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Computationally Quotes

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It's also a reasonable scientific program to look at
the dynamics of the standard model and to try to prove
from that dynamics that it is computationally capable.
- Seth Lloyd

We have a picture for how complexity arises,
because if the universe is computationally capable,
maybe we shouldn't be so surprised that things are
so entirely out of control.
- Seth Lloyd

In this metaphor we actually have a picture of the computational universe,
a metaphor which I hope to make scientifically precise
as part of a research program.
- Seth Lloyd

I would suggest, merely as a metaphor here,
but also as the basis for a scientific program to investigate
the computational capacity of the universe,
that this is also a reasonable explanation for why the universe is complex.
- Seth Lloyd

 

My father taught me Basic and rudimentary C,
I learned everything else on my own,
including studying computational complexity on my own.
That's more a function of my age than anything else though -
back when I was in school there were hardly any programming classes.
- Bram Cohen

God is a metaphor for that which transcends
all levels of intellectual thought.
It's as simple as that.
- Joseph Campbell

The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery,
a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a
spring of capital truths,
and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us.
- Paul Valery

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We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive
predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars,
adding machines, and other artifacts,
but nothing is proved by such attributions.
- John Searle

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds.
Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
- Bill Bradley

The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains,
from imprisonment, from enslavement by others.
The rest is extension of this sense,
or else metaphor.
- Isaiah Berlin

Metaphors are dangerous.
Love begins with a metaphor.
Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman
enters her first word into our poetic memory.
- Milan Kundera

I think that we give the impression,
to carry on your metaphor,
that we go a little faster than we actually do.
I'm fairly lazy so I'm always interested in slowing down.
- Ashley Judd

All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Science is all metaphor.
- Timothy Leary

Some say Hollywood movies that are made about boxing
are just metaphors for other things,
I think I've made one that's actually about boxing and not a metaphor.
- Walter Hill

Metaphor is embodied in language.
- Dennis Potter

The whole concept of the devil is a metaphor on one level.
- Taylor Hackford

I'm not interested in a film about golf but I am interested in golf as a metaphor.
- Robert Redford

Unlike metaphor, metonymy does not try to fuse images together.
- Thomas Harrison

The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us,
has utterly obscured the real idea of growth,
which means leaving things inside us.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

You can't completely control the sport -
Tiger Woods comes close.
The test is against yourself and nature's own way.
I find golf a particularly good metaphor for this story.
- Robert Redford

Language is memory and metaphor.
- Storm Jameson

Unregulated competition is a naive metaphor for anarchy.
- John Ralston Saul

Their scrambled attention spans struck me as a metaphor
for the way we get our doses of reality these days.
- Bill Griffith

The strangest thing that human speech and human writing
can do is create a metaphor.
That is an amazing leap, is it not?
- Dennis Potter

There are few things as toxic as a bad metaphor.
You can't think without metaphors.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

Science always uses metaphor.
- James Lovelock

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates,
should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas -
a place where history comes to life.
- Norman Cousins

I had then and still retain an interest in science
for its own sake and as a metaphor for our current lives.
- Peter Hammill

But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor,
only through the negative can you have the positive print.
What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation.
- Godfrey Reggio

It became a metaphor for the lives of the people in
this film and for the Old West,
for the abandonment that occurred in the early part of the 20th century.
- Dwight Yoakam

God is a metaphor for that which trancends all levels of intellectual thought.
It's as simple as that.
- Joseph Campbell

The metaphor of Exodus is one that has dogged the Jews from the outset.
Their very success attracts resentment.
- Jack Schwartz

I heard my name associated with the Peter Pan syndrome more than once.
But really, what's so wrong with Peter Pan? Peter Pan flies.
He is a metaphor for dreams and faith.
- Mark Burnett

Poetry teaches us music, metaphor, condensation and specificity.
- Walter Mosley

When I can't talk sense, I talk metaphor.
- John Philpot Curran

Quest is at the heart of what I do-the holy grail,
and the terror that you'll never find it,
seemed a perfect metaphor for life.
- Jeanette Winterson

The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people
goes back to ancient Egypt.
Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that,
being stupid, affectionate, gregarious,
and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep
are most like human ones.
- Northrop Frye

The Holocaust is a central event in many people's lives,
but it also has become a metaphor for our century.
There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it.
Besides, in Israel, everyone carries a biography deep inside him.
- Aharon Appelfeld

Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life.
Of all the sports that I played - skiing,
baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf,
because you're playing against yourself and nature.
- Robert Redford

I am heartbroken that this movie would cause anyone pain.
It should be a source of joy.
The story is a metaphor about how we try to stay in our own little bubbles,
we don't let life in, we don't take the journey.
- Swoosie Kurtz

The Olympics are a wonderful metaphor for world cooperation,
the kind of international competition that's wholesome and healthy,
an interplay between countries that represents the best in all of us.
- John Williams

The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that
it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture
to move around genres and sort of change you ideas,
change your face, you know?
- Damon Albarn

If we are a metaphor of the universe,
the human couple is the metaphor par excellence,
the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms.
The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time.
- Octavio Paz

Flower was a good metaphor for growth.
The song is obviously about sexual responsibility,
so that was the main metaphor.
Also, it's like knowing who someone has been and remembering and appreciating that,
but really appreciating what they are now even more.
- Jody Watley

The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities.
Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for
creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both
visually and intellectually.
The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses.
It's a metaphor for women's lives, their creativity.
- Vera Wang

Maybe we can use a metaphor for it, out of dance.
I think for many years I was aware of the need,
in dance and in life, to breathe deeply and to take
in more air than we usually take in.
- Sharon Olds

It's possible to take that as a personal metaphor and
then multiply it to a people,
a race, a sex, a time.
If we can keep this thing going long enough,
if we can survive and teach what we know,
we'll make it.
- Audre Lorde

I couldn't have come up with a better metaphor for
my life and my internal conflict.
It amazes me how quickly we can manifest our fears;
not only had I created my 'I'm never satisfied,
I'll drive her away' nightmare.
- Kenny Loggins

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Know thyself, and thou shalt know the Universe and God.
- Pythagoras

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

God is, even though the whole world deny him.
Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Prayer doesn't change God, but changes him who prays
- Soren Kierkegaard


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