Quotes and Sayings about Determinism



"A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?"
- William Greider
(Related: Financial, Values, Country, Determinism, Gain, Public, Question)

"In one sense I feel that my book is a one-woman argument against determinism."
- Susan Griffin
(Related: Argument, Determinism, Sense)

"Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Creation, Determinism, Free will, Man, Reason, Weight)

"Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Life, Cards, Determinism, Free will, Play)

"The world changed from having the determinism of a clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine."
- Heinz R. Pagels
(Related: Determinism, Machine, World)