Herb Alpert - The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
[ Conventional Definition Developing Done Getting Management Real Through Work]
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Ben Nighthorse Campbell - I don't know how one actually would define obscenity. I'm sure the definition is different according to the age one is living in.
[ According Actually Age Define Definition Different How Know Living Obscenity Sure Would]
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Hart Crane - Definition of 'Free': You pay for it whether or not you elect to receive it.
[ Definition Elect Free Pay Receive Whether]
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William F. DeVault - Definition, rationality, and structure are ways of seeing, but they become prisons when they blank out other ways of seeing.
[ Become Blank Definition Other Out Prisons Rationality Seeing Structure Ways]
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Michael F. Easley - Look up the definition of rejection in the dictionary, get really comfortable with it, and then maybe you can go into acting.
[ Acting Comfortable Definition Dictionary Get Go Into Look Maybe Really Rejection Then Up]
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Helen Garner - He wasn't, but producers are by definition annoying because they have a different agenda from you. They're trying to stop you spending money and you're trying to not spend money, but at the same time we're great artists.
[ Agenda Annoying Artists Because Definition Different Great Money Producers Same Spend Spending Stop Time Trying]
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Jonah Goldberg - Wherever the relevance of speech is at stake, matters become political by definition, for speech is what makes man a political being.
[ Become Being Definition Makes Man Matters Political Relevance Speech Stake Wherever]
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Jim Henson - I think all good writing is a struggle. To write as well as you feel you can has to be a struggle, almost by definition, because you could always improve.
[ Almost Always Because Could Definition Feel Good Improve Struggle Think Well Write Writing]
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Tom Jenkinson - I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part.
[ Books Chooses Definition Fantasy Fiction Heard Ideas Mainstream Most Part Public Referred Science]
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Don Mattingly - Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
[ Dangerous Definition Heart Himself His Imagines More Nobody Pure Purity Than Unassailable]
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Andre Maurois - The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions.
[ Accept Black Definitions Man Power Refuses Threatened Whenever White World]
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Haruki Murakami - But the best definition of it is to say that heaven is that state where we will always be with Jesus, and where nothing will separate us from Him any more.
[ Always Any Best Definition Heaven Him Jesus More Nothing Say Separate State Us Where Will]
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Ayn Rand - By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy.
[ Conversation Definition Find Gay Great Guy Heterosexual Idiots Macho Nine Out Plenty See Smart Times]
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Burton Richardson - The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced. The hyper real.
[ Already Always Becomes Definition Equivalent Give Hyper Only Possible Real Reproduced Reproduction Very Which]
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Alfonso G. Robles - If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan.
[ Definition Dictionary Greatness Jordan Look Michael Say Up Will]
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Marco Rubio - The definition of a Schwarzenegger Republican is a Bush Republican who says he's a Schwarzenegger Republican.
[ Bush Definition Republican Says Schwarzenegger]
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Bill Shoemaker - There's the great line: the definition of a liberal is someone who's afraid to take their own side in a fight. And that's my problem with my fellow liberals.
[ Afraid Definition Fellow Fight Great Liberal Liberals Line Own Problem Side Someone Take Their]
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Soundarya - Psychoanalysis pretends to investigate the Unconscious. The Unconscious by definition is what you are not conscious of. But the Analysts already know what's in it - they should, because they put it all in beforehand.
[ Already Analysts Because Beforehand Conscious Definition Investigate Know Pretends Psychoanalysis Put Should Unconscious]
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Mink Stole - Definition of a classic: a book everyone is assumed to have read and often thinks they have.
[ Assumed Book Classic Definition Everyone Often Read Thinks]
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Jennifer Tilly - There are no good or bad habits. All habits are, by definition, bad.
[ Bad Definition Good Habits]
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Elize Du Toit - Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans.
[ Cursed Definition Dreams Life Short Spans]
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Adam Weishaupt - The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
[ Adding Bad Better Definition Escape Good May Only Our Past Reason Something Strive Will]
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H. G. Wells - Any health care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized and humane must - must - redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate. Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
[ Among Any Care Civilized Definition Equitable Excellent Fortunate Funding Health Healthcare Humane Just Less Must Plan Poorer Richer Us Wealth]
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- But the truth is that critics are by definition critical. That's their job.
[ Critical Critics Definition Job Their Truth]
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- The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable of observing the facts which he examines.
[ Absolutely Definition Examines Facts Historian Incapable Observing Which]
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- While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage.
[ Activist Amendment Constitutional Current Definition Down Either Judges Laws Left-Wing Levels Local Marriage Officials Preserves Protecting State States Statute Struck While]
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- If you ever get rich and famous, by definition you are special. You have done something special, and therefore you start to behave special. Then if the floor drops out, and you become down and out, you have a really new perspective.
[ Become Behave Definition Done Down Drops Ever Famous Floor Get New Out Perspective Really Rich Something Special Start Then Therefore]
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- Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection.
[ Definition Free Meant Needs Popular Protect Protection Speech Unpopular]
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- Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends.
[ Class Dangerous Definition Friends Our Over Politicians Power Seeking Us]
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- By my definition, prayer is consciously hanging out with God. Being with God in a deliberate way.
[ Being Consciously Definition Deliberate God Hanging Out Prayer Way]
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- My definition of success is control.
[ Control Definition Success]
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- To define a thing is to substitute the definition for the thing itself.
[ Define Definition Itself Substitute Thing]
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- If you think spreading money around by force seems like an odd definition of fairness, you're not alone.
[ Alone Around Definition Fairness Force Money Odd Seems Spreading Think]
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- A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
[ Definition Merely Prayer Simplest Turned Wish]
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- That is the definition of faith - acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove.
[ Acceptance Cannot Definition Faith Imagine Prove True Which]
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- But when you have to deal with notes, and to be able to make a full definition of what a sound is - if you are not around that environment, then you'll find you lose that feel, that momentum, you lose all that.
[ Able Around Deal Definition Environment Feel Find Full Lose Make Momentum Notes Sound Then]
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- The accepted definition of a serial killer is a person who kills at least three times with a cooling off period in between his murders.
[ Accepted Between Cooling Definition His Killer Kills Least Murders Off Period Person Serial Three Times]
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- The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.
[ Craves Definition Men Rather Separates Snob Than Them True Unites]
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- By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more.
[ Conscience Definition Government More Nothing Policy Sometimes]
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- Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.
[ Cannot Definition Instinct Law Nature Obey Related Retaliation Rules Same]
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- In March of 1933 we witnessed a revolution in manner, in mores, in the definition of government. What before had been black or white sprang alive with color.
[ Alive Been Before Black Color Definition Government Had Manner March Mores Revolution Sprang White Witnessed]
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- I think the diva is kind of a cliche. My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does not match what they're trying to play, so all this temperament comes out.
[ Cliche Comes Definition Diva Does Kind Match Out Play Somebody Talent Temperament Think Trying Whose]
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- Punk is musical freedom. It's saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster's terms, 'nirvana' means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that's pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.
[ Close Definition Doing External Freedom Means Musical Nirvana Pain Playing Pretty Punk Rock Saying Suffering Terms Want Webster World]
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- I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order; - poetry = the best words in the best order.
[ Best Clever Definitions Homely Order Our Poetry Poets Prose Remember Their Wish Words Would Young]
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- My definition of an intellectual is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.
[ Definition Intellectual Listen Lone Overture Ranger Someone Tell Thinking William Without]
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- Not only is women's work never done, the definition keeps changing.
[ Changing Definition Done Keeps Never Only Women Work]
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- I don't think there's any one definition, but to do effective political work you have to have vision and practicality, and learn how to persuade people that what you feel needs to be done does need to be done.
[ Any Definition Does Done Effective Feel How Learn Need Needs Persuade Political Practicality Think Vision Work]
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- The moral and social aspiration proper to American life is, of course, the aspiration vaguely described by the word democratic; and the actual achievement of the American nation points towards an adequate and fruitful definition of the democratic ideal.
[ Achievement Actual Adequate American Aspiration Course Definition Democratic Described Fruitful Ideal Life Moral Nation Points Proper Social Towards Vaguely Word]
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- To me the definition of true masculinity - and femininity, too - is being able to lay in your own skin comfortably.
[ Able Being Comfortably Definition Femininity Lay Masculinity Own Skin Too True Your]
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- Well, fluffy shirts are, by definition, very comfortable.
[ Comfortable Definition Fluffy Shirts Very Well]
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- My parents did not have a perfect marriage. It was pretty good, but it was not perfect. My marriage is not perfect. My wife is, but I happen to be imperfect. However, that does not discount the fact that the definition of marriage must be defended and protected.
[ Defended Definition Did Discount Does Fact Good Happen However Imperfect Marriage Must Parents Perfect Pretty Protected Wife]
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- Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone's right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional.
[ Anyone Cases Court Definition Did Even Heterosexual Human Marriage Media National Nor Our Refuses Report Right Say Supreme Unconstitutional Violated]
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- I am very much afraid of definitions, and yet one is almost forced to make them. One must take care, too, not to be inhibited by them.
[ Afraid Almost Am Care Definitions Forced Inhibited Make Much Must Take Them Too Very Yet]
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- Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution.
[ Affliction Anger Bring Change Could Course Definition Determination Fact Give Into Our Revolution Task Think]
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- The fancy that extraterrestrial life is by definition of a higher order than our own is one that soothes all children, and many writers.
[ Children Definition Extraterrestrial Fancy Higher Life Many Order Our Own Soothes Than Writers]
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- Art is why I get up in the morning but my definition ends there. You know I don't think its fair that I'm living for something I can't even define.
[ Art Define Definition Ends Even Fair Get Know Living Morning Something Think Up Why]
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- There are alternate definitions of manhood in the West.
[ Alternate Definitions Manhood West]
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- One definition of eternity is that we are not alone on this planet, that there are those who've gone before and those who will come, and that there is a community of spirits.
[ Alone Before Come Community Definition Eternity Gone Planet Spirits Those Will]
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- The philistine provides the best definition of art. Anything that makes him rage is first class.
[ Anything Art Best Class Definition First Him Makes Philistine Provides Rage]
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- The definition of winning has become distorted. If winning the rights to a property brings with it hundreds of millions of dollars in losses, what have you won? When faced with the prospect of heavy financial losses, we have consistently walked away and have done so again.
[ Again Away Become Brings Consistently Definition Distorted Dollars Done Faced Financial Heavy Hundreds Losses Millions Property Prospect Rights Walked Winning Won]
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- Most controversies would soon be ended, if those engaged in them would first accurately define their terms, and then adhere to their definitions.
[ Accurately Adhere Controversies Define Definitions Ended Engaged First Most Soon Terms Their Them Then Those Would]
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- People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
[ Alike Definition Differences More Much Only Our Pretty Similarities Susceptible Than]
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- Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
[ Admits Analysis Believes Definition Either Figures Lie Man Some Stand Statistician Than Them Under Up Won]
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- Definition of Statistics: The science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures.
[ Definition Facts Figures Producing Reliable Science Statistics Unreliable]
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- I don't know what this definition of affirmative action is for some.
[ Action Affirmative Definition Know Some]
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- Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
[ Accept Allow Bullied Define Definition Into Life Made Never Silence Victim Your Yourself]
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- The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices against half the human race that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
[ According Against Any Because Considered Definition Dictionary Display Half Human Logic Logical Male Much Prejudices Race]
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- I think what's happening here is, there's a group or maybe one person who is saying this is gonna be the definition and this is what we want to get the kids to do now.
[ Definition Get Gonna Group Happening Here Kids Maybe Now Person Saying Think Want]
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- What's an expert? I read somewhere, that the more a man knows, the more he knows, he doesn't know. So I suppose one definition of an expert would be someone who doesn't admit out loud that he knows enough about a subject to know he doesn't really know how much.
[ Admit Definition Enough Expert How Know Knows Loud Man More Much Out Read Really Someone Somewhere Subject Suppose Would]
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- Our lifestyle, our wildlife, our land and our water remain critical to our definition of Wyoming and to our economic future.
[ Critical Definition Economic Future Land Lifestyle Our Remain Water Wildlife Wyoming]
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- In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
[ Definition Identity Individuality Means Name Named Present Quality Recognizable Recognize Reflects Terms]
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- Michael Giles the first drummer of King Crimson, never agreed to the name King Crimson. But then, if you'd knew Michael, you would know he didn't agree to the album cover either. So maybe Michael didn't agree to the point of definition with many things.
[ Agree Agreed Album Cover Crimson Definition Drummer Either First King Knew Know Many Maybe Michael Name Never Point Then Things Would]
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- My definition of modernism took a while to develop.
[ Definition Develop Modernism Took While]
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- It's the perfect definition of a settlement. Both parties didn't get what they wanted.
[ Both Definition Get Parties Perfect Settlement Wanted]
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- But at the beginning, our definition of the genocide was what happened to Armenia in 1917 or 1919, it's happened to the Jew in Europe, and we were not realizing - In our point of view, they have not the tools to do a genocide.
[ Armenia Beginning Definition Europe Genocide Happened Jew Our Point Realizing Tools View Were]
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- Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.
[ Best Between Charter Continuing Convenience Definition Efforts Gap Men Narrow Perhaps Powers Progress Unwritten Women Would]
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- Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life.
[ Dawn Definition Dusk Entitled Few Granted Human Humans Include Liberty Life Privilege Rights Shadows Those]
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- The best opinion now is, that there are multitudinous forms which are not sufficiently differentiated to be distinctively either plant or animal, while, as respects ordinary plants and animals, the difficulty of laying down a definition has become far greater than ever before.
[ Animal Animals Become Before Best Definition Differentiated Difficulty Distinctively Down Either Ever Far Forms Greater Laying Now Opinion Ordinary Plant Plants Respects Sufficiently Than Which While]
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- My old teacher's definition of poetry is an attempt to understand.
[ Attempt Definition Old Poetry Teacher Understand]
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- My definition of a redundancy is an air-bag in a politician's car.
[ Car Definition Politician]
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- Syria is a terrorist state by any definition and is so classified by the State Department. I happen to think Iran is too. Iraq, Iran, Syria, they're all involved.
[ Any Classified Definition Department Happen Involved Iran Iraq State Syria Terrorist Think Too]
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- Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
[ Achievement Command Deadline Decisions Definition Final Finishing Fixed Line Many Never-Ending Peace Process Product Victory Work]
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- If I had to give a definition of capitalism I would say: the process whereby American girls turn into American women.
[ American Capitalism Definition Girls Give Had Into Process Say Turn Whereby Women Would]
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- It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
[ Already Definition Enough Intelligent Majority Man Time Worth]
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- I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage.
[ Believe Civil Definition Difficulty Law Marriage Protect Recognition Relationships Should Traditional Unions]
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- I've always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage.
[ Always Been Clear Definition Marriage Support Traditional]
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- Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
[ Approaches Art Definition Imperfect Inasmuch Mere Perfection Reality Untrue]
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- I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
[ Because Definition Happiness Health Heard Invented Memory Once Short True Very Wish]
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- The best definition of an immortal is someone who hasn't died yet.
[ Best Definition Died Hasn Immortal Someone Yet]
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- We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can't have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem.
[ Amendment Definitions Different Fundamental Marriage Need Only Problem Protection Solution Something Traditional Uniform]
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- It would be easy to define terrorism as attacks against human rights and international humanitarian law forbids attacks against innocent non-combatants which is often the definition used for terrorism.
[ Against Attacks Define Definition Easy Forbids Human Humanitarian Innocent International Law Often Rights Terrorism Used Which Would]
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- I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry.
[ Any Culture Definition Intellectuals Modern Nine-Tenths Our Poetry Possible Read Think Which]
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- No one is above the law, not even the president. I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor.
[ Above Believe Definition Does Even High Law Least Meet Perjury President]
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- When we give a subsidy, the benefits to the public ought to exceed the benefits to the company. When it doesn't, that's our definition of corporate welfare.
[ Benefits Company Corporate Definition Exceed Give Ought Our Public Subsidy Welfare]
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- I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
[ Cannot Definition Filled Give Hatreds Man Neither Nor Proud Vain Vanity Will Wisdom Wise]
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- It is my contention that most people are not mugged every day, that most people in this world do not encounter violence every day. I think we prepare people for violence, and I think just as importantly we prepare people for the definition of being gentle.
[ Being Contention Day Definition Encounter Every Gentle Importantly Just Most Mugged Prepare Think Violence World]
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- My definition of an educated man is the fellow who knows the right thing to do at the time it has to be done. You can be sincere and still be stupid.
[ Definition Done Educated Fellow Knows Man Right Sincere Still Stupid Thing Time]
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- Poets are soldiers that liberate words from the steadfast possession of definition.
[ Definition Liberate Poets Possession Soldiers Steadfast Words]
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- If you look up the definition of news in the dictionary, it isn't what you watch on TV.
[ Definition Dictionary Look News Tv Up Watch]
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- If we change the definition of marriage to be more inclusive, then it is logical to argue that we should broaden the definition so that won't exclude anyone.
[ Anyone Argue Broaden Change Definition Exclude Inclusive Logical Marriage More Should Then Won]
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- There is no question that Taiwan is a state in any political science definition of a state.
[ Any Definition Political Question Science State Taiwan]
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- I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than.
[ Ask Change Control Definition Definitions Freedom Having Imposed More Over Rather Reality Really Than Transform Upon Would Your]
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- The definition of the individual was: a multitude of one million divided by one million.
[ Definition Divided Individual Million Multitude]
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- A guy that throws what he intends to throw, that's the definition of a good pitcher.
[ Definition Good Guy Intends Pitcher Throw Throws]
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- It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
[ Alive Behind Body Comes Concern Conform Death Definitions Designed End External Facade Inner Live Living Must Our Physical Rather Release Selves Should Spiritual Us While Worry]
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- A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species.
[ Asking Creationist Definition Embarrass Species]
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- Liberals subscribe to the new flexible, pluralistic definition of the family; their defense of families carries no conviction.
[ Carries Conviction Defense Definition Families Family Flexible Liberals New Pluralistic Subscribe Their]
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- The question of the family now divides our society so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree on a definition of the institution they are arguing about.
[ Agree Arguing Cannot Deeply Definition Divides Even Family Institution Now Opposing Our Question Sides Society]
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- Finally there are simple ideas of which no definition can be given; there are also axioms or postulates, or in a word primary principles, which cannot be proved and have no need of proof.
[ Also Axioms Cannot Definition Finally Given Ideas Need Postulates Primary Principles Proof Proved Simple Which Word]
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- If it were necessary to give the briefest possible definition of imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly stage of capitalism.
[ Capitalism Definition Give Imperialism Monopoly Necessary Possible Say Should Stage Were]
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- Law builds upon and, I should like to claim, is one of the liberal arts. It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends.
[ Arts Builds Changing Claim Definitions Ends Law Liberal Persuasion Practical Should Upon Uses Words]
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- People should decide what success means for them, and not be distracted by accepting others' definitions of success.
[ Accepting Decide Definitions Distracted Means Others Should Success Them]
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- Since hydrogen is a constituent of most of our electrolytic solvents, the definition of an acid or base as a substance which gives up or takes up hydrogen ion would be more general than the one we used before, but it would not be universal.
[ Acid Base Before Constituent Definition General Gives Hydrogen More Most Our Since Substance Takes Than Universal Up Used Which Would]
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- We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance whose aqueous solution gives, respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water. This is a very one sided definition.
[ Acid Base Concentration Define Definition Frequently Furnished Gives Higher Hydrogen Pure Respectively Solution Substance Than Very Water Whose]
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- The definition of a modern approach to war is the acknowledgement of individual lives lost.
[ Acknowledgement Approach Definition Individual Lives Lost Modern War]
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- The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
[ Act Agreed Definition Destroyer Drives Him His Liberator Liberty Plainly Same Sheep Shepherd Thanks Upon Which While Wolf]
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- The definition of genius, really, should be that that person can do what the rest of us have to learn how to do.
[ Definition Genius How Learn Person Really Rest Should Us]
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- Evil, by definition, is that which endangers the good, and the good is what we perceive as a value.
[ Definition Endangers Evil Good Perceive Value Which]
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- I am told that the clinical definition of insanity is the tenancy to do the same thing over and over again and expect different results.
[ Again Am Clinical Definition Different Expect Insanity Over Results Same Thing Told]
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- A lady is nothing very specific. One man's lady is another man's woman; sometimes, one man's lady is another man's wife. Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide.
[ Almost Another Coincide Definitions Lady Man Never Nothing Overlap Sometimes Specific Very Wife Woman]
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- To be a prisoner means to be defined as a member of a group for whom the rules of what can be done to you, of what is seen as abuse of you, are reduced as part of the definition of your status.
[ Abuse Defined Definition Done Group Means Member Part Prisoner Reduced Rules Seen Status Whom Your]
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- There is a whole school of Canadian academics, media personalities, and politicians whose definition of a Canadian is a North American who fears or dislikes the United States.
[ Academics American Canadian Definition Dislikes Fears Media North Personalities Politicians School States United Whole Whose]
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- Definition of a victim: a person to whom life happens.
[ Definition Happens Life Person Victim Whom]
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- With pop stars or film stars, we become the object of people's self-definition, as well as the object of sexual definition.
[ Become Definition Film Object Pop Sexual Stars Well]
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- As long as male behavior is taken to be the norm, there can be no serious questioning of male traits and behavior. A norm is by definition a standard for judging; it is not itself subject to judgment.
[ Behavior Definition Itself Judging Judgment Long Male Norm Questioning Serious Standard Subject Taken Traits]
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- When I think of the definition of cool and when I look at people, John Travolta is really the definition of cool because, not only is he great in all his movies, but, as a person, he's just really cool.
[ Because Cool Definition Great His John Just Look Movies Only Person Really Think Travolta]
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- My definition of cool is finding your own definition of cool and not necessarily taking your lead from what other people tell you or from what you might read from magazines or see on TV.
[ Cool Definition Finding Lead Magazines Might Necessarily Other Own Read See Taking Tell Tv Your]
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- Poetry, almost by definition, calls attention to its language and form.
[ Almost Attention Calls Definition Form Language Poetry]
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- Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries.
[ Definitions Dictionaries Dominated Grammar Greek Language Live Much Ours Still Trained Unconscious Upon Very]
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- I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes. To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.
[ Because Broad Definition Far Paint Really Stretching Strokes Theatre]
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- Well, when I was a kid, if my father was witnessing something that he thought was particularly outrageous or he was looking at some sort of a question that he thought lacked proper definition, he would say, Well, at least Jesse James had the honor to wear a mask.
[ Definition Father Had Honor James Jesse Kid Lacked Least Looking Mask Outrageous Particularly Proper Question Say Some Something Sort Thought Wear Well Witnessing Would]
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- Let me be clear. I support the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
[ Between Clear Definition Man Marriage Support Union Woman]
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- Forty-five States, as the gentleman just said, have determined by people that were elected by the people of that State that marriage is the definition of one man and one woman.
[ Definition Determined Elected Forty-Five Gentleman Just Man Marriage Said State States Were Woman]
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- Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the definition of a marriage as between one man and one woman.
[ Between Definition Man Marriage Mr Rise Speaker Support Today Woman]
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- It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
[ Almost Definition Gentleman Inflicts Never Pain Say]
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- It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
[ Almost Definition Gentleman Inflicts Never Pain Say]
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- We have fallen into this very mean description of humanity. Naturalism in fiction is too reductive in its definition of human beings.
[ Beings Definition Description Fallen Fiction Human Humanity Into Mean Naturalism Too Very]
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- And that is my definition of democracy, the right to be in a minority and not be suppressed.
[ Definition Democracy Minority Right Suppressed]
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- Well, my definition of a tragedy is a clash between right and right.
[ Between Clash Definition Right Tragedy Well]
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- What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of temperament, the power of being deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects.
[ Abstract Beautiful Beauty Being Certain Correct Critic Deeply Definition Important Intellect Kind Moved Objects Possess Power Presence Should Temperament Then]
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- If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
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- Having federal officials, whether judges, bureaucrats, or congressmen, impose a new definition of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering profoundly hostile to liberty.
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- My definition of an executive's job is brief and to the point. It is simply this: Getting things done through other people.
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- In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word "frustration".
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- There may or may not be a God or gods; the Siblings do not concern themselves with proving or disproving such a thing. By definition, gods are more powerful than men, and thus quite able to fend for themselves without help.
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- If that's your definition of the Clinton faction, then I think that that seems to be in ascendancy. That might include a guy like John Edwards, who's just starting this new center in Chapel Hill to deal with issues of poverty and work.
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- Crabbed and obscure definitions are of no use beyond a narrow circle of students, of whom probably every one has a pet one of his own.
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- It is odd how learned persons fail to see that new terms and definitions are apt to mean new doubts and litigation.
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- Just letting it out is one of the definitions of bad art.
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- I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
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- Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
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- I think the definition of an artist is not necessarily tied into excellence or talent; an artist is somebody who, if you took away their freedom to make art, would lose their mind.
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- We must think differently, look at things in a different way. Peace requires a world of new concepts, new definitions.
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- God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.
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- Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions; there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated.
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- Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas.
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- When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I'm trying to determine who's leaving the legacy, and if the legacy that is being left is a positive one.
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- I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open - any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fate.
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- My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
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- We can all be geniuses because one definition of genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains.
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- Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
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- Those objecting to the concept of race argue that the taxonomic definitions are arbitrary and subjective.
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- If any philosopher had been asked for a definition of infinity, he might have produced some unintelligible rigmarole, but he would certainly not have been able to give a definition that had any meaning at all.
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- One would expect that private property taken by eminent domain would become land available for public use such as parks and roads. Unfortunately, this decision creates a loophole for government to manipulate the definition of public use simply to generate greater tax revenue.
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- But only 'rich' people by definition have the 'extra' money to buy things and invest to create economic growth. Do we really want to tax that 'extra' money away - and give it to the government to spend? Does that make any economic sense outside of politics and our emotional desire to make everyone suffer equally through these tough times?
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- I have a liberal definition of news because I think news can be what excites people. I'm not very sanctimonious about what news is and isn't.
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- A definition of poetry can only determine what poetry should be and not what poetry actually was and is; otherwise the most concise formula would be: Poetry is that which at some time and some place was thus named.
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- In the past I have declined to comment on my own work: because, it seems to me, a poem is what it is; because a poem is itself a definition, and to try to redefine it is to be apt to falsify it; and because the author is the person least able to consider his work objectively.
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- Let me give you a definition of ethics: It is good to maintain and further life it is bad to damage and destroy life.
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- I don't think there is such a definition of a perfect family, but I do think that our marriages are in crisis. Our families are in crisis. And I think the African-American family is at one of the worst stages it's been at in a very long time in this country. Fatherlessness is rampant.
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- If you can get the proper definition of trouble, then we can find out who the real troublemakers are.
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- A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
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- Hollywood is the definition of sexual discrimination.
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- Movie SF is, by definition, dumbed down - there have only been three or four SF movies in the history of film that aspire to the complexity of literary SF.
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- By definition a sequel can't be original. So you've got to figure out what worked the first time around.
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- Well, I am not 100 percent sure of the definition of polemic, but it wasn't meant to convince anybody of anything.
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- The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us.
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- The simplest definition of advertising, and one that will probably meet the test of critical examination, is that advertising is selling in print.
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- Democrats' definition of "rich" - always seems to be set just above whatever the salary happens to be for a member of Congress. Perhaps that says it all.
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- It's bad poetry executed by people that can't sing. That's my definition of Rap.
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- Content and technology are strange bed fellows. We are joined together. Sometimes we misunderstand each other. But isn't that after all the definition of marriage?
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- Personally, I don't like the term 'success.' It's too arbitrary and too relative a thing. It's usually someone else's definition, not yours.
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- For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
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- The proper words in the proper places are the true definition of style.
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- Planning to play: that's what saving for retirement is today - and it is antithetical to the nature of play, fully within the definition of work, and blissfully ignorant of the reality of death.
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- One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition.
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- And this is the Anarchistic definition of the State: the embodiment of the principle of invasion in an individual, or a band of individuals, assuming to act as representatives or masters of the entire people within a given area.
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- There is no definition of beauty, but when you can see someone's spirit coming through, something unexplainable, that's beautiful to me.
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- Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
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- We still lack a global definition of terrorism.
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- There are probably several hundred thousand if we narrow the definition to include only those who in their search for money and power are ruthless and deceitful.
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- But Hezbollah now has reared its ugly head in a way that threatens the entire free world. And they want, by their own charter and definition, the destruction of Israel and Christians. That is the truth. That is in their charter.
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- The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
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- The definition of a good mathematical problem is the mathematics it generates rather than the problem itself.
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- No one tells every white person in this country how to be. No one tells every Hispanic, or Asian or Jewish person in this country how to be. There is no single definition of whiteness or single definition of blackness.
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- My definition of an adventure game is an interactive story set with puzzles and obstacles to solve and worlds to explore.
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- The definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me.
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- Everybody has a different definition of the good side.
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- Congress's definition of torture in those laws - the infliction of severe mental or physical pain - leaves room for interrogation methods that go beyond polite conversation.
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- I have my own definition of minimalism, which is that which is created with a minimum of means.
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