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Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up in our politics and say definite things which mean something, or whether we shall always go on using generalities to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little.
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
Defense is a definite part of the game, and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling.
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Winners are people with definite purpose in life.
The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
White... is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black... God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
Arnold J. Toynbee
I couldn't see myself filling some definite niche in what is called a career. This was all misty.
I have a definite talent for convincing people to try something new. I am a good salesman. When I'm on form, I can sell anything.
Ill give you a definite maybe.
I can give you a definite perhaps.
Being a mother, singer and actress is a definite juggling act, but I don't think I would be comfortable any other way.
With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs.
Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.
Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.
My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think.
There's a definite responsibility that comes with being famous. You shouldn't be able to just dress up and look pretty.
As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain.
He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain.
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
Although as a sailor I despised politics - for I loved my sailor's life and still love it today - conditions forced me to take up a definite attitude towards political problems.
Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use.
If epic poetry is a definite species, the sagas do not fall within it.
Following the devastating India Ocean tsunami of 2004, I founded Chefs for Humanity, modeled after Doctors Without Borders, but comprised of chefs. There wasn't anything out there like it, and there was a definite need for chefs to be able to offer assistance and aid.
It's always great to have a great mascara that makes your lashes look thick and full. That's a definite must have.
All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite.
Charles Sanders Peirce
I don't really have any kind of rigorous or definite routine before I go onstage. I like to eat at least an hour or two before I go on. If I can't do that, I just wait until after. I try and drink lots of water before I go onstage.
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