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Paradigm Quotes

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God's Spirit moves through us and the world
at a pace that can never be constricted
by any one religious paradigm.
I love that.
- Bono

Related topics: Spiritual Inspirational Acceptance Openness Open Unity Diversity

And it should be the law: If you use the word "paradigm"
without knowing what the dictionary says it means,
you go to jail.
No exceptions.
- David Jones

The materialistic paradigm of Western science has been
a major obstacle for any objective evaluation of the
data describing the events occurring at the time of death.
- Stanislav Grof

Your paradigm is so intrinsic to your mental process
that you are hardly aware of its existence,
until you try to communicate with someone with a different paradigm.
- Donella Meadows

 

I find languages that support just one programming paradigm constraining.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

I am suspicious of the idea of a new paradigm,
to use that word, an entirely new structure of the economy.
- Paul A. Volcker

The U.S.
and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture
investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm.
That is quite encouraging.
- John W. Thompson

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Military organization, like religious organization,
can be seen as a paradigm of organization in general.
- Robert Shea

Crime is only the worst example, but it is a paradigm
for other Labour policy disasters.
No one tells the voters that crime is falling:
let them stay scared senseless.
- Polly Toynbee

The strategic marketing paradigm of Open Source is
a massively-parallel drunkard's walk filtered by a Darwinistic process.
- Bruce Perens

Rather than being an interpreter, the scientist who
embraces a new paradigm is like the man wearing inverting lenses.
- Thomas Kuhn

We need to shift the paradigm from reactive technologies
to more integrative solutions that deal with the variety
and complexity of the threats that are out there today.
- John W. Thompson

I think there was a sense that the impact was being
lost because the audience was so familiar with the form.
You combine that with people's attention spans,
which are clearly conditioned to be shorter now,
and there's a need to vary the paradigm.
- Jim Lampley

A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level
of consciousness might be the only real hope we have
in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance
of the Western mechanistic paradigm.
- Stanislav Grof

So ensuring the integrity of the data and integrity
and validity of the connection is a very important
element in any company's strategy that is moving towards a Web service paradigm.
- John W. Thompson

Beyond the Catholic exclusionary paradigm is a larger
one which is the Christian one.
Christians claim that if you don't believe in Christ,
you can't get to heaven.
Well that eliminates two thirds of the world's population!
- Neale Donald Walsch

The paradigm of competition is a race:
by rewarding the winner,
we encourage everyone to run faster.
When capitalism really works this way,
it does a good job; but its defenders are wrong in
assuming it always works this way.
- Richard Stallman

I think the new spirituality will be a spirituality
that's not based on a particular dogma.
And that steps away from the old spiritual paradigm
that we have created on this planet,
which comes from a thought that there is such a thing as being better.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The historian of science may be tempted to exclaim
that when paradigms change,
the world itself changes with them.
- Thomas Kuhn

So it's really hard for a horn player to comp.
But I'm totally into trying to switch those paradigms
around and find a little magic space where that works,
and try to mine that.
- Charlie Hunter

To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation,
and the study of creation, matters would be to inaugurate
new possibilities between spirituality and science
that would shape the paradigms for culture,
its institution, and its people.
- Matthew Fox

Within psychology and neuroscience, some new and rigorous
experimental paradigms for studying consciousness have
helped it begin to overcome the stigma that has been
attached to the topic for most of this century.
- David Chalmers

Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
- H. L. Mencken

The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice.
His sympathy, like that of the historian,
must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party.
- Goldwin Smith

The historian is a prophet looking backward.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I am not trying to be a historian and a dramatist;
I'm a dramatist,
a dramatic historian, or one who does a dramatic interpretation of history.
- Oliver Stone

It was necessary, as a black historian,
to have a personal agenda.
- John Hope Franklin

The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent.
- Stendhal

The writer's language is to some degree the product of his own action;
he is both the historian and the agent of his own language.
- Paul de Man

I'm no politician.
I'm an historian who has learned through a lifetime
of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education.
- Stephen Ambrose

The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale.
He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh,
there his quarry lies.
- Marc Bloch

A good historian is timeless; although he is a patriot,
he will never flatter his country in any respect.
- Francois Fenelon

I'm a historian, and that freaks me out.
- Mike Tyson

Historian - a broad-gauge gossip.
- Ambrose Bierce

But I'm a historian.
I wasn't interested in just being a producer,
I was interested in doing research and presenting that
research to a general public.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

What is a historian, anyway? It is someone who uses
facts to record the development of humanity.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

Oh no, I'm not a historian or anything like that.
- Lee Hazlewood

Every historian discloses a new horizon.
- George Sand

The man who first gave history a recognized place in
science was an ancient historian.
- James H. Breasted

I don't really have a historical overview of my work at all.
I'm not an art historian.
I don't see that there's this period and that period.
- Howard Hodgkin

I ain't no historian but I happen to savvy this incident.
- Charles M. Russell

I'm a historian in my own mind.
- Quentin Tarantino

The historian is terribly responsible to what he can
discern are the facts of the case,
but he's nothing if he doesn't make out a case.
- Howard Nemerov

Every historian with professional standards speaks
or writes what he believes to be true.
- Samuel E. Morison

To a historian libraries are food, shelter,
and even muse.
- Barbara Tuchman

If you think about it, the historian's task is like that of the detective.
- David Herbert Donald

Every historian has informally an anthropology,
without ever using the word.
- Peter Gay

Very few things happen at the right time,
and the rest do not happen at all.
The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
- Herodotus

I didn't realize the president was such an historian.
- Mark Shields

Too rigid specialization is almost as bad for a historian's mind,
and for his ultimate reputation, as too early an indulgence
in broad generalization and synthesis.
- Samuel E. Morison

The search for the truth for truth's sake is the mark of the historian.
- B. H. Liddell Hart

The same contingencies of time and space that force
a statesman or soldier to make decisions,
impel the historian, though with less urgency,
to make up his mind.
- Samuel E. Morison

Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian -
ignorance,
which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits,
with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.
- Lytton Strachey

You need, as a historian, essential triangulation from
your subject and the only way you get that triangulation is through time.
- Ken Burns

The historian's job is to aggrandize,
promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent.
- Peter Conrad

The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable
of observing the facts which he examines.
- Marc Bloch

No man can be a politician, except he be first a historian or a traveller;
for except he can see what must be,
or what may be, he is no politician.
- James Harrington

Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors.
- Antoine Rivarol

I'm not an historian but I can get interested -
obsessively interested -
with any aspect of the past,
whether it's palaeontology or archaeology or the very recent past.
- Penelope Lively

The first duty of an historian is to be on guard against his own sympathies.
- James Anthony Froude

Both the historian and the novelist view history as
the struggle of a tiny minority,
able and determined to make judgments,
which is up against a vast and densely packed majority of the blind,
who are led by their instincts and unable to think for themselves.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

It is useful to the historian, among others,
to be able to see the commonest forms of different phenomena,
whether phonetic, morphological or other,
and how language lives, carries on and changes over time.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet,
historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed
be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature,
believes a struggle only makes a person stronger.
- Michael N. Castle

I'm not an historian and I'm not wanting to write about
how I perceive the social change over the century as a historian,
but as somebody who's walked through it and whose life
has been dictated by it too,
as all our lives are.
- Penelope Lively

Yet enthusiasm is no excuse for the historian going off balance.
He should remind the reader that outcomes were neither
inevitable nor foreordained,
but subject to a thousand changes and chances.
- Samuel E. Morison

Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag,
which went from 1971 to '95, there is an entire book about that,
because each one of our projects has its own book.
The book is not an art book, meaning it's not written by an art historian.
- Christo

I can see that you are a true historian because you
really always ought to ask that question about anybody
at a different place or a different time:
What's the same and what's different?
- Donald Kagan

The historian must have some conception of how men
who are not historians behave.
Otherwise he will move in a world of the dead.
He can only gain that conception through personal experience,
and he can only use his personal experiences when he is a genius.
- E. M. Forster

So with truth - there is a certain moment when one can say,
this is the truth and here I put a dot,
a stop, and I go to another thing.
A judge has to put an end to a deliberation.
But for a historian, there's never an end to the past.
It can go on and on and on.
- A. B. Yehoshua

But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle,
I think that any historian worth his salt,
and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot
of these guys who attack me -
not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means!
Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.
- Oliver Stone

The greatest of all the Sioux in my time,
or in any time for that matter, was that wonderful old fighting man,
Sitting Bull, whose life will some day be written by
a historian who can really give him his due.
- Buffalo Bill


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