Quotes: artificial

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  • Alan Kay
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    Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    We are becoming like cats, slyly parasitic, enjoying an indifferent domesticity. Nice and snug in the social, our historic passions have withdrawn into the glow of an artificial coziness, and our half-closed eyes now seek little other than the peaceful parade of television pictures.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    America is said to have the highest per capita boredom of any spot on earth! We know that because we have the greatest number of artificial amusements of any country. People have become so empty that they can't even entertain themselves. They have to pay other people to amuse them, to make them laugh, to try to make them feel warm and happy and comfortable for a few minutes, to try to lose that awful, frightening, hollow feeling-that terrible, dreaded feeling of being lost and alone.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
  • Growth based on debt is unsustainable, artificial.
  • Anthony Burgess
    Anthony Burgess
    British writer, criticus 1917-1993
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    He said it was artificial respiration, but now I find I am to have his child.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
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    I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
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    In the next century it will be the early mechanical bird which get the first plastic worm out of the artificial grass.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
  • Thomas Henry Huxley
    Thomas Henry Huxley
    English biologist 1825-1895
    Thomas Henry Huxley
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    It is because the body is a machine that education is possible. Education is the formation of habits, a superinducing of an artificial organization upon the natural organization of the body.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free.
  • Bruce Robinson
    Bruce Robinson
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    Mostly in movies an actor has to come to a mark, an X, and deliver his line - but that's so artificial, that's not how people really behave.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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    My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
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