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But you can't show some far off idyllic conception of behavior if you want the kids to come and see the picture. You've got to show what it's really like, and try to reach them on their own grounds.
We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries.
H. G. Wells
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.
Bryant H. McGill
In the last analysis, it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions that life puts to us.
I've always been a science fiction fan since I had understood the conception of what a story was.
J. Michael Straczynski
I think the materialist conception of history is valid.
In the abstract conception of universal wrong, all concrete responsibility vanishes.
I often feel, and ever more deeply I realize, that fate and character are the same conception.
The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly.
Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.
Vision - It reaches beyond the thing that is, into the conception of what can be. Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own.
God ceases to be God only for those who can admit the possibility of His non-existence, and that conception is in itself the most severe punishment they can suffer.
Many scientists have been drawn to Buddhism out of a sense that the Western tradition has delivered an impoverished conception of basic, human sanity. In the West, if you speak to yourself out loud all day long, you are considered crazy. But speaking to yourself silently - thinking incessantly - is considered perfectly normal.
Any conception of human well-being you could plausibly have, the Taliban patently fails to maximize it.
Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves.
I foster a sorrowful conception of affection. Make no sacrifices.
Aside from that reservation, a fictive tale even has the advantage of manifesting symbolic necessity more purely to the extent that we may believe its conception arbitrary.
Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
The destiny of the woman must be shaped to a large extent on her own conception of her spiritual imperative and her place in society.
Sandra Day O'Connor
Sometimes the picture that emerges of the man seems no longer to agree with our conception of the musician. In reality, however, there is a glorious unity.
I'm a person that's grounded in faith and believe that my core values, motivation, inspiration, draw from a conception of the world in that way.
The conception of background music is changing. You use less and less of it these days.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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