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Rigorous Quotes

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When does a belief bring out the best in you?
When does a belief hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poetry is a form of mathematics, a highly rigorous relationship with words.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

I think there are different ways of being rigorous,
and I am asking people to be as rigorous in their pleasure as in their criticism.
- Barbara Kruger

Ostensibly rigorous and realistic, contemporary conservatism
is an ideology of denial.
Its symbol is a smile button.
- Christopher Lasch

 

Black literature is taught as sociology,
as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
- Toni Morrison

But honestly, if you do a rigorous survey of my work,
I'll bet you'll find that biology is a theme far more
often than physical science.
- David Brin

That was my aspiration, so I was there in a seminary
with just boys who were studying to be priests.
Pretty rigorous schooling; we never got home,
we stayed there all year.
- Peter Jurasik

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Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced
by those who distinguished themselves by intuition
rather than by rigorous proofs.
- Felix Klein

My experiences in film and theatre in the States have
been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of,
Let's try this.
- Kim Cattrall

Gloom and solemnity are entirely out of place in even
the most rigorous study of an art originally intended
to make glad the heart of man.
- Ezra Pound

All the classical genres are now ridiculous in their rigorous purity.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

In a more intellectually rigorous age,
I wouldn't be talked about as a satirist at all.
I would just be a topical comedian.
- Rory Bremner

Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy.
Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying
rigorous thinking to the use of money.
- Michael Porter

There is no one area of chemical engineering that specifically
helped me in my career as an astronaut,
it was more the general education in engineering.
Also, it was a very difficult and rigorous course.
So, it made me strong and resourceful.
- Leroy Chiao

We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not -
nor will we ever -
monitor ideology or political beliefs.
We take seriously our responsibility to protect the
civil rights and liberties of the American people,
including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight
from numerous internal and external sources.
- Janet Napolitano

People must insist on the right to say no,
to be alone, to stand out from the herd.
Creative artists can say all this in their own way and in their own field,
by hard, rigorous work.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

As a reward of their clean living and good habits these
great stars have been able to withstand the rigorous
test of stamina and physical exertion and have thus
successfully extended their most remarkable careers
over a period of many strenuous years.
- Major Taylor

Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive,
intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking.
That agenda should have in my three pillars:
strengthen the economy,
strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.
- Mitt Romney

NSF is the only federal agency with a proven track
record of selecting education projects through a rigorous,
careful and competitive process that draws on a wide
variety of experts from outside government.
- Bob Inglis

To take photographs means to recognize -
simultaneously and within a fraction of a second -
both the fact itself and the rigorous organization
of visually perceived forms that give it meaning.
It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

The modern mind tends to be more and more critical
and analytical in spirit,
hence it must devise for itself an engine of expression
which is logically defensible at every point and which
tends to correspond to the rigorous spirit of modern science.
- Edward Sapir

At the time, my personal research objectives were to
provide Keynesian economics with more rigorous foundations
and to tighten and elaborate the logic of macroeconomic and monetary theory.
- James Tobin

All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature;
the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost -
the most legitimate -
passion nature has bred into us and,
without doubt, the most agreeable one.
- Marquis de Sade

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

I'm such a girl for the living room.
I really like to stay in my nest and not move.
I travel in my mind, and that that's a rigorous state of journeying for me.
My body isn't that interested in moving from place to place.
- Bell Hooks

Yes, it will go through the disciplines that all puppies
go through including house training and puppy walking,
then at twelve month old it the training becomes a
lot more rigorous which has to be done carefully otherwise
you are in danger of stressing the dog.
- David Blunkett

It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an
anchor for increasing rigor in our schools.
Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
- Gaston Caperton

Love melts the rigor which the rocks have bred;
a flint will break upon a feather bed.
- John Cleveland

The social sciences, I thought, needed the same kind
of rigor and the same mathematical underpinnings that
had made the "hard" sciences so brilliantly successful.
- Herbert Simon

The long and short of it is, we need more rigor in all kinds of programs.
- Margaret Spellings

Lenience will operate with greater force,
in some instances than rigor.
It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.
- George Washington

The circumstances of human society are too complicated
to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
- Marquis De Custine

The completion of my undergraduate training at the
University of California (Berkeley) provided just the
needed touches of rigor at advanced levels in both
economics and mathematics.
- Lawrence R. Klein

Even as we enumerate their shortcomings,
the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear
to us our mothers' incredible strength.
We fear both.
If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect,
how can we equal them?
- Anna Quindlen

Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects.
Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold:
extreme love breeds satiety,
and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity,
as does too much license.
- George Chapman

In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy
resembles literature more than science,
I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be
well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned,
nights left open to chance.
- Mignon McLaughlin

The scientist rigorously defends his right to be ignorant
of almost everything except his specialty.
- Marshall McLuhan

If this work seems so threatening, this is because
it isn't simply eccentric or strange,
but competent, rigorously argued, and carrying conviction.
- Jacques Derrida

As soon as you judge communication a little more rigorously,
there is a possibility that the message will not be democratized.
I have to say what I believe to be right.
I have to spread out the statement among all the means
of expression available to us at present.
- Alexander Kluge

I'm proud of the fact that I made my way in life very rigorously.
I was a bit too stubborn when it came to certain things,
which was unnecessary, like getting independent from and leaving Germany.
- Thomas Kretschmann

If you can help other people understand those truths -
and in my mind,
the only way I know to do that is with large scale,
multi-year research projects, where you start with
a question and then very rigorously and comprehensively answer that question.
- James Collins

If an educational act is to be efficacious,
it will be only that one which tends to help toward
the complete unfolding of life.
To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid
the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
- Maria Montessori

The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people.
To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource,
her children; and asks that they be prepared...
to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.
- Shirley Hufstedler

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

I give thanks for everything that has occurred
to bring me to this moment in time.
Every event that has ever occurred in my life
has played a crucial role in delivering me to this instant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

I Forgive Myself and All Others with Compassion -
I forgive everyone, especially myself,
for all actions and all inactions throughout my entire life.
I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrence of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played any role
in any of the events of my life is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.
- Anais Nin

Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.
- Margaret Mead

A corporation's primary goal is to make money.
Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of
that money and give it to others.
- Larry Ellison

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
- Grace Kelly

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

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are.
You trade in your reality for a role.
You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange,
put on a mask.
- Jim Morrison

I did this role in Life Goes On as an HIV positive
character and so emotionally that was the most challenging.
- Chad Lowe

I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role
model I have the responsibility to let young people
know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.
- Ann Richards

We live in a fractured world.
I've always seen it as my role as an artist to attempt to make wholeness.
- Anish Kapoor

Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued
stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF.
- Paul Cellucci

I just play him as myself, I don't ease myself into any role really.
I stick a beard on and play me.
- Michael Gambon

Well, usually when I finish one character,
I'm looking for a role that's really different.
- Piper Perabo

People who dream of something bigger and better are good role models.
- Andrew Shue

When I finished the role of Christ, I felt as though
I'd been let out on parole.
A man who has served 18 months isn't eager to go back to prison.
- Max von Sydow

The press these days should be rather careful about its role.
We may have acquired some tendencies about over-involvement
that we had better overcome.
- Katherine Graham

I'm a little more comfortable in that role.
I love being in the studio.
- Keith Urban

This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism.
And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active
role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism
and extremism in their mosques.
- Otto Schily

Managing people's sex lives is something that I don't
think is a good role for government.
- William Weld

Sun's role in the grand scheme of development is to
work on the runtime environment and the APIs.
The tools we produce are much more for systems programmers,
not enterprise developers.
- John Fowler

Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench,
underscoring the importance of appointing judges who
have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
- Paul Weyrich


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