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What actually makes poetry poetry is of course impossible to define. We recognize it when we hear it, when we see it, but we can't define it.
Secular cycles are the long periods - as long as decades - that come to define each market era. These cycles alternate between long-term bull and bear markets.
People don't want to think... I mean, they don't! They just want to say, 'Oh, okay, feminists are humorless man-haters,' and that's simply not the case. There are radical people and radical ideas in absolutely every movement, but that doesn't mean they define the ideals.
I don't even know how to define myself. I'm a person who writes. It's something I enjoy, and hopefully people enjoy it as well.
As actors, we're like these vagabond artists: we have to be invited to perform, so if you don't have a choice of options, it's very hard to define yourself.
And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
Edward James Olmos
In fact, it is often times a detriment for the Government to preemptively legislate on an issue before we can either define it or grasp its impact.
I think the people who did well, or are happy, in a youth industry, they define themselves out of the business after a decade or so.
I am very troubled by the tendency to define introverts by what they lack. Introversion is a preference, not a fallback plan.
The word 'living' has so many connotations that I'm almost reluctant to try to define it scientifically because it sounds as if I'm then downgrading all the other significances of that word.
The second we define someone as a Democrat or Republican, it creates a whole set of limitations.
When you have cancer, you can define the trivial from the important very quickly.
There is a lot of use of ProTools in professional studios, but this is mostly for the special effects it allows, not for sound quality. These special effects soon fall out of fashion, and I don't think this trend will define studios permanently.
'Reversible Errors' is about the limits of the law to define who committed ultimate evil, to define what ultimate evil is, to allow the million arbitrary factors to make this a meaningful punishment, and finally to say, 'Are we really accomplishing what we wanted to accomplish? Are those anxieties relieved?' I don't think so.
For some reason, people find me funny. It's quite hard to define why a thought is funny. It's even harder to define why a person would be funny. It's a word that I can't define at all. But whether I know quite what it is or not, I seem to be it.
Acting is what I do. It's not what I solely define myself as.
As a child growing up, it's going to be what you're going to remember most. What you liked or not liked then is going to define who you are at the table!
Oh Mr. Webster could never define what's being said between your heart and mine.
I am an actor. I am an artist. I am a daughter. I am a sister. I am a partner. I have a past that some people may not agree with, but it does not define who I am.
What makes a classic is difficult to define. It's entirely subjective, of course. And the term is employed far too promiscuously.
As children, we think our mother has always been a mother, but it is just one of the roles you may have the opportunity to play. They don't define you as a human being.
If you're not out front defining your vision, your opponent will spend gobs of money to define it for you.
America is a knowledge-based society, where information counts as much as material resources. Therefore those with the power to define what qualifies as knowledge - to determine what are the accepted facts - wield the greatest social and political power.
If my dancing is a disaster - it doesn't define me as a person.
I think your teenage years define your musical roots forever. You're always looking for a theme for your high school years.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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