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I think the world would be a lot better off if more people were to define themselves in terms of their own standards and values and not what other people said or thought about them.
You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.
We're at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism.
A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of monopoly in the means of production.
Robert Anton Wilson
I don't really care if people think I'm good-looking or not; it doesn't define me as a person.
Society may no longer define marriage in the only way marriage has ever been defined in the annals of recorded history. Many societies allowed polygamy, many allowed child marriages, some allowed marriage within families; but none, in thousands of years, defined marriage as the union of people of the same sex.
Well, the first thing is that truth and power for me form an antithesis, an antagonism, which will hardly ever be resolved. I can define in fact, can simplify the history of human society, the evolution of human society, as a contest between power and freedom.
MS doesn't define who I am.
I think I may have to grow up without growing old. I think we're going to have to define differently what I'm going to be. We're going to have to define my growing up differently.
When people say 'marriage' to me... It's always a means to an end. Everyone's so in a rush to define the relationship.
Art is why I get up in the morning but my definition ends there. You know I don't think its fair that I'm living for something I can't even define.
If you let society and your peers define who you are, you're the less for it.
I would far rather feel remorse than know how to define it.
Thomas a Kempis
Everybody in America started to define themselves by all these things they had around them. And all of a sudden it came tumbling down. So the old American dream has died, and that is a good thing.
You can not define being exactly on time.
W. Edwards Deming
We define ourselves as intelligent. That's odd, because we're doing the definition - We're creating our own definition and saying, 'We are intelligent!'
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
But I don't necessarily define my faith by going to church every Sunday.
I don't have a warm personal enemy left. They've all died off. I miss them terribly because they helped define me.
Clare Boothe Luce
We define only out of despair, we must have a formula... to give a facade tot he void.
Emile M. Cioran
There are certain sounds that I've found work well in nearly any context. Their function is not so much musical as spatial: they define the edges of the territory of the music.
You cannot live a normal existence if you haven't taken care of a problem that affects your life and affects the lives of others, values that you hold which in fact define your very existence.
Part of being famous is offering up this blank screen upon which people can project everything, and it's a sacred act, putting yourself out there, in a way that lots of celebrities aren't steeled for; they're not prepared for the degree to which people define them.
To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.
The biased left-wing media does what it wants. That's not going to define me or hamper me.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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