Quotes of Embodiment

“ Law is the embodiment of the moral sentiment of the people. ”

- Sir William Blackstone

“ He was the embodiment of big-city scrappiness, a mean-streets survivor who got ahead on a good grin, good moves and better hustle. ”

- Richard Lacayo

“ Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great space of human change and progress some general human purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ Contact with men who wield power and authority still leaves an intangible sense of repulsion. It's very like being in close proximity to fecal matter, the fecal embodiment of something unmentionable, and you wonder what it is made of and when it acquired. ”

- Jean Baudrillard

“ In a symbol there is concealment and yet revelation: here therefore, by silence and by speech acting together, comes a double significance. In the symbol proper, what we can call a symbol, there is ever, more or less distinctly and directly, some embodiment and revelation of the Infinite; the Infinite is made to blend itself with the Finite, to stand visible, and as it were, attainable there… ”

- Thomas Carlyle
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