Quotes of Characterize

“ The foolishness of old age does not characterize all who are old, but only the foolish. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil. ”

- Norman Mailer

“ What most clearly characterizes true freedom and its true employment is its misemployment. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

“ The intellectual activity of those without power is always characterized as. ”

- Paulo Friere

“ When the drama attains a characterization which makes the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue which characterizes yet pleases for itself, we reach dramatic literature. ”

- George P. Baker

“ The 1990s customer expects service to be characterized by fast and efficient computer-based systems. ”

- Steve Cuthbert

“ Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life. ”

- Dalai Lama

“ Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product. ”

- Louis Mumford

“ History is a melodrama on the theme of parasitism, characterized by scenes that are exciting or dull, as the case may be, and many a sudden stagetrick. ”

- Max Nordau

“ If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society. ”

- Jean Piaget

“ It's not who I am underneath but what I do that defines me. ”

- Christian Bale

“ Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity. ”

- Arnold J. Toynbee

“ True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates. ”

- Thomas Mann

“ Giving a few dollars to a blind beggar or a destitute orphan may be characterized as charity; a large gift of money to an educational institution or a symphony orchestra is philanthropy. ”

- Carl Bakal

“ If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in America, it is an insistence on preventing failures of communication. ”

- Richard D. Rosen

“ If I had to characterize one quality as the genius of feminist thought, culture, and action, it would be the connectivity. ”

- Robin Morgan

“ The modern age has been characterized by a Promethean spirit, a restless energy that preys on speed records and shortcuts, unmindful of the past, uncaring of the future, existing only for the moment and the quick fix. The earthly rhythms that characterize a more pastoral way of life have been shunted aside to make room for the fast track of an urbanized existence… ”

- Jeremy Rifkin

“ Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ The dynamism and freedom that characterizes the West is the product of Christianity's reforming itself and moving forward culturally. … The ascendancy of the West is the story of the difference that Christianity makes, and it's a story we can't let our culture forget. ”

- Charles Colson

“ The fact that we are all trained to be mothers from infancy on means that we are all trained to devote our lives to men, whether they are our sons or not; that we are all trained to force other women to exemplify the lack of qualities which characterizes the cultural construct of femininity. ”

- Andrea Dworkin

“ The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the "disenchantment of the world." Precisely the ultimate and most sublime values have retreated from public life either into the transcendental realm of mystic life or into the brotherliness of direct and personal human relations… ”

- Max Weber

“ The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at. ”

- Simone Weil

“ The story of the human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation, not aggression. ”

- Gerard Vanderhaar

“ Love is a force that connects us to every strand of the universe, an unconditional state that characterizes human nature, a form of knowledge that is always there for us if only we can open ourselves to it. ”

- Emily Hilburn Sell

“ Honesty characterizes the person and enables him to create an identity, to communicate a real presence, and to establish authentic bonds with others. The individual increasingly comes to know who he is through the stand he takes when he expresses his ideas, values, beliefs, and convictions, and through the declaration and ownership of his feelings. ”

- Clark Moustakas

“ FLY-SPECK, n. The prototype of punctuation. It is observed by Garvinus that the systems of punctuation in use by the various literary nations depended originally upon the social habits and general diet of the flies infesting the several countries. These creatures, which have always been distinguished for a neighborly and companionable familiarity with authors, liberally or niggardly embellish the manuscripts in process of growth under the pen, according to their bodily habit, bringing out the sense of the work by a species of interpretation superior to, and independent of, the writer's powers… ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsibility to be equal members of society. ”

- Janet Jackson

“ All the lies and evasions by which man has nourished himself — civilization, in a word is the fruits of the creative artist. It is the creative nature of man which has refused to let him lapse back into that unconscious unity with life which characterizes the animal world from which he made his escape. ”

- Henry Miller
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