Quotes: concerning

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  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    Lack of knowledge concerning all the factors and the failure to include them in our integral imposes false conclusions.
    Source: Synergetics: Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking (1975)
  • Agnes Smedley
    Agnes Smedley
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    More and more do I see that only a successful revolution in India can break England's back forever and free Europe itself. It is not a national question concerning India any longer; it is purely international.
  • Robert Montgomery
    Robert Montgomery
    English poet and minister 1807-1855
    Robert Montgomery
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    My advice to you concerning applause is this: enjoy it but never quite believe it.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    Nine-tenths of the appeal of pornography is due to the indecent feelings concerning sex which moralists inculcate in the young; the other tenth is physiological, and will occur in one way or another whatever the state of the law may be.
  • Peter Carey
    Peter Carey
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    Nostalgia is something we think of as fuzzy. But it's pain. Pain concerning the past.
  • Viktor E. Frankl
    Viktor E. Frankl
    Austrian psychiatrist 1905-
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    Only to the extent that someone is living out this self transcendence of human existence, is he truly human or does he become his true self. He becomes so, not by concerning himself with his self's actualization, but by forgetting himself and giving himself, overlooking himself and focusing outward.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Our credulity is greatest concerning the things we know least about. And since we know least about ourselves, we are ready to believe all that is said about us. Hence the mysterious power of both flattery and calumny.
  • Arthur Levitt
    Arthur Levitt
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    Promoting the interaction of orders remains one of the most difficult, but crucially important, challenges we face concerning our national market system.
  • Margaret Oliphant
    Margaret Oliphant
    British writer, historian 1828-1897
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    The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths.
  • There are problems to whose solution I would attach an infinitely greater importance than to those of mathematics, for example touching ethics, or our relation to God, or concerning our destiny and our future; but their solution lies wholly beyond us and completely outside the province of science.
    Source: As quoted in The World of Mathematics (1956)
  • There is a greater fatigue concerning the African problem today than five or 10 years ago. The situation now in Africa is worse today than it was 10 years ago.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about.