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  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
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    By speaking, by thinking, we undertake to clarify things, and that forces us to exacerbate them, dislocate them, schematize them. Every concept is in itself an exaggeration.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Considered logically this concept is not identical with the totality of sense impressions referred to; but it is an arbitrary creation of the human (or animal) mind.
  • Kate Millet
    Kate Millet
    American writer 1934-
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    However muted its present appearance may be, sexual dominion obtains nevertheless as perhaps the most pervasive ideology of our culture and provides its most fundamental concept of power.
  • Paul E. Little
    Paul E. Little
    American Christian author
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    Some people think that God peers over the balcony of heaven trying to find anybody who is enjoying life. And when He spots a happy person, He yells, ''Now cut that out!'' That concept of God should make us shudder because it's blasphemous!
  • Bronson Pinchot
    Bronson Pinchot
    American actor 1959-
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    'Restoring' is a very arrogant concept. If you're taking a house from 1812, do you restore it to how it looked the day after it was built, or restore it to the way it looked in 1828, or the way it looked in 1872? Do the minimum to stop it from falling apart, and then get away.
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer and poet 1860-1935
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    A concept is stronger than a fact.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    America's founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education. Many of the nation's greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders; but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    America's greatest contribution to the world is its concept of democracy, its concept of freedom, freedom of action, freedom of speech, and freedom of thought.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Awareness of universals is called conceiving, and a universal of which we are aware is called a concept.
    Source: Logical and Philosophical Papers, 1909-13
  • Caitlin Doughty
    Caitlin Doughty
    American author, blogger 1984-
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    Dying in the sanitary environment of a hospital is a relatively new concept. In the late 19th century, dying at a hospital was reserved for people who had nothing and no one. Given the choice, a person wanted to die at home in their bed, surrounded by friends and family.
  • Abdolkarim Soroush
    Abdolkarim Soroush
    Iranian Islamic thinker and reformer 1945-
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    Energy is a concept that has been coined by physicists. There is no observable thing known as energy anywhere.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
    American entrepreneur, and author
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    Ever since I learned about the concept of garbage collection in 6.001 at MIT in 1984 while using Scheme on HP Chipmunks, I've always thought of dreaming as the same as garbage collection for a computer.
  • Brenda Brathwaite
    Brenda Brathwaite
    American game designer 1966-
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    From initial concept to final build, 'Train' was close to a year in development. Much of this was research and letting the dynamics of the project come to the surface.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.
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