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This provisional government was made up of western-educated pragmatists who knew better than to allow a band of radicals, despite their great appeal and influence among the youth, take charge of the country.
Destined neither for pragmatists nor for wallflowers, his designs were all about making a big entrance — sometimes very literally.
She’s a lightning rod, and she’s running against low-key Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush, a former county commissioner and state House representative from Steamboat Springs, who is known as a pragmatist and an environmentalist.
She’s dedicated and embraces bold ideas, and as a creative pragmatist, she’s grounded in the reality of the steps to deliver those ideas.
The pragmatist tells a man to think what he must think and never mind the Absolute.
ORTHODOXYG. K. CHESTERTON
Without being able to define, or spell, or even pronounce the term, Sergeant Williamson was a strict pragmatist.
DEARESTHENRY BEAM PIPER
Now the principle of the pragmatist is that anything that does not make any difference to anything else is not real.
MAJOR PROPHETS OF TO-DAYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
The pragmatic mode of thinking is practically universal among scientific men, but Ostwald is an extreme pragmatist.
MAJOR PROPHETS OF TO-DAYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
He is a firm Pragmatist—anything that is useful is all right, anything that is useless is a crime.
THE SKYLARK OF SPACEEDWARD ELMER SMITH AND LEE HAWKINS GARBY
The pragmatist, who professes to be specially human, makes nonsense of the human sense of actual fact.
ORTHODOXYG. K. CHESTERTON

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