Quotations that match 'opts'.

Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Always Art Concrete Individual Platonic]
True science is never speculative; it employs hypotheses as suggesting points for inquiry, but it never adopts the hypotheses as though they were demonstrated propositions. Cleveland Abbe
[ Adopts Demonstrated Employs Hypotheses Inquiry Never Points Propositions Science Speculative Suggesting Though True Were]
The making of an American begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the vesture of his adopted land. James Baldwin
[ Adopted Adopts American Any Begins Himself His History Land Making Other Point Rejects Ties Where]
My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved. Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking for others! Marquis de Sade
[ Adopts Approved Cannot Care Fool Indeed Manner Others Poor Say Suppose Thinking]
I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive. Barbara Deming
[ Abandons Adopts Behavior Choice Concept Enable Enemies Familiar Hold Naming Nonviolent Only Oppressive Our Think Tradition Us Vision Will]
Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed. Thomas Huxley
[ Adopts Commits Creed Science Suicide]
You know, grieve your wife, this is an impulsive thing and you have no idea the kind of trouble you're getting yourself into it. And of course he doesn't listen to me and he adopts this child. Oliver Platt
[ Adopts Child Course Getting Grieve Idea Impulsive Into Kind Know Listen Thing Trouble Wife Your Yourself]
Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts; and the theoretic architect also fails, grasping the shadow instead of the substance. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Able Adopts Also Architect Assign Fails Forms Grasping Instead Mere Practical Reasons Shadow Substance Sufficient Theoretic Wherefore]