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After years of practice, I can walk into a bookstore and understand its layout in a few seconds. I can glance at the spine of a book and make a good guess at its content from a number of signs.
There are signs, I think, that people aren't satisfied by consumerism: that people resent the fact that the most moral decision in their lives is choosing what colour their next car will be.
J. G. Ballard
In general, if signs of sectarianism do appear in a Socialist Party, these are only the products of the absence of a broad Labour movement in the country.
There's a great deal to say in the Bible about the signs we're to watch for, and when these signs all converge at one place we can be sure that we're close to the end of the age.
People after death become complete again. The blind can see, the deaf can hear, cripples are no longer crippled after all their vital signs have ceased to exist.
With any child entering adolescence, one hunts for signs of health, is desperate for the smallest indication that the child's problems will never be important enough for a television movie.
My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six, but she must have shown signs of oddness before that.
Words are intermediary between thought and things. We express ourselves really not through words, which are only signs, but through what they signify - through things.
George Edward Woodberry
Some kid gets his first iPhone, signs up to Twitter, and then tweets, 'Nikki Sixx sucks.' And I'm supposed to take that personally.
Storage problems make neon signs the most ephemeral of commercial arts.
The signs that the world is spinning out of kilter are increasingly difficult to misinterpret. The question is how to convince enough people to join a critical mass of urgent opinion, in the U.S. and the rest of the world.
I do genuinely believe that the political system is not linear. When it reaches a tipping point fashioned by a critical mass of opinion, the slow pace of change we're used to will no longer be the norm. I see a lot of signs every day that we're moving closer and closer to that tipping point.
Unsettling signs of al Qaeda's aims and skills in cyberspace have led some government experts to conclude that terrorists are at the threshold of using the Internet as a direct instrument of bloodshed.
Science shouldn't be just for scientists, and there are encouraging signs that it is becoming more pervasive in culture and the media.
I love the protest signs protected by the First Amendment - some of them humorous, some of them passionate, some factual, some entirely incorrect - all of them free ideas.
I share the opinion of those of broader vision, who see in the signs of the time hope of humanity for peace.
Frank B. Kellogg
The U.S. might enjoy overwhelming military advantage, but its relative economic power, which in the long run is almost invariably decisive, is in decline. The interregnum after the Cold War, far from being the prelude to a new American age, was bearing the signs of what is now very visible: the emergence of a multipolar world.
All a lot of women see are dollar signs.
I love hiking in the hills not far from my house. I'm invested in my hikes. Sometimes kids go up there and spray-paint over the signs; I've found a biodegradable paint cleaner, and I'll scrub the signs so they're nice and clean.
Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over.
Nearly all institutions, it might be said, are based on signs, but these signs do not directly evoke things.
Ferdinand de Saussure
There are no road signs to help navigate. And, in fact, no one has yet determined which side of the road we're supposed to be on.
I have a blog in Chinese, which you can follow, Chinese signs. But I don't even update at all, often I don't.
When my daughter was young, she thought all electronic signs were mine.
One of the surest signs of the Philistine is his reverence for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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