Quotes: concrete

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  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
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    I think there is something, more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
  • Agnes Martin
    Agnes Martin
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    Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings.
  • Thomas Troward
    Thomas Troward
    English author 1847-1916
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    Desire will in due time externalize itself as concrete fact.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
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    For though we often need to be restored to the small, concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to be reminded of the large, vague, unlimited, unknown.
  • I may not have a practical mind, but it's very fixated on concrete things. I like detail.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.
  • John Pierpont Morgan
    John Pierpont Morgan
    American banker, financer, art collector 1837-1913
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    No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    Reality is a question of perspective; the further you get from the past, the more concrete and plausible it seems -but as you approach the present, it inevitably seems incredible.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
  • Desmond Morris
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    The city is not a concrete jungle. It is a human zoo.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
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    The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.
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