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If you look up the definition of greatness in the dictionary, it will say Michael Jordan.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
George Bernard Shaw
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain - and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.
John Henry Newman
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than.
The definition of an 'operating system' is bound to evolve with customer demands and technological possibilities.
A guy that throws what he intends to throw, that's the definition of a good pitcher.
The human person, whose definition serves as the touchstone according to which good must be distinguished from evil, is considered as sacred, in what one might call the ritual sense of the word. It has something of that transcendental majesty which the churches of all times have given to their Gods.
I guess I'm attracted to more archaic words because they can be imbued with more meaning, because their definition is elusive.
October of 2011, Occupy protestors descended upon McPherson Square, and they decided to stay. Despite the clear language of the law, these protestors camped at McPherson Square with the definition of camping being sleeping or preparing to sleep.
By definition, intelligence deals with the unclear, the unknown, the deliberately hidden. What the enemies of the United States hope to deny we work to reveal.
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.
Dreams are, by definition, cursed with short life spans.
I have my own definition of minimalism, which is that which is created with a minimum of means.
La Monte Young
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
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
Oscar Hammerstein II
My definition of love is being full. Complete. It makes everything lighter. Beauty is something you see. Love is something you feel.
If you can get the proper definition of trouble, then we can find out who the real troublemakers are.
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.
To be a prisoner means to be defined as a member of a group for whom the rules of what can be done to you, of what is seen as abuse of you, are reduced as part of the definition of your status.
If you carefully consider what you want to be said of you in the funeral experience, you will find your definition of success.
Proponents of same-sex marriage regularly label opponents 'radical' and 'extremist.' However, given that no society in thousands of years has allowed same-sex marriage, it is, by definition, the proponents of same-sex marriage whose position is radical and extreme.
The question of the family now divides our society so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree on a definition of the institution they are arguing about.
The only definition by which America's best days are behind it is on a purely relative basis.
I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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