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Awareness of universals is called conceiving, and a universal of which we are aware is called a concept.
I am incapable of conceiving infinity, and yet I do not accept finity.
Simone de Beauvoir
Original sin is that thing about man which makes him capable of conceiving of his own perfection and incapable of achieving it.
The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
You can practice to learn a technique, but I'm more interested in conceiving of something in the moment.
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.
You love all your characters, even the ridiculous ones. You have to on some level; they're your weird creations in some kind of way. I don't even know how you approach the process of conceiving the characters if in a sense you hated them. It's just absurd.
Beyond racing, I just love the art form of running, of conceiving new ideas like the 50 Marathons in 50 States in 50 Days. It's the ultimate expression of what I love to do, which is run, and travel, and see this great country.
I hold that the mark of a genuine idea is that its possibility can be proved, either a priori by conceiving its cause or reason, or a posteriori when experience teaches us that it is in fact in nature.
I'm only interested in fiction that in some way or other voices the very imagination which is conceiving it.
John C. Hawkes
It seems natural to surround my fictional world with animals because my reality is full of them. When I'm sitting there conceiving a story, they just pop up.
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