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Ideology... is indispensable in any society if men are to be formed, transformed and equipped to respond to the demands of their conditions of existence.
No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Generality is, indeed, an indispensable ingredient of reality; for mere individual existence or actuality without any regularity whatever is a nullity. Chaos is pure nothing.
Charles Sanders Peirce
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Edgar Allan Poe
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
Anyone who thinks they stand apart from society and defies all which govern its existence has less in common with the lone wolf patriot standing up to dystopic forces of oppression - a myth - and more in common with the disease known as cancer - a harsh reality.
Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.
I don't need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.
Risk isn't a word in my vocabulary. It's my very existence.
The only real life is the collective life of the race; individual life has no existence except as an abstraction.
I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by Science. But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.
The spiritual life is not a life before, after, or beyond our everyday existence. No, the spiritual life can only be real when it is lived in the midst of the pains and joys of the here and now.
I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.
Looking up and out, how can we not respect this ever-vigilant cognizance that distinguishes us: the capability to envision, to dream, and to invent? the ability to ponder ourselves? and be aware of our existence on the outer arm of a spiral galaxy in an immeasurable ocean of stars? Cognizance is our crest.
From wonder into wonder existence opens.
Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is.
When part of what you're trying to get at is the truth hidden under a taboo, or when you want to nail a hypocrisy, laughter is a very useful tool. I want to show the painful side of existence, but there is no question I also want to make people laugh.
The thing about Mumbai is you go five yards and all of human existence is revealed. It's an incredible cavalcade of life, and I love that.
That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying nebula, but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.
One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
If one were to bring ten of the wisest men in the world together and ask them what was the most stupid thing in existence, they would not be able to discover anything so stupid as astrology.
It's really easy to slide into a depression fueled by the pointlessness of existence.
No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.
I went into photography because it seemed like the perfect vehicle for commenting on the madness of today's existence.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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