There must be hope — there must be uncertainty — there must be reciprocity, to enable the tyrant of the soul to secure a dominion of very long duration over a manly and well-constituted mind, which is itself desirous to will its freedom.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • You affirm that it is but one step from adoration to superstition: but there is an infinity to well-constituted minds, and these are now very numerous; they are at the head of nations; they influence public manners, and, year by year, the fanaticism that overspread the earth is receding in its detestable usurpations.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Thereupon I taught her that in every well-constituted city the citizens are not content merely to pass good laws, but they further choose them guardians of the laws,208 whose function as inspectors is to praise the man whose acts are law-abiding, or to mulct some other who offends against the law.


  • We have within us, be we savage or civilized, the sense of what is right, and this will not permit us to enjoy in peace ill-gotten gains acquired against the laws of the society in which we live, — for well-constituted societies are modeled on the system God has ordained for the universe.


  • I should like to know what well-constituted mind, merely because it is transitory, dislikes roast beef?

    Vanity Fair

  • He wants the court to be able to be as well-constituted as it can be on the first Monday of October.

    CNN Transcript Sep 4, 2005

  • The process however of dealing with all of these, as the mind moves up and down to each in turn, does after much effort give birth in a well-constituted mind to knowledge of that which is well constituted.

    The Seventh Letter, by Plato

  • Old Jolyon would say it, too, yet disregarded the fact in a manner truly irritating to well-constituted Clubmen.

    The Man of Property

  • From such you an principles as those have grown our well-constituted states; by these was Sparta founded: Lycurgus fixed these opinions in the

    The Discourses of Epictetus


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