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No one tells every white person in this country how to be. No one tells every Hispanic, or Asian or Jewish person in this country how to be. There is no single definition of whiteness or single definition of blackness.
There is no question that Taiwan is a state in any political science definition of a state.
Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.
Let me be clear. I support the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
Personally, I don't like the term 'success.' It's too arbitrary and too relative a thing. It's usually someone else's definition, not yours.
By my definition, prayer is consciously hanging out with God. Being with God in a deliberate way.
The definition of the individual was: a multitude of one million divided by one million.
Vigorous enforcement of copyrights themselves is an important part of the picture. But I don't think that expanding the legal definition of copyright outside of actual copyright infringement is the right move.
CO2 is not a pollutant in any normal definition of the term.
My definition of an adventure game is an interactive story set with puzzles and obstacles to solve and worlds to explore.
If that's your definition of the Clinton faction, then I think that that seems to be in ascendancy. That might include a guy like John Edwards, who's just starting this new center in Chapel Hill to deal with issues of poverty and work.
By definition a sequel can't be original. So you've got to figure out what worked the first time around.
I think the definition of an artist is not necessarily tied into excellence or talent; an artist is somebody who, if you took away their freedom to make art, would lose their mind.
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.
My definition of love is being full. Complete. It makes everything lighter. Beauty is something you see. Love is something you feel.
Isn't that the definition of a star? Someone who can get a film made?
I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry.
My definition of sexy is someone who is expressing themselves honestly.
Movie SF is, by definition, dumbed down - there have only been three or four SF movies in the history of film that aspire to the complexity of literary SF.
A battery by definition is a collection of cells. So the cell is a little can of chemicals. And the challenge is taking a very high-energy cell, and a large number of them, and combining them safely into a large battery.
He wasn't, but producers are by definition annoying because they have a different agenda from you. They're trying to stop you spending money and you're trying to not spend money, but at the same time we're great artists.
There is a whole school of Canadian academics, media personalities, and politicians whose definition of a Canadian is a North American who fears or dislikes the United States.
There's a definition of narcissism that when a parent is narcissistic, instead of the child seeing himself reflected in the mother's face and the mother's joy, the child of the narcissistic parent feels like, 'What can I do to make her okay, to make her happy?'
The definition of insanity in Texas is so insane that it's impossible to be insane in Texas.
The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable of observing the facts which he examines.
No one is above the law, not even the president. I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor.
Here's my definition of a great beach read - a fabulous story that sucks me in like a black hole and when it's over, it jettisons my bones across the galaxy with a hair on fire mission to convince everyone I know that they must read that book or they will die.
Dorothea Benton Frank
The best definition of an immortal is someone who hasn't died yet.
We believe that marriage, by its very definition, can exist only between a man and a woman. Moreover, study after study - not to mention common sense - show that children fare better in life when raised in a home with a loving father and mother in a stable, committed relationship.
Salvatore J. Cordileone
If you keep saying two plus two equals five over and over again, then that is what people are going to think. Maybe it does equal five if we keep changing the definition of what's normal and what's right and what's wrong.
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