Quotes by conception
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Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
In the last analysis it is our conception of death which decides our answers to all the questions life puts to us.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
Long is the road from conception to completion.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-1929
The passion of self-aggrandizement is persistent but plastic; it will never disappear from a vigorous mind, but may become morally higher by attaching itself to a larger conception of what constitutes the self.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A man who has no office to go to - I don't care who he is - is a trial of which you can have no conception.
Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
According to this conception, the sole function of education was to open the way to thinking and knowing, and the school, as the outstanding organ for the people's education, must serve that end exclusively.
British playwright, screenwriter, actor and author 1934-
Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents come to a grinding halt at their conception.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
Education should prepare our minds to use its own powers of reason and conception rather than filling it with the accumulated misconceptions of the past.
Jorge Luis Borges
Argentijns writer 1899-1986
Every writer ''creates'' his own precursors. His work modifies our conception of the past, as it will modify the future.
American Author, Critic 1944-
Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception and realize a partnership in the creation of the Universe that keeps them responsible and cheerful.
American cartoonist 1921-2003
I would like to thank the people who encouraged me to draw army cartoons at a time when the gag man's conception of the army was one of mean ole sergents and jeeps which jump over mountains.Source: Up Front
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil.Source: Ethics
If the memory is more flexible in childhood, it is more tenacious in mature age; if childhood has sometimes the memory of words, old age has that of things, which impress themselves according to the clearness of the 'conception of the thought which we wish to retain.
British Philosopher 1820-1903
It must be admitted that the conception of virtue cannot be separated from the conception of happinessproducing conduct.
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