Andre Maurois - The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions.
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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.
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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.
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- There are alternate definitions of manhood in the West.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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- People should decide what success means for them, and not be distracted by accepting others' definitions of success.
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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.
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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.
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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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- 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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- We must think differently, look at things in a different way. Peace requires a world of new concepts, new definitions.
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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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- Those objecting to the concept of race argue that the taxonomic definitions are arbitrary and subjective.
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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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