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Singularity Quotes

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Friendship is all about Mutuality,
neither Individuality nor Singularity.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

Another symptom of progress toward the Singularity:
ideas themselves should spread ever faster,
and even the most radical will quickly become commonplace.
- Vernor Vinge

But if the technological Singularity can happen,
it will.
- Vernor Vinge

The stammer was a way of telling the world that he was not like others,
a way of expressing his singularity.
- Ted Morgan

 

Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity,
it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts,
and appear almost a remembrance.
- John Keats

Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom,
I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
- Peter Conrad

Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity.
- Jean Genet

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Singularity shows something wrong in the mind.
- Erica Jong

How will the approach of the Singularity spread across the human world view?
- Vernor Vinge

I believe in singularity in relationships because you've
got to have trust on both sides.
- Thomas Haden Church

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple,
dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone,
and is confined and dies in singularity.
- Jeremy Taylor

The problem is not simply that the Singularity represents
the passing of humankind from center stage,
but that it contradicts our most deeply held notions of being.
- Vernor Vinge

We say we want to create beauty, identity,
quality, singularity.
And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired.
Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living.
- Rem Koolhaas

The children are taught more of the meanest state in
Europe than of the country they are born and bred in,
despite the singularity of its characteristics,
the interest of its history, the rapidity of its advance,
and the stupendous promise of its future.
- Henry Lawson

I have argued above that we cannot prevent the Singularity,
that its coming is an inevitable consequence of the
humans' natural competitiveness and the possibilities inherent in technology.
- Vernor Vinge

The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of
the most singular things in all literature.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Movies will end up being this esoteric art form,
where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
- M. Night Shyamalan

The most important thing is story-telling.
It's as singular and old-fashioned as that.
- David Soul

I have a secret thought from some things I have observed,
that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world.
- David Brainerd

It's also possible to have two third person singular points of view,
as represented by two characters through whose eyes
the story is told in alternating chapters,
say.
- Arthur Herzog

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

Seduction is always more singular and sublime than
sex and it commands the higher price.
- Jean Baudrillard

The first is called insuperable, the second inseparable,
the third singular.
- Richard Rolle

Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
- Allan Bloom

To free us from the expectations of others,
to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great,
singular power of self-respect.
- Joan Didion

Remember: Y'all is singular.
All y'all is plural.
All y'all's is plural possessive.
- Kinky Friedman

Thy love is singular when all thy delight is in Jesus
Christ and in no other thing finds joy and comfort.
- Richard Rolle

In all my years of performing, no audience member has
ever actually assaulted me.
I consider this to be the singular triumph of my performing career.
- Rupert Holmes

Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life,
or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and
religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life.
- William Law

It took them only an instant to cut of that head,
but it is unlikely that a hundred years will suffice
to reproduce a singular one.
- Antoine Lavoisier

Acting isn't a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession.
- Edie McClurg

A modern civilization is only possible when it is accepted
that singular beings exist and express themselves freely.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

During this time I had the singular good fortune of
being able to discuss the problem constantly with Einstein.
Some experiments done at Einstein's suggestion yielded
no decisively new result.
- Walther Bothe

In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible,
and indolent; while the many nations which compose
this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character,
of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity.
- Samuel George Morton

As leaders, we become whole when we see that our focused,
singular commitment to making the numbers and the metrics
cannot be effective on its own,
but only when it is part of the whole picture -
only when we see that it takes more than metrics to make up the whole.
- Lance Secretan

Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points;
the higher the rank the more of them.
At these points, influences whose physical magnitude
is too small to be taken account of by a finite being
may produce results of the greatest importance.
- James C. Maxwell

May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple,
mixed, ambiguous at best - out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear,
the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant;
that is what matters.
- May Sarton

Our work is before us.
It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must
not be passed to future generations.
May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity.
And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
- Rick Perry

This fact immediately suggested a singular event -
that at some time in the distant past the universe
began expanding from an extremely small size.
To many people this inference was loaded with overtones
of a supernatural event -
the creation,
the beginning of the universe.
- Michael Behe

I became a loner.
I became a mountain man.
A lot of those things are very good qualities and they help you do your work,
help you be singular and keep the artistic integrity of your work intact,
but they don't make it very easy to live your life.
- John Milius

Beauty is the result of having been through an experience
all the way through to the end -
therefore it has a poignancy.
Beauty that is singular always comes from following
an experience to the point where you can go no further.
- Joan Chen

A blank wall of social and professional antagonism
faces the woman physician that forms a situation of
singular and painful loneliness,
leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.
- Elizabeth Blackwell

Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history,
since its statements are rather of the nature of universals,
whereas those of history are singulars.
- Aristotle

The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is,
unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable.
- Carroll O'Connor

The style of the Bible in general is singularly adapted
to men of every class and grade of culture,
affording the child the simple nourishment for its religious wants,
and the profoundest thinker inexhaustible matter of study.
- Philip Schaff

Whether you listen to a piece of music,
or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug,
or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not
what it has in common with others of its kind,
but what is singularly its own.
- Basil Bunting

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

I like to talk about a thing I call a "practiced pause."
Just a few moments of pausing allows me
to consider a circumstance and take stock
of what the best direction might be.
Reactions tend to rise from habit and unconsidered action.
A Response is considered and thoughtful.
My actions are my own and I am, singularly,
responsible for what I see, say, feel and exert.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time;
the badly written ones are deeply,
deeply insulting.
That reviewer took no time to really read the book.
- Toni Morrison

Before she married my father, my mother was a film
reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal -
a small newspaper.
- Jim Jarmusch

What I expect of a movie reviewer is that he should
love cinema as much as I do.
- Patrice Leconte

Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise,
I say ignore the bastard.
- John Steinbeck

Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous.
He or she is like a person who has put on full armor
and attacked a hot fudge sundae.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Some movie I was in, I forget which one,
some awful little movie, a reviewer said,
What is Jessica Walter doing in this movie? And I said,
Hello? Trying to make a living?
- Jessica Walter

I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where
I was just a guest of the reviewer,
because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the
idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures
and understanding other parts of the world.
- Ted Allen

Abstract painting is abstract.
It confronts you.
There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my
pictures didn't have any beginning or any end.
He didn't mean it as a compliment, but it was.
- Jackson Pollock

To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic
ceremonies are voluntary...
is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of
our institutions to free minds.
- Robert Jackson

There never was a woman who did not prefer an oblique
compliment to a straight truth -
if the latter were unflattering.
- Minna Antrim

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you believe that a task will be difficult, it will be -
and you will have suffered with worry beforehand.
Approach life with joy and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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