Quotes: conditioned

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  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish.
    Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 6
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Our brains are no longer conditioned for reverence and awe. We cannot imagine a Second Coming that would not be cut down to size by the televised evening news, or a Last Judgment not subject to pages of holier-than-thou second-guessing in The New York Review of Books.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
  • Bennie Thompson
    Bennie Thompson
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    Americans have almost been conditioned to believe that the majority of people who seek to do us harm are those of Muslim descent.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Americans have been conditioned to respect newness, whatever it cost them.
  • Richard D. Rosen
    Richard D. Rosen
    American author
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    If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
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    Organized Christianity has always represented immortality as a sort of common heritage; but I never could see why spiritual life should not be conditioned on the same terms as all life, i. e., correspondence with environment.
  • Priesthood is not a convenient, historically conditioned form of Church organisation, but is rooted in the Incarnation, in the priesthood and mission of Christ himself.
  • Betty Dodson
    Betty Dodson
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    Sacrifice, sacrifice, sacrifice! That's the condition of the female. Women have been conditioned to sacrifice for centuries.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant: a man should not be ruled by them; they are obstacles in his path.
  • Andrew Cohen
    Andrew Cohen
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    We have been very conditioned by the cultures that we come from and are usually very identified with the particular gender that we happen to be a member of.
  • Aaron Siskind
    Aaron Siskind
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    We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs.
    Source: Aaron Siskind: photographs, 1932-1978 (1979 edition)
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