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Stanford Moore Quotes and Sayings

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This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated
with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of
a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.
- Stanford Moore

In dedicating his estate to the honoring of endeavors that benefit mankind,
Alfred Nobel expressed a lifelong concern that is even
more timely in 1972 than it was in his lifetime.
- Stanford Moore

The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot
be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that's
not of your choosing simply because you're out-voted.
- Ira Glasser

If you're at an award ceremony, you're against your mates.
- Imelda Staunton

 

Of the unjust rights which in virtue of this ceremony
an iniquitous law gives me over the person and property of another,
I cannot legally, but I can morally,
divest myself.
- Robert Dale Owen

I was quite moved to see this huge crowd which attended
the ceremony in the middle of the town.
- Hermann Maier

I liked the ceremony, the ritual of preparing cocaine,
as much as doing it.
I did it for a year, loved it, then stopped.
Now I feel the same way about cooking.
- Kiefer Sutherland

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The Master teaches that the way of qigong cannot be hurried.
Wuji refers to the time before the creation -
when everything was formless.
Standing in the wuji position, my feet are parallel
to each other, shoulder-width apart.
My knees are slightly bent,
and the tip of my tongue touches the roof of my mouth.
My arms are held in front of me with my elbows bent
and my palms parallel to each other - about four inches apart.
At first I focus on my breathing, and only my breathing.
Later, I visualize the energy or "Qi" between my palms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels.
Church is the only place where someone speaks to me
and I do not have to answer back.
- Charles de Gaulle

Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the
finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
- Herbert Spencer

There are few hours in life more agreeable than the
hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
- Henry James

I learned enough Hebrew to stagger through a meaningless
ceremony that I scarcely remember.
- David Antin

Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth.
While truths, on which eternal things depend,
can hardly find a single friend.
- William Cowper

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement
speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical
caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
- Robert Orben

There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us,
while on the other hand the relation between man and
woman was regarded as in itself mysterious and holy.
- Charles Eastman

The ceremony took six minutes.
The marriage lasted about the same amount of time though
we didn't get a divorce for almost a year.
- Hedy Lamarr

Under certain circumstances there are few hours in
life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the
ceremony known as afternoon tea.
- Henry James

On the fortieth day after his death,
we held the ceremony,
and I performed for the very first time.
- Nusrat F. A. Khan

Before I took the veil, I was ornamented for the ceremony,
and was clothed in a rich dress belonging to the Convent,
which was used on such occasions; and placed not far
from the altar in the chapel,
in the view of a number of spectators who had assembled,
perhaps about forty.
- Maria Monk

We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary
Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony
of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary
bloodshed in the population.
- Duong Van Minh

Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration.
A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written.
Anyone who understands can read it.
One rite often contains more than a hundred books.
- G. I. Gurdjieff

Not every religion has to have St.
Augustine's attitude to sex.
Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church,
everyone present knows what is going to happen that night,
but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets,
some of the mountains, rivers, streams,
etc.
were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti.
Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony,
a real ceremony.
- Katherine Dunham

Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple.
She saw the Life write up on Buddhism,
with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted
to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid.
She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up.
- Kenneth Rexroth

The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony,
but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater
interviews with black men and women who had never heard
of the movies nominated for Best Picture.
- Suzanne Fields

The task of an American writer is not to describe the
misgivings of a woman taken in adultery as she looks
out of a window at the rain but to describe four hundred
people under the lights reaching for a foul ball.
This is ceremony.
- John Cheever

Even though I disagree with many of the changes,
when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day,
when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony,
they are still fine privates; outstanding,
well motivated privates.
- R. Lee Ermey

This is going to sound completely absurd,
but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards
ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't
ever surpassed the joy of doing the work,
of making it.
The doing it is really the bit I'm there for.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor

In this outward and physical ceremony,
we attest once again to the inner
and spiritual strength of our Nation.
As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say:
"We must adjust to changing times,
and still hold to unchanging principles."
- Jimmy Carter

Winning the Outstanding Contribution award is great,
because you know you have won in advance.
Previously, I have been really nervous during the ceremony
because you have no idea if you are going to get called up on stage.
This time I could relax and enjoy myself.
- Tom Jones

The feminist movement has helped open minds and kitchens
to the notion that men can be at home on the range.
- Rene Veaux

Sit down before fact as a little child,
be prepared to give up every conceived notion,
follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads,
or you will learn nothing.
- Thomas Huxley

The Christian notion of the possibility of redemption
is incomprehensible to the computer.
- Vance Packard

I have three sisters and I've always wanted a brother,
so I was really interested in that notion.
- Ryan Phillippe

I don't know where we got the notion that God wants us to suffer.
Every living thing tends toward the good or we would
have been gone a long time ago.
- Al Jarreau

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are
equal in any respect are equal in all respects;
because men are equally free,
they claim to be absolutely equal.
- Aristotle

My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her,
like a bank note, for two 20s.
- Warren Beatty

I have a notion that if you are going to be spiritually curious,
you better not get cluttered up with too many material things.
- Mary Oliver

The notion of making money by popular work,
and then retiring to do good work, is the most familiar
of all the devil's traps for artists.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

In the euphoria after the Cold War, there was a misplaced
notion that the UN could solve every problem anywhere.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Many people believe that the current system must inevitably
end in total annihilation.
They reject, sometimes very emotionally,
any attempts to analyze this notion.
- Herman Kahn

People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it's interesting.
It's like picking who you want to win for the Oscars
and not seeing the movie.
- Amanda Bynes

Pigs prefer to wallow in clean mud, but if nothing else is available,
they will frequently wallow in their own urine,
giving rise to the notion that they are dirty animals.
- Marvin Harris

Modern thought has transferred the spectral character
of Death to the notion of time itself.
Time has become Death triumphant over all.
- John Berger

The notion that human life is sacred just because it
is human life is medieval.
- Peter Singer

The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is,
in fact, a return to the idealised past.
- Robertson Davies

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement
until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
- William James

I am against the notion of style in itself.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that
which is sponsored by any creed.
- Joseph Brodsky

When I have an idea, it goes from vague,
cloudy notion to 100,000 words in a heartbeat.
- Lynn Abbey

I don't happen to subscribe to the notion that everybody
who criticizes Tom Daschle is criticizing Tim Johnson.
I think that's a bit of a stretch.
- John Thune

I'm a little concerned about this notion everybody
wants us to be objective.
- Peter Jennings

To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants,
not simply observers.
One who does not vote has no right to complain.
- Louis L'Amour

I'd like to think that the notion of inspiration will
transcend cultural things that are going on.
There's something classic about this movie that I'm hoping reaches kids.
- Rob Morrow

Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog;
fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest
survive when attacked by a mad notion.
- Robertson Davies

To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed,
by that false and inconsiderate notion,
That a reformed rake makes the best husband!
- Samuel Richardson

The notion of the single man began in the 1950's.
The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure.
- Hugh Hefner

The second is the structure and source of cults.
They have always haunted me, and I wanted to explore
the fundamental notion of giving up responsibility to an outside power.
- Katherine Dunn

Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900.
It introduced the notion that there existed certain
predictable and identifiable processes by which dreams were formed.
- Henry Reed

No delusion is greater than the notion that method
and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit,
either in science or in practical life.
- Thomas Huxley

I think somehow you need to get to a certain point
in your life where the notion of failure is absurd.
- Jeff Tweedy

Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we
must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people
can give anybody their freedom.
- Stokely Carmichael

When I worked on 2001 - which was my first feature film -
I was deeply and permanently affected by the notion
that a movie could be like a first-person experience.
- Douglas Trumbull

I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion
of its size until I campaigned it.
- Ann Richards

By the by, if the English race had done nothing else,
yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman,
they would have done a great service to mankind.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

Facts are, insurance ratings are really dependent on
the notion that some people are higher risk than others.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab
world is different from that in Europe.
- William Odom

The basic notion was the idea that the loudspeaker
should have a voice which was unique and not just an
instrument of reproduction,
but an instrument unto itself.
- David Tudor

We have overcome the notion that mathematical truths
have an existence independent and apart from our own minds.
It is even strange to us that such a notion could ever have existed.
- James Newman

The notion of time bothers me.
You look at thirty-year-old photographs and realize how the time has passed.
- Christian Lacroix

So, that notion of hypertext seemed to me immediately
obvious because footnotes were already the ideas wriggling,
struggling to get free, like a cat trying to get out of your arms.
- Ted Nelson


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