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This is how psychiatry has functioned-as a kind of
property arm of the government,
who can put you away if your husband doesn't like you.
- Kate Millett

I was critical of the Israeli government,
however, for not being prepared for the move.
One does not uproot thousands of people without planning
in advance what will be done with them.
This was a political and human error in which the government functioned poorly.
- Norman Lamm

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

 

To transform breakdowns into breakthroughs
is the whole function of a master.
- Osho

Happiness is a function of accepting what is.
- Werner Erhard

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

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What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?
- the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

AN INSPIRED LIFE: I HAVE A CHOICE
My key to living an inspired life involves
Embracing my history,
Understanding the function of expectations
and gently learning to have none;
Recognizing the power of attentive and conscious choices.
In all circumstances I acknowledge this,
IN ALL THINGS AND ALL WAYS, I HAVE CHOICE.
My choice resides in my perspective.
While I certainly do not control climate
and markets and roadways and others,
I do control myself and my response
to all those circumstances. I do indeed.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor:
to change the character of our thought.
- Lin Yutang

Form follows function.
- Louis Sullivan

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push,
except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Form follows function - that has been misunderstood.
Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

In any architecture, there is an equity between the
pragmatic function and the symbolic function.
- Michael Graves

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art;
men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- E. M. Forster

The function of education is to teach one
to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics,
song and production are.
- Gary Wright

The poor don't know that their function in life is
to exercise our generosity.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise
among the conflicting requirements of simplicity,
elegance, size, battery life, and function.
- Donald Norman

Companies used to be able to function with autocratic bosses.
We don't live in that world anymore.
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Socialism, on the contrary, extends its function to
the description of society as it should be,
and the discovery of the means of making it what it should be.
- Benjamin Tucker

The function of socialism is to raise suffering to a higher level.
- Norman Mailer

I certainly respect privacy and privacy rights.
But on the other hand, the first function of government
is to guarantee the security of all the people.
- Phil Crane

To say that mind is a product or function of protoplasm,
or of its molecular changes, is to use words to which
we can attach no clear conception.
- Alfred Russel Wallace

Never trust the artist.
Trust the tale.
The proper function of the critic is to save the tale
from the artist who created it.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Until and unless we could disband these militias,
this country won't be able to function properly.
- Adnan Pachachi

I think the first things that are relevant are that things should work well;
they should function.
- Robin Day

The engineer, and more generally the designer,
is concerned with how things ought to be -
how they ought to be in order to attain goals,
and to function.
- Herbert Simon

My function is, as objectively and accurately as I can,
to present reality to people out there,
and doing that as quickly as we do is quite difficult enough,
thank you.
- Ted Koppel

Government has a legitimate function,
but the private sector has one too, and it is superior.
In other words, people are better than institutions.
- Cal Thomas

All things are subject to interpretation whichever
interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Machines built by human beings they will function correctly
if we provide them with a very specific environment.
But if that environment is changed, they won't function at all.
- Ralph Merkle

Recognition of function always precedes recognition of being.
- Rita Mae Brown

In virtually every organization, regardless of mission and function,
people are frustrated by problems that seem unsolvable.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin.
In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.
- Ida P. Rolf

Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination
to science and science to imagination,
where they meet, in the myth.
- Cyril Connolly

Who would dare assign to art the sterile function of imitating nature?
- Charles Baudelaire

The function of the politician, therefore,
is one of continuous watchfulness and activity,
and he must have intimate knowledge of details if he
would work out grand results.
- John George Nicolay

The bass player's function, along with the drums,
is to be the engine that drives the car...
everything else is merely colours.
- Suzi Quatro

If even dying is to be made a social function,
then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe
without disturbing the party.
- Dag Hammarskjold

America should function as a Christian nation.
- Randall Terry

I start with the premise that the function of leadership
is to produce more leaders,
not more followers.
- Ralph Nader

B is for Breasts Of which ladies have two;
Once prized for the function,
Now for the view.
- Robert Paul Smith

The first and most optimistic response was complete
rational expectations econometrics.
A rational expectations equilibrium is a likelihood function.
Maximize it.
- Thomas J. Sargent

The chief function of the city is to convert power into form,
energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art,
biological reproduction into social creativity.
- Lewis Mumford

It is the function of vice to keep virtue within reasonable bounds.
- Samuel Butler

I had a lot of trouble with engineers,
because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view,
and then learning how to perform that function.
- Brian Eno

He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete,
so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician
in shape in order to perform the function,
which is to play music.
- Herb Alpert

In the old days when people invented a new function
they had something useful in mind.
- Henri Poincare

Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
- An Wang

In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns,
the political system is simply unable to function.
Its deliberative powers are paralyzed.
- John Rawls

I don't think it's the function of Congress to function well.
It should drag its heels on the way to decision.
- Barber B. Conable, Jr.

Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that,
to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery,
hardship or injustice.
- Wim Wenders

When do you know you're insane? And when do you known
you're sane? I think I treat a fine line between the two.
It's a battle to function, but somehow I manage.
- Siobhan Fahey

The most important function of the university in an
age of reason is to protect reason from itself.
- Allan Bloom

It does not seem that the contradiction which exists
between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic
structure of modern society can ever be resolved.
- Herbert Read

A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us.
I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and
ideas that function on many levels.
- Andy Goldsworthy

We function in a pack mentality.
This is our tribe.
And this is how we are exploited - sold a bill of goods
and a household of products.
- Joey Skaggs

The smaller the function, the greater the management.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

A nation that forgets its past can function no better
than an individual with amnesia.
- David C. McCullough

My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament:
it is to get something done.
- Bernadette Devlin

We are similar to a museum.
My function is to present old masterpieces in modern frames.
- Rudolf Bing

Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can
function regardless of the temperature of the heart.
- Corrie Ten Boom

The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom.
The function of the law is to keep those who hold power,
in power.
- Gerry Spence

It is the function of creative man to perceive and
to connect the seemingly unconnected.
- William Plomer

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
- Thomas A. Edison


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