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The definition of a beautiful woman is one who loves me.
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Alfred North Whitehead
Any health care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized and humane must - must - redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and the less fortunate. Excellent healthcare is by definition re-distributional.
The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.
I've always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage.
My definition of winning at squash is playing and surviving, and I've never lost a match.
Liberals subscribe to the new flexible, pluralistic definition of the family; their defense of families carries no conviction.
I wish people wouldn't think of me as a saint - unless they agree with the definition of a saint that a saint's a sinner who goes on trying.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Football is a more beautiful game in high definition.
Psychoanalysis pretends to investigate the Unconscious. The Unconscious by definition is what you are not conscious of. But the Analysts already know what's in it - they should, because they put it all in beforehand.
With pop stars or film stars, we become the object of people's self-definition, as well as the object of sexual definition.
Definition of a victim: a person to whom life happens.
My definition of a decent society is one that first of all takes care of its losers, and protects its weak.
John le Carre
I'm 48 years old, not a kid anymore by any definition, but here is a universal truth that every adult at some point will realize: We are all always 17 years old, waiting for our lives to begin.
The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced. The hyper real.
By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy.
My definition of a redundancy is an air-bag in a politician's car.
The definition of a modern approach to war is the acknowledgement of individual lives lost.
Syria is a terrorist state by any definition and is so classified by the State Department. I happen to think Iran is too. Iraq, Iran, Syria, they're all involved.
The very definition of 'beauty' is outside.
Well, first of all, I don't want to debate the word conservative, but by my definition, a conservative is someone who wants to conserve the Constitution of the United States and the American tradition and law that no one is above the law.
If you can get the proper definition of trouble, then we can find out who the real troublemakers are.
That seems to be the definition of 'novel' for me: a story that hasn't yet discovered a way to be brief.
For me, the game would be to assume a very intelligent reader who can extrapolate a lot from a little. And that's become my definition of art; to get that pitch just right, where I can put a hint on page three, and the reader's ears go up a bit, as opposed to dropping it all on the first page.
I had been told from school onwards that the best definition of a human being was man the tool-maker - yet I had just watched a chimp tool-maker in action. I remember that day as vividly as if it was yesterday.
We don't consider black, urban films as 'indies,' though many of them are shot for under $10 million which is kind of the definition of an indie.
As most doctors will tell you, cleansing is ridiculous. You know what's been around longer than that state-of-the-art juicer? Your kidneys. And your liver. Still, the cleanse has recalibrated my definition of a splurge.
I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes. To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.
The fancy that extraterrestrial life is by definition of a higher order than our own is one that soothes all children, and many writers.
I think the definition of a book is changing.
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