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Faculties Quotes

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What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
- Hugh Blair

Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties,
and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
- Giacomo Puccini

Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
- Arthur Helps

 

American critics are like American universities.
They both have dull and half-dead faculties.
- Edward Albee

The infinite God can not by us, in the present limitation of our faculties,
be comprehended or conceived.
- William Hamilton

For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances,
until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of
logic that plays havoc with the other faculties.
- John C. Ransom

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Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected.
No man is safe in his opinions, his person,
his faculties, or his possessions.
- James Madison

There never yet has been a great system sustained by
force under which all the best faculties of men have not slowly withered.
- Auberon Herbert

What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties,
mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories.
- W. Somerset Maugham

In reading, a lonely quiet concert is given to our minds;
all our mental faculties will be present in this symphonic exaltation.
- Stephane Mallarme

No one with a body full of aliments can have a luminous
soul and other intellectual faculties.
It is necessary to care for the body if we wish the
spirit to function normally.
- Michael Servetus

My mental faculties remained in suspended animation
while I obeyed the orders of the higher-ups.
This is typical with everyone in the military.
- Smedley Butler

Genius is not a possession of the limited few,
but exists in some degree in everyone.
Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties,
genius will manifest itself.
- Robert Henri

Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties,
marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities
upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
- John Haggai

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the
more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties
of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

You have not found your place until all your faculties are roused,
and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.
- Orison Swett Marden

The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on,
is action.
It is by action that an organism develops its faculties,
increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
- Colin Powell

Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
- Stephen Fry

It may not be impossible, but that our Faculties may be so construed,
as always to deceive us in the things we judge most certain and assured.
- Joseph Glanvill

Lying increases the creative faculties,
expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.
- Clare Boothe Luce

From each according to his faculties;
to each according to his needs.
- Mikhail Bakunin

Talent is a faculty that is highly developed,
but genius commands all the faculties.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

How individuals of the same species surpass each other
in these sensations and in other bodily faculties is universally known,
but there is a limit to them, and their power cannot
extend to every distance or to every degree.
- Maimonides

God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will
receive its proper reward.
Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep,
but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it,
and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul.
She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness;
dull,
callous, and indifferent.
- Virginia Woolf

I will to my dying day oppose, with all the powers
and faculties God has given me,
all such instruments of slavery on the one hand and
villainy on the other as this Writ of Assistance is.
- James Otis

All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties;
they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state;
but it is not true,
it is against all the laws of reason and equity,
it is against the eternal nature of things.
- Victor Cousin

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably
due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature,
usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry
criticisms of the sober hour.
- William James

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

Continuing a Lenten series on prayer:
Prayer is co-operation with God.
It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us -
an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker
to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation.
- E. Stanley Jones

He who lives in the single exercise of his mental faculties,
however usefully or curiously directed,
is equally an imperfect animal with the man who knows
only the exercise of muscles.
- Francis Wright

I suppose you all grant that woman is a human being.
If she has a right to life she has a right to earn a support for that life.
If a human being, she has a right to have her powers
and faculties as a human being developed.
If developed, she has a right to exercise them.
- Ernestine L. Rose

It should be pursued as in the presence of God,
and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively
sense of his omniscience,
and of our accountability to him for the right use
of the faculties which he has bestowed.
- Simon Greenleaf

Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind.
Music depends on details of the auditory system,
painting and sculpture on the visual system.
Poetry and literature depend on language.
- Steven Pinker

The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky;
which is a number of small stars,
not seen asunder, but giving light together:
so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues,
or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
- Francis Bacon

To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high
faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely
perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured,
is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind.
- George Boole

Genius is nothing more than common faculties refined to a greater intensity.
There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things.
All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.
- Benjamin Haydon

Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength,
great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand,
and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
- Henry Chadwick

But I do not admit the comparison between your slaves
and even the lowest class of European free labourers,
for the former are allowed the exercise of no faculties
but those which they enjoy in common with the brutes that perish.
- Fanny Kemble

The diversity in the faculties of men,
from which the rights of property originate,
is not less an insuperable obstacle to an uniformity of interests.
The protection of these faculties is the first object of government.
- James Madison

Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities.
It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence.
Through this alone is genius the supreme health and
balance of all the faculties.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

All this is applicable to the intellectual faculties of man.
There is a considerable difference between one person
and another as regards these faculties,
as is well known to philosophers.
- Maimonides

I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone
seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors.
This is false.
The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights
is that no professor should be hired or fired because
of his or her political views.
I have never myself called for the firing of any professor
for his or her political views,
nor would I. - David Horowitz

To photograph is to hold one's breath,
when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality.
It's at that precise moment that mastering an image
becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

I will not expose the ignorance of the faculty.
- Nancy Cartwright

After the first exams, I switched to the Faculty of
Philosophy and studied Zoology in Munich and Vienna.
- Karl von Frisch

In 1978, I entered Tohoku University,
into the Department of Electrical Engineering,
Faculty of Technology.
- Koichi Tanaka

As a Member of Congress from one of the fastest growing States in the country,
we hire close to 2,500 new teachers a year,
close to 5,000 support staff and faculty.
- Jon Porter

A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain,
but simply points the way.
- Florence Scovel Shinn

It seems that the creative faculty and the critical
faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection.
- W. Somerset Maugham

In discussions around the hiring and firing of Black faculty at universities,
the charge is frequently heard that Black women are
more easily hired than are Black men.
- Audre Lorde

I find that the three major administrative problems
on a campus are sex for the students,
athletics for the alumni and parking for the faculty.
- Clark Kerr

We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death,
yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind.
- Thornton Wilder

Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an
instrument with which to worry myself.
- Mark Rutherford

Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments;
intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and
using unorganized instruments.
- Henri Bergson

Augustine does not disagree with this when he teaches
that it is a faculty of the reason and the will to
choose good with the assistance of grace;
evil,
when grace is absent.
- John Calvin

Nevertheless during these two seasons,
Chapman impressed me a lot because he had the faculty
to pull himself out of the most critical situations.
- Jacky Ickx

Come, come, leave business to idlers,
and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em:
wit be my faculty,
and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
- William Congreve

If reason is a universal faculty, the decision of the
common mind is the nearest criterion of truth.
- George Bancroft

Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder.
The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty,
for in it are born our art, our science,
our religion.
- Ralph W. Sockman

Psychoanalysis is out, under a therapeutic disguise,
to do away entirely with the moral faculty in man.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned
for its tradition of practical studies.
- Koichi Tanaka

There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent
and universal as that of hatred.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects,
especially tools to make tools.
- Henri Bergson

I studied at a grammar school and later at the University
of Vienna in the Faculty of Medicine.
- Karl von Frisch

Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty
of seeing a connection between things that in appearance
are completely different;
it does not fail to lead us astray quite often.
- Andre Weil

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,
so lesser minds have a talent of talking much,
and saying nothing.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

While at Cal Tech I talked a lot with Jon Mathews,
then a junior faculty member; he taught me how to use
the Institute's computer;
we also went on hikes together.
- Kenneth G. Wilson

Faith is a higher faculty than reason.
- H. C. Bailey


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