Quotes and Sayings about Logic



"There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Experience, Science, Thought, Logic, Reason)

"One morning I woke up and was plunged into psychological shock. I had forgotten I was free."
- Jack Henry Abbott
"The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Interest, Nations, Value, World)

"The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: Theories)

"Well, we could tell them that we're here on an archeological expedition."
- Edie Adams
"The Internet provides a delivery system for pathological states of mind."
- Phillip Adams
(Related: Internet, Mind, states)

"Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Act, End, Kindness)

"If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Heart, Laughter, Man, May, Mirth)

"Every dogma, every philosophic or theological creed, was at its inception a statement in terms of the intellect of a certain inner experience."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Experience, Intellect)

"One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We're not scientists. We don't always have to make the logical, reasonable leap."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Imagination, Scientists)

"Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the coercion of logic by its own means."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Thought, Logic)

"Modernity is a qualitative, not a chronological, category."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Modernity)

"Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Fascism)

"The logical thing is to implement the Arab Defense Agreement."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Agreement, Defense)

"Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: Iraq, Leaders, Security, State, Weapons, Will)

"I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth."
- Brian Aldiss
(Related: Truth, Help, May, Mind)

"We have no such weapons at all, no chemical weapons, no biological weapons."
- Mohammed Aldouri
(Related: Weapons)

"Chess is not only knowledge and logic."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Knowledge, Chess, Logic)

"For psychological purposes the most important differences in conation are those in virtue of which the object is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Thought, Virtue)

"A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Family, Community, First)

"The automobile is technologically more sophisticated than the bundling board, but the human motives in their uses are sometimes the same."
- Charles M. Allen
(Related: Motives)

"Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Men, Life)

"Certainly, the Bush Administration will rely in the first instance on its friends, since it would be both illogical and counterproductive to reward its adversaries."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: First, Friends, Reward, Will)

"Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Love, Arguments, Beliefs, Help, Proof, Zeal)

"He did not arrive at this conclusion by the decent process of quiet, logical deduction, nor yet by the blinding flash of glorious intuition, but by the shoddy, untidy process halfway between the two by which one usually gets to know things."
- Margery Allingham
(Related: Intuition, Quiet)

"Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal."
- Stewart Alsop
(Related: Goal, Machine, Programming, Will)

"The resistance of policy-makers to intelligence is not just founded on an ideological presupposition. They distrust intelligence sources and intelligence officials because they don't understand what the real problems are."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Intelligence, Policy, Distrust, Problems)

"Besides the actual reading in class of many poems, I would suggest you do two things: first, while teaching everything you can and keeping free of it, teach that poetry is a mode of discourse that differs from logical exposition."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Poetry, Class, First, Poems, Reading, Teaching)

"Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Fear, Disease, Logic, Man)

"I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science."
- Poul Anderson
(Related: Science, First, Harvest, Obvious, Stars, Writing)

"Without this spirit, Modernist architecture cannot fully exist. Since there is often a mismatch between the logic and the spirit of Modernism, I use architecture to reconcile the two."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Architecture, Logic, Spirit)

"What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Life, Purpose, Drama, Earth, Meaning, Pain, Sense)

"I think people have surgery for psychological reasons more than because of their looks."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: People)

"Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility."
- Terri Apter
(Related: Society, Adolescence, Maturity)

"We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state. We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Life, Israel, Population, State, Will)

"I demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Thought, People, Books, Footsteps, Grammar, Logic, Rules, Style, Will)

"There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings. And to Poe... well, a great logician could be an enemy to him, what he called conventional world reason."
- John Astin
(Related: Development, Deep, Enemy, Intuition, Reason, World)

"A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that."
- Chet Atkins
(Related: Success, Formula)

"It's so logical and so simple. Fat is the backup fuel system. The role it plays in the body is that when there's no carbohydrate around, fat will become the primary energy fuel. That's pretty well known."
- Robert Atkins
(Related: Body, Energy, Pretty, Will)

"I think a major element of jetlag is psychological. Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Home, Time)

"My fiction is reviewed by the mainstream press, by science fiction periodicals, romance magazines, small press publications and various other journals, including some usually devoted to archaeological and other science material."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Romance, Fiction, Press)

"Well, what I tried to do is simply to get out on the land. And when I came to Washington, I think one of the mistakes we made early on was kind of having an ideological dispute up in the Congress."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Congress, Land, Mistakes, Washington)

"In our story logic which we're making up, if we're saying he's alive, then like a quadriplegic who's in bed he can move his head and shoulders, but he can't move his arms. If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms, the nerves could get through and he could walk."
- John Badham
(Related: Power, Bed, Logic, Nerves, Saying)

"Technological things, that Germans and Japanese would get real excited about."
- John Badham
"I wouldn't want to be ideological about it but I think of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing. I don't think it works in other music, other kinds of playing."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Music, Being, Want)

"In the best farce today we start with some absurd premise as to character or situation, but if the premises be once granted we move logically enough to the ending."
- George P. Baker
(Related: Character, Ending, Today)

"We've broken the code base into logical chunks, called modules, and the foundation staff delegate authority for the modules to people with the most expertise."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Authority, Expertise)

"The impact of the magazine was very strong. As I said, it portrayed dinosaurs as part of the geological history, part of the story of life on earth. It struck that paleontology was the career for me."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Life, History, Career, Earth)

"A major one which no one can overlook is technological and based on inventions and discoveries which have altered the whole basis of production and deeply affected social relations."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Inventions, Production)

"The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Fact, Thinking, Tradition)

"The work with which we embark on this first volume of a series of theological studies is a work with which the philosophical person does not begin, but rather concludes."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Work, First)

"St. Paul would say to the philosophers that God created man so that he would seek the Divine, try to attain the Divine. That is why all pre-Christian philosophy is theological at its summit."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: God, Man, Philosophy)

"Scientists now believe that the primary biological function of breasts is to make males stupid."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Now, Scientists)

"The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Age, Sex, Eye, Information, Security)

"The world is full of strange phenomena that cannot be explained by the laws of logic or science. Dennis Rodman is only one example."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Science, Example, Laws, Logic, World)

"It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells... to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Fact, Will)

"I mean, I've had bartenders and waiters and waitresses make a comment about a joke of mine, like pointing out some sort of logic error or something that I've never even thought about, and they're right."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Thought, Error, Logic, Right)

"During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Character, Ability, Years)

"Logic is a poor model of cause and effect."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Cause, Effect, Logic, Poor)

"Logic can often be reversed, but the effect does not precede the cause."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Cause, Effect, Logic)

"Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Society, Conscience, Deep, Space)

"I sometimes find that playing the bad guy, or villains, or psychopaths tend to be much more psychologically rewarding. And you can really push it, you can push the limits, and get away with it."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Limits)

"Although Ronald Reagan was somebody I disagreed with on most ideological things, he was a friend of mine, and he was a very, very likable man. Ronald Reagan, for instance, was maybe more able to get the very rich to do the right thing sometimes."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Friend, Man, Right)

"Tennis is a psychological sport, you have to keep a clear head. That is why I stopped playing."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Tennis)

"As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul."
- Catharine Beecher
(Related: Intelligence, Soul, People, Common sense, Liberty)

"Since natural selection requires a function to select, an irreducibly complex biological system, if there is such a thing, would have to arise as an integrated unit for natural selection to have anything to act on."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Act)

"It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Science, People, World)

"In many biological structures proteins are simply components of larger molecular machines."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Machines)

"In Darwin's time all of biology was a black box: not only the cell, or the eye, or digestion, or immunity, but every biological structure and function because, ultimately, no one could explain how biological processes occurred."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Time, Eye)

"Children who cling to parents or who don't want to leave home are stunted in their emotional, psychological growth."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Home, Growth, Children, Parents, Want)

"Culture is not a biologically transmitted complex."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Culture)

"But the prospects of designing chemical plants for industrial scale chemical processes seemed far less interesting than the chemical events that occur in biological systems."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Events, Plants)

"Theology is the logic of the Devil."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Devil, Logic, Theology)

"Because an appeal makes logical sense is no guarantee that it will work."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Work, Sense, Will)

"Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Art, Limitations, Thinking)

"All I ever promised was that I was sure I could develop a new pharmacological agent which might answer a physiological question. Any utility would be implicit in that answer."
- James W. Black
(Related: Question)

"Half-jokingly, I asked what was wrong with me. So we made a deal: I would run his biological research provided I had a free hand to run my new project."
- James W. Black
(Related: Project, Research, Wrong)

"I did help to set up an undergraduate course in medicinal chemistry and made progress in modelling and analysing pharmacological activity at the tissue level, my new passion."
- James W. Black
(Related: Progress, Help, Passion)

"Kids today are technologically sophisticated. In many families, they are far ahead of their parents."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Kids, Parents, Today)

"The threat from Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction - chemical, biological, potentially nuclear weapons capability - that threat is real."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Destruction, Weapons)

"Today a racist is synonymous with race hatred. Hating someone is a pretty unpleasant thing and few people are capable of hating others. Long-term hatred is a pathological disorder."
- Steve Blake
(Related: People, Disorder, Hatred, Pretty, Race, Today)

"Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass."
- Mary Kay Blakely
(Related: Divorce)

"The Occultists, however, know that the traditions of Esoteric Philosophy must be the right ones, simply because they are the most logical, and reconcile every difficulty."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Difficulty, Philosophy, Right, Traditions)

"What surprises me, what amazes me, is that it seems the military people were expecting to stumble on large quantities of gas, chemical weapons and biological weapons."
- Hans Blix
(Related: People, Military, Surprises, Weapons)

"The inspections started in 1991, right after the Gulf War. One of the conditions for the ceasefire was that Iraq had to do away with all of its weapons of mass destruction - biological, chemical and nuclear weapons and long-range missiles."
- Hans Blix
(Related: War, Destruction, Iraq, Right, Weapons)

"If you take the biological weapons in the United States we still will have perhaps a single individual who was able to make anthrax, dry it, and spread it through the mail and cause terror."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Cause, Mail, states, Terror, United, Weapons, Will)

"In other words, we are interested in the anatomical and mental characteristics of men living under the same biological, geographical, and social environment, and as determined by their past."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Men, Environment, Living, Past, Words)

"We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Men, Diversity, Man)

"Vivid images are like a beautiful melody that speaks to you on an emotional level. It bypasses your logic centers and even your intellect and goes to a different part of the brain."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Intellect, Logic)

"My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc."
- David Bohm
(Related: Feelings, Language, Mind, Order, State)

"No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Being, Thinking)

"Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Technology, Truth, Will, Years)

"Instead of ideological objectives of a political nature, today we are faced with ideological objectives of economic nature."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Nature, Objectives, Today)

"I thought there had to be something I could do because it seemed crazy that, in addition to the psychological tragedy each woman has to face, came also all the rest."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Thought, Rest, Tragedy, Woman)

"You reason color more than you reason drawing... Color has a logic as severe as form."
- Pierre Bonnard
(Related: Logic, Reason)

"Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Perception, Logic, Mistakes, Thinking)

"Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions."
- David Borenstein
(Related: Feelings, Emotions, Man)

"Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth."
- Victor Borge
(Related: Humor, Truth, Aspirations, Limitations, Logic, Man)

"Practice has a logic which is not that of the logician."
- Pierre Bourdieu
(Related: Logic, Practice)

"The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence."
- Pierre Bourdieu
(Related: Successful, Silence, Words)

"Basic philosophy, spirit and drive of an organization have far more to do with its relative achievements than do technological or economic resources, organizational structure, innovation and timing."
- Marvin Bower
(Related: Innovation, Philosophy, Spirit)

"More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Love, Father, Discipline, Honesty, Compassion, Example, Understanding, Word)

"The logic of words should yield to the logic of realities."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Logic, Words, Yield)

"Better to be without logic than without feeling."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Feeling, Logic)

"To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy."
- David Brooks
"The stage of the development of the productive forces determines the political and ideological superstructure of society which are crystallized into a system of social organization."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Society, Development)

"Socialism is nothing more nor less than the social, political and ideological system which breaks the fetters upon economic growth created under capitalism and opens the way to a new period of economic and social expansion on a much larger scale."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Growth, Capitalism, Nothing, Socialism)

"Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Impatience, Intuition, Logic)

"If the world were a logical place, men would ride side-saddle."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Men, World)

"Industrial opportunities are going to stem more from the biological sciences than from chemistry and physics. I see biology as being the greatest area of scientific breakthroughs in the next generation."
- George E. Brown, Jr.
(Related: Being, Physics)

"As we consider the fast pace of scientific and technological progress in our modern world, we must not lose our moral compass and give way to 'free market eugenics'."
- Sam Brownback
(Related: Progress, World)

"Lapped in poetry, wrapped in the picturesque, armed with logical sentences and inalienable words."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Poetry, Words)

"Logic is the technique by which we add conviction to truth."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Truth, Conviction, Logic)

"Of course, the psychological part, the tactics, is very important."
- Sergei Bubka
"The 12 years I was in Fleetwood Mac before were not particularly happy years. I was not in a very good place, psychologically, when I left. I didn't have a lot of confidence in what I was doing."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Confidence, Years)

"Places I've lived since then had to have some kind of uniqueness and character about them. And logically Key West, and then Down Island. So, all of that stuff sort of had it's roots in New Orleans and went crazy."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Character, Key, Uniqueness)

"Our purpose is simply to ask how theological principles can be shown to have usable secular analogues that throw light upon the nature of language."
- Kenneth Burke
(Related: Nature, Purpose, Language, Light, Principles)

"Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die."
- Daniel Burnham
(Related: Work, Hope, Will)

"History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions."
- Ken Burns
(Related: History, Challenge, Diaries, Light, Popular)

"Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Travel, Man, Present, Space, State)

"If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability."
- Vannevar Bush
(Related: Arithmetic, Mathematics, Poker, Understanding, World)

"What I'm working on now - I'm back to fantasy, although considering that it's me, I'm turning it into a kind of science fantasy. It's a vampire story - but my vampires are biological vampires. They didn't become vampires because someone bit them; they were born that way."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fantasy, Now)

"I wasn't trying to work out my own ancestry. I was trying to get people to feel slavery. I was trying to get across the kind of emotional and psychological stones that slavery threw at people."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Work, People, Ancestry, Slavery, Trying)

"But my problem with fantasy, and horror, and related genres, is that sometimes the problems are illogical."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Fantasy, Horror, Problems)

"No mistake is more common and more fatuous than appealing to logic in cases which are beyond her jurisdiction."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Mistake, Logic)

"Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it, shall perish by it."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Logic)

"Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality; he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side. Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: Legal, Law, Value)

"Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Progress, Jobs, Result, Today, Unemployment)

"I turned everybody on so, psychologically, I guess I was pushing the boundaries creativity."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Creativity)

"Our enormous surplus revenues are illogical and oppressive."
- John Griffin Carlisle
"Biologically, I'm lucky - an angular face and dark colouring which shows up well on camera."
- Robert Carlyle
"Logic is the last scientific ingredient of Philosophy; its extraction leaves behind only a confusion of non-scientific, pseudo problems."
- Rudolf Carnap
(Related: Confusion, Logic, Philosophy, Problems)

"When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: People, Emotion, Logic)

"Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Power, Belief, Desire, Logic, Pride, Thinking)

"It's logical for us to sing, but not necessarily operatic pieces."
- Jose Carreras
"Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic."
- Lewis Carroll
(Related: Logic)

"There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots."
- Stephen Carter
(Related: Skin)

"For better or worse, that is true with any new innovation, certainly any new technological innovation. There's many good things that come out of it, but also some bad things. All you can do is try to maximize the good stuff and minimize the bad stuff."
- Steve Case
(Related: Innovation)

"Love becomes logically true when lost but still sought from the same source."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Love)

"Well, I mean she's of a certain biological age but she didn't have to go around with fat patches and stuff."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Age)

"It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Food, Being, Earth, Property, Race, World)

"Because of the love affair between the American public and the stock market, it is possible for entrepreneurs, technological visionaries and inventors of every sort to get financing."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Love, American, Entrepreneurs, Public)

"Of course, you'll have to meet the physical and psychological demands. A space walk takes a lot of energy."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Energy, Space)

"I hope that China will continue with space exploration. It would be logical to have international co-operation. I hope that it will come about and that I can be involved in it."
- Leroy Chiao
(Related: Hope, Exploration, Space, Will)

"So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked."
- Lee Child
(Related: Feelings, Desperation, Entertainment, First, Job, World)

"To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams."
- Giorgio de Chirico
(Related: Art, Dreams, Work, Childhood, Common sense, Logic, Visions, Will)

"The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl."
- Shirley Chisholm
"The principle that human nature, in its psychological aspects, is nothing more than a product of history and given social relations removes all barriers to coercion and manipulation by the powerful."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: History, Nature, Human nature, Manipulation, Nothing)

"The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - "indoctrination," we might say - exercised through the mass media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Control, Media, states, United)

"Well it was not exactly a dissertation in logic, at least not the kind of logic you would find in Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica for instance. It looked more like mathematics; no formalized language was used."
- Alonzo Church
(Related: Language, Logic, Mathematics)

"If we turn to palaeontology to tell us about our biological evolution it is to prehistory that we look for evidence of the evolution of specifically human patterns of behaviour."
- John G. D. Clark
(Related: Evolution)

"Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process."
- Kenneth Clark
(Related: Architecture, Inventions, Man, Opera)

"Our lifetime may be the last that will be lived out in a technological society."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Society, May, Will)

"For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell, as regards its basic physiological mechanisms, has remained one and the same. It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Life, Fancy, Years)

"The purpose of this study is to offer a logical, practical, pragmatic proof of the existence of God from a purely scientific perspective."
- John Clayton
(Related: God, Purpose, Existence, Perspective, Proof, Study)

"Could the one whom Christians worship be merely a mythological creation, or is he real? These questions have exercised many great minds and have been the dominant issue in New Testament studies during this century."
- John Clayton
(Related: Creation, New testament, Questions, Worship)

"I am not conscious of falling under any of those ornithological divisions."
- Clark M. Clifford
"The worst thing that can happen to us in an ideological struggle is to become what we are fighting."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Fighting, Struggle)

"I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices', to be free of intruders, and to privacy."
- Bram Cohen
(Related: Technology, Drugs, Free speech, Information, Privacy)

"The picture which the philosopher draws of the world is surely not one in which every stroke is necessitated by pure logic."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Logic, World)

"The method of exposition which philosophers have adopted leads many to suppose that they are simply inquiries, that they have no interest in the conclusions at which they arrive, and that their primary concern is to follow their premises to their logical conclusions."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Concern, Interest)

"Let us never forget that terrorism at its heart, at its evil heart, is a psychological war. It endeavors to break the spirit and the resolve of those it attacks by creating a lose-lose situation."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: War, Heart, Evil, Forget, Spirit, Terrorism)

"No one has to learn to spell to talk, right? You see a little kid holding a conversation with an adult. He probably doesn't know the words he's saying, but he knows where to fit them to make what he's thinking logical to what you're saying."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Conversation, Right, Saying, Talk, Thinking, Words)

"Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Life, Time, Theology)

"It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics, atomic structure or biological inheritance."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Technology, Inheritance, Judgment, Laws, Myth, Production)

"Each department of knowledge passes through three stages. The theoretic stage; the theological stage and the metaphysical or abstract stage."
- Auguste Comte
(Related: Knowledge)

"A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and still be a forcible speaker; but without these nothing will avail... Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like, are merely the decorative surface of oratory."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Conviction, Grace, Man, May, Nothing, Oratory, Order, Tact, Will)

"Logic teaches rules for presentation, not thinking."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Logic, Rules, Thinking)

"Logic and fact keep interfering with the easy flow of conversation."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Conversation, Fact, Logic)

"We like reactions - a reaction is walking out on us, a reaction is throwing tomatoes at the stage, that's a healthy psychological reaction."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Walking)

"If you look at body fat, it seems to increase with age, even though your weight does not. That's a physiological fact of aging, they say. Heck it is. It is an adaptive effect of aging."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Age, Body, Effect, Fact, Weight)

"Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality."
- Richard Courant
(Related: Desire, Expression, Individuality, Intuition, Logic, Mathematics, Mind, Perfection, Reason, Will)

"Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Hope, Logic)

"If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Work, Faith, Hope, Future)

"I think the '60s were an extraordinary time. I feel bad for the kids today who missed this wonderful confluence, which was simultaneously a confluence of the global and the mythological."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: Time, Kids, Today)

"Few scientists acquainted with the chemistry of biological systems at the molecular level can avoid being inspired."
- Donald Cram
(Related: Being, Scientists)

"I think that climatic changes have a natural causes according many geological data... I am very glad to sign the U.S. Senate's report of scientists against the theory of man-made global warming."
- Uberto Crescenti
(Related: Causes, Global warming, Man, Scientists, Senate, Theory)

"If the code does indeed have some logical foundation then it is legitimate to consider all the evidence, both good and bad, in any attempt to deduce it."
- Francis Crick
"Coincidence is logical."
- Johan Cruijff
"The sexual deviance - I'd be lying if I said I didn't miss that; but we do have hints of it but in a more psychological way and therefore more human way, arguably. Or certainly to the extent that the animated series takes that sexuality."
- Marton Csokas
(Related: Lying, Sexuality)

"I think up until that time a lot of focus on Internet coverage was either sort of the bits and bytes aspect of it, sort of the high-tech aspect of it, and the sociological aspect of it, which is how it was transforming culture."
- James Daly
(Related: Time, Culture, Focus, Internet)

"You have to go to where you can make money, and you see in the service area, in the technological area, those are the areas where we're going to create jobs."
- Al D'Amato
(Related: Money, Jobs, Service)

"I refer, of course, to the debts our nation has amassed for itself over decades of indulgence. It is the new Red Menace, this time consisting of ink. We can debate its origins endlessly and search for villains on ideological grounds, but the reality is pure arithmetic."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Time, Arithmetic, Debate, Nation, Reality)

"He's psychologically damaged, I suppose, if you stand back and look objectively at him, but then, who isn't?"
- Paul Darrow
"The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Age, Experience, Reading, Spirit, Spiritual)

"There's no question that California, in the last three or four years, has been privileged to add disproportionately to the economic growth of America, and to contribute to its technological productivity."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Growth, America, Productivity, Question, Years)

"I was always a visual person. I could see things visually. I had a harder time with numbers and logic, and I always had more of an artistic sensibility. So that I could do. And it was something that I really loved."
- Bruce Davison
(Related: Time, Logic, Numbers, Sensibility)

"For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria. Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Time, First)

"Now multitudes of root words are identical in the American languages over vast areas some of them with precisely the same senses, and others with various shades of analogical meaning."
- John W. Dawson
(Related: American, Meaning, Now, Senses, Words)

"To me, acting is the most logical way for people's neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves."
- James Dean
(Related: People, Acting)

"I think the one thing this picture shows that's new is the psychological disproportion of the kids' demands on the parents. Parents are often at fault, but the kids have some work to do, too."
- James Dean
(Related: Work, Fault, Kids, Parents)

"I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Heroes)

"I myself believe that there will one day be time travel because when we find that something isn't forbidden by the over-arching laws of physics we usually eventually find a technological way of doing it."
- David Deutsch
(Related: Time, Travel, Day, Forbidden, Laws, Physics, Will)

"Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis."
- John Dewey
(Related: History, Beliefs, Man, Old, Surrender)

"The broadest pattern of history - namely, the differences between human societies on different continents - seems to me to be attributable to differences among continental environments, and not to biological differences among peoples themselves."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History)

"In order to keep anything cultural, logical, or ideological, you have to reinvent the reality of it."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Order, Reality)

"I noticed this process of waking, and predicted with terrifying logic that one of these years not far away I would be awake continuously and never slip back, and never be free of myself again."
- Annie Dillard
(Related: Logic, Waking, Years)

"To attempt this would be like seeing without eyes or directing the gaze of knowledge behind one's own eye. Modern science can acknowledge no other than this epistemological stand-point."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Eye, Eyes)

"Ancient metaphysics underwent many changes at the hands of medieval thinkers who brought it in line with the dominant religious and theological movements of their day."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Day, Metaphysics, Religious)

"Our technological infrastructure alienates us from each other. No need to form a workplace community, everybody there will be out in a year or two, and so will you, looking for a better place."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Community, Will)

"From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Possibility, Niagara, Water)

"I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Habit)

"I told her I wanted a plastic surgeon to sew me up, and I wanted her to freeze my ovaries, so I could harvest the eggs and have a biological child through a surrogate."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Harvest)

"I had been impressed by the fact that biological systems were based on molecular machines and that we were learning to design and build these sorts of things."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Design, Fact, Learning, Machines)

"The most important pathological effects of pollution are extremely delayed and indirect."
- Rene Dubos
(Related: Pollution)

"I think we were the first picture to cut on Final Cut Pro. So we were the guinea pigs, because we got a deal on the system. But with that comes all sorts of technological problems I couldn't begin to describe."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: First, Problems)

"Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities."
- Lord Dunsany
(Related: Effect, Logic)

"Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice."
- Will Durant
(Related: Change, Civilization)

"Alcohol doesn't console, it doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps, all it replaces is the lack of God. It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is master of his own destiny."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: God, Alcohol, Comfort, Destiny, Folly, Man)

"Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Conviction, Discrimination, Genocide)

"The question that will decide our destiny is not whether we shall expand into space. It is: shall we be one species or a million? A million species will not exhaust the ecological niches that are awaiting the arrival of intelligence."
- Freeman Dyson
(Related: Intelligence, Destiny, Question, Space, Will)

"The logical man must either deny all miracles or none, and our American Indian myths and hero stories are perhaps, in themselves, quite as credible as those of the Hebrews of old."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: American, Man, Miracles, Myths, Old)

"Any horror element is as much psychological as special effects."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Horror)

"It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved."
- Irwin Edman
(Related: Men, Logic, Myth, Reason, Symbol)

"But there was something psychological happening there that was just a little bit different. And the other thing was, there was no stigma. Kids weren't going into the 'Center-for-Kids-That-Need-More-Help' or something like that. It was 826 Valencia."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: Kids)

"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Poetry, Ideas, Mathematics)

"Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Imagination, Logic, Will)

"Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Progress)

"The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Science, Facts)

"There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Appearance, Discovery, Feeling, Intuition, Laws, Lying, Order)

"We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new."
- Michael Eisner
(Related: Technology, Change, Entertainment, Hollywood, Nothing)

"This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Control, Battle, Emotion, Laws, Legislation, Logic, News, Passion, Reason)

"Mass media provides the essential link between the individual and the demands of the technological society."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Society, Media)

"The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Hardship, Living)

"Biological engineering is not necessarily understanding systems but rather, I want to be able to design and build biological systems to perform particular applications."
- Drew Endy
(Related: Design, Engineering, Understanding, Want)

"According to this view, democracy is a product of western culture, and it cannot be applied to the Middle East which has a different cultural, religious, sociological and historical background."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Culture, Democracy, Religious)

"Gore will not win a popularity contest, he will not win a personality contest, but he can win an idealogical battle, and he can win a battle of experience."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Experience, Battle, Personality, Popularity, Will)

"The demographic weight of countries such as China and India exercise a massive pressure on our wages and salaries. They have accomplished massive technological advances and the revolution in information technology has reduced the costs of transport."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Technology, Countries, Exercise, Revolution, Information, Pressure, Wages, Weight)

"I recommend the same therapies for all humans with HIV. There is no reason to believe that physiologic responses to therapy will vary across lines of class, culture, race or nationality."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Class, Culture, Nationality, Race, Reason, Therapy, Will)

"Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition."
- Eliza Farnham
(Related: Power, Time, Soul, Church, Body, Shame)

"They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Intelligence, Training, Weapons)

"The pace of technological change in recent years has been both impressive and positive for consumers."
- Mike Ferguson
(Related: Change, Positive, Years)

"An action doesn't have to be wrong just because it is not logical. It doesn't have to be right just because it has its logic."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: Action, Logic, Right, Wrong)

"The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices against half the human race that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition."
- Eva Figes
(Related: Logic, Race)

"The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Music, Power, Harmony, Sound, State)

"Almost every comedy you see is about people making all wrong choices and making all the errors of judgement possible. Good comedy is when it works on this scale. Because it is psychologically very real."
- Colin Firth
(Related: People, Choices, Comedy, Errors, Wrong)

"Many people on the political left found my work psychologically liberating. They began to say: once you realize that standards emerge historically, then you can see through and discard all the norms to which we have been falsely enslaved."
- Stanley Fish
(Related: Work, People)

"The way we make sense of a realistic text is through the same broad ideological frame as the way we make sense of our social experience or rather, the way we are made sense of by the discourses of our culture."
- John Fiske
(Related: Experience, Culture, Sense)

"The technological breakthrough of the World Wide Web has been enormously beneficial to society."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Society, World)

"They do not say Roosevelt saved our system. They say he has given us a new one. That is logical."
- John T. Flynn
"In classical oil painting, there seemed to be a radical turn to seeing things as the camera sees them, with that technological modification. I began to have a tremendous problem with all of this."
- Henry Flynt
(Related: Oil, Painting, Radical)

"Life forms illogical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?"
- Margot Fonteyn
(Related: Life, Will)

"Moreover, all our knowledge of organic remains teaches us, that species have a definite existence, and a centralization in geological time as well as in geographical space, and that no species is repeated in time."
- Edward Forbes
(Related: Time, Knowledge, Existence, Space)

"Space exploration is important research to our economic and national defense, and America's space program is a symbol of our success as a scientifically and technologically advanced nation."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: Success, America, Defense, Exploration, Nation, Research, Space, Symbol)

"The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Government, Strength, Force, Ideology, Losing)

"Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish!"
- E. M. Forster
"All biologic phenomena act to adjust: there are no biologic actions other than adjustments. Adjustment is another name for Equilibrium. Equilibrium is the Universal, or that which has nothing external to derange it."
- Charles Fort
(Related: Act, Actions, Name, Nothing)

"To me, Mozart is our Shakespeare, the one who wrote the most dramatic, psychologically most baffling music. He combined ideas that no one else would have thought of putting together."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Music, Thought, Ideas, Shakespeare)

"Advances have fallen, generally, for everything except the biggest potential bestsellers. Given all the changes, both economic and technological, SF hasn't done too badly."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Potential)

"I think 'destiny' is just a fancy word for a psychological pattern."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Fancy, Word)

"Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Nature, Challenge, Earth, Future, Laws, Respect)

"My father was a soil scientist with the Geological Survey."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Father)

"I believe Mexico should dedicate 100% of its oil revenues to developing human capital and technological development. None of us politicians should be able to touch that money."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Money, Development, Oil, Politicians)

"Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man's greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked."
- Vincente Fox
(Related: Greatness, Man, Monuments)

"Analysis does not set out to make pathological reactions impossible, but to give the patient's ego freedom to decide one way or another."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Ego, Freedom)

"If only people who are ideologically committed to a particular outcome argued to the courts, the law would be worse off."
- Charles Fried
(Related: People, Law)

"One of the things I particularly enjoyed doing was taking raw sound from locations during the film, like the candy machine, and writing pieces of music to go with them, which is totally unnecessary within the context of the film, because they have their own logic."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Music, Film, Logic, Machine, Sound, Writing)

"I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological associations or memories or habits associated with it."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Habits, Memories, Mouse)

"The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Nature, Human nature, Result, Ugly)

"We all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical, purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Dreams, Act, Nothing, Sleep)

"Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Culture, Man, Weakness)

"I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it."
- Hayden Fry
(Related: Family, Effect)

"The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book."
- Northrop Frye
(Related: Machine, Man)

"Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words."
- Northrop Frye
(Related: Time, Nature, Science, Discovery, Order, Words)

"By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Age, Man, Now, Romantic)

"The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Architecture, Formula, Logic)

"I think eventually they're going to find out that MS is like 10 different things. I have a neurological disease something like MS, and it's MS, so let's take medicine for it."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Disease, Medicine)

"To have a liberal temperament is a kind of psychological boon, To be able to understand that someone you disagree with is not just a terrible creature but somebody with whom you disagree."
- Peter Gay
(Related: Liberal, Temperament)

"Has feminism made us all more conscious? I think it has. Feminist critiques of anthropological masculine bias have been quite important, and they have increased my sensitivity to that kind of issue."
- Clifford Geertz
(Related: Feminism, Sensitivity)

"I see mysteries and complications wherever I look, and I have never met a steadily logical person."
- Martha Gellhorn
"Essentially and most simply put, plot is what the characters do to deal with the situation they are in. It is a logical sequence of events that grow from an initial incident that alters the status quo of the characters."
- Elizabeth George
(Related: Events)

"What's immediately profitable is the only kind of logic that capitalism understands."
- Susan George
(Related: Capitalism, Logic)

"There is no morality by instinct. There is no social salvation in the end without taking thought; without mastery of logic and application of logic to human experience."
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould
(Related: Experience, Morality, Thought, End, Instinct, Logic, Salvation)

"I also assume that they are not simply the physical properties of things as now conceived by physical science. Instead, they are ecological, in the sense that they are properties of the environment relative to an animal."
- James J. Gibson
(Related: Science, Environment, Now, Sense)

"There has been a great gulf in psychological thought between the perception of space and objects on one hand and the perception of meaning on the other."
- James J. Gibson
(Related: Thought, Perception, Meaning, Space)

"The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Life, Logic, Want)

"But when it comes to writing the thing that I've sort of been thinking about lately, is why? You know, is it rational? Is it logical that anybody should be expected to be afraid of the work that they feel they were put on this Earth to do."
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Related: Work, Earth, Thinking, Writing)

"We are embedded in a biological world and related to the organisms around us."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: World)

"The human's place in the universe will be set in the scheme of evolution, the product of our biological inheritance."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Evolution, Inheritance, Universe, Will)

"Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Men, Mistake, Strength, Argument, Feeling, Logic, Mind)

"Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Desire, Nothing, Remembrance)

"Direct action is the logical, consistent method of Anarchism."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Action)

"A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Memories)

"I think my imagination dictates the technologies I use. But at the same time, my imagination can be technologic. Sometimes I see a tool and I know immediately how to use it, but most of the time I use the tool for an idea I already have."
- Michel Gondry
(Related: Imagination, Time, Idea)

"Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Medical, Children, Consequences, Eating, Parents)

"Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: Ideas, Logic, Man, Nothing, Pleasure, Reason)

"My exile was not only a physical one, motivated exclusively by political reasons; it was also a moral, social, ideological and sexual exile."
- Juan Goytisolo
"Children between the ages of five to ten years are even more variable. They are going to vary from very high functioning, capable of doing normal school work, to nonverbal who have all kinds of neurological problems."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Work, Children, Problems, School, Years)

"But now it's kind of a given that a 15-year-old would have a record deal and sell a quarter of a million records. No one's expecting her to answer any deep theological questions. And I'll tell you, I was asked some deep theological questions from the git-go."
- Amy Grant
(Related: Deep, Now, Questions)

"To summarize, the particular song a male sings, and the behavioral responses of females to song and morphological signals, are not genetically inherited in a fixed manner but are determined by learning early in life."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Life, Learning, Song)

"Species can be recognized by their morphological characteristics and songs."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Songs)

"I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Class, Echo)

"Next it was found that it was physiologically and structurally the same in the plant, that it was the living part of the plant, that which manifested the life and did the work in vegetable as well as in animal organisms."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Life, Work, Living)

"This substance, which is manifold in its forms and protean in its transformations, has, in its state of living matter, one physiological name which has become familiar, that of protoplasm."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Living, Name, State)

"My mother's incredibly giving, almost too giving at times. And, my dad is a real logical person. He's got logic for every situation. They've been married for 24 years, so there was that stability, also. I really learned to think on my own at a very young age."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Age, Dad, Mother, Giving, Logic, Stability, Years)

"You should approach technological things in a nostalgic way."
- Colin Greenwood
"Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society."
- John Grierson
(Related: Leadership, Society, Thought, Appreciation, Relationships)

"Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Experience, Time, Fear, Dying)

"Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Culture, Race, Unconscious)

"Traditional academic science describes human beings as highly developed animals and biological thinking machines. We appear to be Newtonian objects made of atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, and organs."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Science, Animals, Atoms, Machines, Thinking)

"Research challenges the materialistic understanding of death, according to which biological death represents the final end of existence and of all conscious activity."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, End, Existence, Research, Understanding)

"This oxidation of hydrogen in stages seems to be one of the basic principles of biological oxidation."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Principles)

"The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted in detail by the American media during the months after September 11 only betray the inability of the government to determine the magnitude of the danger."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Government, American, Danger, Detail, Media, Months)

"It is people who are the objects of globalization and at the same time its subjects. What also follows logically from this is that globalization is not a law of nature, but rather a process set in train by people."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Time, Nature, People, Globalization, Law)

"Indeed, if a chief question does remain: how is the power to think possible? - The power to think right and left, before and without, with and above experience? then it does not take a deduction to prove the genealogical priority of language."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: Power, Experience, Language, Question, Right)

"Moreover, the practical recommendations deduced from ecological principles threaten the vested interests of commerce; it is hardly surprising that the financial and political power created by these investments should be used sometimes to suppress environmental impact studies."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Environmental, Power, Financial, Commerce, Principles)

"In an approximate way, the logic of commons has been understood for a long time, perhaps since the discovery of agriculture or the invention of private property in real estate."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Time, Agriculture, Discovery, Invention, Logic, Property)

"But as population became denser, the natural chemical and biological recycling processes became overloaded, calling for a redefinition of property rights."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Rights, Population, Property, Recycling)

"Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it."
- Stephen Harper
"If there is technological advance without social advance, there is, almost automatically, an increase in human misery."
- Michael Harrington
(Related: Misery)

"But with the Industrial Revolution and introduction of various industrial techniques for purifying sugar, we have a situation in which what we are consuming is not good nutritionally or ecologically."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Revolution)

"Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits."
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Related: Medical, Hope, Benefits, Research)

"Unfortunately, opponents of online speech have decided to punish our changing technological world."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Opponents, Speech, World)

"Our world has evolved and grown more technologically savvy. Lawmakers need to adjust to these changes."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: World)

"I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Government, Health, Country, Help, Public, Service)

"But I am just as appalled that my experience, knowledge, dedication and service relative to defending the United States against biological warfare has been turned against me in connection with the search for the anthrax killer."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Experience, Knowledge, Connection, Dedication, Service, states, United)

"As a scientist in the field of biological warfare defense, I have never had any reservations whatsoever about helping the anthrax investigation in any way that I could."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Defense, Investigation)

"As scientists, we keep an open mind, but we have to base our ideas about the past on archaeological evidence."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Ideas, Mind, Open, Past, Scientists)

"That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money, and money does not give us information about ecological systems, it only gives information about financial systems."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Money, Progress, Financial, Growth, Inefficiency, Information)

"People are naming it the Third Wave, the Information Age, etc. but I would say those are basically technological descriptions, and this next shift is not about technology - although obviously it will be influenced and in some cases expressed by technologies."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Technology, Age, People, Information, Will)

"Youthfulness is connected to the ability to see things new for the first time. So if your eyes still look at life with wonder, then you will seem young, even though you may not be chronologically young."
- Goldie Hawn
(Related: Life, Time, Ability, Eyes, First, May, Will, Wonder)

"Giving votes in exchange for ideological support. To wit: identity politics for homosexuals."
- Harry Hay
(Related: Politics, Giving, Identity, Support)

"If you give me any problem in America I can trace it down to domestic violence. It is the cradle of most of the problems, economic, psychological, educational."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: America, Problems, Violence)

"Not that I wish by any means to deny, that the mental life of individuals and peoples is also in conformity with law, as is the object of philosophical, philological, historical, moral, and social sciences to establish."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Life, Conformity, Law)

"Most horror films fail to scare me. I think "The Ring" plays more as a psychological thriller. It's smarter, there's more character development and some of the themes explored go a little deeper."
- Martin Henderson
(Related: Development, Character, Horror)

"Evolution acts slowly. Our psychological characteristics today are those that promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environmen."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Success, Evolution, Today)

"I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Experience, Being, Career, Laws, Logic)

"One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Home, Computer, Revolution, Logic, Understanding)

"You can no more bridle passions with logic than you can justify them in the law courts. Passions are facts and not dogmas."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Facts, Law, Logic)

"God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Related: God, Darkness, Light, Reason, Self)

"Exact information about the functional significance of the deep sections of the brain is only obtained by working through the brain histologically in serial section."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: Deep, Information)

"The goal of physiological research is functional nature."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: Nature, Goal, Research)

"This implies that the laws governing organic cohesion, the organization leading from the part to the whole, represent a biological uncertainty, indeed an uncertainty of the first order."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: First, Laws, Leading, Order, Uncertainty)

"Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Men, Success, Life, Defeat, Majority, Man)

"The culture is going into a psychological depression. We are concerned about our place in the world, about being competitive: Will my children have as much as I have? Will I ever own my own home? How can I pay for a new car? Are immigrants taking away my white world?"
- James Hillman
(Related: Car, Home, Being, Children, Culture, Depression, Will, World)

"Language is an archaeological vehicle... the language we speak is a whole palimpsest of human effort and history."
- Russell Hoban
(Related: History, Effort, Language)

"Think about technological float: it took centuries for the wheel to gain universal acceptance. Now any microchip device can be in use around the world in weeks."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Acceptance, Gain, Now, World)

"Landscape is a piece that is emotional and psychological."
- Jim Hodges
"I was trying to write an autobiography using prints and patterns that reference emotional, psychological, and personal development in my work, as a person growing up, figuring out who I was. I used fabrics to stand in for occurrences."
- Jim Hodges
(Related: Work, Development, Autobiography, Growing up, Trying)

"Kids don't have ruts yet that adults have carved into their minds. They're born logical. Crooked thinking has to be taught."
- James P. Hogan
(Related: Kids, Thinking)

"I think her friends were worried that the bulimia might come back, about some psychological slide, and she was given breathing space to some extent by the media as much as she ever has been."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Friends, Media, Space)

"Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Insanity, Logic, Mind)

"In the case of Iraq, notwithstanding the violence there at the moment, the very fact that a hideous regime - responsible for genocide, for the use of chemical and biological weapons, aggression against two neighbors - has been removed in itself is a positive development."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Development, Positive, Aggression, Fact, Genocide, Iraq, Neighbors, Violence, Weapons)

"I don't see the logic of rejecting data just because they seem incredible."
- Fred Hoyle
(Related: Logic)

"You can love someone like your son, even if he's not your biological son, and you can love someone like your father, even if he's not your biological father."
- Oliver Hudson
(Related: Love, Father, Son)

"Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Art, Society, Goal, Freedom)

"We did not seek ideological confrontation."
- John Hume
"Most of my contemporaries at school entered the World of Business, the logical destiny of bores."
- Barry Humphries
(Related: Business, Destiny, School, World)

"Bobby is really the one who did all the editing on that stuff. And he did all the mixing. I particularly like the record we did with Logic because Scott Harding did a great job mixing it. He's really a killing engineer."
- Charlie Hunter
(Related: Job, Killing, Logic)

"Thus, biologically speaking the American people are literally only half an immigrant people."
- Samuel P. Huntington
(Related: People, American)

"Psychologically experienced consciousness is therefore no longer pure consciousness; construed Objectively in this way, consciousness itself becomes something transcendent, becomes an event in that spatial world which appears, by virtue of consciousness, to be transcendent."
- Edmund Husserl
(Related: Virtue, Consciousness, World)

"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Progress)

"Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Doubt, Man)

"Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Science, Common sense, Logic, Observation)

"Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools and the beacons of wise men."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Men, Consequences, Fools)

"In dealing with Englishmen you can be sure of one thing only, that the logical solution will not be adopted."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Solution, Will)

"Insolence is not logic; epithets are the arguments of malice."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Arguments, Logic, Malice)

"Physiologically less violent and psychologically more suitable to a concrete type of mind."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Mind)

"That is why, according to this newer psychology, Christianity has already fulfilled its biological mission, and it is impossible for the modern man to understand its original significance."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Christianity, Man, Mission, Psychology)

"I perceive two things in Scotland of the most fearful omen: ignorance of theological truth, and a readiness to pride themselves in and boast of it."
- Edward Irving
(Related: Truth, Ignorance, Pride, Scotland)

"I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts."
- Shirley Jackson
(Related: Work, Facts, Writing)

"George W. Bush and Tony Blair had to convince the world that Saddam Hussein represented an imminent threat. Tony Blair lied when he claimed that Iraq could launch a chemical or biological attack within 45 minutes."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Iraq, World)

"A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic sounds was opened up by X-ray photography."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Investigation, Photography)

"Technological discoveries are the spermatozoa of social change."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: Change)

"I just have a respect for my audience. That seems to be pretty logical."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Pretty, Respect)

"He's suffering from Politicians' Logic. Something must be done, this is something, therefore we must do it."
- Antony Jay
(Related: Logic, Politicians, Suffering)

"The threat of terrorism is great and with today's porous borders, someone could bring a biological weapon into our country or sneak a dirty bomb across unmanned portions of our borders."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Country, Terrorism, Today)

"In our case, finding a Lucy is unique. No one will ever find another Lucy. You can't order one from a biological supply house. It's a unique discovery, a unique specimen."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Discovery, Order, Will)

"As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on a number of archeological digs. So I had experience excavating, digging up remains of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Experience, Opportunity)

"What convinces is conviction. Believe in the argument you're advancing. If you don't you're as good as dead. The other person will sense that something isn't there, and no chain of reasoning, no matter how logical or elegant or brilliant, will win your case for you."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Argument, Conviction, Sense, Will)

"I've realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts - Thats when I get in trouble."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Trust, Being, Choice, Fun, Trouble, Want, Wrong)

"When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts - that's when I get in trouble."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Trust, Trouble)

"Geological age plays the same part in our views of the duration of the universe as the Earth's orbital radius does in our views of the immensity of space."
- John Joly
(Related: Age, Earth, Space, Universe)

"Logic works, metaphysics contemplates."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Logic, Metaphysics)

"Logic is neither a science nor an art, but a dodge."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Science, Art, Logic)

"I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, Wisdom, Truth, Progress, Debate, Law, Listening, School, Students)

"Only those who are ideologically opposed to military programs think of the defense budget as the first and best place to get resources for social welfare needs."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Defense, First, Military, Needs, Welfare)

"That freedom that Picasso afforded himself, to be an artist in a huge number of ways, seems to be a huge psychological liberation."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Artist, Freedom)

"I am Indian, and I'm proud of it. Indian life is mythologically rich and powerful."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Life)

"Much of what I make is geometric, and has a kind of almost mathematical logic to the form."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Logic)

"If the opponent offers keen play I don't object; but in such cases I get less satisfaction, even if I win, than from a game conducted according to all the rules of strategy with its ruthless logic."
- Anatoly Karpov
(Related: Strategy, Logic, Play, Rules, Satisfaction)

"Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Growth, Innovation, Possibilities)

"The technological way of thinking has infected even ethics, which is supposed to be thinking about the good."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Ethics, Thinking)

"It's just a logical guess that they are very very wise to put someone from the old series in it, and if you had to choose, it would be a very difficult decision."
- Andreas Katsulas
(Related: Decision, Old)

"That's a little homage in a way to that and also to create that sort of creepy atmosphere that Hitchcock did. Vertigo was one of his great movies that was shot right here in The City and it's about a woman and the psychological twists and so forth."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Movies, Right, Vertigo, Woman)

"Technological advances could allow us to see more clearly into our own lives."
- Kevin Kelly
"All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Intelligence, Computer, Inventions, Laziness, Man)

"Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Change, Society, Fear, Behavior, Terrorism, Uncertainty)

"One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party, and the other... says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Party)

"The press is our chief ideological weapon."
- Nikita Khrushchev
(Related: Press)

"I do believe that enduring geological features are important, though I don't think I can be clear about exactly why."
- Tracy Kidder
"Well, the big products in electronics in the '50s were radio and television. The first big computers were just beginning to come in and represented the most logical market for us to work in."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Computers, Work, Beginning, First, Television)

"Finally, the ecological health of the Mississippi River and its economic importance to the many people that make their living or seek their recreation is based on a healthy river system."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Health, People, Importance, Living, Recreation)

"I think if we're going to live in this - in this world - in this technological world where information can be disseminated so quickly, we have to be serious and take firm, strong action against those who are putting American lives at risk. Because this will put people's lives at risk."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Action, American, Information, Risk, Will, World)

"Violent behavior exists in one's psychological makeup much deeper than the level that receives information from television or movies."
- Richard King
(Related: Movies, Behavior, Information, Makeup, Television)

"If we change the definition of marriage to be more inclusive, then it is logical to argue that we should broaden the definition so that won't exclude anyone."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Change, Marriage)

"There is a certain element of complementarity between men and women that is biological by nature."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Men, Nature, Women)

"The logic is often far-fetched - how does medical marijuana affect interstate commerce? - and some conservatives would like judges to start throwing out federal laws wholesale on commerce clause grounds. The court once again said no thanks."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: Medical, Commerce, Court, Judges, Laws, Logic)

"She was chronologically in luck. She corresponded to necessity."
- Lincoln Kirstein
(Related: Luck, Necessity)

"Here at Wisconsin we didn't get an undergraduate course in mathematical logic until the '60s."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: Logic)

"I think Veblen had an interest in logic."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: Interest, Logic)

"I read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: Books, Logic, Mathematics)

"For example, the philosophers who were interested in logic were probably rather logical for mathematicians. But the ASL got us together, so we could talk to each other and publish in the same journal."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: Example, Logic, Mathematicians, Talk)

"I invented the psychological histories and the relationship between Jack and Susan Stanton. I didn't know anything about the Clintons. I don't know more about the Clintons' marriage than you do."
- Joe Klein
(Related: Marriage)

"This work made me more and more interested in biological matter, and I decided that I really wanted to work on the X-ray analysis of biological molecules."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Work)

"The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Time, Work, Investment, Pressure, Quick, Results)

"The school was prone to dishing out punishments for anything creative that didn't fit with expectation - I just followed the logic and figured the folk club was probably much the same."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Expectation, Folk, Logic, School)

"People think that if you have a huge appetite, then you'll be better at it. But actually, it's how you confront the food that is brought to you. You have to be mentally and psychologically prepared."
- Takeru Kobayashi
(Related: Food, People, Appetite)

"I believe that my art gets across the point that I'm in this morality theater trying to help the underdog, and I'm speaking socially here, showing concern and making psychological and philosophical statements for the underdog."
- Jeff Koons
(Related: Art, Morality, Concern, Help, Theater, Trying)

"I had always intended to make a living out of playing blues. But I never admitted it to myself. I don't suppose I could have given a logical reason for it ever becoming possible to do so."
- Alexis Korner
(Related: Living, Reason)

"The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing. It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system."
- David Korten
(Related: Defense, Economics, Study)

"One gets into a strange psychological, almost hypnotic, state of mind while on the firing line which probably prevents the mind's eye from observing and noticing things in a normal way."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Eye, Mind, State)

"I think people have to set up little battles. They have to demonize people whom they disagree with or feel threatened by. But it's the ideological framing of the debate that scares me."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: People, Debate)

"For a novelist, a given historic situation is an anthropologic laboratory in which he explores his basic question: What is human existence?"
- Milan Kundera
(Related: Existence)

"By the 2030s, the nonbiological portion of our intelligence will predominate."
- Ray Kurzweil
(Related: Intelligence, Will)

"There's always some kind of hidden logic."
- Christian Lacroix
(Related: Logic)

"And then I met Jerry and he's such a creative fiction writer, and I don't know if there's ever been a team put together the way we are - where one person does the theological way out and suggestions, and the other person goes into the cave and does the fiction writing."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Fiction, Writer, Writing)

"Indeed, this epistemological theory of the relation between theory and experiment differs sharply from the epistemological theory of naive falsificationism."
- Imre Lakatos
(Related: Theory)

"Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Society, Civilization, Development, Community, Facts, Mankind, Respect, Spiritual, Theory, World)

"But teleological considerations can lead no further than to a belief and a hope. They do not give certainty."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Belief, Hope, Certainty)

"It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that governs the depiction of reality in the mass media."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Advertising, Logic, Media, Reality)

"It is the logic of consumerism that undermines the values of loyalty and permanence and promotes a different set of values that is destructive of family life."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Family, Life, Values, Logic, Loyalty)

"The great universal family of men is a utopia worthy of the most mediocre logic."
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
(Related: Family, Men, Logic, Utopia)

"As soon as you go into any biological process in any real detail, you discover it's open-ended in terms of what needs to be found out about it."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Detail, Needs, Open)

"To me, Ennis stands for the conservative side of America. He's the biggest homophobe in the whole movie - culturally and psychologically - but by the time he admits his feelings, it's too late."
- Ang Lee
(Related: Time, Feelings, America, Conservative)

"The Army has carried the American ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability."
- Tom Lehrer
(Related: Ability, American, Army, Discrimination, Race)

"The logic of the heart is absurd."
- Julie de Lespinasse
(Related: Heart, Logic)

"All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Consequences, Revolution, Generations)

"Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing."
- Claude Levi-Strauss
(Related: Language, Logic, Man, Nothing, Reason)

"The fact that biological, or "natural" rules might help in the creation of a computer generated work of art is interesting, but even a wonderful work of art made in this fashion isn't the same as a person, with all his or her experiences and emotions involved, making art."
- Steven Levy
(Related: Art, Work, Computer, Creation, Emotions, Fact, Fashion, Help, Rules)

"If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Enemies, Existence, Struggle)

"In my case, I used the elements of these simple forms - square, cube, line and color - to produce logical systems. Most of these systems were finite; that is, they were complete using all possible variations. This kept them simple."
- Sol LeWitt
"Every day Saddam remains in power with chemical weapons, biological weapons, and the development of nuclear weapons is a day of danger for the United States."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Power, Development, Danger, Day, states, United, Weapons)

"I never quite envisioned myself a proper doctor under that white coat, but I was interested in the idea of healing and in the psychological dimension rather early on."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Idea, Healing)

"I loved logic, math, computer programming. I loved systems and logic approaches. And so I just figured architecture is this perfect combination."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Architecture, Computer, Logic, Programming)

"To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Love, Logic, Mission, Needs, Value)

"We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Community, Iraq, Security, Weapons)

"Every culture loves scatological humour. That's always a favourite."
- Alex D. Linz
(Related: Culture)

"The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a unique and biologically special place that should be preserved."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Wildlife)

"I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America's future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Technology, Work, Leader, Hope, America, Cooperation, Country, Future, World)

"Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Beliefs)

"The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source."
- El Lissitzky
(Related: Superiority, Virtue, Energy, Expression, Man, Old, Sun, World)

"The amount of sophistication varies according to the quality of the medium, and to the state of the same medium at different times; it must be attributed in the best cases physiologically to the medium, intellectually to the control."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Quality, Control, Sophistication, State)

"We know that communication must be hampered, and its form largely determined, by the unconscious but inevitable influence of a transmitting mechanism, whether that be of a merely mechanical or of a physiological character."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Character, Communication, Influence, Unconscious)

"This is the front edge of the spiritual, psychological movement and is where the tools of psychology have finally come together to create a mass healing. I think spiritual psychology is the next wave."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Healing, Psychology, Spiritual, Tools)

"Geological change usually takes thousands of years to happen but we are seeing the climate changing not just in our lifetimes but also year by year."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Change, Climate, Years)

"Technological man can't believe in anything that can't be measured, taped, or put into a computer."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Computer, Man)

"We must perfect a worldwide system of accountability for nuclear, biological and chemical weapons."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Weapons)

"It is women who bear the race in bloody agony. Suffering is a kind of horror. Blood is a kind of horror. Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream. It is a biological thing."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Women, Blood, Horror, Race, Suffering)

"If we wish to discuss knowledge in the most highly developed contemporary society, we must answer the preliminary question of what methodological representation to apply to that society."
- Jean-Francois Lyotard
(Related: Society, Knowledge, Question)

"A theoretical grounding in agronomy must, therefore, include knowledge of biological laws."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Knowledge, Laws)

"The knowledge of the theory of logic has no tendency whatever to make men good reasoners."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Men, Knowledge, Logic, Theory)

"The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom."
- George MacDonald
(Related: Wisdom, Work, Body, Disease, Logic, State)

"The biological task of science is to provide the fully developed human individual with as perfect a means of orientating himself as possible. No other scientific ideal can be realised, and any other must be meaningless."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Science)

"Logic, sometimes has very little to do with political action."
- Alexander Mackenzie
(Related: Action, Logic)

"We are afraid of ideas, of experimenting, of change. We shrink from thinking a problem through to a logical conclusion."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Change, Ideas, Thinking)

"I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Religion, Faith, Building, Disorder, Flying)

"Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics."
- Maimonides
(Related: First, Logic, Mathematics, Metaphysics, Order, Perfection, Study, Wishes)

"Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that's not always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or neighbor. Often times it is a teacher."
- Joe Manchin
(Related: Family, Friend, Caring, May)

"In addition to the decline in competition, American politics today is characterized by a growing ideological polarization between the two major political parties."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Politics, American, Competition, Today)

"With the parties at virtual parity and the ideological gulf between them never greater, the stakes of majority control of Congress are extremely high."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Control, Congress, Majority)

"It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Equality, Society, Ideas, Democracy, Fact, Freedom)

"I suspect the psychological pressure associated with that crisis caused the first mental blackout I had ever suffered. It contributed to a deterioration in my health that later required the insertion of a heart pacemaker."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Health, Heart, Crisis, First, Pressure)

"But however measurable, there is much more life in music than mathematics or logic ever dreamed of."
- Gabriel Marcel
(Related: Life, Music, Logic, Mathematics)

"I have a different way of thinking. I think synergistically. I'm not linear in thinking, I'm not very logical."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Thinking)

"It is psychological law that whatever we desire to accomplish we must impress upon the subjective or subconscious mind."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Desire, Law, Mind)

"Jerusalem Syndrome is actually a rare psychological condition that occurs to some visitors to the Middle East. They get to Israel and just snap."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Israel)

"Maybe the preoccupation with technological progress has overshadowed our concern with human progress."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Progress, Concern)

"A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties."
- Karl Marx
(Related: First, Obvious, Sight)

"Architecture is involved with the world, but at the same time it has a certain autonomy. This autonomy cannot be explained in terms of traditional logic because the most interesting parts of the work are non-verbal. They operate within the terms of the work, like any art."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Architecture, Art, Time, Work, Logic, World)

"Most of them are doomed to rapid extinction, but a few may make evolutionary inventions, such as physiological, ecological, or behavioral innovations that give these species improved competitive potential."
- Ernst Mayr
(Related: Inventions, May, Potential)

"Soccer riots kill at most tens. Intellectuals' ideological riots sometimes kill millions."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Intellectuals, Soccer)

"Logically, when you talkin' about folk music and blues, you find out it's music of just plain people."
- Brownie McGhee
(Related: Music, People, Folk)

"In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Age, Being, Consciousness, Information)

"For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Time, Man, Mystery, Space)

"As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Direction, Unity, World)

"Innumerable confusions and a feeling of despair invariably emerge in periods of great technological and cultural transition."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Despair, Feeling)

"Social psychology has, as a rule, dealt with various phases of social experience from the psychological standpoint of individual experience."
- George H. Mead
(Related: Experience, Psychology)

"Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Accidents, Fathers)

"There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Blame, Doubt, Instinct, Man, Nothing)

"Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Faith, Belief, May)

"I felt really sorry for Oliver Kahn. Up to that point he had made lots of saves for the German team. Of course he could have caught the ball but it just happened. It was bad luck. In that situation, you need to be very strong psychologically to carry on."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Luck)

"Because of technological limits, there is a certain amount of food that we can produce per acre. If we were to have intensive greenhouse agriculture, we could have much higher production."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Limits, Production)

"As in any technological revolution, there will be winners and losers. On balance, everyone will come out ahead, although there will be particular companies that will not be able to cope with a new environment."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Balance, Environment, Revolution, Will)

"I think it's always dangerous to make political arguments in a religiously ideological way. And it's very dangerous to treat as traitors to the American nation those who think differently."
- Adam Michnik
(Related: American, Arguments, Nation)

"We establish no religion in this country, nor will we ever. But we poison our society when we remove its theological underpinnings. We court corruption when we leave society devoid of belief."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Religion, Society, Belief, Corruption, Country, Court, Poison, Will)

"I was trained as a neurologist, and then I went into the theater, and if you're brought up to think of yourself as a biological scientist of some sort, pretty well everything else seems frivolous by comparison."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Pretty, Theater)

"The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional manipulation which the male is free to exploit, since love is the only circumstance in which the female is (ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Love, Circumstance, Manipulation, Romantic)

"Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose."
- Czeslaw Milosz
(Related: Truth, Lie, Contempt, Falsehood, May, Reality)

"Psychological factors are critical in supporting immune function. If you suppress this psychological support by telling someone he's condemned to die, your words alone will have condemned him."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Support, Will, Words)

"The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Women, Superiority, Fact, Reality)

"We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Beauty, Imagination, Poetry, Science, Logic, Mathematics)

"Gamma was a logical progression after doing the Open Fire record."
- Ronnie Montrose
(Related: Fire, Open)

"I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the New England Historical Genealogical Library, where I'm trying to finish up tracing my lineage back to the seventeenth century."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Work, Boston, EnglFact, Now, Right, Trying)

"It may be far in the future, but there's some kind of logical way to get from where we are to where the science fiction is."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Fiction, Future, May)

"One of the most powerful devices is to distort time, to go from human time to atomic time, geologic time. Sometimes you can actually accomplish that, with one unexpected word choice."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Time, Choice, Word)

"We will try to create conditions where persons could come together in a spirit of teamwork, and exercise to their heart's desire their technological capacity."
- Akio Morita
(Related: Heart, Teamwork, Desire, Exercise, Spirit, Will)

"I also used these realistic sounds in a psychological way. With The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, I used animal sounds - as you say, the coyote sound - so the sound of the animal became the main theme of the movie."
- Ennio Morricone
(Related: Sound, Ugly)

"Biologically speaking, if something bites you it's more likely to be female."
- Desmond Morris
"By obtaining a sense of its place in the unfolding drama of life, set in an ecological theatre, so we can understand why it has become one of the leading players."
- Simon Conway Morris
(Related: Life, Drama, Leading, Sense, Theatre)

"This is the first time in my 32 years in public broadcasting that PBS has ordered up programs for ideological instead of journalistic reasons."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Time, First, Public, Years)

"The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Experience, Commitment, Emotion, Information, Television)

"He was very much concerned with logic and function, he always worked his solos out before playing them."
- Jamie Muir
(Related: Logic)

"People don't realize that molecules themselves are somewhat hypothetical, and that their interactions are more so, and that the biological reactions are even more so."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: People)

"The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Power, Art, Creativity, Culture, Energy, Living)

"Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: People, Act, Baby, Blind, Protest, Vote)

"I'm not going to rule out running for a second term. But, I think you have to be psychologically prepared to walk away from the job after four years. It's the only way that you cannot be influenced by those special interests."
- Dick Murphy
(Related: Job, Running, Years)

"Most of our history in space has been communicated in terms of action - what people do, a chronological list of events which have transpired - as opposed to the human experience of having done those things."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: Experience, History, People, Action, Events, Space)

"We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that way of life."
- A. J. Muste
(Related: Life, Peace, War, Accident, Want)

"The hierarchy of relations, from the molecular structure of carbon to the equilibrium of the species and ecological whole, will perhaps be the leading idea of the future."
- Joseph Needham
(Related: Idea, Future, Leading, Will)

"Although there is a very large literature, still growing almost daily, on the Chinese calendar, its interest is, we suggest, much more archaeological and historical than scientific."
- Joseph Needham
(Related: Interest, Literature)

"I agree with Marjorie Rosen's good psychological analysis of my acting ability."
- Pola Negri
(Related: Ability, Acting)

"While they would have provided financial support if I had needed it, the greatest support my parents gave was emotional, psychological."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Financial, Parents, Support)

"Language is remarkable, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about but is always spreading around."
- Howard Nemerov
(Related: Extreme, Language, Logic, Mathematics, Remarkable, Talk)

"There is a certain logic to events that pushes you along a certain path. You go along the path that feels the most true, and most according to the principles that are guiding you, and that's the way the decisions are made."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Decisions, Events, Logic, Principles)

"Typically what happens is, somebody drags an idea from the past that worked in an old set of logics that they try to apply to the new one. And it doesn't work."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Work, Idea, Old, Past)

"There's a certain logic to systems, and that logic is fairly self-evident. It's very straightforward, usually. It might take a little research, it might take a little bit of industry to prize it out, but it's there to be seen."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Logic, Research, Self)

"It's clear that people are going to download media files, and they're going to talk to each other, and they're going to exchange information and knowledge and so forth. So this system logic is basically what you bounce off of."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: People, Knowledge, Information, Logic, Media, Talk)

"San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital, vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy, as well as open space in the city."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Open, Space)

"When you look at other countries that are developing the capabilities and the technology to deploy missiles of very significant destructive capability with nuclear, chemical, or biological warheads, then the MAD dogma makes even less sense."
- Don Nickles
(Related: Technology, Countries, Sense)

"For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Art)

"Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Wisdom, Beginning, End, Logic)

"The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while. Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving."
- Peggy Noonan
(Related: Politics, Nothing, Oceans)

"The subject of my work has a lot to do with general, artistic matters, questions like: What is creativity? Where do we come from? What are our motors? What is coincidence? What is logic?"
- Alva Noto
(Related: Work, Creativity, Logic, Questions)

"It is such a complex matter we live within, it is impossible to track logic and decision making really, so therefore each choice can actually only be seen as coincidence."
- Alva Noto
(Related: Decision, Choice, Logic)

"This time at Birmingham turned me into a general biologist, and ever since then I have always tried to take a biological approach to any research project that I have undertaken."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Time, Project, Research)

"Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it is about feeling pain, if not devastating psychological paralysis, more than it is about winning."
- Joyce Carol Oates
(Related: Winning, Being, Boxing, Feeling, Pain)

"The relationships that people have - that are sexual, psychological, emotional - these relationships are not open to supervision by parents, schools, churches, or government. Nobody has any right to intervene at all in any kind of relationship like that."
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair
(Related: Government, People, Churches, Open, Parents, Relationships, Right, Schools)

"Pain always produces logic, which is very bad for you."
- Frank O'Hara
(Related: Logic, Pain)

"The water was like a physiological stimuli to the subconscious that overwhelmed people with too much psychoanalytical material, you might say. People could do 10 breathing sessions without the water, and then they did breathing sessions in the water."
- Leonard Orr
(Related: People, Water)

"We were in the Arabian Desert for nine months. And I was having the time of my life. It could have been an archeological expedition, a military expedition."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Time, Life, Military, Months)

"The powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Nature, Aspirations, Man, Mission, Necessity, Study)

"Every step in the progress of this study has tended to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the several parts of man's nature."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Nature, Progress, Man, Study)

"All theological lore is becoming distasteful to me."
- Wilfred Owen
"Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life."
- Nam June Paik
(Related: Life, War, Progress, Jobs, Modesty)

"I want to describe the psychological state of the people in a certain city."
- Orhan Pamuk
(Related: People, State, Want)

"That is, a system starts with a group of interrelated propositions which involve reference to empirical observations within the logical framework of the propositions in question."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Question)

"The system becomes logically closed when each of the logical implications which can be derived from any one proposition within the system finds its statement in another proposition in the same system."
- Talcott Parsons
"Thus, in general, in the first instance, the direction of interest in empirical fact will be canalised by the logical structure of the theoretical system."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Direction, Fact, First, Interest, Will)

"Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation of general statements about empirical fact with the logical elements and structure of theoretical systems."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Fact)

"A theoretical system does not merely state facts which have been observed and that logically deducible relations to other facts which have also been observed."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Facts, State)

"Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Society, Difficulty, Joy, Pleasure)

"Classical philosophical theism maintained the ontological distinction between God and creative world that is necessary for any genuine theism by conceiving them to be of different substances, with particular attributes predicated of each."
- Arthur Peacocke
(Related: God, World)

"The scientific and technological discoveries that have made war so infinitely more terrible for us are part of the same process that has knit us all so much more closely together."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: War)

"Bad reasoning as well as good reasoning is possible; and this fact is the foundation of the practical side of logic."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: Fact, Logic)

"Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Change, Improvement)

"You live in a deranged age, more deranged that usual, because in spite of great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing."
- Walker Percy
(Related: Age, Idea, Man)

"There is no telling what is going to happen in the music business in the next few years, hours, minutes, seconds. Giving artists the chance to produce and distribute their own material is great, very empowering. The technological changes that are happening so rapidly now, amongst all the opinions, are in truth, only two things, inevitable and unstoppable."
- Pauley Perrette
(Related: Business, Music, Truth, Artists, Chance, Giving, Now, Opinions, Years)

"I think that witnessing ecological problems visible from space is one of the new and essential roles of astronauts."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Problems, Space)

"The last thing, and the only one that you cannot physically train for, is the psychological preparation."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Preparation)

"We live in an age that is driven by information. Technological breakthroughs... are changing the face of war and how we prepare for war."
- William J. Perry
(Related: Age, War, Information)

"Against logic there is no armor like ignorance."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: Ignorance, Logic)

"It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Knowledge, Development, Chance, Children)

"Logic and mathematics are nothing but specialised linguistic structures."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Logic, Mathematics, Nothing)

"Logical positivists have never taken psychology into account in their epistemology, but they affirm that logical beings and mathematical beings are nothing but linguistic structures."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Nothing, Psychology)

"This means that no single logic is strong enough to support the total construction of human knowledge."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Knowledge, Logic, Support)

"Most of us take it for granted that the person performing our radiologic procedures is a competent professional. But the fact is, poorly trained individuals examine and treat thousands of patients in this country every day."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Country, Day, Fact)

"The CARE bill is an important piece of patient-care legislation. It will improve the quality of radiologic procedures performed throughout the United States as well as assist in reducing the cost incurred by the Federal government for these procedures."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Government, Quality, Care, Legislation, states, United, Will)

"You see, one of the best ways to assure quality radiologic procedures is to require a basic level of education and skill for the people responsible for performing these procedures."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Education, Quality, People, Skill)

"Every year, more than 300 million x-rays, CT scans, MRIs and other medical imaging exams are performed in the United States, and seven out of 10 people undergo some type of radiologic procedure."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Medical, People, states, United)

"But remember, any radiologic procedure is only as effective as the person performing it."
- Charles W. Pickering
"Under the CARE bill, personnel performing radiologic procedures in every state would be required to meet minimum educational and credentialing standards. Each state would then be responsible for regulating radiologic technologists according to those standards."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Care, State)

"It would have been more logical if silent pictures had grown out of the talkies instead of the other way around."
- Mary Pickford
"Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out."
- Luigi Pirandello
(Related: Time, Work, Heart, Hope, Logic, Solution)

"A sane mind should not be guilty of a logical fallacy, yet there are very fine minds incapable of following mathematical demonstrations."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Mind)

"I knew from the beginning that privacy was going to be a huge issue, especially with regard to applying Total Information Awareness in counterterrorism. Because if the technology development was successful, a logical place to apply it was inside the United States."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Technology, Successful, Development, Awareness, Beginning, Information, Privacy, states, United)

"If you apply reason and logic to this career of mine, you're not going to get very far. You simply won't."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Career, Logic, Reason)

"If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children."
- Roman Polanski
(Related: Children, Passion)

"Of course, nobody would deny the importance of human beings for theological thinking, but the time span of history that theologians think about is a few thousand years of human culture rather than the fifteen billion years of the history of the universe."
- John Polkinghorne
(Related: History, Time, Culture, Importance, Thinking, Universe, Years)

"Theologians have a great problem because they're seeking to speak about God. Since God is the ground of everything that is, there's a sense in which every human inquiry is grist to the theological mill. Obviously, no theologian can know everything."
- John Polkinghorne
(Related: God, Sense)

"At present, too much theological thinking is very human-centered."
- John Polkinghorne
(Related: Present, Thinking)

"Have you ever found any logical reason why mutual promises are sufficient consideration for one another (like the two lean horses of a Calcutta hack who can only just stand together)? I have not."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Consideration, Horses, Promises, Reason)

"It's always good to win a Test match and if you win it comfortably, it can leave a few psychological marks on opposition sides."
- Ricky Ponting
(Related: Opposition)

"We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed."
- Lawrence Clark Powell
(Related: Age, Work, Books, Children, Printing, Reading, Routine)

"When the first computers started to come in, we tried to digitalize the seismological equipment."
- Frank Press
(Related: Computers, First)

"Your soul is a dark forest. But the trees are of a particular species, they are genealogical trees."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Soul, Trees)

"I think part of the appeal of mathematical logic is that the formulas look mysterious - You write backward Es!"
- Hilary Putnam
(Related: Logic)

"There cannot be peaceful coexistence in the ideological realm. Peaceful coexistence corrupts."
- Jiang Qing
"When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: War, Danger, Distrust, Logic, Military, Security, Will)

"In life, particularly in public life, psychology is more powerful than logic."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Life, Logic, Psychology, Public)

"The new meaning of soul is creativity and mysticism. These will become the foundation of the new psychological type and with him or her will come the new civilization."
- Otto Rank
(Related: Soul, Civilization, Creativity, Meaning, Will)

"For no art and no religion is possible until we make allowances, until we manage to keep quiet the enfant terrible of logic that plays havoc with the other faculties."
- John C. Ransom
(Related: Art, Religion, Logic, Quiet)

"I don't back down. I don't cave when the pressure gets too great from these partisan political ideological forces."
- Dan Rather
(Related: Pressure)

"Sure, the comedians who swear or use scatological humor can get laughs, but they're uncomfortable laughs."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: Humor, Comedians)

"They fail to recognize the broad biological principle that organic material is constantly being recycled. Everything has a time of being - a birth, a life span, and a death."
- Dixie Lee Ray
(Related: Death, Life, Time, Being)

"Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles. So the real terror, the real aggression against life comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Happiness, Life, Aggression, Certainty, Mystery, Principles, Pursuit, Terror)

"Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Questions, Students, Years)

"I don't think anybody can take the word of Saddam Hussein and his regime, and certainly an American president and allies who are obligated to worry about the safety and security of our countries, cannot take the word of this dictator, who lies, pathologically lies."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: American, Countries, Lies, President, Safety, Security, Word, Worry)

"We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be "revolutionary" but not transformative."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Vision, Feeling, Language, May, Old, Running, Thinking)

"The logic of validation allows us to move between the two limits of dogmatism and skepticism."
- Paul Ricoeur
(Related: Limits, Logic, Skepticism)

"What the public needs to understand is that these new technologies, especially in recombinant DNA technology, allow scientists to bypass biological boundaries altogether."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Technology, Needs, Public, Scientists)

"It may be that everything the life science companies are telling us will turn out to be right, and there's no problem here whatsoever. That defies logic."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Life, Science, Logic, May, Right, Will)

"Beneath words and logic are emotional connections that largely direct how we use our words and logic."
- Jane Roberts
(Related: Logic, Words)

"We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes."
- Gene Roddenberry
(Related: God, Logic, Mistakes, Question)

"If our titles recall the known myths of antiquity, we have used them again because they are the eternal symbols upon which we must fall back to express basic psychological ideas."
- Mark Rothko
(Related: Ideas, Myths, Titles)

"I don't know if 1300 players could really participate in the selection of a commissioner, and I've never given it a great deal of thought. I think it's a logical point they could make, but it's only an academic one."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Thought)

"And they will tell you unequivocally that if we have a chemical or biological attack or a nuclear attack anywhere in this country, they are unprepared to deal with it today, and that is of high urgency."
- Warren Rudman
(Related: Country, Today, Will)

"I learned a lot more about transgender people. It's not a choice, but a physiological condition that has to do with the size of the hypothalamus part of the brain."
- Mercedes Ruehl
(Related: People, Choice)

"Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Life, God, Evolution, Laws, Man, Religious)

"The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Sports, Achievement, Behavior, Consequences, Crime, Race)

"Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or less distinct combination of inherited morphological, behavioral, physiological traits."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Race)

"When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Belief, Habit, Conviction, Man, Will)

"Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Justification, Sense, Word)

"We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic."
- David Russell
(Related: Logic, Physics, World)

"You have to be young to be able to do things like that. Now I'm more cautious. I'm proud that I was able to do what I did - psychologically it was a great wall to climb - but sometimes I regret it."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: Now, Regret)

"A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Civilization, Knowledge, Beliefs, Logic, Man, Open)

"Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society."
- Andrei Sakharov
(Related: Society, Country, Economy, Rights, Human rights, Needs, Protection, State)

"In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues, and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public."
- Andrei Sakharov
(Related: Concern, Problems, Public)

"You can't do psychological thrillers. There's no audience. I've heard this. I've heard this from studios."
- Eriq La Salle
"Companies are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In Europe, it hardly does."
- Paul Samuelson
(Related: Europe, Logic, states, United, Workers)

"The lover knows much more about absolute good and universal beauty than any logician or theologian, unless the latter, too, be lovers in disguise."
- George Santayana
(Related: Beauty, Disguise, Lovers)

"No important national language, at least in the Occidental world, has complete regularity of grammatical structure, nor is there a single logical category which is adequately and consistently handled in terms of linguistic symbolism."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Language, World)

"A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows, however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that, so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Illusion, Simplicity)

"A standard international language should not only be simple, regular, and logical, but also rich and creative."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Language)

"The spirit of logical analysis should in practice blend with the practical pressure for the adoption of some form of international language, but it should not allow itself to be stampeded by it."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Adoption, Language, Practice, Pressure, Spirit)

"The modern mind tends to be more and more critical and analytical in spirit, hence it must devise for itself an engine of expression which is logically defensible at every point and which tends to correspond to the rigorous spirit of modern science."
- Edward Sapir
(Related: Science, Expression, Mind, Spirit)

"Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Adolescence, Beginning, Being, Dictatorship, Direction, Revolution, Marxism, Thinking)

"All psychological research is completely barred by the interpretations of the psychoanalysts. Everything happens in the unconscious, and I don't know what this unconscious is."
- Nathalie Sarraute
(Related: Research, Unconscious)

"In general, the philological movement opened up countless sources relevant to linguistic issues, treating them in quite a different spirit from traditional grammar; for instance, the study of inscriptions and their language. But not yet in the spirit of linguistics."
- Ferdinand de Saussure
(Related: Grammar, Language, Spirit, Study)

"It is useful to the historian, among others, to be able to see the commonest forms of different phenomena, whether phonetic, morphological or other, and how language lives, carries on and changes over time."
- Ferdinand de Saussure
(Related: Time, Language)

"Evolution has long been the target of illogical arguments that use presumption."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Arguments, Evolution)

"There is nothing to indicate any biological need for an exclusive primary bond; nothing to suggest that mothering cannot be shared by several people."
- H. R. Schaffer
(Related: People, Nothing)

"A nuclear weapon of some dimension, whether it's actually a nuclear weapon, or a dirty bomb, or some kind of radiological device. Yes, I think it's probably a near thing."
- Michael Scheuer
"And after about two years, I realized that creative writing was not going to help you ace those biological tests. So I switched over to journalism. I didn't graduate with honors, but I did graduate on time and with some doing."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Time, Help, Journalism, Tests, Writing, Years)

"Although every step must be taken to protect against a chemical or biological attack in America, our nation would survive the use of those weapons as we did when anthrax was mailed to our Capitol and other targets."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: America, Nation, Weapons)

"Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic, and relates to philosophy as do the arts, music, and plastic art to poetry."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Art, Poetry, Music, Logic, Mathematics, Philosophy)

"The poetry of this one is called philosophical, of that one philological, of a third rhetorical, and so on. Which is then the poetic poetry?"
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Poetry)

"There may be something to the suggestion about the pace of technological change intimidating writers, though - it's been awfully hard to keep ahead of real developments."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: Change, May, Writers)

"American advertisers rely on 'essentially illogical' approaches to determine their advertising budgets."
- Michael Schudson
(Related: Advertising, American, Budgets)

"Ideological warriors whether from the Left or the Right are bad news for the bench. They tend to make law, not interpret law. And that's not what any of us should want from our judges."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Judges, Law, News, Right, Want)

"Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest."
- Joseph A. Schumpeter
(Related: Civilization, Virtue, Capitalism, Interest, Logic)

"Logic plus logic equals the illogical. Do you know what I mean?"
- Jason Schwartzman
(Related: Logic)

"I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It's a way of life for me."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Life, Body, Learning, Limitations)

"The American people deserve truthfulness, not more political campaigning. The American people deserve a responsible government that seeks to address their needs, not more ideological dogma."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Government, People, American, Needs)

"It's a little bit like my inability to read a guide book before I go anywhere. I can read it after I've been there and by the same logic I refuse to accept any technical stunts from anybody. I refused to learn more than I knew and I confess I missed a great deal."
- Ben Shahn
(Related: Logic)

"I was so impressed with the work we were doing and I was very involved ideologically in photography - that I arranged an exhibition at the College Art Association. The first exhibition I picked the photographs and so on and we had an exhibition in New York."
- Ben Shahn
(Related: Art, Work, College, First, Photography)

"My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances don't always come."
- Ravi Shankar
(Related: Music, Ambition, Animation, Deep, Desire)

"Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Books, Censorship)

"The bottom line is that the CIA knew before the war, during and war, and after the war where most of these chemicals were and most of these biological agents."
- Christopher Shays
(Related: War)

"Those are the things that, in the wrong hands - and certainly in our war on terrorism we also must attack proliferation and those nations that proliferate with chemical, biological and nuclear type devices, because that can cause the most catastrophic results."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: War, Cause, Nations, Results, Terrorism, Wrong)

"Religious faith depends on a host of social, psychological and emotional factors that have little or nothing to do with probabilities, evidence and logic."
- Michael Shermer
(Related: Faith, Logic, Nothing, Religious)

"On the basis of biological, sociological, and historical knowledge, we should recognize that the individual self is subject to death or decay, but the sum total of individual achievement, for better or worse, lives on in the immortality of The Larger."
- Hu Shih
(Related: Death, Knowledge, Achievement, Immortality, Self)

"We are approaching a new age of synthesis. Knowledge cannot be merely a degree or a skill... it demands a broader vision, capabilities in critical thinking and logical deduction without which we cannot have constructive progress."
- Li Ka Shing
(Related: Age, Knowledge, Progress, Vision, Skill, Thinking)

"Ideals are not something I can control. It's not logic that convinces me of something, it's what my heart says. My heart has a way of involving me in things, which can only be good for the music."
- Michelle Shocked
(Related: Music, Heart, Control, Ideals, Logic)

"Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?"
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Health, Work, Sacrifice, Dignity, Mental health, Reason, Students, Talk)

"Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts to justify their prejudices."
- Sargent Shriver
"Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody."
- David Shuster
(Related: Insanity, Lies, News)

"The intellectually sophisticated person is indifferent to all genuine individuality, because relationships and reactions result from it which cannot be exhausted with logical operations."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Individuality, Relationships, Result)

"The psychological basis of the metropolitan type of individuality consists in the intensification of nervous stimulation which results from the swift and uninterrupted change of outer and inner stimuli."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Change, Individuality, Results)

"Productivity and the growth of productivity must be the first economic consideration at all times, not the last. That is the source of technological innovation, jobs, and wealth."
- William E. Simon
(Related: Growth, Wealth, Consideration, First, Innovation, Jobs, Productivity)

"People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: People, Animals, Justification, Logic, Practice)

"We are of the opinion that an important and irreversible process is taking place among the white population. Just as with the blacks, the whites, too, are currently overcoming a psychological barrier."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Opinion, Overcoming, Population)

"We give you the facts. I told you information is power - knowledge is power. We can't be in an ideological battle to redeem the soul of this country if we don't have the facts."
- Tavis Smiley
(Related: Power, Soul, Knowledge, Battle, Country, Facts, Information)

"Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Guilt, Innocence, Logic, Victims)

"Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging."
- Sonia Sotomayor
(Related: Experience, Difference, Gender, May, Will)

"The simplest and most psychologically satisfying explanation of any observed phenomenon is that it happened that way because someone wanted it to happen that way."
- Thomas Sowell
"Sometimes the person who is the most logical is the person whom we call insane."
- Kevin Spacey
"The rest of my work, besides sketching and keeping a diary, which was the most troublesome of all, consisted in making geological and zoological collections."
- John H. Speke
(Related: Work, Rest)

"The thematic, psychological, and cultural concerns of a writer are more relevant than whatever literary mode he or she chooses to deal with in any given novel."
- Norman Spinrad
(Related: Literary, Writer)

"In the case of Elektra I really wasn't sure I could pull it off. There were so many intellectual leaps. My character, Stick, is blind, but he can see better than most people. So I had trouble kind of finding the logic."
- Terence Stamp
(Related: People, Character, Blind, Logic, Trouble)

"Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Logic)

"Psycho 11 and III say, in effect, there's no way to survive with a psychological problem. If you've got it, the law can keep you locked up because there's no chance for cure."
- Joseph Stefano
(Related: Chance, Cure, Effect, Law)

"The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Aspirations, Ideals, Logic)

"If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long?"
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Men, Women, Beginning)

"Logic is in the eye of the logician."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Eye, Logic)

"Logic is neither an art nor a science but a dodge."
- Stendhal
(Related: Art, Science, Logic)

"If politics and business fail us, of course the military will be called in. In the developing world, the massive and repeated ecological disasters are quite commonly met by the military."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Business, Politics, Disasters, Military, Will, World)

"There are things that I won't do on the radio. I mean, the next logical question is, what won't you do. I say, well, you know, you've got to find out when you're on the air."
- Howard Stern
(Related: Question)

"The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Art, Literature, Style)

"Much of my work in this period was concerned with exploring the logic of economic models, but also with attempting to reconcile the models with every day observation."
- Joseph E. Stiglitz
(Related: Work, Day, Logic, Observation)

"The logical process will often be the safe one. I tend, when I'm given that choice, to go the way that's not safe."
- Sting
(Related: Choice, Will)

"Neither Aristotelian nor Russellian rules give the exact logic of any expression of ordinary language; for ordinary language has no exact logic."
- Peter Frederick Strawson
(Related: Expression, Language, Logic, Rules)

"It is characteristic of the epistemological tradition to present us with partial scenarios and then to demand whole or categorical answers as it were."
- Avrum Stroll
(Related: Answers, Present, Tradition)

"We need what I have often called an ecological approach to the management of these resources and we do not have that now. We have the inertia of past habits, unsustainable habits."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Management, Habits, Now, Past)

"We in the industrialized world make a greater difference because our ecological footprint, our impact on the condition of the environment, is 40 to 50 times larger than that of people in the developing world."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: People, Difference, Environment, World)

"Cabin Fever was murder. There was a lot of psychological stress, like not knowing if we were going to finish the movie. The day we arrived to start rehearsals, our main investors pulled out."
- Rider Strong
(Related: Day, Murder, Stress)

"In fact, I don't believe I'm guilty of any crimes, but I've always been drawn to and fascinated by physical, sexual and psychological change, and there's an erotic aspect to that."
- Jock Sturges
(Related: Change, Fact)

"If we strike a line to the N.W. from Sydney to Wellington Valley, we shall find that little change takes place in the geological features of the country."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Change, Country)

"I think the economic logic behind dumping a load of toxic waste in the lowest wage country is impeccable and we should face up to it."
- Lawrence Summers
(Related: Country, Logic, Wage, Waste)

"Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority."
- Kim Il sung
(Related: Superiority, Defeat, Will)

"The most important thing in our war preparations is to teach all our people to hate U.S. imperialism. Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority."
- Kim Il Sung
(Related: War, People, Superiority, Defeat, Hate, Will)

"When we're talking about technology that involves weapons of mass destruction, nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, there has to be an element of preemption."
- John Sununu
(Related: Technology, Destruction, Talking, Weapons)

"Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social, and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles."
- David Suzuki
(Related: Time, Choices, Consequences, Spiritual)

"Shirley Valentine is a beautiful character and so well written. What Shirley speaks and thinks is so logical."
- Loretta Swit
(Related: Character)

"No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious."
- Thomas Szasz
(Related: Nature, Purpose, Illness, Name, Obvious)

"Literature is my life of course, but from an ontological point of view. From an existential point of view, I like being a teacher."
- Antonio Tabucchi
(Related: Life, Being, Literature)

"A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Logic, Mind)

"Nevertheless, the basic forms, spaces, and appearances must be logical."
- Kenzo Tange
"Technological considerations are of great importance to architecture and cities in the informational society."
- Kenzo Tange
(Related: Architecture, Society, Cities, Importance)

"Other psychological theories say a good deal about compensation."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Theories)

"Narcissism and the Confederate dead cannot be connected logically, or even historically; even were the connection an historical fact, they would not stand connected as art, for no one experiences raw history."
- Allen Tate
(Related: History, Art, Connection, Fact)

"Serious poetry deals with the fundamental conflicts that cannot be logically resolved: we can state the conflicts rationally, but reason does not relieve us of them."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Poetry, Deals, Reason, State)

"Dramatic experience is not logical; it may be subdued to the kind of coherence that we indicate when we speak, in criticism, of form."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Experience, Criticism, May)

"A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all."
- Allen Tate
(Related: History, Morality, May)

"That's why I wrote this book: to show how these people can imbue us with hope. I read somewhere that when a person takes part in community action, his health improves. Something happens to him or to her biologically. It's like a tonic."
- Studs Terkel
(Related: Health, People, Action, Hope, Community)

"The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Justice, Logic, Passion, Tears)

"There are psychological repercussions to illness and we need a little more help to get through the effects not only on the afflicted but on the family. And I think there's even a place for humor in that."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Humor, Family, Help, Illness)

"And what classical music does best and must always do more, is to show this kind of transformation of moods, to show a very wide psychological voyage. And I think that's something that we as classical musicians have underestimated."
- Michael Tilson Thomas
(Related: Music, Moods, Musicians)

"If we are able to get inside the music and inhabit it convincingly enough, it will cause everyone to find each other in this new psychological space. And that's most exciting."
- Michael Tilson Thomas
(Related: Music, Cause, Space, Will)

"On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Life, Work, Character, Consciousness, Intellect, Neglect, Study)

"When people come to the show they think we are a legendary band because they hear us on Classic Rock radio all the time. It is psychological. That's okay - I'm down with that."
- George Thorogood
(Related: Time, People)

"I think because we could do it biologically and have our own child we decided to try this."
- Cheryl Tiegs
"You know, there's chronological age, there's biological age, and there's psychological age. Chronological age, there's nothing you can do about, which is I'm 52. You set that number aside."
- Cheryl Tiegs
(Related: Age, Nothing)

"Biological age, I think because I've been taking care of myself for so long I know not just my reproductive organs but my heart, you know, are much younger than - than what I am."
- Cheryl Tiegs
(Related: Age, Heart, Care)

"At the time, my personal research objectives were to provide Keynesian economics with more rigorous foundations and to tighten and elaborate the logic of macroeconomic and monetary theory."
- James Tobin
(Related: Time, Economics, Logic, Objectives, Research, Theory)

"Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate."
- Alvin Toffler
(Related: Potential)

"Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock."
- Alvin Toffler
(Related: Change, Future, Man)

"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor."
- Alvin Toffler
(Related: Computers, Genetics, Talking)

"Not to get overly psychological about this, but it's probably why I became an actress in the first place: for that kind of freedom and refuge, as well as for the fact that I just love acting so much."
- Marisa Tomei
(Related: Love, Acting, Fact, First, Freedom)

"Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices."
- Paul Tournier
(Related: Life, Acceptance, Heredity, Nothing, Resignation, Running, Struggle, Suffering)

"Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual."
- Paul Tournier
(Related: Life, Consideration, Mind, Problems, Spiritual, Thinking)

"Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason."
- Richard Chenevix Trench
(Related: Grammar, Logic, Reason, Speech)

"Oddly my name has been no professional help at all! It seems to have made no difference. I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his enormous psychological perception."
- Joanna Trollope
(Related: Perception, Benevolence, Difference, Help, Name)

"In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute - a white skin."
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: Land, Skin, Vote)

"It seems to me that good novels celebrate the mystery in ordinary life, and summing it all up in psychological terms strips the mystery away."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Life, Mystery)

"Nothing is more depressing and more illogical than aggressive Christianity."
- Gerald Vann
(Related: Christianity, Nothing)

"Our musical alphabet is poor and illogical."
- Edgard Varese
(Related: Poor)

"I would like to tell our American, British and Spanish friends that the Iraqi crisis is not a problem between the United States and France, but between those who want to move forward in the logic of war and the international community."
- Dominique de Villepin
(Related: War, American, Community, Crisis, France, Friends, Logic, states, United, Want)

"Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Intelligence, Will, Years)

"In fact, there was general agreement that minds can exist on nonbiological substrates and that algorithms are of central importance to the existence of minds."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Agreement, Existence, Fact, Importance)

"But if the technological Singularity can happen, it will."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Will)

"And for all my rampant technological optimism, sometimes I think I'd be more comfortable if I were regarding these transcendental events from one thousand years remove... instead of twenty."
- Vernor Vinge
(Related: Optimism, Events, Years)

"I love Logic Audio and have been using it for years. All my track outputs used to come up on my old board in the same order as in the old Mac G4 - 1 through 32, came up as 1 through 32, for instance."
- Tony Visconti
(Related: Love, Logic, Old, Order, Years)

"The mind has its own logic but does not often let others in on it."
- Bernard De Voto
(Related: Logic, Mind)

"In the same period, Polish literature also underwent some significant changes. From social-political literature, which had a great tradition and strong motivation to be that way, Polish literature changed its focus to a psychological rather than a social one."
- Andrzej Wajda
(Related: Motivation, Focus, Literature, Tradition)

"There is nothing worth having that can he obtained by nuclear war - nothing material or ideological - no tradition that it can defend. It is utterly self-defeating."
- George Wald
(Related: War, Nothing, Self, Tradition, Worth)

"These studies resulted eventually in a complete sequence analysis of the complex from several species, and in the atomic resolution structure of the F catalytic domain of the enzyme from bovine mitochondria, giving new insights into how ATP is made in the biological world."
- John E. Walker
(Related: Giving, Resolution, World)

"Pleasure becomes a value, a teleological end in itself. It's probably more Western than U.S. per se."
- David Foster Wallace
(Related: End, Pleasure, Value)

"Today the people from my State of Tennessee would listen to this debate, or even talk about a reference to God on our money or in the Halls of Congress or in our Pledge and say, please, let common sense and logic win the day and prevail versus legal mumbo jumbo."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Legal, Money, God, People, Common sense, Congress, Day, Debate, Logic, State, Talk, Today)

"You have to play the logic of a character."
- Emily Watson
(Related: Character, Logic, Play)

"The film Punch - Drunk Love is how you see the world when you're in love. You don't see somebody's psychological baggage necessarily, you see the person walking out of the light."
- Emily Watson
(Related: Love, Film, Light, Walking, World)

"The world of a comic strip ought to be a special place with its own logic and life... I don't want the issue of Hobbes's reality settled by a doll manufacturer."
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Life, Logic, Reality, Want, World)

"Radical constructivism, thus, is radical because it breaks with convention and develops a theory of knowledge in which knowledge does not reflect an 'objective' ontological reality."
- Paul Watzlawick
(Related: Knowledge, Radical, Reality, Theory)

"Saddam Hussein has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do."
- Henry Waxman
(Related: Past, Resolution, Weapons, Years)

"Religion is love; in no case is it logic."
- Beatrice Potter Webb
(Related: Religion, Love, Logic)

"I think Latin has some logic to it and there was a discipline."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Discipline, Logic)

"No man wants to feel that he's there because of his woman's biological clock or because he's filling a job opening for husband or significant other."
- George Weinberg
(Related: Husband, Job, Man, Woman)

"Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Successful, Beginning)

"There is no logical reason why the camel of great art should pass through the needle of mob intelligence."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Art, Intelligence, Mob, Reason)

"The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece. The names of the dead are listed there, chronologically. Just the names."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Names, Vietnam)

"Advertisers are very wary of ideological media."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Media)

"This merger is a logical next step that creates substantial value for customers and stockholders of both AT&T and BellSouth. It will benefit customers through new services and expanded service capabilities."
- Edward Whitacre, Jr.
(Related: Service, Value, Will)

"I think that there are empty ecological niches in the literary landscape crying to be filled and when a book more or less fills a niche it's seized on, even when it's a far from perfect fit."
- Edmund White
(Related: Literary)

"With the end of the nominating process, American politics leaves logic behind."
- Theodore White
(Related: Politics, American, End, Logic)

"In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Knowledge, Progress, Victory, Contradiction, Defeat, Evolution, First, Logic)

"A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability."
- Frank Whittle
(Related: War, Ability, Fight, Nation)

"The end was surely near. The Nazis killed you only when you were naked, because they knew, psychologically, that naked people never resist."
- Simon Wiesenthal
(Related: People, End)

"Many traditional religions foster attitudes that ought to have disappeared as biological understanding accumulated over the last century."
- George C. Williams
(Related: Understanding)

"The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy."
- Juan Williams
(Related: War, Being, Conversation, Country, Importance, Journalism, Needs)

"The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational."
- A. N. Wilson
(Related: Fact, Hunger, Logic)

"That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain the purchasing power of an hour's work in terms of goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Power, Work, Living)

"Our recent 5-year labour agreements, in Canada as well as the United States, are based upon experience, logic and principle rather than on pressure, propaganda and force."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Experience, Canada, Force, Logic, Pressure, Propaganda, states, United)

"While the Environmental Genome Project does not seek to assign allele frequencies, we are aware of the importance of accurate allele frequency estimates for future epidemiologic studies and the large sample sizes such estimates will require."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Future, Importance, Project, Will)

"Nevertheless, I consider OOP as an aspect of programming in the large; that is, as an aspect that logically follows programming in the small and requires sound knowledge of procedural programming."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Knowledge, Programming, Sound)

"A good designer must rely on experience, on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness. No magic will do."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Experience, Logic, Magic, Thinking, Will)

"The logic of the world is prior to all truth and falsehood."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Logic, World)

"Logic is not a body of doctrine, but a mirror-image of the world. Logic is transcendental."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Body, Doctrine, Logic, World)

"Logic must look after itself. In a certain sense, we cannot make mistakes in logic."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Logic, Mistakes, Sense)

"Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Care, Logic)

"Making use of human weaknesses in intelligence work is a logical matter. It keeps coming up, and of course you try to look at all the aspects that interest you in a human being."
- Markus Wolf
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Being, Interest)

"It is time... to end the long-standing and unproductive methodological debate over 'originalism' versus 'dynamism' or 'evolution' and focus instead on how, as a substantive matter, we should interpret the Constitution in the twenty-first century, and what it has to say on questions unimaginable to our eighteenth-century Framers."
- Diane Wood
(Related: Time, Constitution, Debate, End, Focus, Questions)

"Today's films are so technological that an actor becomes starved for roles that deal with human relationships."
- Natalie Wood
(Related: Actor, Relationships, Today)

"Suffrage is a common right of citizenship. Women have the right of suffrage. Logically it cannot be escaped."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Women, Citizenship, Right)

"I like New York because you're kind of forced to smell everybody else's funk. So it keeps you biologically attached to the world around you."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: World)

"The task of physiological psychology remains the same in the analysis of ideas that it was in the investigation of sensations: to act as mediator between the neighbouring sciences of physiology and psychology."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Ideas, Act, Investigation, Psychology)

"The attitude of physiological psychology to sensations and feelings, considered as psychical elements, is, naturally, the attitude of psychology at large."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Feelings, Attitude, Psychology, Sensations)

"Child psychology and animal psychology are of relatively slight importance, as compared with the sciences which deal with the corresponding physiological problems of ontogeny and phylogeny."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Importance, Problems, Psychology)

"Physiological psychology is, therefore, first of all psychology."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: First, Psychology)

"Physiological psychology, on the other hand, is competent to investigate the relations that hold between the processes of the physical and those of the mental life."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Life, Psychology)

"It is hard to see Judge Roberts as a judicial activist who would place ideological purity or a particular agenda above or ahead the need for thoughtful legal reasoning."
- Ron Wyden
(Related: Legal, Purity, Thoughtful)

"People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: People, End, Logic, Mind, Philosophy)

"There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired."
- Edward Young
(Related: Poetry, Logic, Mystery, Prose)

"I occupy much of my time in theological studies for which I have a natural inclination."
- Cole Younger
(Related: Time)

"Deep down, I'm a Texas girl looking for that big romance every girl dreams about. Biologically, I look forward to being a cornerstone of a family. I'll be in my glory when I have a child on my knee."
- Renee Zellweger
(Related: Dreams, Family, Romance, Being, Deep, Glory)

"Then, I realized that there is an indigenous presence in the Solar System. It's us. So, then, I got to wondering what would happen if a more technologically advanced society moved next door to us, the way we moved next door to the American Indians."
- Sarah Zettel
(Related: Society, American)

"The USA experiences the crisis of ideological and moral values."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Values, Crisis)

"People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: People)

"One can't live mindfully without being enmeshed in psychological processes that are around us."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Being)

"For an event that was wholly created in the poisonous psychological warfare kitchens of the Second World War, run by the ministries of propaganda in many countries, not just by the British or the Americans, but also the Russians and undoubtedly the world Jewish organizations."
- Ernst Zundel
(Related: War, Americans, Countries, Propaganda, World, World war)