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Concepts Quotes

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Cyberspace.
A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators,
in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
- William Gibson

Related topics: Technology

None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled
utopia than that of eternal peace.
- Theodor Adorno

One of the concepts essential to molecular manufacturing
is that of a self-replicating manufacturing system.
That concept has lagged behind in its acceptance.
- Ralph Merkle

The center of Western culture is Greece,
and we have never lost our ties with the architectural
concepts of that ancient civilization.
- Stephen Gardiner

 

The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic
objects there are in the universe:
the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time.
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

In Japanese art, space assumed a dominant role and
its position was strengthened by Zen concepts.
- Stephen Gardiner

George Lucas wanted this moving camera for all of the
photography in Star Wars.
He was willing to take a risk with the concepts that
I advanced with regard to ways for doing that.
- John Dykstra

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We speak of virtue, honour, reason; but our thought
does not translate any one of these concepts into a substance.
- Wilhelm Wundt

We've heard from many teachers that they used episodes
of Star Trek and concepts of Star Trek in their science
classrooms in order to engage the students.
- Patrick Stewart

When man becomes reconciled to nature,
when space becomes his true background,
these words and concepts will have lost their meaning,
and we will no longer have to use them.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part,
the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's
tools and yesterday's concepts.
- Marshall McLuhan

But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first
step in a new control by man over the forces of nature
too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts.
- Henry L. Stimson

Party domination and State leadership are concepts
incompatible with one another.
- Franz von Papen

Unfortunately, a lot of the concepts in the Bible are
based on ancient mythology that doesn't fit the findings of science.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Scientific man is already on the moon,
and yet we are still living with the moral concepts of Homer.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe,
grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts,
emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
- John Steinbeck

I believe all religions are becoming obsolete,
clinging to ancient concepts.
- John Templeton

Some people argue that we should limit choice in favour of good local services.
My response is simple: why should we assume those two
concepts are mutually exclusive?
- John Hutton

Hence it happens that one takes words for concepts,
and concepts for the things themselves.
- Johann G. Hamann

My job is to interpret the law based on how the legislature
and the court has done it and then,
of course, to use our system of justice to develop
some new legal tools and new concepts.
- Bill Scott

The concepts of Joss are pure, and express attitudes and technical ideals.
- Cliff Shaw

We live in a society that compels us to go on using these concepts,
and we no longer know what they mean.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend
the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible.
- Abdus Salam

I am closer to a European viewpoint of the world than an American one.
My ethics and ideals are based on European concepts.
- Bianca Jagger

I think it was more personal, but I certainly tried
to adapt certain concepts of Surrealism.
- Trevor Dunn

We must break problems down into small,
digestible bits.
We must define the concepts that we use and explain
what components they consist of.
We must tackle small problems.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

A great amount has been talked and written about what
constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is
meant by the concepts of "balance" and "deterrence".
- Alva Myrdal

The words printed here are concepts.
You must go through the experiences.
- Saint Augustine

It's not just a revue where one song is done,
then another.
There are concepts and ideas at work.
- Hal David

Because most writers have totally unrealistic concepts of how publishing works.
- Jim Harrison

When we say that Philosophy tries to clear up the meanings
of concepts we do not mean that it is simply concerned
to substitute some long phrase for some familiar word.
- Charles D. Broad

The abstract analysis of the world by mathematics and
physics rests on the concepts of space and time.
- James J. Gibson

Poor human reason, when it trusts in itself,
substitutes the strangest absurdities for the highest divine concepts.
- John Chrysostom

We must think differently, look at things in a different way.
Peace requires a world of new concepts,
new definitions.
- Yitzhak Rabin

Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
- Immanuel Kant

Here we encounter two conflicting concepts with which
we must come to grips in our time:
the idea of national solidarity and the idea of international cooperation.
- Gustav Stresemann

There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our
current concepts of the nature of consciousness and
its relationship to matter and the brain.
- Stanislav Grof

Western concepts of ownership and privatization came
in and clashed with that.
So land began to be exchanged.
- Neil Abercrombie

Being exposed to theory, stimulated by a basic love
of concepts and mathematics,
was a marvelous experience.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds.
As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement,
you are increasing your odds of achieving success.
- Bo Bennett

The analysis of concepts is for the understanding nothing
more than what the magnifying glass is for sight.
- Moses Mendelssohn

You were saying that once when visiting Yale,
you were struck that unlike Pound, Williams's thinking was volatile,
I mean, did not stay locked into a pattern of concepts
that then defined his subsequent necessary behavior,
whereas Pound did.
- Robert Creeley

Concepts of justice must have hands and feet to carry
out justice in every case in the shortest possible
time and the lowest possible cost.
This is the challenge to every lawyer and judge in America.
- Warren E. Burger

Churchill knew the importance of peace,
and he also knew the price of it.
Churchill finally got his voice, of course.
He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed
England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty,
justice and mercy.
- Suzanne Fields

What I am proposing this year are not lofty concepts
far removed form the daily struggle so of ordinary Georgians.
They are proposals that directly effect the lives of the people we serve.
- Roy Barnes

I listen to other guitar players, yeah.
It gives me new concepts and shows me where the instrument
is going for the future and it is going some places.
There are some musicians who are really putting out
a good vibe with new theories.
I try and keep up.
- George Benson

It may, however, be said that the level of experience
to which concepts are inapplicable cannot yield any
knowledge of a universal character,
for concepts alone are capable of being socialized.
- Muhammed Iqbal

Earlier in my life, I performed a lot of music.
Some of it because I felt it was a demonstration,
or a representation of certain intellectual concepts
that were very exciting and important.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

Intuition and concepts constitute...
the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither
concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them,
nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.
- Immanuel Kant

The theory of relativity worked out by Mr. Einstein,
which is in the domain of natural science,
I believe can also be applied to the political field.
Both democracy and human rights are relative concepts -
and not absolute and general.
- Jiang Zemin

The general statement that the mental faculties are class concepts,
belonging to descriptive psychology,
relieves us of the necessity of discussing them and
their significance at the present stage of our inquiry.
- Wilhelm Wundt

We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society.
But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts
are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

Cage's Music of Changes was a further indication that
the arts in general were beginning to consciously deal
with the "given" material and,
to varying degrees, liberating them from the inherited,
functional concepts of control.
- Earle Brown

The good of a book lies in its being read.
A book is made up of signs that speak of other signs,
which in their turn speak of things.
Without an eye to read them, a book contains signs
that produce no concepts;
therefore it is dumb.
- Umberto Eco

At the same time, new concepts and abstractions flow into the picture,
taking up the task of describing the universe without
reference to such time or space -
abstractions for which our language lacks adequate terms.
- Benjamin Whorf

We would be able neither to remember nor to reflect
nor to compare nor to think,
indeed, we would not even be the person who we were a moment ago,
if our concepts were divided among many and were not
to be encountered somewhere together in their most exact combination.
- Moses Mendelssohn

I am told that there have been over the years a number
of experiments taking place in places like Massachusetts
Institute of Technology that have been entirely based
on concepts raised by Star Trek.
- Patrick Stewart

If you're in such a position of power and your ego
is such that this is not possible,
then its essential to have a small cadre of very bright,
committed people who are questioning,
exploring and understanding these emerging concepts.
- Dee Hock

Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days,
he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on.
Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came
from my own fertile imagination.
- Bob Kane

I also think we need to maintain distinctions -
the doctrine of creation is different from a scientific cosmology,
and we should resist the temptation,
which sometimes scientists give in to,
to try to assimilate the concepts of theology to the concepts of science.
- John Polkinghorne

Being, belief and reason are pure relations,
which cannot be dealt with absolutely,
and are not things but pure scholastic concepts,
signs for understanding, not for worshipping,
aids to awaken our attention, not to fetter it.
- Johann G. Hamann

We were given clear concrete tools.
The course did a great job demystifying the art of
fiction writing and fostering confidence.
The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth.
I will miss coming here every week.
- Miguel Ferrer

Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and
are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals.
But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness
for the scenes of their childhood.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I haven't done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch,
because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young;
so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero,
it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership.
- Blair Underwood

Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become
little more than a term of abuse applied by critics
to anything they do not yet understand or which seems
to differ from their moral concepts.
- Ernest Hemingway

PLease, do not visualize that we exist above you such as in heaven.
The concepts above and below are products of your mind.
The soul does not swing upwards.
It exists in the center and orients itself in every direction.
- Hans Bender

The prudent course is to make an investment in learning,
testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts
compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine
how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future.
- Dee Hock

Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater
and painting rather than the methodology of language,
which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise
from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects?
- Sergei Eisenstein

It's like there are all these languages available,
especially in terms of image.
Why confine yourself to only English? There's all these
languages and possibilities and concepts to speak or communicate with.
- William Wiley

It is not necessary to dwell on the political and social principles of Islam,
to underline how close they also are in spirit to the
concepts of human rights which govern the political
and social systems of the West.
- Aly Khan

Most of the dogmatic religions have exhibited a perverse
talent for taking the wrong side on the most important
concepts in the material universe,
from the structure of the solar system to the origin of man.
- George G. Simpson


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