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The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.
We are victims of the post-Enlightenment view that the world functions like a sophisticated machine, to be understood like a textbook engineering problem and run by wonks. In other words, like a home appliance, not like the human body.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The keystone of the Fascist doctrine is its conception of the State, of its essence, its functions, and its aims. For Fascism the State is absolute, individuals and groups relative.
Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.
Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is keep it to a minimum. No one has ever eliminated any of that stuff.
A currency serves three functions: providing a means of payment, a unit of account and a store of value. Gold may be a store of value for wealth, but it is not a means of payment. You cannot pay for your groceries with it. Nor is it a unit of account. Prices of goods and services, and of financial assets, are not denominated in gold terms.
The WHO is the lead agency in health in the United Nations system, and clearly we have very important functions to play.
Competitive skills are desperately needed by poor children in America, and realistic recognition of the economic roles that they may someday have an opportunity to fill is obviously important, too. But there is more to life, and there ought to be much more to childhood, than readiness for economic functions.
I believe the public's confidence would be increased if the federal government took over the functions of airport security screening for all passengers.
I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it's motivational. I like old heavy metal when I'm outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me.
To work in architecture you are so much involved with society, with politics, with bureaucrats. It's a very complicated process to do large projects. You start to see the society, how it functions, how it works. Then you have a lot of criticism about how it works.
The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood.
One of the deepest functions of a living organisms is to look ahead... to produce future.
The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.
Alexis de Tocqueville
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Almost always, great new ideas don't emerge from within a single person or function, but at the intersection of functions or people that have never met before.
Clayton M. Christensen
Pointing is a metaphor we all know. We've done a lot of studies and tests on that, and it's much faster to do all kinds of functions, such as cutting and pasting, with a mouse, so it's not only easier to use but more efficient.
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.
I started at Pillsbury as a manager in one of their analysis functions, then worked my way up the corporate ladder to become vice president. Moving to Burger King was an important moment in my career.
Birth-control is effecting, and promising to effect, many functions in our social life.
After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and the life you have left.
So long as man is protected by madness - he functions - and flourishes.
Emile M. Cioran
A portal is a transitionary device of sight or sound that functions as a sort of third gravitating body between the this and the that, pulling us toward itself, allowing us to bridge into the unknown from the known.
Roy H. Williams
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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