Quotes of Definite

“ An act of God was defined as "something which no reasonable man could have expected.". ”

- A. P. Herbert

“ Truth in science can best be defined as the working hypothesis, best suited to open the way, to the next better one. ”

- Konrad Lorenz

“ Time has convinced me of one thing. Television is for appearing on, not looking at. ”

- Noel Coward

“ Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind. How few think justly of the thinking few! How many never think, who think they do! ”

- Jane Taylor

“ Man may be defined as the animal that can say "I," that can be aware of himself as a separate entity. ”

- Erich Fromm

“ Business, that's easily defined; it's other people's money. ”

- Alexandre ‘the Younger’ Dumas

“ Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ I answer in the affirmative with an emphatic "No.". ”

- Boyle Roche

“ We all live every day in virtual environments, defined by our ideas. ”

- Michael Crichton

“ When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children. ”

- William Feather

“ In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary, patriotism is defined as the last refuge of a scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer, I beg to submit that it is the first. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ What is politically defined as economic "planning" is the forcible superseding of other people's plans by government officials. ”

- Thomas Sowell

“ The inifinite is in the finite of every instant. ”

- Zen Saying

“ On the other hand, we as Iraqi Kurds, we envision our interests within a unified democratic Iraq, in which we contribute to the government in Baghdad. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ They defined what was private and what was public and they would move it whenever they wished. ”

- Andrew Morton

“ The burden is on Iraq to demonstrate its absolute and authoritative commitment to cooperation. ”

- Thomas Pickering

“ Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons. ”

- John Lancaster Spalding

“ Every well built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ The vitamin has been reified. A chemical intangible originally defined as a unit of nutritive value, it was long ago reified into a pill. Now it is a pill; no one except a few precise scientists define it as anything else. Once the vitamin became a pill, it became ''real'' according to the precepts of American Cartesianism: ''I swallow it, therefore it is… ”

- Florence King

“ The clichT that women, more consistently than men, turn inward for sustenance seems to mean, in practice, that women have richly defined the ways in which imagination creates possibility; possibility that society denies. ”

- Patricia Meyer Spacks

“ The bottom line is that there are 400,000 frozen embryos in the United States, and a large percentage of those are going to be thrown out. Regardless of what you think the moral status of those embryos is, it makes sense to me that it's a better moral decision to use them to help people than just to throw them out… ”

- James Thomson

“ There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time. ”

- Rebecca West

“ The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements is a definite symptom of maturity. ”

- Paul Tillich

“ Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ A definite purpose, like blinders on a horse, inevitably narrows its possessor's point of view. ”

- Robert Frost

“ A life that hasn't a definite plan is likely to become driftwood. ”

- David Sarnoff

“ A set definite objective must be established if we are to accomplish anything in a big way. ”

- John McDonald

“ All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite. ”

- Charles Sanders Peirce

“ Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium. ”

- Philip Guedalla

“ Enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal which takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite, intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice. ”

- Arnold J. Toynbee
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